Amazon… A virtual marketplace, or Big Brother?

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A couple of weeks ago I read the third installment of a series I really loved. I will refrain from sharing the name of the novel and its author.

Like any reader, as soon as I finished reading, I wrote my review. When I tried posting it on Amazon (I did buy the eBook, just like any normal and decent human being would), I received a rather concerning email.

I will not share the screenshot of the email as it does contain the title of the book and name of the author. In its place I have copied the body of the email below.

Dear Amazon Customer,

Thanks for submitting a customer review on Amazon. Your review could not be posted to the website in its current form. While we appreciate your time and comments, reviews must adhere to the following guidelines:
http://www.amazon.com/review-guidelines

Here I was, thinking I had included an…

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Blog Tour + Character Interview, Review & Giveaway: Falling Away by Penelope Douglas

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Welcome to today’s stop on the blog tour for Falling Away by Penelope Douglas! I’m so excited to share the Q&A I had with KC, Jax, Madoc, and Fallon!

KC, what is it about Jax that perfectly complements you?

Jax taught me how to let go of things. All my life I’d been following rules and doing things the way I was taught without even considering why or that I could live my life my own way. He taught me to think outside the box. It was okay to make my decisions and change it up.

And Jax, what is it about KC that perfectly complements you?

She taught me to hang on. That I was just as good as anyone else, and I didn’t need to be alone to be strong. I realized I wanted to build something good with someone else.

Jax, why…

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