Have I compromised my integrity by reviewing free ARCs?

Does ‘free’ influence my opinion?

Ms Bubbles SockieP wrote: “I’m not saying that there aren’t honest reviewers of giveaways or competitions, but I’d like to see those who run blogs that depend on freebies for material, give a dozen 1/2/3 star critical reviews in a row… not going to happen.”

The thread, in which the above comment is from, prompted me to ask myself if I’m biased in my ratings for ARCs. Had I gone over to the darkside? Was I deceiving others as well as myself, all for the prospect of more freebies?

 

I looked at my ratings.

 

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