NetGalley in the News

23 Feb 2023
Firebrand Group (FBG), the book industry’s leading technology company
for cutting edge software and services, announced today the official placement of Angela Bole in
the role of Chief Executive Officer. Read the release.

9 June 2022
Angela Bole to Succeed Fran Toolan at Firebrand Group. Read the release.
2 February 2021
Media Do International acquires Firebrand Technologies and NetGalley, LLC. Read the release.
29 October 2020
NetGalley VP, Kristina Radke, speaks to the Independent Book Publishers Association: NetGalley’s New Launches Lead to Record-Breaking Summer
13 July 2020
NetGalley Launches Audiobook Support and New Reading/Listening App. Read the release.
12 May 2020
NetGalley VP, Kristina Radke, speaks to NYU about the new publishing reality under COVID-19: View From an NYU SPS MS in Publishing Grad
21 October 2019
1 October 2019
NetGalley announces the launch of NetGalley Advanced in Europe. Read the release.
3 April 2019
IBPA Board of Directors Candidates Spotlight: NetGalley’s Kristina Radke. Read the interview.
6 February 2019
Kristina Radke, VP of Business Growth & Engagement, announced as candidate for IBPA Board of Directors Candidates for Fiscal Years 2020 & 2021. Read the announcement.
25 Jan 2019
NetGalley announces launch of premier tier of service, NetGalley Advanced.  Read the release.
Publishing Perspectives: NetGalley Advanced Rolls Out
27 Dec 2018
NetGalley Japan wins the prestigious 2018 Digital Infrastructure Award from Japan Electronic Publishing Association (JEPA). View the acceptance speech here. All winners are listed here.
17 Dec 2018
NetGalley announces that it will represent Readers First in the UK. Read the release.

4 April 2018
Reaching romance audiences on NetGalley. Read the article.

16 October 2017
Bookish announces new consumer review platform, BookishFirst. Read the release.

Shelf Launches BookishFirst
Publishing Perspectives: 
NetGalley Launches BookishFirst, a Discovery and Recommendation Site for Readers
Publishers WeeklyBookish Adds Review Platform, BookishFirst

11 October 2017
NetGalley Announces and; Evers now Assistant Director of NetGalley UK.
Read the release.
Publishing PerspectivesFrankfurt Notes: NetGalley Announces New UK and Japan Editions
Publishers Weekly
NetGalley Announces and
The BooksellerNetGalley to open dedicated UK and Japan operations

2 October 2017
NetGalley Announces Several Promotions; Archer now CTO of both NetGalley and Firebrand. Read the release.

Shelf Awareness: Personnel Changes at NetGalley

9 November 2016
School Library Journal: NetGalley Kid Reviewers Reignite Languishing Book Club by Jennifer Kelly Geddes

12 October 2016
NetGalley Acquires Read the release.

Publishers WeeklyNetGalley Buys
Digital Book World: NetGalley Acquires
7 September 2016
CBA and NetGalley Announce New Partnership and Member Benefit Program. Read the release.

29 August 2016
Australian Library and Information Association, LibrariansChoice and NetGalley Announce New Ways to Access and Review New Books. Read the release.

29 July 2016
IBPA: Which Review Outlets Should You Target?
Written by NetGalley’s International account director, Kristina Radke.

26 July 2016
NetGalley Deutschland im Spiegel Online-Interview zum Thema Buchrezensionen im Netz

20 July 2016
NetGalley Book Review Program: A Case Study, by David Kudler (author of Risuko)

17 May 2016
NetGalley France annonce le lancement d’un partenariat avec VendrediLecture, premier événement littéraire à prendre place sur les réseaux sociaux.

13 May 2016
NetGalley earns a Supply Chain Excellence Award once more from Book Industry Communication (BIC). See all accredited organizations.

17 March 2016
L”ARALD présente NetGalley à ses éditeurs !: NetGalley : un outil de services de presse numériques pour les éditeurs

15 March 2016
Readers can now access titles from German publishers on NetGalley. Read the release.

10 March 2015
Digital Book World: Female Publishing Leaders Talk Gender Equality at Work
NetGalley President, Susan Ruszala, “When I think about what women can bring as leaders, I think of the creation of small cultures and developing something good for both men and women.””

4 March 2016
NetGalley is hiring a Sales Assistant: Learn more and apply for for this part-time position

25 February 2016
Publishing Perspectives: NetGalley International at DBW: Susan Ruszala on Digital Expansion

25 February 2016
BookBrunch: Sceptre and NetGalley team up for Cleave launch

22 February 2016
NetGalley (réseau francophone) est l’invité de l’émission “Questions-Clés » sur le RTBF en direct de la Foire du Livre de Bruxelles !

22 February 2016
Nouveaux relais de recommandation ou formes nouvelles de prescription ? NetGalley est l’invité du PILEn à l’occasion de la Foire du Livre de Bruxelles.

