Haven't read that one. I haven't ever seen Acres around here either. I read Mother Earth News, Countryside, Backwoods Home, Backwoodsman, Backhome and Wilderness Way magazines. Countryside and Backwoods Home being my favorites. Wilderness Way would but you have to wait 3 months before another issue. It's bad enough waiting bi monthly for my others. I think they all should be published monthly.
Yes you could never pass up the deal buy a book get 4 free. Then I would buy a book and be done with it. Wait awhile and rejoin and get more free books.