Friday, 6 April 2012

Follow Friday - 06/04/2012


Follow Friday is a weekly meme hosted by Parajunkee and Alison can read. Each week participants are given a prompt. This week's is: 



Q: Have you ever bought a book BECAUSE of a bad review?


In all likelihood, I have but I'm not sure I can name one off the top of my head. When I'm browing for new reads on GR then I'll often read the 1 or 2-star reviews before I read the good reviews. I did read a bad review of Cinder that only served to solidify my determination to read it, but it had been on my TBR for a long time before that so I'm not sure whether that counts.

How about you? Leave a comment with a link to your blog and I'll be sure to pop over and leave a comment in return when I get home this evening!

Happy hopping and have a great weekend! 

9 comments:

  1. I don't think for now I've read a book because of that, I prefer to read the books with great review...

    Here is mine

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  2. I haven't bought a book just BECAUSE it had negative reviews. But I have read books despite the fact that other people didn't like them.

    Stop by my Follow Friday post!

    I'm a new GFC follower :)

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  3. Hi there :) just hopping through. I don't buy books just because of a review.

    Here is my choice...

    Feature & Follow

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  4. Unless I am really wanting to read a book, negative reviews don't inspire me to buy one.

    Here's my Friday Hops

    Have a GREAT weekend!

    Old Follower :)

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  5. Hopping by to say have a great weekend!
    New email follower :)

    The Muggle

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  6. I'm not sure why anyone would want to read a book with a lot of bad reviews. Too many books!

    Old follower.

    My follow friday

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  7. To be honest, it kind of drives me crazy when people say not to read this book or that book, because they don't like it and then they say that they're not going to read another book by that author because one or two didn't satisfy them. It's like, you have to be willing to take a risk or give something a chance, and not always take someone else's word for it. That's how you find out what you do and don't really like and at least you'll know for sure.

    Great FF. I am a new follower and I hope you have a great weekend. :)

    Suz @ A Soul Unsung
    My Follow & Feature Friday!
    The Immortal Rules Giveaway!
    The JLA Covenant Series Swag Giveaway!
    H A P P Y R E A D I N G ! ! !
    susanhaugland@att.net

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  8. Old follower, just hopping through to say: Happy Easter!

    Patricia // My FF

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  9. New follower from Feature & Follow, pleased to meet you! It's my first week signed up, I'd love it if you came by to visit :) Link to my FF post.

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