January 16, 2015

Win a Free Copy of House Divided

If you’re a member of Goodreads (www.goodreads.com)–the free website that allows people to share what they’re reading with friends, you can register to win a copy of House Divided, my forthcoming thriller, but you need to sign up soon because the giveaway ends February 1st. Here’s the link: Goodreads Book Giveaway House Divided by Peter G. Pollak Giveaway ends February 01, 2015. See the giveaway details at Goodreads. Enter to win
August 19, 2013

Last Stop Receives 5-Star Review

Terri Lynn Merritts gave Last Stop on Desolation Ridge a 5-star rating on Goodreads.  Here’s her review: “This is another excellent action/thriller book by Peter Pollak. The author gave me this book for free in exchange for an honest review. I loved it! “Logan Gifford has caught on to the shady dealers of the people he works with at Tekram Corporation and they shove him into a shady private mental institution where he is kept in solitary confinement, kept literally in the dark, and left malnourished. They finally decide to kill him by taking him out to Desolation Ridge and shoving him off a cliff thinking he will be injured and die alone where no one goes, especially with his […]
March 29, 2013

Amazon’s Purchase of Goodreads: Not Good for Authors or Readers

Goodreads–the social networking site that allows authors and readers to rank, discuss and share books–has agreed to be purchased by Amazon, the world’s largest book seller. What prompted the sale is likely the fact that Goodreads was exploring opening a bookstore. Amazon already owns Shelfari one of Goodreads’ competitors, which means there is no longer an independent social networking website focused on books that is large enough to matter. As long as Goodreads was independent, readers could trust the sales channel. Now despite the protests of Goodreads’ CEO Otis Chandler, the trust element is gone. Integration with Kindle will surely influence reader purchases in favor of Amazon’s sales channel as opposed to Barnes & Noble or ITunes. With somewhere between […]