All About the Book  |  

Camille Matthews on her IRDA Winning “Quincy and Buck”

Quincy and Buck tackles the topic of bullying.


The North Pole Challenge

Kevin George

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The Eyes of Athena

Spencer Hawke

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Double Ugly

Jim Murray

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Comics  |  

Mickey Lam Takes Extra Terrestrial Comics Back to School

Enter Mr Yang. High School teacher and Extra Terrestrial Ass Kicker!

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Tips  |  

5 Tips for Surviving the Apocalypse

And 3 (Indie) Books to Read While You Fight the Zombies

The Coincidence of Callie and Kayden Before
Before & After  |  

The Coincidence of Callie and Kayden

Originally self-published in 2012, the first installment was picked up by Little, Brown Book Group and given a slightly updated cover.

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All About the Book  |  

Diane Burnside Murdock on her IRDA Winning “The New Art of Dying”

The book began taking shape over 30 years ago. My mom was dying from lung cancer.

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Indie Voice  |  

IR’s “Best Of” Can Now Be Found on Pinterest!

Amazon Drops Price of Fire phone to 99 cents, H&R Block finds more libraries than McDonald’s + more in this week’s round-up.

IR Interview  |  

IR Talks to Meredith Wild

The New York Times, USA Today and IR bestselling romance author of the Hacker series + more!

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Seasonal Selections  |  

6 Back-to-School (Indie) Picks for Kids!

If you’re looking for something new and interesting to spice up your child’s reading list, here are a few highly-rated indie kids’ books to consider.

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Tasty Bits  |  


I respect bookmarks. In fact, I have 471 different ones in my collection, which I keep in boxes under my bed.

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All About the Book  |  

Kari Aguila on her IRDA Winning Dystopic Suspense Novel, “Women’s Work”

What would change if women ruled the world? And once they have the power, what will they do to keep it?

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Indie Voice  |  

Happy Birthday Scribd!

Espresso Books at your local Barnes & Noble, Seven year old to self-pub anti-gun title + more in this week’s round-up

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IR Interview  |  

Tracy Banghart on her Reading Addiction, Writing Obsession + Major Hotsauce

Award-winning author, Army wife, and mom has an MA in Publishing and an unhealthy affection for cupcakes.

Question  |  

B+M Bookstores: World’s Best Showcase or a Blockbuster Video Bomb?

“…Today’s book world may stand at a crossroads, facing a choice between a future like Hollywood’s, embracing both theaters and streaming video; versus the music industry’s disintegration to near anarchy.”