GalleyMatch for Publishers: Placing Galleys with Book Clubs

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Publishers and Authors:

Welcome to BookClubCookbook.com’s GalleyMatch! Our program allows you to easily share advance reading copies—as well as newly released books, or hardcovers for paperback releases— with book clubs that would like to read them.

The FAQs below will help you understand how GalleyMatch works. Please contact us at [email protected] if you have any further questions.

When you're ready to place galleys, please complete the Publisher GalleyMatch Registration Form.

If you’re wondering if a title is a good fit for GalleyMatch, or have any questions about the program please contact us at [email protected]

We look forward to working with you!

Thank you, publishers:

Akashic Books*Algonquin Books*Amazon Crossing Atria Books/S&S* Ballantine* BenBella Books* BerkleyCandlewick Press* Catapult* CharlesbridgeTeen*Counterpoint Press *Crown (Penguin Random House)Dial Book/Penguin Young Readers*Down East Books*Ecco* Farrar Straus and Giroux *Forever*G.P. Putnam's Sons* Gallery Books* Grand Central* Harlequin* HarperCollins*  Harper Perennial* HarperOne* HarperWave* HarperVia*Henry Holt* Houghton Mifflin Harcourt * Kensington*Kokila Books/Penguin Young Readers* Lake Union* Little, Brown and Company Mulholland* Page Street *Pegasus Books* Philomel Books/Penguin Young Readers Random House*Seal Press*She Writes Press *Simon & Schuster Sourcebooks Landmark* St. Martin's Press*Storey Publishing* The Dial Press* Tin House Books*Touchstone* Viking Books/Penguin Young Readers* William Morrow* Workman Publishing

Frequently Asked Questions

How many galleys can we provide?
The majority of book clubs have 6 or more members, and we request a minimum of 20 galleys. You can also offer a combination of physical and digital galleys.

How many book clubs will we reach?
We will match your galleys with our registry of book clubs based on group size and reading preferences. The book clubs on our registry average 10-12 members, but some are much bigger or smaller. You can designate the number of galleys and an approximate number of book clubs to receive galleys.

Who mails the galleys?
Publishers mail galleys directly to the book club coordinators.

What are the rates? 

Pricing effective January 1, 2021: Rates are determined per book, making it easier for you to calculate your GalleyMatch costs in advance.

*GalleyMatch: complimentary (up to 30 galleys) with Book Club Buzz

Minimum: 20 galleys

Rates per title:

# of Galleys     Rate per galley
1 to 99                  $5.00
100 to 199           $4.00
200 to 499           $3.00
500+                     $2.50

When should I register a GalleyMatch?
We recommend that you register galleys as soon as you know the date they will be available, so book clubs can put the title on their schedules.

Do you accept self-published titles?
No.

What types of books are appropriate for GalleyMatch?
Adult, YA/teen, and young/middle-grade titles can all be placed through GalleyMatch. Our registry includes groups interested in literary fiction, mystery, women's fiction, historical fiction, sci-fi, adventure, fantasy, and nonfiction, including memoir, biography, cookbooks, and more.

Do book clubs provide feedback?

Book clubs complete a feedback form and send photographs that we share on our website, newsletter, and social media. They are also encouraged to post on social media and book review websites.

How do I know if the title(s) I have in mind is a good fit for the program?
We recommend that you check with us to see if a particular title(s) is a good fit for GalleyMatch, or with other questions about the program, at [email protected]

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