Shenanigans at Amazon

Amazon has decided to drop all “adult” titles from their sales rankings. The interesting part is how they’re defining “adult”: John Barrowman’s autobiography Anything Goes, Mark Probst’s The Filly (a YA novel), and Alex Beecroft’s False Colors are all now stripped of their ranks, among several dozen/hundred of novels, nonfiction, biography and even the Advocate’s guide to LBGT college students.

A list of books affected is being collected at the livejournal community Meta writer. They also have some contact information if you wish to protest:

If you want to protest to Amazon direct, this is their email addy:

Other ways to get in touch with them:

Or write to their CEO:
Jeffrey Bezos.
1200 12th Avenue South, Seattle, Washington 98144-2734, United States Phone: 206-266-1000 Fax: 206-622-2405

Until this ridiculousness is over, I encourage you to buy directly from the publisher or use other retailers.

UPDATE: Smart Bitches Read Trashy Books has suggested updating the meaning of Amazon Rank.

Mirrored from Jenna

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