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Free Amazon kindle books for May 20. 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 and sort by newest

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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Last Edited by sanders May 20, 2016 at 09:35 AM
Users can also sign up for a free 30-day Audible trial [amazon.com] and get one free audiobook of their choosing.
"Post-Human Omnibus Edition (1-4) (Post-Human Series)" is available on Audible for $2.99 [amazon.com] which is a great price for 4 books. ~sanders

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You had me excited with the Post-Human quad in the pic! Is it free?
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Thank you!
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Thanks! Picked up a few Smilie
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Just wanted to say thanks for taking the time and sorting it like that. I just hit your link and download anything i (might) want to read.
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George MacDonald ("Lilith") is always an interesting read, but keep in mind he's 19th century & all his books are available on Gutenberg.org.
Also there are some very nice audio versions of his books on Librivox.org including this book.
FYI... "Lilith" is Christian theology allegory, but is arguably a universal salvation view... lots of room for hater posts of many persuasions.

"Agnes Grey" is also 19th century & freely available. I haven't screened the librivox offerings, if there are any. Anne, wasn't as well known as her sisters.

Also note that "Post-Human Omnibus Edition (1-4) (Post-Human Series)" is available on Audible for $2.99 [amazon.com] which is a great price for 4 audiobooks.
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Quote from sylentz View Post :
You had me excited with the Post-Human quad in the pic! Is it free?
I just downloaded it now.
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Also note that "Post-Human Omnibus Edition (1-4) (Post-Human Series)" is available on Audible for $2.99 [amazon.com] which is a great price for 4 books.
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I just downloaded it now.
Used this link thanks. Love me so free stuff.
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Thanks, OP - got quite a few from today's list!
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Thanks/Rep!
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