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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.


First Creatures

Tami Liberati

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The First Noble Truth

C Lynn Murphy

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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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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.

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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.”

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Floating Library

From September 6th through October 3rd, the historic Lilac Museum Steamship will be hosting a pop-up Floating Library.

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Seasonal Selections  |  

Labor Day/End of Summer Edition

We are all sad to see it go, but why not say farewell with one last beach/backyard/vacation book?

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Indie Voice  |  

How Long Can Your E-Reader Stay Under Water?

Amazon’s e-book inventory increases by one new book every five minutes, to price or not to price + other news in this week’s roundup.

IR Interview  |  

NYTimes & USA Today Bestselling Author Victoria Ashley Loves a Good Bad Boy

“My definition of a bad boy would have to be dark, mysterious, tatted, confident and don’t take crap from anyone.”