NetGalley – Discover, Request, and Review New Books

A fellow writer (Kersten Hamilton, author of the book Tyger Tyger, A YA urban fantasy) recently contacted me to tell about NetGalley. I thought the idea sounded so interesting that I wanted to share the information with you. Long story short, NetGalley allows book reviewers to request e-galleys from publishers they are interested in reviewing books for.

“NetGalley is an inexpensive and green way for publishers to share their digital galleys securely. Professional readers—reviewers, media, bloggers, journalists, librarians, booksellers and educators—can all use NetGalley for FREE to read and request galleys they want to review. Welcome, and happy reading!”

On the NetGallery website you can browse by publisher, genre, and catalog category. From what I can see the service is free and easy to use. Here is a list of publishers using NetGalley.

• Abingdon Press — coming soon!

• A K Peters


• B&H Publishing Group

• Barbour Publishing Inc.

• Bytech Services

• Carina Press

• Coconut Press

• Columbia University Press

• CreateSpace

• Crown Publishing Group

• ECW Press

• The Elevator Group

• GemmaMedia

• Guilford Press

• Harlequin Enterprises

• HarperCollins Publishers

• Hay House, Inc.

• Hoover Institution

• Houghton Mifflin Harcourt

• Island Press

• Kogan Page

• Leapfrog Press

• Lerner Publishing Group — coming soon!

• McArthur & Company

• Milkweed Editions

• Moody Publishers

• Mwella Publishing


• O’Reilly Media, Inc.

• Plain White Press

• Poisoned Pen Press

• Rodale Books

• The Taunton Press

• Unbridled Books

• University of Illinois Press

• University Press of Florida

If you are a book reviewer, do you think this service is helpful? Would you use it?



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11 Responses

  1. YES! I’ll have to ask Cat at Kregel about this.

  2. Thanks for the list. Now I just need to get on the ball and purchase an e-reader. Still trying to decide which one. 🙂

  3. Thanks for spreading the word, Sharon!

    Write on!


  4. I don’t have an e-reader yet, but I do have Kindle for PC so I can read these on my laptop.

    I’ve already signed up and can’t wait to use it! Thanks for the info, Sharon!

  5. Patti, Ty, Kersten, and Angie, you are all so welcome. I love sharing interesting information!

  6. Not for me. I don’t have an eReader and I refuse to read a book on my laptop. I’m already on it enough. Interesting though.

  7. Rhonda, I hear ya. I have a new iPad (birthday present from hubby) and I still have downloaded a single book. One of these days I’m sure give it try, though.

  8. Thank you very much my friend, you are very kind in sharing this useful information with? others….
    The details were such a blessing, thanks.

  9. Merlyn, thank you so much for visiting my blog. I’m so glad this information was helpful and a blessing.

  10. Thanx for putting this content here. It is purely informative, especially for me.

  11. Jena, I’m so glad you found the information helpful. Thank you for stopping by my blog.

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