Amazon #bookreviews: what #bookbloggers need to know

I don’t do reviews on Amazon but for anyone who does


Most of the book bloggers I know post their book reviews to Amazon as well as to their blog.  I usually post mine to my blog first, then Goodreads, Amazon, Barnes & Noble, Indigo, etc.

Although Amazon is usually very quick to publish my reviews, there have been a few occasions when my reviews got rejected!

The first time this happened I couldn’t for the life of me figure out what I had done wrong.  WELL… it turns out that Amazon runs an algorithm to STOP certain keywords.  And my innocent little reviews got caught in that algorithm.

It might be something very innocent. My two rejections included the expressions “a cock-up” (to make a mess of things) included in my review of “Death in profile” by Guy Fraser-Sampson, AND “wankers” (British insult describing  contemptible persons) which is included in

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Hi! I'm Rae. 26 Book Blogger. Booktuber. Gryffinclaw. Coffee & Tea Lover.
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2 Responses to Amazon #bookreviews: what #bookbloggers need to know

  1. ashley says:

    I never review my books on Amazon. I only review them on Barnes and Noble and Goodreads.

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