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Free Amazon kindle books for July 15. Set of well-reviewed books (4+ stars and > 100 reviews) [amazon.com]
Thanks for all the love folks. Truly appreciated!

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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#2
Excited about the DSLR beginners guide for my wife and Sherlock Holmes for both of us. Thank you
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Thanks for taking the time to post and for all the good info!
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Thanks for sharing, picked up a few that looked like good reads.
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Picked up a bunch this time, thanks! Smilie

Emmett Strong Westerns Book 2 [amazon.com] is also free.
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Please add these to your FRAUD list. They have progressed out of "free" and often sell for $0.99 or more.

Some new devs might be interested to know that these come up whenever you enter "Android Development" or "Android Programming" in Amazon's book search bar, starting in position 2.

They're all fraudulent garbage with with no value, fictitious authors, and 90%+ fake 5 star reviews. They're more than happy to take people's money, and Amazon should be ashamed of themselves for letting them stay on the site, but they actually sell lots of fraudulent things without taking any action.

https://www.amazon.com/Android-De...evelopment

https://www.amazon.com/Android-Pr...evelopment

https://www.amazon.com/Android-Pr...nav-subnav
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Thank you!
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Thank you!!!!
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Are these books free to anyone, just prime members or just kindle subscribers? Tia
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Love the photography one! THANK YOU!
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most of these show up on kindle unlimited as well. bought kindle unlimited subscription for $6/mo on prime day. not a bad deal
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accidentally bought Grant of Immunity, as the price went up to 6.99 Frown Curse you 1-click settings for kindle
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accidentally bought Grant of Immunity, as the price went up to 6.99 http://i.slickdeals.net/images/smilies/frown.gif Curse you 1-click settings for kindle
http://www.howtogeek.com/138598/h...-purchase/
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Quote from xcopy View Post :
Please add these to your FRAUD list. They have progressed out of "free" and often sell for $0.99 or more.

Some new devs might be interested to know that these come up whenever you enter "Android Development" or "Android Programming" in Amazon's book search bar, starting in position 2.

They're all fraudulent garbage with with no value, fictitious authors, and 90%+ fake 5 star reviews. They're more than happy to take people's money, and Amazon should be ashamed of themselves for letting them stay on the site, but they actually sell lots of fraudulent things without taking any action.

https://www.amazon.com/Android-De...evelopment

https://www.amazon.com/Android-Pr...evelopment

https://www.amazon.com/Android-Pr...nav-subnav
Thanks for the heads up. And they are in the Kindle Unlimited program!Mad
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