Library Reads

LibraryReads List

October 2019

LibraryReads has announced their October 2019 list that librarians across the country loved. You can request or wish for the featured titles below on NetGalley right now, and view more information on the LibraryReads site.

If you are a librarian, you can nominate titles for the LibraryReads list via NetGalley – learn more here!

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Indie Next List

September edition

The American Booksellers Association has announced the selections for the September Indie Next list. You can request many of these titles on NetGalley right now, and view more information on the ABA site

If you are a bookseller, you can nominate titles for the Indie Next list via NetGalley, and receive special access to new galleys via the Digital White Box program. Sign up today!

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Cover Love

Cover Love — August Edition

We’ve rounded up another batch of book covers that we love, and we hope you will too. We’ve also gathered all of your cover votes from this month, and your most loved cover is. . . Cilka’s Journey by Heather Morris.

Click on each cover to read the full book description, request (or wish for) the title, and cast your vote for the cover. If you’ve read these books, don’t forget to share feedback with the publisher and with your friends & followers.

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Library Reads

LibraryReads List

September 2019

LibraryReads has announced their September 2019 list that librarians across the country loved. You can request or wish for the featured titles below on NetGalley right now, and view more information on the LibraryReads site.

If you are a librarian, you can nominate titles for the LibraryReads list via NetGalley – learn more here!

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Indie Next List

August edition

The American Booksellers Association has announced the selections for the August Indie Next list. You can request many of these titles on NetGalley right now, and view more information on the ABA site

If you are a bookseller, you can nominate titles for the Indie Next list via NetGalley, and receive special access to new galleys via the Digital White Box program. Sign up today!

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Join the NetGalley #Reviewathon!

Is your TBR (To Be Reviewed) pile overflowing? Do you want to boost your NetGalley Feedback Ratio

We want to help!
Tackle your summer reading goal and boost your NetGalley stats with our first-ever #Reviewathon!

The NetGalley #Reviewathon runs for 6 weeks, from July 22nd through August 30th, on our social channels. Join the fun to catch up on your backlog, get ahead on upcoming releases, aim for that coveted 80% badge, and acquire some new reviewing tips from other members.

During the #Reviewathon, we’ll host virtual events and challenges for our members to share their review progress and chat with the community.


Join our Twitter chats
with the hashtag #Reviewathon on July 31st, August 15th, and August 29th. Each 30-minute chat will allow you to  meet other NetGalley members, learn some helpful tips, and talk about your favorite books.

Watch our Instagram stories for a weekly story template that you can use to track your review progress. Plus we’ll post mini-challenges to share your #Reviewathon participation. Each Monday we’ll prompt you to post a photo that fits that week’s theme (using the hashtag #Reviewathon, of course!) and we’ll share them all. You’ll be able to see what other NetGalley bookstagrammers are reading and reviewing, and make some new friends!

Participate in our weekly Facebook polls about your review writing process and get for tips and strategies to become a better book reviewer. You’ll have the chance to discuss books and meet other NetGalley reviewers in the comments. Plus, we’ll give a shout-out to our Top Fans on Facebook each week!  


Need some extra tips to help with your review writing process? Check out these great resources:

  • Get answers for any of your NetGalley related questions in our FAQs.
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As the #Reviewathon wraps up, we will be hand-selecting the top participants to be recognized to our entire community! Make sure to follow our social channels and stay tuned for more info and sneak peeks.
Let the #Reviewathon commence!

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Library Reads

LibraryReads List

August 2019

LibraryReads has announced their August 2019 list that librarians across the country loved. You can request or wish for the featured titles below on NetGalley right now, and view more information on the LibraryReads site.

If you are a librarian, you can nominate titles for the LibraryReads list via NetGalley – learn more here!

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Cover Love

We’ve rounded up another batch of book covers that we love, and we hope you will too. We’ve also gathered all of your cover votes from this month, and your most loved cover is. . . The Library of the Unwritten by A. J. Hackwith.

Click on each cover to read the full book description, request (or wish for) the title, and cast your vote for the cover. If you’ve read these books, don’t forget to share feedback with the publisher and with your friends & followers.

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Indie Next List

July edition

The American Booksellers Association has announced the selections for the July Indie Next list. You can request many of these titles on NetGalley right now, and view more information on the ABA site

If you are a bookseller, you can nominate titles for the Indie Next list via NetGalley, and receive special access to new galleys via the Digital White Box program. Sign up today!

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Top Ten Books from UK – August 2019

Once a month that was known for being slow in publishing, August is now a busy time for great books. This selection shows some incredible titles that will be lighting up the second half of the year, so Request now — and don’t forget to leave your feedback!

The Nickel Boys
Colson Whitehead
Fleet
UK Edition

Colson Whitehead’s multiple prize winning, bestselling novel The Underground Railroad was one of the standout novels of that last decade. This follow up is just as persuasive – and equally important.

The Nickel Academy purports to be an institution of the first order. It is nothing of the sort, as Turner and Curtis find out to their horror. A masterpiece of sustained tension, friendship, race and power, The Nickel Boys is an unforgettable novel that could not be more timely.

The Turn of the Key
Ruth Ware
Harvill Secker
UK Edition

Ruth Ware is one of the most consistent crime writers in the UK, and this latest slice of psychological suspense is her best yet. It’s the dream job. But it soon becomes a nightmare.

Sea Witch Rising
Sarah Henning
HarperCollins Children's Books
UK Edition

This imaginative retelling of The Little Mermaid is sure to captivate and delight. Alia has made a deal with the Sea Witch: to give up her life as a mermaid. But her wish has grave consequences…

The Memory Police
Yoko Ogawa
Harvill Secker
UK Edition

From Yoko Ogawa comes a dystopian novel that bears comparison to The Handmaid’s Tale. On the island, memories are policed. But what if you stop forgetting?

The Art of Dying
Ambrose Parry
Canongate
UK Edition

This Victorian-set mystery is a follow-up to the brilliant The Way of All Flesh, and is one of the freshest crime novels you’ll read this year. Clever, atmospheric and entrancing.

The Girl at the Window
Rowan Coleman
Ebury Press
UK Edition

Rowan Coleman writes so well about the mysteries of life and love, and The Girl At the Window is an evocative and immersive novel of hope and family. And at its heart is Ponden Hall…

The Heart of the Circle
Keren Landsman
Angry Robot
UK Edition

A singular and arresting urban fantasy, The Heart of the Circle is compelling, strange and beguiling. In a world divided, it falls to Reed to make sense of the battle between the sorcerers…

How to Have Meaningful Conversations
Sarah Rozenthuler
Watkins Publishing
UK Edition

Practical and brightly written, this book provides a seven-step plan to help anyone boost the effectiveness of their communications. It is easy to follow and contains great advice for everyone.

The Warehouse
Rob Hart
Bantam Press
UK Edition

Already a huge hit on NetGalley, The Warehouse is shaping up to be the big futuristic thriller of 2019. In a ravaged America, run by the online giant, Cloud, Paxton’s life is changed forever…

The Man Who Saw Everything
Deborah Levy
Hamish Hamilton
UK Edition

The case could be made for Deborah Levy as the most inventive of English novelists. This superlative new novel about new and old Europe shows exactly why she is so revered.

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