It appears that Goodreads reviews and ratings, will no longer appear on Kobo book pages.

In March 2013, Amazon purchased Goodreads, but it seemed Kobo would continue to use their reviews. Mainly due to a lack of their own review structure.

This is no longer the case. It also appears it was a decision by Kobo, not Amazon.

Reviews are really important for indie authors. Now on Kobo, you have none.

Without more on this, it is hard to judge what Kobo is thinking. It appears to be a strange move without having a replacement system in place.

What do you guys think about this? I want to hear your opinion in the comments. It affects you more than anybody.

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