That’s a good thing if you’re an indie author or an avid reader. The prices go down for the buyer, yet writers keep a higher percentage of sales; supply and options widen, yet authors always have access to the marketplace.
According to a story by David Vinjamuri in Forbes called Publishing is Broken, We’re Drowning in Indie Books – And That’s a Good Thing (which I highly recommend you read), the only problem with the glut of available books is we’re “drowning in bad writing.”
Or more to the point– there is no trusted big daddy review-site for books.
A few places you can turn to in the meantime to get your books reviewed:
(and one of these sites may just develop into the kind of review-data powerhouse the publishing industry needs)
What websites do you turn to for book recommendations? Where have you gotten your independent book reviewed? Let us know in the comments section below.