NMLD Book Review Program

The Northeastern Maine Library District offers member libraries an opportunity to acquire publishers' review copies of new children's and young adult books, free of charge when a brief review is written for each title.

Requesting Books

  • Books may be requested in multiples of five, up to twenty at one time, depending on supply
  • Request form:
  • For questions, Contact Jenny Melvin at the NMLD office: Email Jenny Melvin or call 1-800-427-8336 or 1-207-947-8336 ext. 116,

Reviewing Books

  • Written reviews are to be submitted to the NMLD office within one month of receiving the books.
  • Review form: Fillable PDF Review Form: Complete online then print and mail in. Use the address on the form, attention NMLD Book Review, [PDF, 201 KB]

Book Review Tips

  • Writing reviews for fiction, nonfiction and picture books
  • Recommending for purchase or not