Indie Book Reviews (page 5)

Kokopelli's Thunder by Sean M. Cordry
SCIENCE FICTION & FANTASY
Released: Feb. 27, 2014

"A dark, engaging fantasy tale. "
In this debut fantasy novel, vengeance drives a deathless witch and her cursed son across the ages in search of the missing pieces of a magical tablet. Read full book review >
GLOBAL ECONOMICS by Victor R. Levine
BUSINESS & ECONOMICS
Released: Feb. 27, 2014

"A brief but refreshingly broad-minded take on global economics that is invigorated by the tension between capitalism and government."
Levine, a medical doctor and Ph.D. who studies global trends in medicine and economics, explains how the destiny of capitalism means embracing what some mistakenly see as its mortal enemy: government regulation. Read full book review >

ON BECOMING A SWAN by Alice G. Miller
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Feb. 27, 2014

"A memoir about the power of listening by a passionate psychotherapist.  "
After surviving an abusive childhood, a Christian woman goes on to become a counselor and psychotherapist in this highly readable memoir. Read full book review >
Abuse & Betrayal by Richard Joseph
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Feb. 26, 2014

An autobiographical account of an ugly divorce and the insidious effects of parental alienation. Read full book review >
The Shameless Full Moon, Travels in Africa by Carol Miller
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Feb. 25, 2014

"A tender love letter to the plateau continent. "
Miller, a Mexico-based American journalist, celebrates Africa in this compelling travel memoir. Read full book review >

BOON JUSTER by Garth Hallberg
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Feb. 24, 2014

"An urbane think-piece of a novel on alleged moon-landing—and baseball and business and marriage—lies, not to be mistaken for a sci-fi thriller."
Hallberg plants seeds of doubt about the Apollo moon landings in this social satire about a fallen adman's learning an astronaut hero, his deceased baseball teammate from high school, might have held a history-changing secret. Read full book review >
MEGAN'S CURE by Robert B. Lowe
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Feb. 23, 2014

"Another cohesive, engaging thriller in the Enzo Lee series."
In Lowe's (Project Moses, 2013, etc.) latest series novel, journalist Enzo Lee sets out to find a miracle drug for his ailing grandmother and stumbles upon a corporate pharmaceutical conspiracy. Read full book review >
The Winship Family by Michael J. McCarthy
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Feb. 22, 2014

"Mandatory for readers of the first Winship book, but this engaging blend of action, intrigue and history can stand alone."
The second installment of the Winship trilogy continues the story of turn-of-the-century Irish politician James Winship and also focuses on his children, William and Cornelia. Read full book review >
Love and Mayhem on The Sunny Isle of Jamaica by Hope Hamilton Tate
THRILLERS
Released: Feb. 22, 2014

"A spirited, diverting thriller that's marred only by some narrative repetition."
In Tate's debut romantic thriller, the answer for a woman being obsessively pursued by dangerous men may lie in uncovering her mother's mysterious past. Read full book review >
Chaos Theory As Applied to Love, Baseball, and the Rest of the Universe by Mark Herder
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Feb. 22, 2014

"A funny, poignant novel that shows how baseball and love exist in a realm beyond reason."
In Herder's (The Second Coming of Jesse James, 2014) fine new novel, tension flares on the Freiburg High School baseball team when a girl becomes the starting pitcher. Read full book review >
MS Madness! by Yvonne Desousa
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Feb. 20, 2014

DeSousa's debut memoir chronicles her first year living with multiple sclerosis and some of the lessons she learned along the way. Read full book review >
PRONE TO LOVE by Jason Clark
RELIGION
Released: Feb. 18, 2014

"Fresh, engaging inspirational discussion, likely to challenge Christians young and old."
In this latest inspirational work by Clark (Surrendered and Untamed, 2011), he asserts that a Christian's relationship with God should be motivated by love, and not simply need. Read full book review >