Reviews: How to get them, when to listen to them and how to let go? Episode 011

Authors Talking Bookish by Donna Norman-Carbone and Hope Gibbs

Episode notes

When an author/writer writes a book, they invest not just their time and effort but a piece of their soul. Their hearts.They pour their thoughts, emotions, and creativity into the pages, and when that book is finally out in the world, it becomes vulnerable to the opinion of readers. And this is where book reviews come into play. They serve as the bridge between the book and its readers, helping prospective readers decide whether or not a book is worth their time and money. But why are these reviews so crucial?What are book reviews?Why are they important?Are all reviews created equal?

  • The hierarchy of reviews
    • Goodreads
    • Amazon
    • BookBub
    • Kirkus and other industry standards
    • Blurbs
    • Readers
  • The pros and cons of reviews

How does an author get reviews?

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