Indie Book Reviews (page 9)

Released: June 24, 2015

"JFK, RFK, MLK, Lincoln, John Lennon, and a host of others speak from beyond death in this engaging series of purported afterlife conversations."
A meditation on the afterlife constructed as a series of conversations with an array of dead people, from the very famous to the entirely ordinary. Read full book review >
The Boy and the Bastard by Russell Newell
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: June 24, 2015

"First-rate thriller in the vein of Joseph Finder."
When his son goes missing, a successful young businessman searches for him as his own life falls apart. Read full book review >

BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: June 23, 2015

"An often lighthearted but also profound recounting of a life in search of art and faith."
A memoir charting an artist's lifelong challenge to accept his calling. Read full book review >
End of the Rainbow by Bill Miller
ESSAYS & ANTHOLOGIES
Released: June 23, 2015

"A passionate call for social change."
An African-American novelist muses upon the world's enduring racial tensions in this nonfiction work. Read full book review >
The Escape: Naughty Bluejay & Woodpecker by Carolee Wells Henney
CHILDREN'S AND TEEN
Released: June 23, 2015

"An easy reader that may be used as fodder for group discussion."
Henney (Princess Trinka and Basil, 2015, etc.) returns to the forest with a quaint story of two feathered friends who discover there's no place like home. Read full book review >

Suicide by Simon Critchley
ESSAYS & ANTHOLOGIES
Released: June 23, 2015

"A brief yet erudite and compellingly original survey that will provoke both personal thought and lively group discussion."
A unique dialectic on the contentious phenomenon of suicide from a noted British philosopher and academic. Read full book review >
BUSINESS & ECONOMICS
Released: June 22, 2015

"Ego aside, a highly pertinent, applicable how-to for business leaders."
An expert at business turnarounds shares his method for advancement. Read full book review >
Released: June 22, 2015

"Comprehensive, eminently readable, and free of jargon—an all-in-one resource for anyone seeking a mortgage loan."
A mortgage professional shares everything consumers need to know about mortgages and the loan process. Read full book review >
RELIGION
Released: June 22, 2015

"A surprisingly winning long-distance love story."
The story of a Christian relationship, revealed in a series of letters. Read full book review >
Skully, Perdition Games by L.E. Fraser
THRILLERS
Released: June 21, 2015

"A fast-paced mystery featuring plenty of excitement."
Kidnapping, murder, and mind games are afoot in Fraser's (Simon Says, 2014) latest thriller, which revisits PI Sam McNamara as she tackles a new case.Read full book review >
BELOVED SON by Sage Rainbow
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: June 20, 2015

"A gentler view of Jesus that receptive readers will find intriguing.

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A novel about an imagined life of Jesus Christ from debut author Rainbow. Read full book review >
A Stalker's Journey by John C. Lukegord
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: June 20, 2015

"An unquestionably eerie baddie helps this uncomplicated but dark tale stand out."
A two-bit con artist focuses his aggression on a local paperboy and his friends in Lukegord's (The Haunted Trail, 2014, etc.) thriller. Read full book review >
Kirkus Interview
Vanessa Diffenbaugh
September 1, 2015

Vanessa Diffenbaugh is the New York Timesbestselling author of The Language of Flowers; her new novel, We Never Asked for Wings, is about young love, hard choices, and hope against all odds. For 14 years, Letty Espinosa has worked three jobs around San Francisco to make ends meet while her mother raised her children—Alex, now 15, and Luna, six—in their tiny apartment on a forgotten spit of wetlands near the bay. But now Letty’s parents are returning to Mexico, and Letty must step up and become a mother for the first time in her life. “Diffenbaugh’s latest confirms her gift for creating shrewd, sympathetic charmers,” our reviewer writes. View video >