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How to Start a Booktube Channel

NetGalley members are always looking for new ways to share the books they love with the world. To help you get started, we’ve compiled our tips for how to start a book…

Reading Resolutions Based On Your Zodiac Sign

Looking for a little guidance on how to shake up your reading? Here, we’ve suggested some reading resolutions tailored to your zodiac sign. No matter when your birthday falls, these strategies are…
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How to Plan for Your 2023 Reading Challenge

Readers love a good challenge. We don’t just want to read books, we want to be strategic about how we tackle our ever-growing TBR lists. As 2022 comes to a close, we’re…
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Publishing Glossary: 15 Terms Book Advocates Should Know

The publishing industry has its own insider language, and as book advocates become more active in publishing spaces, they often encounter terms that they’re unfamiliar with. Here, we’ve rounded up 15 definitions…

How to Write an Audiobook Review

We want to help NetGalley members craft the best reviews possible. In the past, we’ve shared general tips for writing book reviews and advice for writing critical book reviews. Now, we’re taking…

How to Break Out of a Reading Slump

Reading slumps… they happen to the best of us. Even the most dedicated and diligent of readers can find themselves facing the dreaded moment when the words on the page simply fail…

Dos and Don’ts for Your NetGalley Profile

Books on NetGalley can receive hundreds of requests from members looking to read and review. Along with your NetGalley stats, the information in your Profile is crucial in helping publishers decide whether…

How to Start a Book Blog

Readers love talking about books, and many find that creating a book blog is a fantastic way to swap recommendations, connect with the bookish community, and share reviews. Many NetGalley members are…

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