How Important Are Book Reviews?


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A few days ago, this articlecame out on Consumerist.com. If you don’t want to click over and read it right this second, allow me to summarize: there are companies that sell five-star reviews to authors, and Amazon is suing these companies.

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2 thoughts on “How Important Are Book Reviews?

  1. I haven’t read this yet (am about to) but totally agree these companies should be sued.

    • Playing devil’s advocate here, but could those companies be considered to loosely be ‘advertising’ companies? It’s a detestable ploy and skews the whole market, but a review is like an ad for the book, from a consumer…

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