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Shahnaz Ahmed
@bookishpodcast · 4:14

I am famous! Not really!

Hello, everyone. So you guys know I'm a bookish podcast, which means I have a podcast about books. And I have interviewed authors about their books. And I get this contact sometimes now from from publishing companies, namely McMillan. So McMillan has several implants, but I've been dealing more with primarily with Flatiron. Actually, I thought I was dealing a lot with St. Martin's Press, which is also another imprint of McMillan

Getting books from publicists...

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Bowie Rowan
@bowie · 2:04

My first ARC!

And it's published by Penguin Riverhead, which is an imprint I genuinely really like. So I was like, super excited when I got access to this book because I had been rejected from a bunch of others. So anyways, I'm very excited about that. But I was curious because since this is my first time using net galley and doing arcs and stuff, I got access to the digital version, which is awesome. And I'm going to read it as soon as I can
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Shahnaz Ahmed
@bookishpodcast · 4:34

Super excited about your first ARC. Hope this answers your question. @bowie

And the more reviews you do, the publishers are paying attention. They're like, Whoa, who is this Bowie character who's writing a lot of reviews? Well, you know what? Let's approve all the books she's requesting, and then they're like, Well, does she have an address on that Net galley profile? Oh, there it is. Well, let's contact her by her email address and offer her these books
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