Indie Book Reviews (page 3)

A Less Than Perfect Beginning by Diane L. Huffman
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: March 14, 2014

"An exhilarating, unsentimental story of one woman's triumph over a devastating childhood."
A debut novel about a young woman who never lets her abusive family life get her down. Read full book review >
True Love; Breaking the Cycle of Failed Relationships by Rhonda Fried
PSYCHOLOGY
Released: March 12, 2014

"Earnest advice on finding true love."
Fried, in her first self-help book, promotes self-love before seeking romance, with plenty of mental exercises, self-affirmations and personal anecdotes along the way. Read full book review >

WAYS OF LEAVING by Grant Jarrett
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: March 11, 2014

"Ruthlessly brilliant writing brings grace to a story smoldering in pain."
A standout novel about going home, where old girlfriends, awkward funerals, deeply buried parental secrets and naked, drunken, nocturnal escapades irritate a man like scabs of his squandered youth and misspent adulthood. Read full book review >
THE SCIELL by Auden D. Johnson
SCIENCE FICTION & FANTASY
Released: March 11, 2014

"A middling but occasionally intriguing dark fantasy. "
Johnson, in her debut, offers the first installment of a new horror-fantasy series. Read full book review >
FOLLOW THE MONEY by Thomas K Lamb
BUSINESS & ECONOMICS
Released: March 11, 2014

"A concise, coherent overview of financial basics."
A practical guide to building wealth and managing finances, aimed at beginning investors. Read full book review >

SEARCHING FOR PEKPEK by Andrew L. Mack
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: March 11, 2014

"A genuine adventure that often reads more like a report than a story."
A scientist looks back at his fascinating career and offers a pointed critique of mainstream conservation organizations. Read full book review >
BEYOND CONFLICT by Timothy Phillips
SOCIAL SCIENCES
Released: March 10, 2014

"An engaging book from an organization with an important, hopeful story to share."
A conflict-resolution organization looks back on the 20 years since its founding. Read full book review >
COLLISION by Michael Phillip Cash
SCIENCE FICTION & FANTASY
Released: March 10, 2014

"Not exactly profound, but top-notch literary escapism with nonstop action, well-developed characters and jaw-dropping plot twists."
At breakneck speed, Cash's (Schism, 2013, etc.) second installment in the Darracia saga blends elements of sci-fi and fantasy as it continues to chronicle the adventures of a small group of heroes desperately attempting to unite a war-torn planet. Read full book review >
ON THE WILD COAST by Patrick J. Lee
MYSTERY & CRIME
Released: March 10, 2014

"A richly rendered, if sometimes uneven, story simmering with vivid characters and set in an unforgettable locale."
A multilayered debut mystery in which the body of an unidentified white man washes up on the rocks of a backwater settlement in post-apartheid South Africa. Read full book review >
EARTH ESSENCE by Helmut Norbert Taferner
FOOD & COOKING
Released: March 7, 2014

"A hearty and savory collection, with a few sweet delights thrown in. "
A collection of healthy alternatives to traditional comfort food. Read full book review >
ROGUE ALLIANCE by Michelle Bellon
SCIENCE FICTION & FANTASY
Released: March 6, 2014

An emotionally haunted detective and a laboratory-made vampire struggle with their unnatural attraction in the first book in Bellon's (Embracing You, Embracing Me, 2012, etc.) new Rogue Saga. Read full book review >
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: March 5, 2014

"A personal look at the disintegration of the Soviet Union, experienced through the eyes of an occasionally callow, but always likable, young man."
An affecting coming-of-age memoir looking at life in the Soviet Union at a time of political and social change by American debut author Kalis. Read full book review >