The Hidden Gems ARC Program

All Genres. All You Can Read. For Free!

How Does it Work?

Get notified of new books!

Receive

Members are sent details of books in their selected genres and sign up for the ones that interest them.

Get notified of new books!

Read

Free digital copies of the books are emailed to members selected to read that book!

Get notified of new books!

Review

After reading, leave your review and fill out our reader form. Then start all over again—as often as you want!

Not a member? These are some of the books you missed.

Join thousands of other readers just like you in supporting your favorite authors while reading free books!

Join Us!

Join thousands of other readers just like you in supporting your favorite authors while reading free books!

Join Us!

What Readers are Saying About Hidden Gems

Hidden Gems is a great place to find books to read and review! They make it so simple. Choose your genre(s) then receive emails with potential books. HG sends a reminder when the book goes live, and their form even finds the review without pasting in the link! It’s the easiest ARC site I use!

Rachel C.

USA

I love love being a reviewer, especially with Hidden Gems since they allow you to pick and choose the genres and books you want to read so it’s always interesting because you’re picking. They don’t hound you constantly for your review, and will give you a read out of what books you’ve read and what books still need reviewing. I also like getting new best sellers before they are out. All in all a great program.

Red52eb

Largo, Florida

I love the easy way to complete the forms as they are.

Cindy H.

New Orleans, LA

From the Blog

The Complex Relationship Between Authors and Free Books

There’s a lot of mistaken belief when it comes to free books, from both authors and readers alike.  After all, whether they’re doing it for the love of the art, or just as a job, most authors still want to earn money from their work, so how can free books ever be a good thing?  The truth is, the relationship between authors and free books go back a long time – and like any relationship… it’s complicated. Every so often I see a reader don their white hat to make the argument that they don’t use an ARC program because they think that authors should get paid for their work. An admirable sentiment, for sure.  Still, I can’t help but wonder if those same readers have ever used a library, or borrowed a novel from a friend?  After all, readers have been using those as traditionally acceptable sources of free… Read More >

Hidden Gems Romance

We also offer a newsletter featuring some of the hottest romance books deals, sent to thousands of voracious romance readers a few times a week.

This Week's Featured Romance Book