An Open Letter to Netgalley and Goodreads

It doesn’t matter if you’re an international reviewer/blogger or a US reviewer/blogger, if you’re an US author or an international author, this should be shared and reblogged by all of us. Both NetGalley and Goodreads choices are changing our community, unfortunately they’re not improving anything. Let’s speak up and say that this is not ok.


Dear Netgalley and Goodreads, 

Today I discovered that your sites will no longer be providing services (or limiting services) to international readers and I am absolutely devastated.

Contrary to popular belief, America is not the only country in the world.

For those who are unaware of what is happening, Goodreads will, from January 2018, prevent authors from creating giveaways for international readers. Basically, authors will have to pay $119 for a giveaway base package, and $599 for the premium. Previously, all authors had to pay for was shipping. Read more here.

Netgalley, on the other hand, has severely limited the amount of…

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