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Posts Tagged ‘Shey Stahl’

Author Accused of Copying Twilight Fan Fiction

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Goodreads reviewer Ari Bookzilla pointed out similarities between Shey Stahl’s For the Summer and a work of Twilight fan fiction.  The book has many scenes, lines and phrases that can be found in Dusty, a fan fiction written by authors YellowBella and TeamBella23.

For the Summer is no longer listed on Amazon or Barnes & Noble, but GalleyCat obtained a copy of the book. We confirmed the similarities mentioned in the Goodreads review.

We contacted Stahl and she responded with this comment: “I’m sorry you feel there are similarities but I have not read the fan fiction in question.” The author defended her work on Facebook last night, but the post is no longer public.

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Abbi Glines Rockets To Top of Self-Published Bestsellers List

Novelist Abbi Glines has topped our Self Published Bestsellers List once again, releasing the conclusion of her Fallen Too Far series on June 8th.

Outside of our indie chart, the book currently holds the overall No. 1 spot at Apple iBookstore, the overall No. 1 spot at the Nook Books store and the overall No. 3 spot at Amazon’s Kindle bookstore.

To help GalleyCat readers discover self-published authors, we compile weekly lists of the top eBooks in four major marketplaces for self-published digital books: Amazon, B&N, Apple iBookstore and Smashwords. You can read all the lists below, complete with links to each book.

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Sandi Lynn Rises on Self-Published Bestsellers List

Novelist Sandi Lynn has climbed our Self-Published Bestsellers List, rising within the Barnes & Noble and Amazon marketplaces.

To help GalleyCat readers discover self-published authors, we compile weekly lists of the top eBooks in four major marketplaces for self-published digital books: Amazon, Barnes & Noble, Apple iBookstore and Smashwords. You can read all the lists below, complete with links to each book.

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