Our History

August 27, 1996 – The Book Report launches on AOL, which later became Bookreporter.com

March 1997 – Bookreporter.com wins LMP Award for Technical Achievement and Innovation in Book Publishing
July 1997 – Teenreads.com launches
July 1998 – Kidsreads.com launches
March 2000 – First author website built
May 2000 – ReadingGroupGuides.com launches
May 2000 – AuthorsOnTheWeb.com launches
May 2000 – Harry Potter Feature launches on Kidsreads.com
March 2001 – First Internet marketing campaign conducted
September 2001 – AuthorYellowPages.com launches
November 2003 – FaithfulReader.com launches
May 2005 – Annual “Beach Bag of Books” summer reading feature first appears on Bookreporter.com
November 2005 – Annual “Holiday Basket of Cheer” feature launches on Bookreporter.com
August 2006 – 10th Anniversary of The Book Report Network
July 2007 – TheBookReportNetwork.com doubles its New York office space
December 2008 – GraphicNovelReporter.com launches
November 2009 – GraphicNovelReporter.com sponsors “Day of Comics” for teachers and educators at the Miami Book Fair International
December 2009 – Bookreporter.com Names first “Book of the Year”
May 2010 – 10th Anniversary of ReadingGroupGuides.com
December 2010 – 10th Anniversary of AuthorsOnTheWeb.com
March 2011 – Launch of “On Sale This Week” newsletters on Bookreporter.com and Teenreads.com.
March and June 2011 – GraphicNovelReporter.com Co-Sponsors $20,000+ Graphic Novel Library Giveaways at Texas Library Association and American Library Association Conferences
August 2011 – Fall Preview feature launches on Bookreporter.com
August 2011 – Relaunch of Bookreporter.com
August 2011 – 15th Anniversary of Bookreporter.com and TheBookReportNetwork.com
November 2011 –Relaunch of Teenreads.com
November 2011 –Relaunch of FaithfulReader.com
February 2012 – Launch of 20SomethingReads.com
March 2012 – Relaunch of Kidsreads.com
October 2015 – FaithfulReader.com final update
August 2016 – TBRN celebrates its 20th anniversary