Indie Book Reviews (page 4)

TWO RARE BIRDS A LEGACY OF LOVE by Lily Myers Kaplan
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: March 1, 2014

"A lively, often insightful exploration of the many roles that death can play in life."
A memoir of sisterly conflict and forgiveness, framed by the challenges of terminal illness. Read full book review >
SHATTERED VEIL by Tracy E. Banghart
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Feb. 28, 2014

"Part mystery, part romance, part sci-fi, Banghart's fast-paced exploration of loyalty, identity and commitment is entertaining and intriguing."
In Banghart's (Moon Child, 2013, etc.) YA sci-fi novel, love, devotion, ambition and political scheming abound in a not-quite-dystopian future. Read full book review >

The Deja Vu Experiment by J.G. Renato
Released: Feb. 28, 2014

"A brief but complex and personal discussion of metaphysical interpretations."
This meditation on metaphysical topics also serves as a tribute to the author's late wife. Read full book review >
CULTURE VS. COPYRIGHT by Anatoly Volynets
Released: Feb. 28, 2014

"A detailed, if somewhat idealistic, exploration of art, culture and copyright in the marketplace."
A musing on the philosophy of copyright and the nature of culture, presented mainly as a dialogue among students. Read full book review >
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 >
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 >
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 >