I joined Booklikes for other reasons other than the review issue, though I can't deny the fact that the whole controversy played somewhat of a part in it in my decision. But there were other reasons. Included a public listopia listing system, and other factors like this.
I wanted to ask, something I've been thinking about as a writer. Wouldn't the whole fan base serving to dis anyone that gives an author a bad review, technically make the website anti-author?
It seems like allowing bad reviews, would be a bit less counter-productive. Not everyone is going to like your book, I have aspects of my own writing, that may not be for everybody. But I'm OK with that, I would rather know this. And then I'll just write my next book.
I hope that makes sense, I'm not the best communicator.