My reviews, like all book reviews, are for the benefit of readers. My blog is designed for aspiring writers, helping them choose the right book for their writing and publishing journey.
When authors of the books I review enter the comment section, it makes for an uncomfortable atmosphere. This is true even if the comment is a positive one.
Therefore, as of 2015, I will no longer allow authors to comment on reviews of their own books. Any comments left by the author of the book under review will be deleted.