Indie Book Reviews (page 651)

BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Oct. 5, 2013

"Not terribly revelatory, but most readers will likely pick up some practical tips."
In this debut memoir, Murphy offers lessons gleaned from his successful sales career. Read full book review >
THE BOOK OF THOTH by Paul Leone
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Oct. 5, 2013

"A solid vampire yarn for readers who've had enough of moping, love-struck bloodsuckers."
A bored socialite joins a small band of vampire hunters in Leone's (Mysterious Albion, 2013) latest thriller, the second in the Vatican Vampire Hunters series. Read full book review >

The Secret Rebellion by Martin Baggen
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Oct. 5, 2013

"A Gospel retread but one that's provocative, tense, and exciting.
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A thoroughly innovative reworking of "the greatest story ever told." Read full book review >
THE VAMPIRES OF EDEN by William M. O'Brien
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Oct. 4, 2013

"A literary novel by a writer with promise."
O'Brien's debut novel tells the story of a semisuccessful writer who moves back to his native Chouteauville, Mo. Read full book review >
BETWEEN ARRIVALS AND DEPARTURES by Thomas Peyton
ESSAYS & ANTHOLOGIES
Released: Oct. 4, 2013

"An eloquent and charming, if somewhat aimless, memoir and travelogue."
A posthumous collection of essays and musings by a well-traveled man. Read full book review >

THE ROSEWOOD BOOK CLUB by Sandy Vassallo
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Oct. 4, 2013

"An amiable, easygoing novel of friendship."
The latest novel from Vassallo (Henry Maxwell's Gift, 2008, etc.) explores the lives and relationships of nine friends in a close-knit South Carolina book club. Read full book review >
I'm a Type A - How the Heck Will I Ever Retire? by Timothy  McIntyre
Released: Oct. 4, 2013

"Useful if not searing insight for retirees and those planning for it, Type A or otherwise."
Firsthand advice for people who never stop working about how to retire. Read full book review >
THE EQUATION by Judith I Hill
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Oct. 4, 2013

"An uplifting, modest tale of algebra and second chances."
A wholesome romance about a 1960s teenager who falls in love with her math teacher. Read full book review >
NON-FICTION
Released: Oct. 4, 2013

"A subjective and relatively unconvincing investigation into a project's supposed failures."
A contentious history of New York City's African Burial Ground National Monument. Read full book review >
LOOK AWAY, LOOK AWAY by Bill Hunt
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Oct. 4, 2013

"A well-intentioned but inconsistent smorgasbord of Southern vignettes."
Hunt (A Full-Grown Man, 2009) offers a playful collection of short stories set in the American South and featuring plenty of local color and family drama. Read full book review >
Tales from the Corner Service Station by Doyle W. Jones
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Oct. 4, 2013

"A feel-good memoir about rural values and the lost practice of conversation."
A concise memoir recalls small-town life in Arkansas in the 1950s and '60s. Read full book review >
ANGEL IN DISGUISE by Violeta Barrett
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Oct. 4, 2013

"A lighthearted, sincere story of appreciating the simple aspects of life after loss."
In this memoir written in third person, a widowed woman finds comfort and solace from her new relationship with a feline friend. 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 >