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ender Sun 18-Jan-15 12:10:05

Is there a quick way of finding out if a kindle book is self-published?
I'm sure there must be some good ones but would prefer not to read any more for a while. Have had too many that have rave reviews and turn out to be a waste of time and money. IMHO of course smile.

CoteDAzur Sun 18-Jan-15 14:43:29

Check if there is a print version. If not, I would bet that it is self-published.

ender Sun 18-Jan-15 16:18:34

Thanks, I should have thought of that blush.

Fuckmath Mon 26-Jan-15 00:10:45

Usually the details on amazon should tell you who the publisher is. I also like to avoid self published as more often than not they are rubbish.

Nerf Mon 26-Jan-15 00:17:15

Found this out on another thread. Always avoid stuff not through an agent / publisher - also avoid anything saying 'no 3 in the D.I. Milkard series' etc

Katinkka Thu 29-Jan-15 07:39:53

My tip is to search in 'books' only not kindle books and just get the kindle version of a book you like. There is a lot of self published drivel that's for sure.

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