Indie Book Reviews

Released: Nov. 19, 2016

"A comprehensive and idiosyncratic guide to male etiquette in the modern world."
Debut author James offers young men advice on how to comport themselves in this self-help guide. Read full book review >
SECRETS OF A RELUCTANT PRINCESS by Casey Griffin
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: March 7, 2017

"An effective combination of traditional and modern YA elements."
A hilarious, angst-ridden YA novel about a teenage girl acclimating to life at a new high school by Griffin (Beauty and the Wiener: A Rescue Dog Romance, 2017, etc.).Read full book review >

RELIGION

"A brief but powerful revisionist look at Jesus' early life and times."
A radical reappraisal of the story of Jesus' family before his ministry began. Read full book review >
ROCK PAPER SCISSORS by Matty Dalrymple
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Feb. 8, 2017

"A deadly game involving a dangerous girl that does have a winner: the reader."
A secret fertility experiment goes wrong in this thriller. Read full book review >
SEO FOR GROWTH by John Jantsch
BUSINESS & ECONOMICS
Released: Sept. 11, 2016

"Comprehensive, current, and cogent; worthy of becoming every marketer's go-to guide for SEO."
Two marketing mavens offer a dissection and demystification of search engine optimization. Read full book review >

WE ARE BUT A MOMENT by Ulrich Baer
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Jan. 20, 2017

"Politicians confront environmental doom in this prophetic and altruistic tale about the near future."
A presidential adviser becomes stuck in quarantine after exposure to a deadly pathogen in this political novel. Read full book review >
BLESS YOUR LITTLE COTTON SOCKS by Diane Radford
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Jan. 12, 2017

"A loving remembrance told with humor and cheer."
One woman's sentimental memoir about her colorful mother. Read full book review >
THE SAND GAME by Karen Schiff
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: July 17, 2016

"A cerebral, heartwarming story that proves that even grown-ups can face growing pains."
In Schiff's (The First Supper, 2014) novel, the three adult Gerson siblings, devastated by the loss of their parents, examine their own lives and get a healthy dose of self-discovery.Read full book review >
BEDEVILED SEA by Jerry Earl Brown
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: July 10, 2015

"A clever, sprightly tale, whether it's set in, atop, or near the ocean."
In Brown's (Snowmen, 1991, etc.) thriller, a man who can envision the locations of shipwrecks searches for treasure while dealing with Russians and an oil tycoon. Read full book review >
THE AMAZING SNOWMAN DUEL by Yosef Lapid
CHILDREN'S AND TEEN
Released: Jan. 4, 2017

"Fantastic pictures, enchanting snowman characters, and fluid rhymes will be a draw for winter-loving readers, many of whom will wish they had their own snowman friends to duel with."
What does a snowman do when he's challenged to a fight? His young human friend finds out when everyone in the forest gathers to see the epic duel in the latest in Lapid and Pasek's Snowman Paul series (Snowman Paul at the Concert Hall, 2016, etc.).Read full book review >
SPY CAR AND OTHER POEMS by Lynne Handy
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Jan. 18, 2016

"A book that takes old words, spruces them up, and puts them out on the highway again."
If poetry is a car, this debut collection hums and purrs like an expertly tuned machine. Read full book review >
THE GENERAL’S WOMEN by Susan Wittig Albert
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: March 7, 2017

"A genuinely involving example of that rarest of birds: first-rate historical fiction about Eisenhower."
A work focuses on Dwight D. Eisenhower, his wartime mistress, and his wife. Read full book review >
Kirkus Interview
Kathleen Kent
author of THE DIME
February 20, 2017

Dallas, Texas is not for the faint of heart. Good thing for Betty Rhyzyk she's from a family of take-no-prisoners Brooklyn police detectives. But in Kathleen Kent’s new novel The Dime, her Big Apple wisdom will only get her so far when she relocates to The Big D, where Mexican drug cartels and cult leaders, deadbeat skells and society wives all battle for sunbaked turf. Betty is as tough as the best of them, but she's deeply shaken when her first investigation goes sideways. Battling a group of unruly subordinates, a persistent stalker, a formidable criminal organization, and an unsupportive girlfriend, the unbreakable Detective Betty Rhyzyk may be reaching her limit. “Violent, sexy, and completely absorbing,” our critic writes in a starred review. “Kent's detective is Sam Spade reincarnated—as a brilliant, modern woman.” View video >