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Free Amazon kindle books for Apr 8. Set of well reviewed books (4+ stars and > 100 reviews) [amazon.com]

I offer these daily lists as a healthy alternative to the junk crap scam guides and coloring books that are peddled here daily by unscrupulous publishers. Please see the link below for more information about this:

Why does 100+ 4 star reviews matter? Simple. Amazon lists many thousands of books that regularly drop in price to "free". The vast majority of these books, however are nothing but trashy romance novels and worthless "how to" or "self-help" books and "box sets". Many of these guides are published with the express intent to defraud less savvy readers.

These free guides (with very few exceptions) seldom contain anything but transcribed public domain online content, recipes and articles lifted from sources like Wikipedia. [reddit.com] They are given catchy titles like "DiY Box Set of basket weaving" or "25 Amazing Tips to Lose Weight Fast" or "50 Best Crockpot Recipes Ever!" Or "ZenMasterDoodle adult coloring book" (containing nothing but public domain stock images) . These guides take literally minutes to package and publish. These publishers attribute the material to a fictitious author (often with a Western sounding name). They also frequently Pay for fake 5 star reviews (or generate their own).

These brochures NEED free zero dollar "sales" so they can quickly increase their Amazon sales rank and get priority on the Amazon search filters. Once their sales rank crosses above a certain level, they switch the price to several dollars and lure unsuspecting buyers believing the 44 page double spaced x-large font brochure being sold as an "Ultimate box set" of books" is actually worth money. By the time the real copyright owners can react, the book is pulled from Amazon and the material gets a fresh stock cover photo and slightly new title under a different author.

Unfortunately many of these crappy guides are promoted here on SD daily - about as frequently as they are published - (most likely by the same people who publish and profit from their sales) . They recruit your time and your Amazon account to generate their free sales. Remember: when something is free on the internet, more often than not, YOU become the product.

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

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. Also it helps to counteract the multitude of thumbs down I get daily from these publishers who are seeing the SD effect diminished since I started my rants against their practices.

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.


Thank you and Please support real authors and not scam artists.
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something that you can do to ensure that you are receiving legitimate product is review the seller them self. sellers that are brand new are ones that I don't trust, especially if the price is too good to be true
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Quote from BrittanyT6705 View Post :
something that you can do to ensure that you are receiving legitimate product is review the seller them self. sellers that are brand new are ones that I don't trust, especially if the price is too good to be true

Not sure I follow you but OK if it helps!

It is estimated that 95% or more of the total book revenue on Amazon goes to 1% of the publishers/authors. This leaves 99% of the self published and lesser known authors competing for the other 5%

The only way these folks get noticed is by moving up the sales ranks (which takes into account free day sales). When the top 100 lists get filled up with COPY/PASTE DIY guides and Zen doodle type books that are mass produced daily, it crowds out legitimate authors that may in some cases have invested several years to write and publish a single book.

Think about that next time you feel the urge to grab one of those free Box Sets of crock pot recipes or Success tips that are nothing but material you could have easily Googled instead and which are not written neither by enthusiasts nor experts but simply use material stolen from the web and in some cases paraphrased by a non- native English speaker. These are essentially guide book mills which are preying daily on unsuspecting readers. Nuff said.

PS - if you want adult coloring book material just google any topic you want (animals, flowers, mandala etc) and "adult coloring pdf" and do an image search on google. there is more of this freely available stuff out there than crayons in the world to color them. That's where these books are grabbing their content from.
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Thank you!
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