Best Indie Books of 2013


THE RULES OF DREAMING by Bruce Hartman
MYSTERY & CRIME
Released: May 19, 2013

"An exciting, original take on the literary mystery genre."
A mind-bending marriage of ambitious literary theory and classic murder mystery. Read full book review >
DYSTOPIA NOW by Harvey Hiestand
SCIENCE FICTION & FANTASY
Released: Nov. 6, 2013

"A timely, and timeless, satirical novel."
Hiestand's debut sci-fi novel is a disturbingly plausible vision of a future America in economic and political upheaval—and a satirical gem reminiscent of the work of Philip K. Dick. Read full book review >

The Man With Blue Green Eyes by R.A. Howell Jr.
THRILLERS
Released: March 30, 2013

"Pithy writing, an unswerving plot and witty characters give this thriller a notable gleam."
In this debut thriller, two singles vacationing in paradise find love and sunken treasure, but the treasure belongs to a drug cartel that wants it back. Read full book review >
Released: Oct. 30, 2012

"Readers will be happily lost in this lively, engrossing book about home and family."
Jack's debut collection weaves together spirited vignettes recalling his boyhood in Trinidad. Read full book review >
Living Without the One You Cannot Live Without by Natasha Josefowitz
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Sept. 23, 2013

"A beautiful book of sad, funny and relatable verse and a comforting companion for anyone grieving the loss of a loved one."
A hard-won, heart-wrenching collection of poems. Read full book review >

BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: April 30, 2013

"A detailed biography that offers valuable insight into the lives of three accomplished women."
Judd (More Lasting Than Brass, 2004) offers a real-life epistolary tale of a bizarre literary love triangle. Read full book review >
THE LUNARIUM by Kathleen K.
Released: Nov. 2, 2011

"A wild, steamy story with erudite sex-as-art undertones. "
Provocative, orgiastic snippets from a sexual voyeur's social life. Read full book review >
ENTERTAINMENT & SPORTS
Released: Oct. 2, 2013

"An engaging trip around Major League Baseball's bases that may inspire readers to go on their own ballpark odysseys."
Debut author Kabakoff chronicles his quest to visit every major league ballpark in this cheerful travelogue. Read full book review >