Indie Book Reviews (page 642)

PHANTASIZER by Kyle Hemmings
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: July 25, 2013

"Stories that are irreverent just as often as they're unnerving—and sometimes a bit of both."
Hemmings' (You Never Die in Wholes, 2012, etc.) collection offers a grab bag of short, eccentric tales, from the truly disturbing to the comical and even gleefully bizarre.Read full book review >
A TALE OF TWO AVRAHAMS by Avraham Avi-hai
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: July 24, 2013

"A thoughtful, provocative novel that artfully examines political obstacles to Jewish spirituality."
A fictional investigation of Jewish identity that tracks the parallel efforts of two men to live as Jews in an inhospitable world. Read full book review >

SHARDS OF GLASS by CW Seymore
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: July 24, 2013

"A brief but effective memoir about how an author's abusive childhood affected her but didn't destroy her."
A debut memoir of survival from an author who finds strength in her religious faith. Read full book review >
MEMORIES OF A FARM by Richard Hardwick Addy
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: July 24, 2013

"A detailed account of a fading rural lifestyle."
In this debut memoir, Addy gives a detailed account of the family farm in the Catskills that shaped his youth. Read full book review >
Released: July 24, 2013

"A worthy tale, particularly for Christian families and their adopted children."
A debut children's story of how love and faith can combine to help create a family. Read full book review >

THE HIGH HUNT by Adam Connell
SCIENCE FICTION & FANTASY
Released: July 24, 2013

"Explosive action in the far future."
Energetic, edgy sci-fi with a Game of Thrones bent. Read full book review >
FRACTURED by Rosa C. Scoushe
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: July 24, 2013

"A fast-paced, tightly woven crime novel that is frightening, funny and always enjoyable."
A complex mystery that tracks a woman's quest for justice both on the job and in her own life. Read full book review >
AND ALL THE QUEEN'S MEN by Dale Sessa
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: July 23, 2013

"A fast-paced, optimistic memoir."
An unabashedly honest, introspective and moving debut memoir focusing on the author's relationships with the men in her life. Read full book review >
FOUL SHOT by R. L. Cherry
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: July 23, 2013

"Mixing romance and revenge, Cherry blends a potent, readable cocktail likely to appeal to fans of classic noir."
In this noirish, sleek debut, a homicide cop finds his life complicated by a sexy stranger in search of revenge. Read full book review >
THE SKY AND THE SEA by Kevin J. Johnson
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: July 23, 2013

"A strong book of poems about what it means to have and what it means to lose."
A slim but powerful debut collection of poetry exploring loss and longing. Read full book review >
RAGGED LOVE by Caroline Fedotowsky
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: July 23, 2013

"A unique but hurried account of a difficult relationship."
Fedotowsky's debut combines experimental passagesand more straightforward memoir fodder in a tribute to her late husband. Read full book review >
FIRMAMENT 2050 AD by Michael Gabriel
SCIENCE FICTION & FANTASY
Released: July 23, 2013

"A sci-fi look at what humanity has within itself—and what it could still learn."
Gabriel offers a hopeful novel about the future of the human race, with a little alien intervention. Read full book review >
Kirkus Interview
Katey Sagal
author of GRACE NOTES
April 10, 2017

In her memoir Grace Notes, actress and singer/songwriter Katey Sagal takes you through the highs and lows of her life, from the tragic deaths of her parents to her long years in the Los Angeles rock scene, from being diagnosed with cancer at the age of twenty-eight to getting her big break on the fledgling FOX network as the wise-cracking Peggy Bundy on the beloved sitcom Married…with Children. Sparse and poetic, Grace Notes is an emotionally riveting tale of struggle and success, both professional and personal: Sagal’s path to sobriety; the stillbirth of her first daughter, Ruby; motherhood; the experience of having her third daughter at age 52 with the help of a surrogate; and her lifelong passion for music. “While this book is sure to please the author’s many fans, its thoughtful, no-regrets honesty will no doubt also appeal to readers of Hollywood memoirs seeking substance that goes beyond gossip and name-dropping,” our critic writes. “A candid, reflective memoir.” View video >