Mid-Month NetGalley Check-In – August 2021

I’ve made some progress on my ARCs since the last NetGalley check-in. Check out where I was a month ago in my last check-in post. My feedback ratio is back up to 71%, and I read the two ARCs I planned to complete in the last month. I’ve completed 15 ARC reviews out of the total 21 for which I have been approved. I now have five unread books available to read on my shelf since I was approved for one ARC and read two ARCs in the last month.

The books below are those currently needing to be read on my shelf. I plan to read and review the books in bold before the next check-in on September 15.

Child of Light by Terry Brooks | Publication Date: October 12, 2021
The All-Consuming World by Cassandra Khaw | Publication Date: September 7, 2021
Traitors of the Black Crown by Cate Pearce | Publication Date: September 22, 2021
The Beholden by Cassandra Rose Clarke | Publication Date: January 18, 2022
Under the Whispering Door by TJ Klune | Publication Date: September 21, 2021

How do you stay on top of your NetGalley ARCs? Are you successful at staying above the coveted 80% ratio threshold? Let me know in the comments!

7 thoughts on “Mid-Month NetGalley Check-In – August 2021

    1. Yeah. Above 90 seems impossible right now, but I think that will get easier to achieve as the number of books I’ve reviewed goes up. All it takes now is one book to drop me 5% because I still don’t have that many reviews done. So, my long term plan is just to keep reviewing while trying not to request too many books at once.

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  1. Ohh, these look fab! I am definitely very curious about Under the Whispering Door! I hope you enjoy the books!
    I don’t really have a hard time keeping my ratio up, I am really selective on what I want to read + I got quite a few books under my belt after years of using Netgalley so my ratio doesn’t go up or down that much (though it definitely did in the beginning). I currently got 15 books on my to read shelf (I am on vacation so I don’t get to them) and my ratio is 98%. I do hope to get it back to 99% after my vacation. 🙂

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    1. Thanks! Yeah. The ratio fluctuates a lot anytime I get approved for a new book because I’m still relatively new. It is not as bad as when I first started, but I’m looking forward to when I don’t have to worry quite so much about putting in requests tanking my numbers.

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      1. You’re welcome! And yeah, in the beginning getting your ratio anywhere is just hard and I know that at times I was just frustrated with it. Now I am enjoying NG much more. I hope you find many more books to get your numbers up and have less fluctuating ratio.

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