To our many recent winners-- congrats! Too many to mention, but you know who you are! : ) Happy reading!
Today is the cover reveal for Amanda Lester and the Pink Sugar Conspiracy Coloring Book by Paula Berinstein and Anna Mogileva. This cover reveal is organized by Lola's Blog Tours. Amanda Lester and the Pink Sugar Conspiracy Coloring Book by Paula Berinstein and Anna Mogileva Genre: Coloring Book Blurb: Twenty fun-to-color detailed drawings featuring characters... Continue Reading →
My thanks to https://thisismytruthnow.com/2017/07/25/tag-music-genre-book-v2/comment-page-1/#comment-6575 for nominating me for this tag. Let me jog my memory for books to fit the bill. : ) Celtic punk: Favourite Obscure Book/ A Book with a Non-Western Setting I thought it was a great read looking at the culture of old Japan, the way things had always been, and the... Continue Reading →
Blurb: A narcissistic professional photographer lived a dangerous double life as a serial killer. He'd focus his rage on prostitutes mostly. It wasn't uncommon for him to bring them home then try to explain why they were there to his wife. Sexual urges met, either via rape or after paying for kinky sex, the killer would... Continue Reading →
Author John Comfort is generously giving away 10 signed copies of his book, Panther In The Sun to 10 lucky winners. (See older posts for reviews and interview with the author). a Rafflecopter giveaway
Blurb: It is 1904 and Rebecca Lawrence, a shy young woman tied to the village she was raised in, is taken by her father across England and placed into a society that will bring her confidence and conflict, and also set her on a path to falling in love. When years later the First World... Continue Reading →
Congratulations to Stephanie, winner of Disaster Falls by Stephane Gerson! We hope you like the book as much as we did!
Totally agree… something needs to be done. Honest authors work too hard to be ripped off by ones who do not wish to put in the effort. I hope Amazon starts to act to stop this unethical practice, before they lose more trusted authors. My thanks to https://davidgaughran.wordpress.com/2017/07/15/scammers-break-the-kindle-store/ for sharing this alarming news with us.
On Friday, a book jumped to the #1 spot on Amazon, out of nowhere; it quickly became obvious that the author had used a clickfarm to gatecrash the charts.
The Kindle Store is officially broken.
This is not the first time this has happened and Amazon’s continued inaction is increasingly baffling. Last Sunday, a clickfarmed title also hit #1 in the Kindle Store. And Amazon took no action.
Over the last six weeks, one particularly brazen author has put four separate titles in the Top 10, and Amazon did nothing whatsoever. There are many such examples.
I wrote at the start of June about how scammers were taking over Amazon’s free charts. That post led to a phone conversation with KDP’s Executive Customer Relations.
Repeated assurances were given that the entire leadership team at Amazon was taking the scammer problem very seriously indeed. But it was also stressed that the…
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The two books chosen for this letter are: Blurb: "A young idealist, heedless of his father's warnings, sets forth to help his downtrodden countrymen and to find happiness in a beautiful dancer. He falls into a merciless trap and defies untold dangers to regain his freedom.... Here are the ageless elements of the world's great... Continue Reading →