8 February 2016
Promouvoir son livre en 2016 : Lettresnumeriques se penche sur le cas NetGalley !

3 February 2016
Digital Book World: Five Questions with Susan Ruszala, President, NetGalley

2 February 2016
Firebrand unveils Eloquence on Demand, a highly-efficient tool to meet the growing information needs of a complex marketplace. Read the release.

29 January 2016
Library Loan Stars: Tarah Theoret speaks at the Ontario Library Association’s Super Conference, to help launch the Loan Stars reader’s advisory program. And participates in a webinar promoting the program, on Feb. 11. (more info here).

22 January 2016
Digital Book World white paper: Viewpoints on Publishing’s Digital Transformation
NetGalley President Susan Ruszala writes, “The Pace and Direction of our Work Will Never Be the Same”

13 January 2016
Bookselling This Week: Get the Books of Winter Institute Now – Even If You’re Not on the Guest List

11 December 2015
NetGalley receives the Platinum Award from LibraryWorks’ second annual Modern Library Awards (MLA’s.)
Read more about the MLA’s here.

11 December 2015
Good e-Reader: NetGalley now supports Social DRM

11 December 2015
NetGalley adds Social DRM reading option to facilitate “read anywhere” access to galleys. Read the release.

2 December 2015
NetGalley adds support for excerpts via Dial-a-Book, Firebrand’s excerpts service. Read the release.

30 November 2015
Syndicat National De L’edition: Présentation de quatre projets innovants, façon Pecha Kucha – vidéo

November 2015 Mit NetGalley ins B2B-Geschäft

2 November 2015
Publishers Weekly: The Savvy Self-Publisher’s Guide to NetGalley

29 October 2015
Westwind Communications Book Marketing: How Authors Can Use NetGalley to Promote Their Book, by Scott Lorenz

14 October 2015
NetGalley and Vorablesen are joining forces to launch NetGalley in the German book community.
Read the release.

29 September 2015
NetGalley and Firebrand sponsor the FutureBook Platform of the Year Award. Read more here.

28 September 2015
NetGalley introduces Wish Granting, a new program to facilitate book giveaways and reviews. Read the release.

20 September 2015
LettresnumeriquesNetGalley : un outil interprofessionnel de recommandation et de partage

18 September 2015
Firebrand CEO, Fran Toolan, wins the BISG Industry Champion Award.

23 June 2015
The Booksellers Association (UK) and NetGalley Announce New Initiative. Read the release.

23 June 2015
The Bookseller (UK): Booksellers get free access to digital proofs

17 June 2015
The Bookseller Publicity & Marketing Conference: Stuart Evers chairs “Off the Lit Pages: Exploring Alternative Paths to Publicity”

16 June 2015 is live! Read the release about our launch in French, and press coverage: Livres Hebdo, Aldus2006, ActuaLitté

9 June 2015
NetGalley request links now available on IPR License. Read the release.

7 April 2015
Worldwide expansion as Firebrand adds senior staff in the UK; NetGalley launches in France. Read the release.

1 April 2015
Sell more Books podcast: Kristina Radke speaks from the PubSense™ Summit about how to handle critical reviews.

6 March 2015
Blogging for Books adds NetGalley to platform for seamless digital galley distribution. Read the release.

9 February 2015
PubSense™ Summit: Kristina Radke Joins PubSense™ Faculty as a Featured Speaker

23 January 2015
SkilledUp: 7 Strategic Lessons: Digital Book World 2015

22 January 2015
NetGalley receives the Gold Award from the LibraryWorks, Inc. 2015 inaugural Modern Library Awards (MLA’s.) Read more about the MLA’s here.

11 December 2014
Köehler Books announces their titles are now available on NetGalley: View the announcement.

25 November 2014
Nurture Your Books: Interview with Tarah Theoret, NetGalley Community Manager

6 November 2014
Book Business: Firebrand CEO Fran Toolan on Helping Publishers Drive Ebook Sales

6 November 2014
Library Journal: LibraryReads Nominations Now Accepted via NetGalley

6 November 2014
Nominations for LibraryReads now accepted via NetGalley. Read the release.

2 October 2014
NetGalley Announces Faster Title Access for ABA Members. Bookselling This Week article.

2 October 2014
American Booksellers Association and NetGalley Announce New Ways for ABA Members to Access Titles via NetGalley. Read the press release.

25 September 2014
School Library Journal accepts review submissions via NetGalley. Read more.

8 September 2014
NetGalley sponsors the Folio Prize in the UK, provides digital proofs to judges. Bookseller article.

27 August 2014
NetGalley is proud to be a finalist in the New England Publishing Collaboration (NEPCo) Awards. Read more about the NEPCo Awards here.

18 August 2014
NetGalley’s sister company, eBook Architects, officially launches FlightDeck, designed to improve epub quality and consistency. Read the press release.

31 July 2014
NetGalley is featured in Now You’re a Publisher: A Guide to Self-Publishing (INscribe Digital). View it now on NetGalley.

