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weaver145 889 2,770 January 12, 2016 at 06:00 AM in Books & Magazines (3) More Amazon Deals
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Free Amazon kindle book set # 2 of well reviewed books for Jan 12 ( 4+ stars and > 100 reviews) [amazon.com]


Public service announcement: If you like the kind of books I list ( free books rated generally 4 stars or more and minimum of 100 reviews- with very few exceptions) and fear you may have missed some of my recent posts simply go here:

http://slickdeals.net/newsearch.php?searchuserid=153555&starteronly=1

Many of the deals I have posted recently can still be obtained for free and can help you build quite a library of good reads on the cheap.

Please don't forget to come back and thumb this post up so I know there is interest in me posting. click "follow" for early notification when I post these deals as many do expire within minutes or hours of posting.

As always books are free at time of posting. PLEASE always double check before buying as they tend to not stay free for long. If a book is no longer free I ask that instead of thumbing down that you please reply to alert others and move on.

Why does 100+ 4 star reviews matter? Simple. Amazon lists many thousands of books that regularly go on rotation as free. The vast majority of these are trashy romance novels and worthless "how to" books and "box sets". These guides are for the most part copy-paste online content and Wikipedia articles with catchy titles like "DiY Box Set of basket weaving" or "Improve your looks in 10 easy steps" or "Best crockpot recipes Ever!" etc (you catch the drift) .

These guides and box sets are hastily put together and sold by "entrepreneurs" using mostly fictitious authors with disclaimers inside that they are for entertainment purposes only. They just need free zero dollar "sales" so they can increase their Amazon sales rank and get priority on the Amazon search filters. Once their sales rank crosses above a certain level, they return the price to "regular" and lure unsuspecting buyers believing the 25 page brochure being sold as a box set of "books" is actually worth a dollar or more. Many of these guides are heavily promoted here on SD frequently (and likely by the same people that published them).

Anyways, by focusing on 4 stars or more with 100 + reviews you avoid filling your library with crap and also avoid becoming an unsuspecting party to the free ebook scam.

Please support real authors and not scam artists.
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Just want to say I've been seeing all these recent Kindle posts of yours and I gotta say, I really appreciate it! Love the format, makes it really easy for me to make preliminary decisions and quickly look through the list

Thanks a ton!
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Just want to say I've been seeing all these recent Kindle posts of yours and I gotta say, I really appreciate it! Love the format, makes it really easy for me to make preliminary decisions and quickly look through the list

Thanks a ton!

Thank you! I experimented with different formats and settled on this after a few of you mentioned they really liked it. Turns out it's the easiest way for me to list as well!

Now I just need to help educate the community here that the vast majority of free ebooks being peddled here are done to recruit our community to goosing Amazon sales ranks so that worthless documents with catchy titles can then be sold to unsuspecting folks for real money. These same people thumb down my posts relentlessly every day. It's me against the windmills perhaps.
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Thank you! I experimented with different formats and settled on this after a few of you mentioned they really liked it. Turns out it's the easiest way for me to list as well!

Now I just need to help educate the community here that the vast majority of free ebooks being peddled here are done to recruit our community to goosing Amazon sales ranks so that worthless documents with catchy titles can then be sold to unsuspecting folks for real money. These same people thumb down my posts relentlessly every day. It's me against the windmills perhaps.
Wow---I never thought of myself as "naive" as I'm generally pretty cynical, but I would never have thought that people could be so rude! To thumb down for something like that? I guess I'm a slut for thumbing people: I tend to be indiscriminate about thumbing up for posts which I find good, relevant to me or not. Please continue with the good work---it is so very much appreciated all the way here in Hawaii!!!
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Wow---I never thought of myself as "naive" as I'm generally pretty cynical, but I would never have thought that people could be so rude! To thumb down for something like that? I guess I'm a slut for thumbing people: I tend to be indiscriminate about thumbing up for posts which I find good, relevant to me or not. Please continue with the good work---it is so very much appreciated all the way here in Hawaii!!!

Mahalo
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