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Now here's an unhappy publisher

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Now here's an unhappy publisher

Post by Misfit » Mon May 11th, 2009, 2:07 am

Thought we'd seen it all but apparently not. A recent thread over at Library Thing.
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Post by SonjaMarie » Mon May 11th, 2009, 2:26 am

I didn't read everything but I got the gist and YEESH!

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Post by Telynor » Mon May 11th, 2009, 11:33 am

Sheesh is right. Or rather the sleezo factor. There are so many very bad books flooding the market these days.

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Post by Chatterbox » Mon May 11th, 2009, 2:32 pm

Oh. My. God.

It's hilariously funny, in a kind of car-wreck way.

That is one reason I opted out of the early reviewer program at LT. If they ran out of my first choice, they'd simply substitute something else, often something I had zero interest in reading, much less reviewing. Glad I missed this stinker...

Although I'd like to let "stormraven" know that what he describes as 'paid ads' on book jackets are actually known as 'blurbs' and are usually provided gratis, out of goodwill or for reciprocity.

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Post by LoveHistory » Mon May 11th, 2009, 2:39 pm

WOW! So much effort that could have been better spent (on the part of the publisher).

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Post by Misfit » Mon May 11th, 2009, 5:19 pm

[quote=""Chatterbox""]Oh. My. God.

It's hilariously funny, in a kind of car-wreck way.

That is one reason I opted out of the early reviewer program at LT. If they ran out of my first choice, they'd simply substitute something else, often something I had zero interest in reading, much less reviewing. Glad I missed this stinker...

Although I'd like to let "stormraven" know that what he describes as 'paid ads' on book jackets are actually known as 'blurbs' and are usually provided gratis, out of goodwill or for reciprocity.[/quote]

I did not know that LT could substitute another book. The last thing I need is to be required to read and review a book I have no interest in. Opting out.....
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Post by michellemoran » Mon May 11th, 2009, 5:51 pm

Oy vey. What a mess.
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