Indie Book Reviews (page 8)

Released: Dec. 9, 2014

"A gracefully executed exploration of the interconnectedness of different types of spiritual and scientific thought.
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Wojcik, in her debutwith co-author Anthony,shares her spiritual journey and the deeper meanings she's found within the Lord's Prayer.Read full book review >
INFINITE ENDING by Frank Marcopolos
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Dec. 9, 2014

"An uneven but frequently effective collection of stories about people seeking to understand themselves and their predicaments."
A collection of short stories and essays that lean heavily toward the postmodern. Read full book review >

THE REPUBLIC OF VIRTUE by Jefferson Flanders
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Dec. 9, 2014

"A well-crafted page-turner for history buffs, Francophiles, and casual fiction fans alike."
In Flanders' gripping historical novel, a Boston businessman searches for his missing brother in 1793 Paris as France teeters on the verge of implosion. Read full book review >
Mistake, Wisconsin by Kersti Niebruegge
CHILDREN'S AND TEEN
Released: Dec. 9, 2014

"Despite the cute quips, the storyline lacks intrigue for a broader audience; best for readers fond of fishing, Wisconsin, and small-town quirks."
A teenage blogger tries to bring down a crooked politician when scandal hits a fishing-obsessed community. Read full book review >
DEVIL'S MOVE by Leslie Wolfe
THRILLERS
Released: Dec. 8, 2014

"There's no standout spy amid all the spying, but shady dealings and global struggles aid this solid genre outing."
In Wolfe's (Executive, 2011) political thriller, a secret U.S. agency tries to stop a covert group from hijacking the new voting process and possibly rigging the presidential election. Read full book review >

The Billion-Dollar Creative by David Margolis
BUSINESS & ECONOMICS
Released: Dec. 8, 2014

"A book of colorful tidbits to inspire creative thought."
In this debut business-advice book, a seasoned digital artist and entrepreneur offers his insights on fostering creativity. Read full book review >
DOWNBEACH by William P. Singley
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Dec. 8, 2014

"A tender story of a childhood isolated by island life and tempered by world events."
A novel about a young man's struggle to navigate a tumultuous childhood without a father. Read full book review >
EVERLAST by Richard Bard
THRILLERS
Released: Dec. 6, 2014

"High-speed espionage thriller with sci-fi touches that'll have readers impatiently waiting for the next installment."
The first volume of a two-part thriller series brings back Jake Bronson, who's determined to find out why an unknown group has been abducting his family and friends, in Bard's (Beyond Judgment, 2013, etc.) latest. Read full book review >
John Wesley and Universalism by James A. Ellison
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Dec. 6, 2014

"A deep meditation on Wesley's accomplishments likely to inspire lively debate within the Methodist tradition."
A groundbreaking new study of John Wesley's theology. Read full book review >
Einstein's Beach House:  Stories by Jacob M Appel
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Dec. 5, 2014

"Sharp, observant, darkly funny and deeply humane. Another winner from Appel."
Winner of Butler University's Pressgang Prize, this collection examines the dangers and seductions of fantasy and lies. Read full book review >
Heavy Petting: A Woman's Guide to Dogs by Gina Corell
Released: Dec. 4, 2014

"A lovely guide for first-time dog owners."
The associate editor of The Basenji magazine offers a debut how-to guide for dog lovers. Read full book review >
HONOR'S PASSAGE by M. J. Paul
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Dec. 3, 2014

"A sweeping, satisfyingly scandalous portrait of womanhood in Queen Anne's Britain."
Part historical fiction, part thriller, Paul's debut sheds light on injustices toward women in 18th-century Britain. Read full book review >
Kirkus Interview
Pierce Brown
author of GOLDEN SON
February 17, 2015

With shades of The Hunger Games, Ender’s Game, and Game of Thrones, Pierce Brown’s genre-defying Red Rising hit the ground running. The sequel, Golden Son, continues the saga of Darrow, a rebel battling to lead his oppressed people to freedom. As a Red, Darrow grew up working the mines deep beneath the surface of Mars, enduring backbreaking labor while dreaming of the better future he was building for his descendants. But the Society he faithfully served was built on lies. Darrow’s kind have been betrayed and denied by their elitist masters, the Golds—and their only path to liberation is revolution. “Stirring—and archetypal—stuff,” our reviewer writes. View video >