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The difference between a good book review and a bad book review

As editor at Free-eBooks.net, book reviews come across my desk daily. Sometimes there are such good reviews that our authors respond to them personally. Sometimes there are some really bad ones and our authors end up asking us to remove them because they detract from the overall experience. It got me thinking about what makes a review good, or bad.

You may not be a writer yourself, but that doesn’t mean you can’t go with me on this journey.

Creating is something we can all relate to. We all do a little creating every day within our daily

Join the Food Revolution

Our friend and bestselling author John Robbins is inviting our Facebook friends to spend an inspiring and life-changing week with revolutionary thinkers and visionaries that will put the POWER IN YOUR HANDS when it comes to the food you eat! Best of all this is FREE! Use this link to sign-up: http://ow.ly/au4l4 we want to know if this appeals to you, so we can only bring you the best invitations, so please leave a comment letting us know.

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Free-ebooks.net Announces Our Partnership with bookboon.com

Here we grow again.

We have seen several recent changes at the Free-ebooks.net website. Not long after our partnership with Ampersand Academic Press we are partnering with bookboon.com to bring you FREE textbooks.

On April 17, 2011, we partnered with bookboon.com to offer our members the dynamic opportunity to download free textbooks in the categories of: Business, Computer Sciences, Engineering, Mathematics and Science. You can browse the new ebrary by visiting our home page at http://ow.ly/amu0Z, scroll down to the bottom of the left vertical menu (and incidentally, that’s new too!) to the section titled “Textbooks”. Have

The KDP Select program; just how wonderful is it?

Amazon.com announced the Kindle Direct Publishers Select program on December 8th; at least, that was when I got the email. The email itself is typical KDP email, bland and featureless but the message it delivers sounds enticing. Let’s examine it in a little more detail.

Initial impressions.

On the face of the offer, you get to promote your book on Amazon.com for free for an unlimited number of 5 day periods throughout the time your book is enrolled in the KDP Select program.

Your book gets a share in a fund allocated by Amazon.com for all Select participants.

Book clubs anyone?

Have you ever joined a book club?

Traditionally, book clubs were known as reading groups and they are typically a group of readers who gathered together on a regular basis to read and discuss what they read. During the 18th and 19th centuries they served as an outlet for discussion and debate.

Lately, book clubs have evolved to be something entirely different. The not only foster discussion and debate, but some of them make books available to their membership. What they both have in common, however, is that they serve as a means to expose their membership to