Frequently Asked Questions
The type of offering (eg short story) is shown above the book’s description. For featured books, you can see the type of offering when hovering over the book cover.
If you’re looking for a specific type of offering (eg preview), and the genre page has a lot of books on it, you can use your browser’s search function (most commonly this is accessed via CTRL+F) to quickly locate any books that contains the word ‘preview’ in their listing. Alternatively you can use the tag cloud or search on the following page to find books: https://theprolificreader.com/search/
In most cases, when you download a book you’ll be automatically signed up (subscribed) to the author’s newsletter.
If you don’t really want to receive regular emails (they can vary from once a week to one a year!) you can simply unsubscribe when you receive your first email or newsletter from the author. Please do have a read of their first email, as you might find that they offer freebies, discounts and other incentives to stick around, or you might just connect with whatever it is they have to say in their welcome email. After that, if you still want to unsubscribe (the ‘unsubscribe’ link or button usually appears at the bottom of the email) they understand, and thank you for not simply moving them to the ‘Junk’ or ‘spam’ folder.
If you’d like to learn more about discovering and engaging with authors that are new to you, there’s a fantastic article on GraveTells.com for you to read called Pro tips from Instafreebie on finding your next favorite authors!
You’ll find that many of the free books on the .com site are also free on the .co.uk, .ca, .com.au sites, and so on.
If the book is not exclusively listed on Amazon, it may also be free on Nook and Kobo.
Science Fiction currently encompasses all of its sub-genres. However, as with fantasy, it may eventually be split out into two or more categories.
Feel free to contact us if you have any questions regarding other genres.