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First Impressions: Recommendations from our members

Reader reviews abound on the web these days but it's difficult to know which to trust, especially when there are businesses who will arrange for glowing "reader reviews" to be posted for just a few dollars, and many authors solicit their network of extended friends and family to post 5-star reviews, or even resort to writing them themselves under assumed names.

In light of this, let us offer you a source of reader reviews that you can trust - the ones you see below.

All the reviews linked from this page have been posted by registered BookBrowse members who received a copy of the book to review through our monthly "First Impressions" offers. Members indicate which books they are interested in reading but cannot put in priority requests.

BookBrowse's algorithms decide who gets assigned a copy and only those who receive a copy through First Impressions can post on this page. Among the 30-50 members who receive copies of a particular book it's conceivable that there might be somebody connected to the book, but unlikely; and the chances of there being enough people to influence the overall consensus is effectively non-existent.

Thus we proudly proclaim these to be honest reviews by real people!

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