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POLL RESULTS: Do Online Book Reviews Affect Book Buying?

Here are the results of the latest SF Signal poll.

Has an online book review ever influenced your decision to buy a book?


(118 total votes)

A few comments this week:

“No, but I have checked several books out of the library based on online reviews” – Cynthia Dalton

“I read a ton of books and only trust the reviewers I know from the web; SFSignal; Pat’s Fantasy Hotlist; Fantasy Book Critic; Bookgasm and a handful of others. You bet they influence my book buying, and I’m glad they do.” – David

“I learned about ‘Eifelheim’ through an online book review.” – Gabriel McKee

“Any online review so long as its not Harriet Klausner.” – Trey
[John D says: Here, here!]

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About John DeNardo (13014 Articles)
John DeNardo is the Managing Editor at SF Signal and a columnist at Kirkus Reviews. He also likes bagels. So there.
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