Are book reviews on websites such as Amazon and Goodreads biased? I'm not sure about this - it's a question I have had for a while now. Let me know what you think about it below in the comments section or email me.
Why do I think that book reviews might be biased?
I think book reviews might be biased because of human nature. When you purchase a book and read it, you are investing a bit of money in and a lot of time into the endeavor. Now, as a human, I feel like we have a cognitive bias to prove ourselves right - we don't want to buy a book and read it all of the way through just to say it was a total waste of time. Is it possible that we will somehow justify the investment and find some kernels of beneficial information to hold up as returns to our investment of time and money? Like I said above, I'm not sure, but it wouldn't surprise me if this was the case.
Further Reading: Book Reviews by Pennies and Pounds - Do you think they are biased?
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