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Kirkus Indie Books of the Month - April 2016

  • FICTION

    Joachim's Magic

    JULY 18, 2015

FICTION

Joachim's Magic

by M.L. Stainer

A subtle, sensitive tale about struggling colonists that is a vivid contribution to its literary genre. Full review >

FULL REVIEW >
  • CHILDREN'S

    The King of Average

    OCT. 6, 2015

CHILDREN'S

The King of Average

by Gary Schwartz illustrated by Nicole Armitage

A skilled and witty tale about a boy who would be king that should appeal to children and adults. Full review >

FULL REVIEW >
  • INDIE

    The Rampart Guards

    FEB. 26, 2016

The Rampart Guards

by Wendy Terrien

A delightful novel that delivers a tightly plotted, character-driven story about a hero confronting wondrous creatures. Full review >

FULL REVIEW >
  • TEEN

    The Dirt Bike Detective

TEENS & YOUNG ADULT

The Dirt Bike Detective

by Douglas L. Hoover

A remarkable debut enlivened by heroic portions of silliness, spirit, and depth. Full review >

FULL REVIEW >
  • NONFICTION

    As the Dust Devils Danced

    DEC. 3, 2015

BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR

As the Dust Devils Danced

by Jeffrey Crowther

A gimlet-eyed meditation on a troubled country’s progress toward political and legal reform. Full review >

FULL REVIEW >
  • FICTION

    Death of a Messenger

    DEC. 1, 2015

FICTION

Death of a Messenger

by Robert B. McCaw

A tautly paced, impressively accomplished police procedural marking the beginning of a promising mystery series. Full review >

FULL REVIEW >

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