Why Readers Should Probably Be Wary of Amazon.com Reviews

This is latest of several articles I’ve read over the past few months exposing the problems of the reviews posted to Amazon.com.

Depressing…but apparently not illegal – just very unethical.

Fortunately, there are plenty of more trustworthy sources of online books reviews. (See the list of links at REVIEWS in the Booklover’s Toolbox for several dozen of them.)

When it comes to weighing evidence about whether a book may be worth buying – or even borrowing from a library – Let The Amazon.com Reader Beware.

Found via The Paris Review Daily


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