In case you haven't heard about NetGalley, it's currently one of the major resources for garnering book reviews for both traditionally published books and indie self-published books. The majority of professional book reviewers and bloggers use Netgalley to receive their ARCs (advanced reader copies) from publishers (on behalf of their authors) or directly indie authors, and we know that the librarian community is tied-in into it as well. It has been a resource for the traditional publishing sphere for many years, but now, it is quickly becoming a well-known PR tool for indie authors as well.
We'd like to hear from the AQC community on your experience with NetGalley (as an author, blogger, librarian, etc.), the mechanics of membership and distribution of ARCs, the process and pitfalls of putting ARCs (advanced reader copies out into the world), the total number of ARCs that are released and anything else that might spur an interesting discussion.