Reviews, do yours get removed from Amazon?

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Being most of my book sales occur in person instead of online, I have found it next to impossible to have posted reviews accepted by Amazon. Instead, the reviews are posted by my readers and then within a day or two Amazon takes them down. This has happened on numerous occasions since publishing with Create Space.
All and all I have been happy with Amazon as a customer. They run a great retail outfit that delivers good products. Their shipping is first rate. It is as an author that I have had less than stellar results regarding this issue of denying reviews. This has become a point of friction that Amazon is unwilling to acknowledge any flexibility.
In order to sidestep this issue, the last Amazon Representative suggested I publish to Kindle and do book give aways which result in “verified purchasers” and thus the reviews will remain posted. I see nothing wrong with this avenue except: what motivation does the reader have to post a review?
Any suggestions as to navigating this conundrum would be appreciated. In the mean time I have sponsored a free book give away for Oct 21 and 22.   All of my books are at this link: http://amzn.to/2yEAVUu

Reviews?

Richard Rensberry, Author at QuickTurtle Books®

 

 

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Links to e-Book Give Away, Oct. 20, 21, & 22

 

 

http://amzn.to/2yra26K  Goblin’s Goop    

http://amzn.to/1M8WYoB  Christmas Christmas Everyday

http://amzn.to/2nW6WSo  Colors Talk

http://amzn.to/2nqE6G3  How the Snake Got Its Tail

http://amzn.to/2hPc4Dd   The Love Tree

http://amzn.to/2xR16b1 City Slicker’s Guide to the Amish Country

http://amzn.to/265rdpF  The Wolf Pack Moon

http://amzn.to/2yxsZ57  If I Were A Garden

Richard Rensberry, Author at QuickTurtle Books®

 

Free eBook Days, Oct 20, 21 & 22

It is the giving time of year!

QuickTurtle Books® is making most of our eBooks available for free download Oct. 20, 21 & 22.

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Goblin’s Goop, Christmas Christmas Everyday, Colors Talk, How the Snake Got Its Tail, The Love Tree and City Slicker’s Guide to the Amish Country are all a part of this 3 day give-away. Continue reading

Midwest Book Reviews

MBR Bookwatch: September 2017
James A. Cox, Editor-in-Chief
Midwest Book Review
278 Orchard Drive, Oregon, WI 53575
Lorraine’s Bookshelf
Goblin’s Goop
Richard Rensberry, author
Arun Kumar, illustrator
QuickTurtle Books LLC
richardrensberry.com 
9781940736228, $13.99, PB, 56 pages, www.amazon.com
“Goblin’s Goop” is a kids’ heroic cartoon epic about environmental threats of dastardly GMOs and other poisonous, factory (man)-made substances. To the amazing rescue march the soldiers of nature, bugs! Ants, bees, crickets, mosquitos, even flowers and birds come making their own martial music, ready to defend the essence of healthy Nature and the environment everywhere, even in poisoned ground. They surround the evil, goblins’ goop making factory of Monsanto, and like Joshua, they blow and blow until the walls come tumbling down. Charming epic verse is complemented by bright portraiture of the insects’ attack in the defense of Nature. Children ages 5-8 will revel in the story and pictures, cheering the demise of the evil green goblins and their poisonous goop, at the hands of the unlikely heroic challengers, bugs! Dedicated to all kids in the future who deserve a better world, “Goblin’s Goop” is a modern morality fable based on environmental truths.
Nancy Lorraine
Senior Reviewer

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Musty Old Books

When the door to my mother opened
for the ninth time
I was born
into the land of strawberries
and Bantam roosters, into a storm
of purple lilacs and sweet cherry trees
with red arms reaching
like my brother’s and sister’s
come to carry me into the fields of alfalfa
and sweet clover where the rhubarb fanned
its green umbrella. Continue reading

MEET THE AUTHORS: Richard and Mary Rensberry

Bette Stevens, A Pleasure to Work With

Bette A. Stevens, Maine Author

“MEET THE AUTHORS”

Authors Richard Rensberry (GOBLIN’S GOOP ) and Mary Rensberry (I AM SPIRIT, the ABCs of an Ideal Spirit) are with us today to share a bit of their personal story and to tell us about their latest books. So, let’s get ready to meet the authors! ~Bette A. Stevens, Maine authorhttp://www.4writersandreaders.com

Welcome Richard and Mary Rensberry. It’s a pleasure to have you with us today. Tell us a little about your family life how it fits into your writing life.

Our lives have always been rooted deep in family. I was one of nine children born and raised on a farm in Northern Michigan.  I am an uncle, great uncle and great, great uncle many times over.  Mary was born and raised in Texas in the city and also on a ranch in the country. She is the mother of two morally sound…

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Book Covers and Vegetables

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I know my vegetables because I grew up on a farm that raised them. I planted them, nurtured them, picked them and ate them. A good vegetable has a distinct complexion, aroma, color and appearance that speaks quite eloquently. When I see one I know it, but it is rarely in a grocery store. The grocery store vegetables are bred and judged on qualities that are not natural to a vegetable. A hard, juiceless tomato is a good grocery store tomato because it withstands abuse, and because it is picked and shipped green and then forced ripened it lacks a good tomato’s flavor and vitality. It is an anemic mutant of what a real tomato should be. I won’t eat it. Continue reading

Free Gifts Today!

FREE GIFTS TO ALL OF OUR  WORD PRESS FRIENDS! http://amzn.to/2n5srwa

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All of our E-BOOKS can be downloaded for free until April 3rd in celebration of National Library Week. Reviews welcome and much appreciated.

Richard and Mary Rensberry, Authors at QuickTurtle Books

Goblin’s Goop

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Full of Goblin’s and bugs!                                                                                                                               This is a fully illustrated children’s book that is a modern take on the Battle of Jericho.   It is set in the environs of Monsanto’s Evil Empire and is sure to capture the imagination of any child. Continue reading