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Litfire Publishing

Authorhouse and Litfire Publishing Overview

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Authorhouse was first mentioned on PissedConsumer on Mar 4, 2008 and since then this brand received 409 reviews. It is 397 reviews more than Litfire Publishing received since Nov 22, 2014.

Authorhouse and Litfire Publishing Consumer Ratings

112 out of 622 in Periodicals & Publishing category
68 out of 622 in Periodicals & Publishing category
Customer service
77 in category
56 in category
Product or Service Quality
92 in category
48 in category
82 in category
41 in category

According to consumer ratings and reviews, Litfire Publishing ranks 44 points higher in the Periodicals & Publishing category than Authorhouse. People gave Authorhouse 1.6 stars for Customer service criterion in Periodicals & Publishing category and it is 156 points higher than the worst rated brand in this category. At the same time, Litfire Publishing was rated 2 stars for Customer service criterion in this category and it is 177 points higher than the worst rated brand in this category. If we look at Product or Service Quality criterion, than we see that Litfire Publishing has a higher rating than Authorhouse. Regarding Website criterion, consumers gave Authorhouse 2.1 stars and it is 65% greater than other in category. Litfire Publishing however was rated 3 stars and it is 82% greater than other in category.

Authorhouse and Litfire Publishing Rating Details

Customer service
1.6 (98 reviews)
2 (8 reviews)
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...company does not accept paypal as a payment method, but they should realise that asking for credit card details for a $1000 is a lot they are asking from a customer. Everybody uses paypal in America! I wanted to cancel my ALC subscription or otherwise I would be charged $9. 99 every month for something I did not...


I published my book with this over a year ago and they promised they didn't take a percentage form my royalties and they did first then my book sold out on Amazon and I asked about it and was told they only printed 3 copies of my book and I sold out with only the three I then begin to contact...

Product or Service Quality
1.8 (91 reviews)
2.6 (5 reviews)
Reviewer's quote

...Their product is professionally printed. 2. You must hire your own editor and proof your book over and over before submitting...


Best company ever I highly recommend to use it despite all "negative reviews online".My Novel is up and selling.:)I don't know how they get my phone in first but I was excited when I get call from them.Later I found that my number was given to one book scout from one of my best friends Allan on one...

Blazho D
2.1 (90 reviews)
3 (6 reviews)
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...I have sent two comments to AuthorHouse through their comment page on their website and haven't gotten replies to those, either..

Abigail W

Radio and TV interviews, Silver Screen, Book events...just to name a few. None to few sales. Company gets richer, and continue to recommend more plans. Many people are no longer with the company while my trust is gained by new staff agents.

Jimmy M

Authorhouse and Litfire Publishing Pros and Cons

  • Very unsatisfied
  • Good final product
  • Didnt get this far
  • Tat
  • Quality
  • Professionalism
  • Fact that they misled me
  • Fact that they were evasive
  • Misled me
  • Telemarketing harassment
  • Victoria strauss
  • Stolen phone number

Authorhouse and Litfire Publishing Most Positive Reviews

Top rated reviews

I wrote a book (I was didn't know what I was doing).
They worked with me, my only problem was thier word check, I'm th...


How Litfire Publishing earn credibility? Visit BBB Accreditation Process. Anyway, there is something going on in the...

Authorhouse and Litfire Publishing Most Critical Reviews

Lowest rated reviews

They provide bad service ..they own my grandma 9 years worth of royalties and will not pay her.... They deliberately man...


Got a call from "Luis Chandler" from Litfire - same story ... broken English, sounded Asian or from Philippines. There...

Authorhouse and Litfire Publishing Latest Reviews

Recent published reviews

My name is Loah Nazareno Lindo the Author of- Visions, Hope, and Glory my book was published on January 25th of...

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I published my book with this over a year ago and they promised they didn't take a percentage form my royalties and...

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Authorhouse and Litfire Publishing Products and Services

Most reviewed product and services
  • Authorhouse Publishing Service (216 reviews)
  • Authorhouse Customer Care (19 reviews)
  • Litfire Publishing Customer Care (4 reviews)