I am a blogger/reviewer - what feedback do you recommend I send to the publisher?

mceclip0.pngPublishers and authors rely on reviews and Feedback to better promote and sell their books. Many bloggers and reviewers, for instance, use NetGalley to preview books for interviews, blog tours, or other events. Here are some ways that bloggers and reviewers can provide meaningful Feedback:

Submit a Review*:

  • Notify the publisher and fellow NetGalley members of your full review, especially if you share reviews for books on your website, blog, or other review or retail sites
  • Would you recommend this book? Give it a quick rating from 1 to 5 stars.
  • Be sure to include all links if the review appears online (you can add multiple links by clicking the "Add links" icon).
  • Share new and previously submitted reviews socially
  • For helpful suggestions for writing meaningful reviews please click here.
  • For additional review tips, check out We Are Bookish, our editorial blog for NetGalley members -- presenting an independent voice to highlight books and a bookish lifestyle.
  • Don't forget to grab a copy of our Book Advocate Toolkit - designed to have everything you need to succeed!


  • *If you have a legitimate reason why you're unable to submit feedback for a certain book, that information is helpful to both the publisher and NetGalley team, but please note that it does not count towards your Ratio.

Share your opinion of the book with the publisher:

  • Would you purchase this book for yourself or a friend?
  • Are you interested in connecting with this author (interviews, events, etc.)?

    For Audiobooks:
  • Are you interested in connecting with this author (interviews, events, etc.)?
  • Would you purchase this audiobook for yourself or a friend?
  • Do you like the narrator?
  • Would you recommend this audiobook to others?

Add descriptive tags to help describe and categorize the book for readers.

Notes for the publisher - Use this section to submit a private note to the publisher. This can include if any additional actions resulted from accessing the digital review copy such as "I am scheduling an interview with the author," or any other special features you may be planning around the book or author.


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