Posts Tagged: book ratings

Three out of five is fine with me

A while back, I was involved in a discussion on the nature and desire for reviews with other self-published/indie authors.  A common theme was that any rating below four stars (using the Amazon rating system as the barometer) was a drag on the book’s appeal. The conversation was lively and ran the gamut from “all… Read more »

My book ratings are falling…thank goodness!

Finally. The great thing about lovers of books is also the worst thing about lovers of books, namely, they read a lot of books. Though I have sent out many copies of What if?, What Next? and What Now? over the course of three giveaways through Goodreads, an active reader who receives the book is… Read more »

What to do with a bad review?

“There is no such thing as bad publicity” No one can tell who first said this popular quote, but there are plenty of examples of it not being correct. Sooner or later, I am going to get a bad review.  It’s inevitable, especially as I gain a wider reading audience across my books.  The recent… Read more »