I just have to share this eye-opening post from Kayla. Online bullying has become so prevalent, but when it’s on a book related like Goodreads, it seems even worse to me. Our own Dani from http://touchmyspinebookreviews.com was targeted by a troll yesterday, and was utterly devastated. Here, in a separate incident, Kayla brings to light an author who is doing the bullying, which also has me outraged and determined to never buy one of this woman’s books!

Graceling Accountant

Hi Ya’ll.

So I wanted to open up a discussion about a problem I am noticing more and more across various social platforms: some authors, generally not highly-publicized authors but no promises, have been attacking reviewers for bad reviews of their book.

Just a warning ahead of time, the screenshots are a little blurry but still readable, and if you’re not a fan of bad language this post might not be for you.

I hopped on Goodreads today ready to scroll through my feed and noticed a huge conversation surrounding a review of The Black Rose byEliana Bonaguro. The posts have since been deleted that the author made, but after reading a negative review on their book that someone had written the author decided it was a good idea to start attacking that reviewer in the comments on their review. A ghost account also started insulting the reviewer at…

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