Originally Posted by VelvetElvis
On the contrary, I'm very interested in what others think of a book or product. If I see 200 reviews that trash it, and a dozen that like it, that's often enough for me to take a pass on it, UNLESS the subject is compelling enough to me....
Me too - I always read the reviews for books and other products. I make up my own mind, but find the reviews very helpful on whether to buy or not.