Turning My Back on Goodreads
The Doctor by Lisa Stone Fantastic addictive reading. Could not put it down. Read in a day. If you've read Lisa's other books you will not be disappointed. Could easily be a TV drama. Ashes to Amish. A different kind of book than usual but very good.
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Today was yet another sad day for book-lovers everywhere. It's official: Amazon has purchased the book-oriented social media site Goodreads. - After seeing this booklet criticized severely on Goodreads for a month, it dawned on me there was one key issue I didn't make clear enough:. This site is primarily intended to assist Independent authors, known as an Indie author in the publishing trade, especially new ones, navigate the dangerous shoals of Goodreads.
But mostly, I was just sick of being harassed. I was tired of being questioned by authors or rabid fans about my three-star reviews by the way can we talk about how a three-star review is not a bad review , people? But those are minor annoyances. The Kathleen Hale controversy snapped into focus something I had always kind of wondered about: as a woman, putting my views on the internet is an act of risk-taking. And this is gendered, folks.