I have been self published with Xlibris for about 7-8 years. Initial publishing cost about US$4000 for two 28 page kids books one illustrated and one pictorial. Xlibris headquarters are in the USA but their main office is in The Phillipines - first concern. They don't...Read more
They have bugged me to publish with them, but my gut said they were bad news. Since then I've heard only bad reports. It is my understanding that they try to sell a person's book for about three times what they should. Therefore, few if none are sold, and everybody...Read more
My experience with Xlibris has been one of a total flop. They are calling me again trying to get me to send them a copy of another book to publish. I said that I won't until I see results from my first book, published in 2008. They said they would have to republish it...Read more
Xlibris - Do I work with this company?
My book is done, edited with pix. Pretty much ready to be markeded.looking for an aggresive company to say thats good, even have merchindice to go with it.
My battle started back in 2013 with xlibris and as of this morn I am still at war. I had tried several years ago to rally others together for a class action suit but unfortunately the cost was just too much after xlibris had taken the lion's share of my savings. For...Read more
I published with this company over 1 year ago and still have NOT received any royalty checks NO ONE will help me with this call after call they claim they mailed a check which I have never received so it takes another 6 months to mail out a $50.00 check This company is...Read more
This business is focused on getting money from the author looking to self publish. Much of what it does is not about publishing it's a scam. I suspect thousands of people have been taken advantage of by this company. The ethics is that of an Internet Troll that lives...Read more
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- Attempted to defraud me
I was bombarded as I was writing my latest book, by an Asia/American (every member of Xlibris seems to be!!) woman called AMANDA. I told her I had only just started writing and didn’t want to sign up with XLibris. I was then bombarded regularly by her. This woman would...Read more
My book Gabos by Tyler Gore, I was told it wasn't selling. How I paid for 3 books from Amazon. Plus, people have send photos around the world of them with the book. It's 2017 and I not receive one check and they say it only just sold ebooks last week. I have people who...Read more
My dealings with Xlibris has left a very bad taste in my mouth.Months of dealing with them,fees for This fees for that.Trying to sign me up for services I didn't ask for.All of a sudden I would owe them money.The last straw was when they wanted another $12,000 to...Read more
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