Indie Book Reviews (page 651)

CRISTO BY CRISTO by Anonymous
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: April 22, 2014

"A potentially controversial reimagining of history and religion."
Religion, history and autobiography intertwine in Anonymous' (Holy Ghost, 2009, etc.) latest novel. Read full book review >
CRAWLING BACK TO START by Greg Starypan
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: April 22, 2014

"A warming, delightful novel unabashed in its depiction of life's eccentricities."
In Starypan's debut novel, a random act of compassion leads to an eventful, winding journey of self-realization and transcendence. Read full book review >

The Unbeliever by E. L. Baylis
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: April 22, 2014

"Well-paced though dull in its portrayals of many characters, this novel plots a believable Christian transformation and has its payoffs."
A Christian-themed debut novel about redemption and forgiveness. Read full book review >
Khaki=Killer by Connie Corcoran Wilson
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: April 22, 2014

"A promising premise that begs for more focused character development."
A troubled Vietnam vet kidnaps two teenage girls in this fast-paced thriller, the third in Wilson's (Never Fear Christmas Terrors, 2015, etc.) series. Read full book review >
OUT THERE by Sarah Stark
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: April 21, 2014

"An ambitious novel with a distinct narrator and fresh voice."
A quirky war veteran goes on a pilgrimage to meet his hero, the author Gabriel García Márquez, in this poetic debut novel. Read full book review >

Released: April 21, 2014

"A concise, frank, easy-to-implement and genuinely helpful guide to setting digital boundaries."
A psychologist tackles one of today's thorniest parenting problems. Read full book review >
BREATHE by Annabelle Wolf
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: April 21, 2014

"An occasionally implausible romantic spy thriller that delves into the complexity and power of grief.
 
 
 
 
 
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In Wolf's debut novel, an Israeli woman tries to forget her past as she pursues a career as an undercover Mossad operative. Read full book review >
A Prayer Heeded by Samreen Ahsan
ROMANCE
Released: April 21, 2014

"An Arabian Nights–style conclusion to an intriguing cross-cultural love story."
A love affair between an atheist and a Muslim takes some bizarre turns in this sequel to A Silent Prayer (2014). Read full book review >
Tales of a Country Doctor by Paul Carter
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: April 21, 2014

"After this auspicious start, one hopes that the good doctor will keep on writing. Highly recommended. A keeper."
This memoir by a country doctor Down Under is rife with memorable characters and odd happenings. And the reader gets a glimpse of semi-exotic Australia. Read full book review >
London: A Visitor's Guide by Craig Cross
NON-FICTION
Released: April 21, 2014

"A work in progress that's already bearing serious fruit."
Another guidebook to London, this one proving its worth. Read full book review >
CREEPY FRIENDS by Ronnie Stich
Released: April 20, 2014

"An unevenly written tale, but younger readers may enjoy its humor and unthreatening ghosts."
A humorous, paranormal middle-grade novel. Read full book review >
Something Greater than Artifice by Mike Speegle
SCIENCE FICTION & FANTASY
Released: April 20, 2014

"A hugely entertaining techno-magic adventure novel."
In Speegle's (Pen and Platen, 2011) novel set in a fantastic future world, technologically enhanced craftsmen face a deadly new threat. 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 >