But beyond that I have serious issues with this whole whine-fest. Because reviews are not the only things that belong to readers. Emails belong to readers. Even the fact that I personally bought your book belongs to me as a reader unless I choose to disclose it. And if I want to communicate with an author or find out more about her/him, I will do that on my own initiative. Otherwise, leave me the heck alone.
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I wanted a book, not a relationship, thank you very much.
There is a difference between wanting to know more about your readers, and having the right to that knowledge. And if I want my use of literature to be in the form of a series of promiscuous and fleeting flings with anonymous books where I sneak out in the middle of the night and don't leave my number, that is just what I will do. (Don't judge me).