28 Feb


I actually found Edelweiss back in September of 2013 (or so my records show) At first I thought it was a restaurant. (Don’t ask) I soon found out it was an awesome place where book reviewers, librarians, and other people in the field of loving books could go and request DRC (digital review copies) of books before they are published. It’s a pretty addicting site, and I get caught up in requesting books.
-sighs- Sometimes you get get approved and sometimes you don’t I’m not really sure there is a process for getting approved.

If you are a book lover (which I’m assuming you are if you found my site) then you need to check it out if you haven’t already.

A screenshot of what my homepage looks like.

What is Edelweiss?
(Taken from the site)

  • an online, interactive, cross-publisher catalog service that supplements or replaces traditional hard-copy publisher catalogs
  • a customer relationship management service that allows reps, publicists or other authorized persons in a publishing house to…
    • manage their own contact lists
    • create their own catalogs targeted to specific audiences
    • share catalogs and title information by email, the web or printable pdfs
    • take requests from accounts and key contacts
  • a system for publishers to take requests or proactively share secure, DRM-protected Digital Review Copies
  • an interactive research tool for librarians, bloggers, reviewers, rights acquirers to find titles either by catalog or any number of filters
  • a platform for a social network amongst industry professionals, around shared reviews and anticipated titles

Publishers they work with.

Abbeville Press
Albert Whitman & Company
American Girl Publishing
America’s Test Kitchen
Andrews McMeel Publishing
Archway Publishing
August Publications
B&H Publishing
Baker & Taylor
Bancroft Press
Barbour Publishing
BenBella Books
Bloomsbury Academic
Brilliance Audio
Brookings Institution Press
Brown Books Publishing Group
Cambridge University Press
Candlewick Press
Cato Institute
Charlesbridge Publishing
Chronicle Books
Columbia University Press
Cornell University Press
Creative Company
Dark Horse
David R. Godine, Publisher
DC Comics
Deseret Books
Disney Book Group
Dover Publications
Duke University Press
Easton Studio Press
Egmont USA
Fordham University Press
Fortress Press
Fox Chapel Publishing
Galison Mudpuppy
Georgetown University Press
Gibbs Smith
Greenleaf Book Group
Gryphon House
HarperCollins Canada
Harvard Business Review Press
Harvard Common Press
Harvard University Press
Hay House
Highlights Press
Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Human Kinetics
I-5 Publishing
Independent Publishers Group
Ingram Publisher Services
Inner Traditions
Island Press
Jessica Kingsley Publishers
Johns Hopkins University Press
Kensington Publishing Corp.
Kids Can Press
Kodansha Comics
Kogan Page
Laurence King
Lee & Low Books
Lerner Publishing Group
Lonely Planet
McGraw Hill Education
Melville House
Mercer University Press
Minted Prose
MIT Press
Moody Publishers
Melville House
Minnesota Historical Society Press
Minted Prose
MIT Press
Moody Publishers
National Geographic Books
New Harbinger
New York Review Books
North Atlantic Books
Northwestern University Press
NYU Press
OR Books
Other Press
Oxford University Press
Palgrave Macmillan
Peachtree Publishers
Penguin Group (USA) Inc.
Pitchstone Publishing
powerHouse Books
Princeton Architectural Press
Princeton University Press
Prometheus Books
Quayside Publishing Group
Quercus Publishing
Random House
Recorded Books
Red Wheel Weiser
Regnery Publishing
Rizzoli International Publications
Rutgers University Press
Scholastic Teaching Resources
Seven Stories Press
Shadow Mountain
Simon & Schuster
Skyhorse Publishing
Smithsonian Books
Soho Press
Sounds True
Spry Publishing
Steerforth Press
Sterling Publishing
SUNY Press
Texas Tech University Press
The New Press
The Story Plant
Thomas Nelson
Time Home Entertainment, Inc.
Titan Books
Tuttle Publishing
University of California Press
University of Chicago Press
University of Minnesota Press
University of North Carolina Press
University of Pittsburgh Press
University of Texas Press
University of Toronto Press
University of Washington Press
University Press of Florida
University Press of Kentucky
University Press of New England
Vanderbilt University Press
Verso Books
VIZ Media
W.W. Norton
Wayne State University Press
Westminster John Knox Press
Wilfrid Laurier University Press
Wisconsin Historical Society Press
Yale University Press
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Posted by on February 28, 2015 in books, edelweiss



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