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Penguin Partners with NetGalley

Starting this winter, Penguin Group (USA) will distribute review copies through NetGalley–a digital option for book reviewers.

Penguin can now invite reviewers, media contacts, and other professional readers to access digital galleys (some in full color) and promotional materials. NetGalley works on both computers and eReading devices (including Nook, Kobo, Sony eReader, and iPad).

According to the release, 85 publishers currently use NetGalley and its services. Some of those publishers include Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, Hachette Book Group, and HarperCollins Publishers.

Penguin’s publishing coordinator Matthew Boyd had this comment: “I’m very excited about our partnership with NetGalley. Providing books to readers in as many formats as possible has always been important to us, and NetGalley now allows us to accomplish this at the galley stage.”

Full Disclosure: This GalleyCat Contributor worked as an intern at Penguin Group (USA) in the past.

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