Thursday, April 5, 2012

Follow Friday ( 4 )

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Have you ever bought a book BECAUSE of a bad review?
Um I don't remember if I have. Usually I buy a book based on how much I want to read it. Sometimes though, I can't help reading a review and changing where the book is on on my TBR list. 

35 comments:

  1. I don't think I have bought a book because of a bad review either. But I do read the reviews and sometimes look into the book a little more before reading it. Here is my FF
    New follower. Happy reading!

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    1. Thanks for following; you're travels page is quite impressive :D

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  2. I'm the exact same. I'm a new follower by the way :)

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  3. My TBR list is constantly fluctuating because of reviews, when I see constant ravings it definitely makes me bump it higher. And inversely, when I see a lot of negative reviews, it makes me less eager to get to it and I'll bump things up before it.

    Happy friday :)
    My FF | Giveaway

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    1. Precisely. Thanks for stopping by. :D

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  4. Old follower hopping through. I'm not so sure either if I have BOUGHT a book solely based on a negative review, but I have definitely read some because of that. *g*

    Patricia // My FF

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  5. New follower via GFC under the name "Jenny Reyes"

    Here's my fff:
    http://bookwormmia.blogspot.com/2012/04/feature-follow-friday-1.html

    Thanks!

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  6. I've also moved a book on my TBR list based on reviews, but I've never bought one because of a bad review. Thanks for stopping by my blog! New follower!

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    1. I think everyone has their own opinion so even if people write bad reviews, I'll probably buy it and read it.
      Thanks for following. :)

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  7. Thanks for stopping by my blog! I have done the same thing, changed a books "position" on my TBR pile based on a review.

    Happy Reading!

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    1. I know right! :D Finally, someone that has the same opinion haha. :)

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  8. Just hopping by, have a great week-end.

    http://tributebooksmama.blogspot.com/2012/04/feature-follow.html

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  9. New follower here =)

    My Answer: No, Reviews matter a lot to me. Not unless the book became controversial that I would really feel the need to read that book.

    http://iwrightleia.blogspot.com/2012/04/feature-and-follow-friday-2.html

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  10. New follower hopping through! Great post! I followed you through GCF and Linky Tools - you can return the favour over at http://www.bethebooks.blogspot.com :) Happy Friday!

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  11. Hopping by to say have a great weekend!
    New Linky follower :)

    The Muggle

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  12. Yeah, sometimes reading a review will make me put a book farther down my TBR list :)

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  13. Sometimes a bad review will spark me to have to see for myself, so yes I have and most times I've ended up liking the book. I'm a new GFC and linky follower.

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  14. Every once in a while I will do that too. Since I have so many books that I want to read I might move it down but I will still read it.

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  15. I agree with your answer- It's a sad fact and true one that a book one may love when they read it can be swayed by a bad review. I take note of what people say about certain books that I'm interested in, I'm still really keen to read The Selection by Keria Cass, but I've seen a few people haven't taken to it.
    New follower! My Follow Fridat

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  16. I actually think I've done this before myself, read a few negative reviews and then changed the place on my tbr list. Mostly, I've moved it up because I was so darn curious and wanted to form my own opinion, especially if it's from a genre that I normally like to read. :)

    Suz @ A Soul Unsung
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  17. I agree with you. I just read what I want to read regardless of what the reviews are. Thanks for stopping by my blog! New follower via GFC :)

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  18. Great answer! I try to form my own opinion as well :)

    Thanks for stopping by, I'm an old follower.

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  19. Purchases will never be based off a bad review for me. Why waste money?

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  20. I normally buy a book just based on the summary and cover if I've never heard of it before hah.
    New follower via GFC. :)

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  21. Hi I just joined the Feature follow! Im following you now! :)
    Brianne @ http://memoriesovertakingme.blogspot.com/2012/04/feature-and-follow-1.html

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  22. Me too :( But at the same time I love buying random books without reading the reviews so that I'm going in blind!

    Sorry for the late FF reply! Thank you for stopping by my blog, I'm following you back :)

    Natasha @ Dreamland Teenage Fantasy

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  23. I usually look at the summary first, too. But lately I've been relying on reviews and recommendations! Yep, I'd never read a book just because of a book.

    Thanks for stopping by :)

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