As a person who is contemplating books any of the books sold at Amazon, you have the option of either reading through the Amazon book reviews, or opting not to read the reviews. We are, however, of the opinion that taking time to read through the reviews is worthwhile. That is because there are certain critical bits of information that you can obtain from the Amazon books reviews in question.
Firstly, from the Amazon book reviews in question, you can obtain information about the book authors. From some of the reviews, you may have a chance to figure out what the motivations of the book writers were, what circumstances the writers were living under when they wrote the books and so on. This sort of information is usually very helpful: because to understand a book deeply, you need to understand the writer’s influences as well.
Secondly, from the Amazon book reviews, you can obtain information on what the other people who have read the books think. Then, by the time you finish reading the books, you can have figured out whether or not you agree with those sentiments.
Thirdly, from the Amazon book reviews, you can obtain information on the major themes in the books, and how those themes are dealt with. This can tell you whether the books you are considering buying are worth buying or not.
Of course, reading through the reviews, you may end up getting glimpses into the plot and substance of the story. That can kill the joy, especially if the books in question are novels (or similar works).