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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 411 reviews. It is 398 reviews more than Litfire Publishing received since Nov 22, 2014.

Authorhouse and Litfire Publishing Consumer Ratings

117 out of 599 in Periodicals & Publishing category
67 out of 599 in Periodicals & Publishing category
Customer service
77 in category
55 in category
Product or Service Quality
95 in category
49 in category
86 in category
47 in category

According to consumer ratings and reviews, Litfire Publishing ranks 50 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 159 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 181 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 64% greater than other in category. Litfire Publishing however was rated 3 stars and it is 80% greater than other in category.

Authorhouse and Litfire Publishing Rating Details

Customer service
1.6 (100 reviews)
2 (9 reviews)
Reviewer's quote

...Poor Customer Service, with poor company policies. This journey has been a learning experience, no doubt. So, please, please, please, don't ever contact or use ArthorHouse..

Shirley W

The Bookstore reports no sale each quarter, even on the $10.000 projects. The wife and I almost divorced over my continue push to get book sales. $60.000 GONE!!!

Product or Service Quality
1.8 (93 reviews)
2.7 (6 reviews)
Reviewer's quote

...They steal your royalties, and no service you purchase is worth the thousands they suck out of your pocket..


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
2.1 (92 reviews)
3 (6 reviews)
Reviewer's quote

...I have sent two comments to AuthorHouse through their comment page on their website and haven't gotten replies to those, either..

Abigail W

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...


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

Unresolved case of two years non-payment of royalties! They simply contacted me if I'm going to buy more books from...

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The Bookstore reports no sale each quarter, even on the $10.000 projects. The wife and I almost divorced over my...

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Authorhouse and Litfire Publishing Products and Services

Most reviewed product and services
  • Authorhouse Publishing Service (216 reviews)
  • Authorhouse Customer Care (20 reviews)
  • Litfire Publishing Customer Care (4 reviews)