by admin

January 2, 2023

Thursday, 17 January 2008

Let’s Review . . .

How much do reviews (good and bad) affect your choice of reading? If you see a bad review of a book you wanted to read, do you still read it? If you see a good review of a book you’re sure you won’t like, do you change your mind and give the book a try?

I am more effected by good reviews than bad. Since discovering book blogs on the internet my TBR pile is growing at an alarming rate. If someone recommends a book I usually want to read it. If I read a bad review of a new book by an author I know I’ll buy it anyway and make up my own mind. If I’m interested in a book and read a bad review I usually read the first page or two and decide form that.

I love reading reviews but I must admit I prefer reading them after I have read the book. I like to find out what other people thought, what they did or didn’t like about it and how it left them feeling.


  1. I’m so glad I’m not the only one whose TBR pile has grown exponentially since staring blogging. If mine were ever to collapse on me the avalanche would finish me off!


  2. Yes, I am also truly shocked at the size of my TBR list. Eek! But I just can’t stop adding to it–I might miss something!
    Visiting from BTT,


  3. I often read reviews after finishing a book too. It is often better because you can read other’s opinions after you have formed your own. Have a great weekend!


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