An Open Letter to Netgalley and Goodreads

This is infuriating and Laura @ the book corps hits the nail on the head with her letter. Read it, get angry, and sign the petition. 🖤


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…

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  1. This is everywhere on Twitter and a lot of bloggers are talking about it. It’s so saddening and disappointing. I can almost cry. I get 90% of my books from Netgalley. I don’t even get how they want books to “get to more marketplaces” by ignoring international readers.

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