10 July 2014
Firebrand takes on new markets, clients, and services. Read the press release.

8 July 2014
Tudor Robins (of Patchwork Press co-op) talks about her NetGalley experience. Read the post here.

1 July 2014
Forbes: Indies: How Your Next-Door Neighbor Is Changing Commerce

27 June 2014
“NetGalley and University Presses” – an article from the Association of American University Presses (AAUP). Read the article here.

19 June 2014
NetGalley’s President, Susan Ruszala, participated in the Creating eBook Bestsellers panel at BookExpo America. Read the recap here.

12 June 2014
Samhain Publishing adds NetGalley online review service to its suite of author benefits. Read the full release here.

23 May 2014
NetGalley’s sister company eBook Architects launches FlightDeck in beta, designed to improve epub quality and consistency. Read the release.

12 May 2014
NetGalley is selected as Supply Chain Innovation Award winner by the Bookseller! Read more.

8 May 2014
Outliers Publishing announces complimentary eBook on NetGalley. Read the full release here

1 May 2014
NetGalley adds publisher and imprint “showrooms;” nears 200,000 members. Read the full release here

11 April 2014 
NetGalley’s Tarah Theoret guest-posts for PubSmart 2014.
How to Increase Your Book’s Discoverability and Visibility. Read the post here.

14 March 2014
NetGalley shortlisted for the Supply Chain Innovation award. View the full list.

25 February 2014
NetGalley awarded BIC supply chain accreditation, acknowledging companies for their investment in automation and innovative solutions for supply chain issues.

10 January 2014
Publishers Weekly: NetGalley and ABA Team Up for Indies

10 January 2014
Shelf Awareness: NetGalley, ABA Team Up for Digital White Box

9 January 2014
Bookselling This Week: ABA and NetGalley Introduce Digital White Box

9 January 2014
American Booksellers Association and NetGalley introduce the Digital White Box, a new program to facilitate broader distribution of galleys to indie booksellers Read the release

21 November 2013
NetGalley announces partnership with the American Pharmacists Association (APhA). Read the release.

19 November 2013
Hachette UK distributes digital book proofs in partnership with NetGalley. Read the release.

15 November 2013
NetGalley Reader Concierge to speak at PubSmartCon 2014 (April ‘14)

29 October 2013
Huffington Post: 3 Ways Indie Authors Can Use Social Media to Attract Readers

27 September 2013
NetGalley introduces new programs that support Indie bookstores; enhanced feedback features for all members Read more

25 September 2013
Courier Corporation Selects Firebrand Technologies (NetGalley’s parent company) for Digital Content Distribution Services Read more

5 September 2013
NetGalley UK Community Manager to speak at Self Publishing Summit 2013 (November)

23 July 2013
Digital Journal: Le French Book Titles Available to Media on NetGalley

12 June 2013
NetGalley Announces Free Webinar for IPG Members (Independent Publishers Guild)

5 June 2013
Wired: Why Book Publishers Are Still Dragging Their Heels on Selling You E-Books

29 May 2013
Simon & Schuster selects Firebrand Technologies for worldwide digital content distribution, Eloquence metadata distribution Read more

13 May 2013
NetGalley announces the NetGalley Wellness Challenge. Read the release.

7 May 2013
AppNewser (MediaBistro): School Library Journal is accepting Review Submissions for eBooks through NetGalley

7 May 2013
School Library Journal and NetGalley Announce Partnership. Read the release.

1 May 2013
NetGalley is a partner in the 2013 Fiction Uncovered promotion, to celebrate and promote British writers. Read the release.

14 March 2013
eBook Ninjas Podcast: episode 99, with guest Susan Ruszala, NetGalley President

27 February 2013
Forbes: The Trouble With Finding Books Online – And A Few Solutions

26 February 2013
Publishers Weekly: NetGalley and Perseus Partner

25 February 2013
NetGalley announces partnership with The Perseus Books Group. Read the release.

5 February 2013
Firebrand acquires leading ebook design and production company eBook Architects.  Read the release.

29 January 2013
AppNewser (MediaBistro): NetGalley Hires New Folks as Community Reaches 100K

21 January 2013
Library Journal: ALA Midwinter Galley & Signing Guide

9 January 2013
EarlyWord: February Indie Next titles available from NetGalley

12 December 2012
NetGalley Announces our 2012 NetGalley Picks. View the list here!

9 October 2012
Press Release: NetGalley re-launches, adds new features for publishers and readers

26 July 2012
Press Release: BookNet Partners with NetGalley, Introduces Integration to CataList

28 June 2012
Press Release: IBPA Partners with NetGalley to Bring Online Galley Distribution to Member Publishers

May-June Issue, 2012
WOW! (Women on Writing), The Portable Writer: The Portable Reader: NetGalley’s Utility for Book Bloggers & Reviewers

21 May 2012
Library Journal: BEA Galley & Signing Guide

21 May 2012
Publishers Lunch: The “Big Book” of BEA

11 April 2012
Press Release: NetGalley Announces Member Benefit Initiative for IPG Publishers

23 February 2012
eBookNewser (MediaBistro): 59% Of Librarians Use Digital Galleys To Find Titles