It’s very simple. Review the book, deny Amazon the review, blog it yourself and tweet it. If Amazon is dependent upon reviews, starve them out of existence.
Originally posted on Laura Freed !:
To recap: Amazon deleted then blocked my reviews. After I took Amazon’s censorship public on Social Media, they said they were going to reinstate my reviews and reviewing privileges. However, reviews were still missing.
I contacted an author of a book I was sure I had reviewed some time ago – but was missing from my reviews: Dr. Brian Anse Patrick. Dr. Patrick wrote 10 Commandments of Propaganda. I explained the situation and wondered if he kept copies of his reviews and had a copy of my review.
I have never talked to Dr. Patrick before (however, I’ve always meant to write him an appreciation letter…along with David Mamet!) and was thrilled when he responded.
He explained he does not keep copies of reviews, but does keep track of the number of reviews and notices when new reviews arrive. He stated after my letter, he checked Amazon and noticed there…
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