A short description on a book jacket about the contents of a book or about the author.
Enthusiastic recommendation from a critic or other promotional passage printed on the jacket of a book, in advertisements, or on the beginning pages. Sometimes a critic's remarks are carefully edited to produce a blurb. "You are in trouble when you begin to believe your blurbs." ---Quintan Crisp
Comments about the book--almost always in the form of praise, found on the inner flaps or back of the dustjacket.
A short quote or announcement used to promote a book.
Abbreviated, positive review of the book or the author often appearing on the back cover or in front matter.
A reviewer's comment, generally written by another author, or by a reviewer for a newspaper or magazine. Blurbs can be printed on wraps, on dust jackets, on front pages and on wraparound bands.
a promotional statement (as found on the dust jackets of books); "the author got all his friends to write blurbs for his book"
a brief notice, such as on a book cover or in a newspaper or magazine
a short evaluation of a book and it often is printed right on the cover of the book or on the first inside pages of the book
a short sales pitch or review of a book usually printed on the jacket or in an advertisement
a small or lengthy quote usually given to you by another author or a reviewer of your book
a brief summary or description of a work printed on the book jacket, publisher's catalog or advertisement to entice potential purchasers.
A brief mention in an editorial column about a company or product.
A piece of written copy or extracted quotation used for publicity and promotional purposes, as on a flyer, in a catalog, or in an advertisement.
The short promotional text, which usually appears on the back or inside cover of a book. An extended version of the blurb is included in the NBA. The blurb may also form part of any marketing or promotional copy used.
A brief noise that embarrasses everyone.
A description of the contents of a book prepared by the publisher and generally found on a book jacket or in a publisher's catalogue.
The paragraph or so printed on the cover or dust jacket of a book which almost always tells you how important the book is.
Short phrase issued by a publisher to promote the sale of a book.
The positive review commentary that appears on a book's dust jacket.
biography of the profiled politicians; a brief, yet complete background check on the political figures that we are keeping track of
a praiseworthy comment from a review or another author, usually printed on the dust jacket or wrappers of a book.
A description or commentary of an author or book content positioned on the book jacket.
A comment from a review (often by another author praising the particular book) printed on the dust jacket or covers of a proof copy, or on a wraparound band.
a short description or commentary of a book or author on a book jacket.
the 100 words or so that is usually on the back of a paperback, or on the inside flap of a hardcover book that tells just enough about the plot and the characters to intrigue the would-be reader. (See Step 2 for more details.)
A paragraph printed on the cover or dust jacket of a book in which the book or author is commented upon.
the brief description of a book which appears on the back of a paperback or on the inside front flap of a hardback.
An endorsement of your book by a well-known or respected personality such as another writer or expert in your field. These appear on the back cover of your book. Cc
A brief summary of the contents of a book prepared by the publisher and usually found on the flap of the book jacket.
A brief summary or description of a work either in printed or electronic version.
The back cover text on a book.
A comment from a review (often by another author praising the particular book) printed on the dustwrapper or covers of a proof copy, or on a wrap-around band.
A blurb is a short summary or some words of praise accompanying a creative work, usually referring to the words on the back of the book but also commonly seen on DVD and video cases, web portals and news websites.