Deal DetailsLast Edited by cricket702 August 3, 2016 at 12:20 PM
Back from break! Thanks for all the love folks. Truly appreciated!
I offer these frequent 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. 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:
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.
- Dark Space: The Original Trilogy (Books 1-3) by Jasper T. Scott
- The Inner Circle (Comet Clement series, #1) by Kevin George
- The Terrifying Tales by Edgar Allan Poe: Tell Tale Heart; The Cask of the Amontillado; The Masque of the Red Death; The Fall of the House of Usher; The ... Purloined Letter; The Pit and the Pendulum by Edgar Allan Poe
- Bad Potions: Charmed in Vegas by Michelle Fox
- A Mystic Murder: A Witch Cozy Murder Mystery (Witches of Hemlock Cove Book 1) by Kennedy Chase
- The Reluctant Bachelorette (A Romantic Comedy) by Rachael Anderson
- Murder on the Hill (Cozy Murder Mystery) (Harley Hill Mysteries Book 1) by Kennedy Chase
- Pineapple Lies: A Pineapple Port Mystery: Book One (Pineapple Port Mysteries 1) by Amy Vansant
- Murder on the Page (Cozy Murder Mystery) (Harley Hill Mysteries Book 2) by Kennedy Chase
- £6.19 per Witching Hour (Paranormal Personnel Saga #1): magical romance story by Joanna Mazurkiewicz
- Fallen Palm: A Jesse McDermitt Novel (Caribbean Adventure Series Book 2) by Wayne Stinnett
- Shatter Me (The Jaded Series Book 1) by Alex Grayson and TOJ Publishing
- The Time Machine by H. G. Wells
- The Templar Concordat by Terrence OBrien
- Paper Roses (Texas Dreams Book #1): A Novel by Amanda Cabot
- The Key (The True Reign Series Book 1) by Jennifer Anne Davis
- Dominion (The Dominion Series Book 1) by S. E. Lund
- Wicked Designs (The League of Rogues Book 1) by Lauren Smith
- The Eye of Shiva (The Project Book 8) by Alex Lukeman
- Rules of Murder (A Drew Farthering Mystery Book #1) by Julianna Deering
- All God's Children (Peacemakers Book 1) by Anna Schmidt
- I'll Watch the Moon by Ann Tatlock
- Alice in Wonderland by Lewis Carroll
- The Complete Guide on Learning How to Crochet from Beginner to Expert: Crochet Handbook by Dorothy Wilks
- The Icecutter's Daughter (Land of Shining Water Book #1) by Tracie Peterson
- Shining in Crimson: Empire of Blood Book One (A Dystopian Vampire Novel) by Robert S. Wilson
- The Designer Bag at the Garbage Dump: A Novel by Jackie Macgirvin and Mike Bickle