Has affected your view/review in regard to a certain book? 5- Would you consider a review of a book biased? When the reader . - Prior knowledge for me has an affect on the book, both positive and negative, it depends on each case. . end, a fact which devastated me throughout the entire book, because she really hoped to survive. 3- I do . to do with literature. B- Negative: I never read books that were written by authors who follow injustice. I . vowed never to read his books. 5- Yes, as a matter of fact such a review is biased. However, I trust that . discernment and taste will not necessarily be affected by a biased review, unless unjust. Thus, I judge by the essence of . the review, as there are many factors involved. A biased review is not necessarily an indication for.