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Preview-a-Book provides book excerpts to booksellers, distributors, libraries and more!

Increase your share of the growing online book market with

Preview-a-Book's 555,000 Book Excerpts!

Thousands of Publishers


Preview-a-Book specializes in the business of book excerpts.  We create/convert, aggregate, and license/distribute book excerpts for and on behalf of thousands of publishers around the world.

555,000 Book Excerpts


Online retail sites and library systems use our database of over 555,000 conveniently formated HTML/XML book excerpts to help readers discover the individual value of a book by simulating an actual book store experience.

Increased SEO & Sales


Adding our book excerpts, which are crawled by major search engines, on your site improves a book’s ranking in search engine results—ensuring readers find, sample and buy from you!

Preview-a-Book is trusted by the top book selling companies & library systems...


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Large retailers license access to our entire database of excerpts for their use in online display and discovery.


Book marketing services, like NetGalley, use our excerpts to drive discoverability and engagement through reading samples.

Author services companies use us to create excerpts and return them for their own marketing packages.

Specialty retailers order a small subset of our database for a particular use or application for their market segment.

Library system suppliers provide our database of excerpts to tens of thousands of libraries worldwide.

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