Within months, Your Money's Worth became a best seller and a featured book in the Book of the Month Club.
It encouraged listeners to send their review on a featured book.
The twist: a toll-free number will flash on screen, and viewers can call to buy the featured books and CD's.
The featured books were chosen with the help of pupils from several schools around the UK.
The merchandising of featured books can come at a cost, but Amazon stresses that there are still books worthy of highlighting without charge.
Its popularity caused featured books to shoot to the top of bestseller lists, often increasing sales by as many as a million copies at its peak.
Samuels's "The Ozone Layer Conspiracy" is the only featured book.
Sarah's novel In Dependence was chosen by the UK's largest bookstore chain as its featured book for Black History Month.
The book won a Christopher Award and was a featured book on an episode of Reading Rainbow.
It has more book signings now, and when customers buy the featured book at the signing, they get a gratis T-shirt that features the book.