This week’s GoodEReader.com Ebook of the Week is the YA paranormal work I Wish… which beguilingly unveils an entire town of witches, an eccentric author-grandmother, a pink RV, and a family on the run attempting to hide in plain sight. When Thistle Nettlebottom discovers that the matriarchal town of Desire has a hierarchy based on supernatural power aptitude and that she has one of the greatest untapped powers ever seen, the town takes on a persona of its own.
GoodEReader.com spoke with Emerson in an interview this week and discovered that this indie author has a rather unique take on the downloading and sharing of ebooks all across the internet, especially the rampant pervasiveness of piracy. Emerson herself has fallen victim to an illegal file-sharing site, literally stumbling across her own work on a website that distributes illegal unpaid copies of authors’ works.
“I found a pirated copy of my book on a site that was ‘sharing’ a lot of authors’ works and I understand why a lot of those writers felt very violated. I decided that the damage had been done, but that I could still benefit from the publicity of it. I posted a message on that site asking any readers who had received a copy of my book to please just leave a review of the book on legitimate sites that were selling my book. I understand what it’s like to not have a lot of money for entertainment so I wanted to give those fans the benefit of the doubt. I realized that there was still some good to come of it by enticing readers to want to read the sequel and I could turn a disappointment into some great promotion for my writing.”
This week’s Ebook of the Week is reaching out to a wider audience with three available formats and two options for acquiring a complete copy. In light of GoodeReader.com’s new E-reader Buyer’s Guide, available on Amazon.com, the author is offering PDF versions of her ebook for our readers who may not have made their digital reading device purchases yet; free Kindle-compatible and Nook-compatible versions are also available, of course. All three formats are FREE for readers who leave their email addresses and their preferred formats in the comments section of this article.
For those readers who want to take advantage of the WhisperSync capability of their Kindles, I Wish… is still available at Amazon.com for $2.99. As this version requires a purchase, Emerson will be donating a portion of all of her Kindle sales on Tuesday to the American Cancer Society. Your purchase means easier transfer to your device and a donation to a very worthy cause. Thank you, Wren Emerson!