Review Or Die! (Not you, the Reader — the Author)

21 Mar

This is a great article on why to review by my friend Mary.

Elk Jerky for the Soul


It’s a pain to write reviews. If I liked a book, I liked it. I don’t need to review it. Maybe I’ll tell some friends. Maybe I’ll lend the book to someone else. And it sounds stupid to say, “This book was great! I loved it!” What good does that do anyone? Other readers don’t care about reviews. They pick a book because they get pulled in by the cover, they’re a fan of the genre, or a friend or some bigshot blogger they follow recommended it. Who cares about my little dumb reviews?


Honestly, I can sympathize with those reasons for not writing a review. But I’m still going to shoot them down and give you some help to understand why every time you read a book but don’t review it, you are sucking just a little bit of life out of that author. If people keep taking these…

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Posted by on March 21, 2016 in Book Reviews


2 responses to “Review Or Die! (Not you, the Reader — the Author)

  1. Sandra Barnett

    June 15, 2017 at 6:08 am

    Where is Redeeming Family the last of the Redeeming series?

    • pastorgeorgemcvey

      June 15, 2017 at 8:47 am

      Sandra I am working on it. I’m promising that it will be published before the end of 2017 having a little trouble with it.


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