Dear Readers, Your Review Matters!

Evie Gaughan

love of books

Out of every 100 copies of my book sold, approximately 2 people will leave a review.  The fact is that most readers don’t think it’s important to leave a review and wouldn’t even consider that their opinion might improve the book’s visibility on Amazon or Goodreads.  In fact, few people outside of the publishing industry are aware of the importance of reviews.  They are the lifeblood of authors and their books – a priceless promotional tool that is aimed purely at other readers.

The publishing industry has changed a lot.  It used to be that you went to your local bookshop, picked up a book you liked the look of and if you enjoyed it, you probably loaned it to a couple of friends.  There was no such thing as writing a review and word of mouth was the only way to spread the love.  Nowadays however, leaving travel reviews on…

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