Posts Tagged: Amazon

Amazon vs. Hachette, a cage match

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Amazon, after discouraging customers from buying books from publisher Hachette (Orbit), has abruptly escalated the battle by refusing orders late Thursday for upcoming Hachette books. Although this situation has generated a great deal of anger, it’s worth pointing out this is not new behavior as in 2010 Amazon removed direct access to Macmillan (Tor) books. And, of course, we all… Read more »

Amazon’s Response to Author Reviews

This is somewhat in response to the following articles: Amazon Removes Reviews by Joe Konrath Amazon Bans Authors from Reviewing Books? by Teresa Frohock Word on the street seems to be indicating that reviews written by authors, for other authors, on Amazon have been, or are being, removed. I’m not sure what to make of… Read more »