Bookish Lifestyle


From gift guides to reading challenges,
we’re here to help you live your best bookish life.

Be you, be Bookish.

Person looking at their phone in a library and smiling

Social Media Tips for Libraries

Social media is becoming an increasingly vital way for libraries to connect with their communities. Here are ideas for how to use your social accounts in ways that highlight all your branch…
Person in bookstore holding a book and a phone

Social Media Tips for Bookstores

Social media is becoming an increasingly vital way for bookstores to connect with their communities. It’s also a way to attract customers who aren’t local but want to shop with you virtually!…
Person smiling and wearing large white headphones

6 Benefits of Listening to Audiobooks

Audiobooks are continuing to grow more popular, and if you haven’t listened to one yet you may be wondering what the hype is all about. You may even be reluctant to try…
A person's hand holding a phone that is showing the TikTok app

15 Bookish Influencers to Follow on TikTok

Do you love finding your next read based on the recommendation of a book influencer? We do too. We rounded up 15 bookish influencers who are a part of the BookTok community.…

10 Things You Should Include in Your NetGalley Profile

The key to having the best experience possible on NetGalley starts with a strong Profile. After all, the information in your Profile is crucial in helping publishers decide whether to approve or…
Woman wearing headphones and waving at her open laptop

Tips For Hosting a Virtual Book Event

Virtual events have been incredibly popular in the book community over the last year—offering bookstores and libraries more chances to interact with their communities, giving authors new ways to share their work…
A planner open on a desk

How to Plan Content on Your Bookish Social Media Channels

Starting a bookish social media channel is exciting, but to help it grow you’ll need to produce content with some regularity. Here’s a look at how to start planning your social media…
Girl smiling down at her phone

Dos and Don’ts for Your Bookish Social Media

As NetGalley’s Social Media Assistant, I spend a lot of time creating content for our social platforms, scrolling through feeds, and looking at posts from both NetGalley members and bookish creators that…
A laptop showing a hashtag symbol on its screen

Hashtag Tips for Book Influencers

Hashtags are an important part of sharing your book reviews on social media, but they can be tricky to understand. After all, every platform has different rules and etiquette around them. Here…

Dear Reader,

Subscribe to our monthly newsletter for book recs, interviews, and favorites from our editor.