Book Reviews & WHY They Matter

Generous offer from Colleen Chesebro regarding reviews.

Word Craft Poetry

As an avid reader, I have spent the last few years reviewing books on my blog and on other websites that help to promote Indy Authors. It has been an honor to read and review over one hundred and forty books in the last couple of years.

There are several reasons why I engaged in the review process:

  1. Writing a review has been my way of saying thank you to the author. Writing a book is a long and detailed process, and as an author, I know how much work I put into my own writing. I can think of no better way to let an author know that I appreciated all the hard work they put into writing a novel other than helping to spread the word of their success.
  2. My reviews contributed to spreading the word to other readers about authors and books that I enjoyed. I have…

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3 responses to “Book Reviews & WHY They Matter”

  1. Thank you so much for sharing, Pat. We all need reviews. Even if we only do them on our blogs and spread them around that way! Hugs. ❤

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    • Yes. I have a colleague whose been banned from Amazon as a reviewer, but this person still writes reviews on blog and then authors can use the review to post on Author Central under Editorial Reviews. Then it will appear on sale page on Amazon.

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      • Ohhh, I will have to look at that under editorial reviews. Interesting. Thanks for sharing that. ❤


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