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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…

Tips for Battling Reviewer Writer’s Block

Raise your hand if you’ve ever finished a book and felt as though you have so much to say about it, only to sit down to write your review and come up…

17 Ways to Celebrate National Book Lovers Day

We’ll take any excuse to celebrate our love of the written word, and National Book Lovers Day (August 9) gives us a great one. Here are some of our favorite ways to…
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NetGalley’s Guide to Who to Tag in Book Reviews

NetGalley members love to share their reviews on their bookish social media platforms. There are many strategies that readers can use on those platforms to help their reviews reach the intended audience,…

Tips for Battling Reader’s Guilt

As book advocates, we know just how much joy reading can bring to people’s lives. But with so many books and so little time, it can be easy to feel overwhelmed.  Many…
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How to Review NetGalley Books on TikTok

NetGalley members love sharing reviews on their bookish social media platforms. While many have flocked to the ever-growing reader community on TikTok, some aren’t sure what the best practices are for sharing…
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Canva 101: How to Use Canva as a Book Influencer

To help NetGalley members create strong platforms for sharing their book reviews, we’ve rounded up tips for starting a blog, Bookstagram, Booktube, and BookTok channel. Most of these posts mention the free…

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