Friday, February 17, 2023

{Book Blogger Hop} — Where Do You Get Your ARCs?

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Do you use other sources for ARCs besides NetGalley?

Submitted by Bonnie @ Bonnie Reads and Writes.

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  Billy's Answer

I use Edelweiss for ARCs of eBooks. My first stop for physical copies is the publisher.

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  1. I couldn't stand Edelweiss the few times I was forced to use it. The sight made little sense to me. Glad it works for you.

    1. Indeed, it's challenging to browse the website. Most of my requests are turned down for unexplained reasons. After that, the majority of the ones for which I do receive approval don't have review copies accessible for downloading, leaving me perplexed as to how I'm expected to review anything without having access to it.

  2. I mostly use NetGalley and Edelweiss too. I hope you have a great weekend, Billy. Thank you for hosting.

  3. Thank you for hosting! Have a wonderful weekend!

  4. I use Edelweiss, BookSirens and Booksprout. I am not sure where else to get them. Maybe because I am too lazy to research it!🤣

    Have a super weekend Billy 😉

  5. Edelweiss is very hard to use, so I haven't used it much.

    1. I also get some print copies from publishers or book tours, and I use BookSirens a bit. But Netgalley is what I use the most.

  6. I have never read an ARC, but maybe one day. Have a great weekend! :-)

  7. Pretty much same boat! Though the physical ARCs are rarer these days. :(

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    Have a GREAT day!

    Old Follower :)

  8. I've never tried Edelweiss for ARC copies...but I can dig myself a hole plenty big on Netgalley so...

    Have a wonderful weekend. - Katie

  9. I don't do ARCs, but I snooped around on both Netgalley and Edelweis and honestly i found it way too complicated.

  10. I typically use both NetGalley and Edelweiss. Have a wonderful weekend, Billy, and thank you for hosting. The News Titan


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