Indie Book Reviews (page 642)

Released: April 14, 2009

"A rambling collection of a family's early female history-more possibility than solid fact."
Historical and genealogical accounts of a family's Southern ancestry. Read full book review >
THE GATHERING OF THE CLAN by Thomas Richard Harry
CURRENT AFFAIRS
Released: April 13, 2009

"A reasonable assessment of the current political climate that falls short in its prescriptive arguments for change."
Businessman and former third-party candidate for the U.S. Senate Harry (The Delicate Illusion, 1999) argues for the necessity and viability of an organized Independent political option. Read full book review >

HEALTH & MEDICINE
Released: April 12, 2009

"Insights into addiction that are wise, generous and humble."
Science reporter Hanson presents a savvy, big-hearted exploration of the latest investigations into addiction science. Read full book review >
A LEADER WITHIN by David Bernard-Stevens
Released: April 12, 2009

"A quick read that still conveys some good advice about introspection and even better advice about what it takes to be a grounded and well-rounded leader."
Short, train-of-thought manual for understanding leadership. Read full book review >
ON WINGS OF EAGLES by Dr. John M. Hall
Released: April 9, 2009

"Offers a glimpse into the oft-shadowy world of a Christian cult."
In his second memoir, interspersed with details on escaping a religious cult, Hall reminds readers that religion ought to be about love and compassion and brutality and anger has no place among true Christians. Read full book review >

Released: April 9, 2009

"A convincing plea to consider an untapped resource in the fight against disease."
Neuroscientist White explores the potential of transfer factors, a little-known component of the immune system, and campaigns for continued research into their possible widespread use. Read full book review >
Released: April 8, 2009

"Spiritual help for frazzled mothers."
More a collection of inspirational messages than an instructional guide, this gentle, spiritual book offers words of wisdom to all kinds of new mothers. Read full book review >
BLUE JEAN BABY by Sally Parmer
Released: April 8, 2009

"Highly recommended for ex-hippies and collectors of celebrity sexual nuggets."
Sassy true confessions of a groupie who lived her life to the hilt in Los Angeles during the '60s music scene and lived to tell the tale. Read full book review >
Released: April 7, 2009

"Frischman crafts an exciting, whimsical story that will entertain adults and children."
Frischman, known for playing Arvid on the TV series Head of the Class, creates a madcap tale with zany twists and turns in his debut children's novel. Read full book review >
FROZEN END by F.H. Nader, Ph.D.
THRILLERS
Released: April 2, 2009

"A too-slick protagonist mars an otherwise salvageable thriller."
A suave, intelligent technology analyst combines forces with a beautiful government attorney to combat international terrorism. Read full book review >
Released: April 1, 2009

"An odd, playful look at life."
An incredibly varied selection of material reflects an unusual perspective on contemporary life. Read full book review >
PRAGUE SPRING by David Del Bourgo
Released: April 1, 2009

"Though not entirely convincing, this is blessed with an engaging character and abundant intrigue."
A 1968-era noir crime novel, in which the past comes back to haunt San Francisco police inspector Simon Wolfe. Read full book review >
Kirkus Interview
Gabrielle Zevin
March 3, 2015

A. J. Fikry’s life is not at all what he expected it to be. He lives alone, his bookstore is experiencing the worst sales in its history, and now his prized possession, a rare collection of Poe poems, has been stolen. But when a mysterious package appears at the bookstore, its unexpected arrival gives Fikry the chance to make his life over—and see everything anew. “Zevin writes characters who grow and prosper,” our reviewer writes, “in a narrative that is sometimes sentimental, sometimes funny, sometimes true to life and always entertaining.” View video >