Friday, March 3, 2023

Top 50 Magazines Your Book Should Be Featured In


Which magazines have the biggest circulations in America?

Authors seeking to promote their book need a plan. It should include reaching out to the news media, including magazines. Many still have millions of readers.

Of course, the high-profile magazines are harder to crack and can be stingy on space, but they are worth pursuing, as are smaller-circulating but targeted publications.

So what are the biggest magazines in the United States, based on circulation size, according to Alliance For Allies Media, for 2022? Here is a list of the top 50:


  1. AARP The Magazine
  2. AARP Bulletin
  3. Better Homes and Gardens
  4. People
  5. Good Housekeeping
  6. Reader's Digest 
  7. Southern Living
  8. Cosmopolitan
  9. Real Simple
  10. Us Weekly
  11. National Geographic
  12. Texas Co-op Power
  13. Food Network Magazine
  14. Golf Digest 
  15. American Legion Magazine
  16. Woman's Day
  17. Smithsonian
  18. Allrecipes 
  19. American Rifleman
  20. Taste of Home
  21. Time 
  22. Men's Health
  23. The New Yorker
  24. Sports Illustrated
  25. Vogue 
  26. Vanity Fair
  27. Golf Magazine
  28. Magnolia Journal
  29. Allure 
  30. HGTV Magazine
  31. Women's Health
  32. TV Guide Magazine
  33. The Family Handyman
  34. Bon Appet
  35. Meris Journal
  36. Elle
  37. Midwest Living
  38. Essence
  39. Travel + Leisure
  40. Food & Wine
  41. GQ
  42. First for Women
  43. VFW Magazine
  44. Guideposts
  45. Woman's World
  46. The Atlantic
  47. Architectural Digest
  48. American Hunter
  49. Country Living
  50. Star Magazine

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