“most books aren’t given any marketing. Authors these days, in case you haven’t heard, are expected to shoulder most of that burden themselves.”
Excerpt From: David Gaughran. “Let’s Get Digital”. Apple Books. https://books.apple.com/se/book/lets-get-digital/id1520284501?l=en
The Raven – Once upon a midnight dreary, while I pondered, weak and weary
— Read on poets.org/poem/raven
LGT: Many book reviews appear to signal the popularity of a book, and probably as much or more than its cover and blurb. I have read a few bestsellers with myriad reviews that have not thrilled me. But I still believe that reviews make a difference.