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The Book Report Network




Ever craved a good book and just not been inspired by anything you see? Or felt annoyed that you bought a book that was merely so-so? Or closed a book and JUST wanted to talk about it? Or wished you had a place to discover new books?
We know what this feels like. The Book Report Network aims to solve these reader dilemmas, with thoughtful book reviews, compelling features, in-depth author profiles and interviews, excerpts of the hottest new releases, contests and more every week. We hope you'll visit our websites and discover why since 1996 The Book Report Network has been the best place online to talk about your last great read --- and find your next one.

About the Staff

The Book Report Network is headed by co-founder and president Carol Fitzgerald, who works with a team of creative and dedicated staff members in the company’s editorial and website development divisions.

Carol Fitzgerald

Editorial Director: Tom Donadio

Advertising & Promotions:
Write to Carol Fitzgerald

Website Design & Development:
Support: [email protected]

Research & Special Projects:
Carol Fitzgerald


Carol Fitzgerald

Carol Fitzgerald is the Founder and President of The Book Report Network (TBRN). The Company’s websites — and — have become the gathering places for a large and devoted community of booklovers since 1996. TBRN is recognized as an online leader of informed, contemporary book news, reviews and author interviews. Website visitors can read reviews and author interviews, subscribe to newsletters, and participate in interactive polls and contests.

TBRN launched their “Bookreporter Talks To” author interview series, hosted by Carol, in the summer of 2019. The goal is to deliver long-form author interviews to readers both on podcast and video. She has long been a sought-after interviewer for events and festivals, which made this a natural addition to TBRN programming.

The company's Authors on the Web division provides Website Design and Development, Newsletter Design/Development and Consulting Services for authors and publishers.

Prior to founding TBRN, Fitzgerald spent 17 years at Conde Nast where she developed broad-based marketing, promotion and publicity programs. Fitzgerald has a B.A. in Communications from Fordham University.


Tom Donadio
Editorial Director

Tom Donadio, a graduate of Fordham University at Rose Hill, began working at The Book Report Network in 2002 as an Editorial intern and joined the company's editorial staff full time the following year. As Editorial Director, Tom assigns and edits all the reviews that appear on and coordinates the content on In addition, he prepares newsletter lineups for these websites and oversees our interns, who help create such features as Coming Soon, New in Paperback and Books on Screen.