NetGalley offers a wealth of insightful data that sheds light on the latest trends and preferences, and in this holiday season we’re focusing on Cooking, Food & Wine. If you haven’t browsed these categories recently, you may be missing out! In the last 12 months, publishers have added over 270 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 Cooking, Food & Wine
On average, books in the Cooking, Food & Wine category receive about 158 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 24%.
Top Performing Cooking, Food & Wine
Case Study: Wine Witch on Fire by Natalie MacLean
Hailed as a heartfelt and inspiring journey, Dundurn Press promoted what would become a National Bestseller on NetGalley pre-publication. Here’s what NetGalley members toast to about Wine Witch on Fire:
- 90 feedback as of November 2023
- Nearly 1,600 impressions
- 80% of Media/Journalists said they are interested in the author for interviews/events
- 96% of Reviewers would recommend this book/author to their audience
- 81 four and five star reviews on NetGalley
Buzz Beyond NetGalley
Promotions for Cooking, Food & Wine
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This newsletter was sent to over 24,200 members who are interested in Cooking, Food & Wine, and saw a 39% open rate!
Information in this article is from September 2023, unless otherwise specified. Data includes details from NetGalley.com.