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Consumer Complaints & Reviews in Bloomington, Indiana

Authorhouse / book: "forgotten lost and hidden america"

James Davis on Jan 7, 2019

Author House publishing gave me an offer I couldn't refuse to publish a second book for me title Forgotten Lost and Hidden America for $580.00, after submitting my manuscript and a partial payment of $300.00 dollars they renege on the agreement, by request to get proof of all the...

VIP Readers Service / vip readers

Sarah Deckard on Dec 28, 2018

So when I first moved into my new house I got a call from VIP readers. They try to get me to do this and They told me I can try it out and if I want to cancel it I could. I told them no several times and this being my first time out on my own I said ok. I forgot about them because It took...

Taco Bell / missing food

Leah Robertson on Dec 9, 2018

Went in to order, went fine. Got home and realized 6 things were missing! 4 orders of cheese nachos, and 2 cheese roll-ups. I go back with my receipt and tell them what was missing. I received four bags of cold chips and a few things of cheese along with two cheese roll-ups. I paid 6 dollars 4 little bags of cold chips, needless to say, I'm not happy

Xlibris Publishing / promises, promises... lies, lies... not paid royalties...

S. E. Denegal on Nov 13, 2018

Xlibris published my book, 'Raymie' in 2010. I questioned family and friends about whom was buying my book and to my surprise many of them have purchased my book. I have asked Xlibris many times, where is my royalties? Today I got a letter from Content Distributions saying that I need to...

Authorhouse / print on demand, book publisher

Ronald Stanley Miller on Oct 27, 2018

Greetings, I published a book with Authorhouse in 2015 and was not satisfied with the accountability in sales, royalties, and finished product. (Rogue Journey) After months sales took place without feedback to the author and also over the course of years. The book was also sold in the U...

Westbow Press / terrible waste of time and money with all around ineptitude

Julia Hans on Oct 9, 2018

I am a published author (Standard Publishing) with a PhD, so I am no novice to book publishing. I went with Westbow because of their connection to Zondervan. But if you are considering a vanity press, do not walk but RUN from Westbow Press ! The level of ineptitude is simply staggering...

Westbow Press / publishing

Eric whitaker on Sep 6, 2018

I published a couple years back with Westbow. When I received my courtesy copies ( 25 soft covers and 5 hard covers ), my soft covers all had a black tear dropped shaped stain on each book. They refused to reprint it. I paid $25 shpg. To put out a sub standard qualty printed book is a rip...

iUniverse / online newsmaker marketing service

jb94 on Sep 2, 2018

I had an agreement with the Marketing Director to postpone my marketing/publicity campaign due to a circumstance beyond my control - litigation with a branch of the Canadian Provincial Government. My manuscript was completed in December 2015. Without my authorization, someone from iUniverse...

Motel 6 / rude maintenance man

Jody Stapler on Aug 30, 2018

I stayed at Motel 6 in Bloomington Indiana about 3 weeks ago. During my stay there I noticed a man riding around on there golf cart they have there. I found out later from the front desk lady in the morning that he was the maintenance man there and his name was RJ. Well RJ was cussing at...

Bob Evans Farms / service/ quality

Joh brewer on Aug 24, 2018

Today I visited Bob Evans on west Third street in Bloomington Indiana. The service was extremely poor although the wait was less than the 45 minutes it took to get my order the last time I visited. The buttermilk pancakes were terrible and the small container of watered down syrup was not...