"Authors want reviews of their books. Publishers want reviews of their author’s books. Therefore, it got me to thinking about these reviews that are wanted, said Susan Reichert, Editor-in-Chief for Southern Writers Magazine
Read article: To Review or not to Review
What is a review? The dictionary defines it as a formal assessment of something with the possibility of change if necessary.
Taking this definition in consideration, reviews are important to help authors to improve their writing. The review doesn't need to be long or elaborated. Some readers want more concrete proof that your book is worth buying, which is why book reviews play an important role in getting your book known.