NetGalley offers a wealth of insightful data that sheds light on the latest trends and preferences, and this month we’re focusing on children’s books. If you haven’t browsed the Children’s Fiction, Children’s Nonfiction, or Middle Grade categories recently, you may be missing out! In the last 12 months, publishers have added nearly 4,500 new books, generating a lot of engagement and excitement from the NetGalley community.
Read on for a glimpse at some of the Most Requested* and Top Performing** books in these categories!
Most Requested Children’s Fiction
On average, books in the Children’s Fiction category receive about 71 requests and auto-approvals. This includes activity generated when a publisher invites a reader to access the book using the NetGalley widget or makes the book available to ‘Read Now’, in addition to organic requests from NetGalley members. The Feedback Ratio (amount of Feedback returned based on all types of approval) is 25%.
Top Performing Children’s Fiction
Most Requested Children’s Nonfiction
On average, books in the Children’s Nonfiction category receive about 52 requests and auto-approvals. The Feedback Ratio is 29%.
Top Performing Children’s Nonfiction
Most Requested Middle Grade
On average, books in the Middle Grade category receive about 96 requests and auto-approvals. The Feedback Ratio is 17%.
Top Performing Middle Grade
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This newsletter was sent to over 33,000 members who are interested in Children’s and Middle Grade titles, and saw a 44% open rate!
Information in this article is from May 2023, unless otherwise specified. Data includes details from NetGalley.com and NetGalley.co.uk.