Does the Worth of Reviews Lie in How Many Books They Sell?
Anonymous Patron writes "Based on their survey of more than 100 editors and agents, authors Dee Power and Brian Hill concluded that, contrary to prevailing opinion, book reviews take â€œnearly last placeâ€? as a way of marketing booksâ€”behind more important factors such as the writerâ€™s track record, writing quality, timeliness of topic, fan base, word-of-mouth and the authorâ€™s own promotional efforts. But thereâ€™s a bit more to the story than that blanket judgment suggests.
The Book Babes: Does the Worth of Reviews Lie in How Many Books They Sell?"