Feb 13, 2016
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Love Hurts

Tricia Reeks, ed. Jeff VanDer Meer, et. al.

Rating:  star star star star star 

RISE

Rise From Darkness

Kristian Hall

Rating:  star star star star star 

EMMYNATION

Emmy Nation - Undercover Suffragette

L. Davis Munro

Rating:  star star star star star 

Latest Reviews
with a voice
All About the Book  |    |  February 11, 2016

J.R. Hamantaschen “With A Voice that is Often Still Confused But is Becoming Ever Louder and Clearer”

There are a couple of ideas that I return to again and again. Whether life is worth living, and how that could be ascertained without knowing what it feels like to die.


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SELFIE
IR Book Review  |  February 8, 2016

It’s a unique spin on a world of sound bites and quippy, overused and trite sayings in: SELFIE-FACING by John Branning

Rating:  star star star star star 

Branning puts his own brand of meat on overused and frequently discounted mindless words.


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verona
News  |    |  February 10, 2016

PlacingLit’s Top 10 Literary Places in Western Literature

Looking kind of grey outside your office window? Longing for a February getaway that marries your love of books with your yearning to travel?


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NEWMONEY
IR Book Review  |  February 8, 2016

An NFL athlete shares his hard-earned wisdom on rapid wealth in: NEW MONEY: STAYING RICH by Phillip Buchanon

Rating:  star star star star star 

NFL athlete Phillip Buchanon wasn’t prepared for the impact his new and sudden wealth would have on his life.


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bowl
All About the Book  |    |  February 9, 2016

Panayotis Cacoyannis on “Bowl of Fruit (1907)”

I’m sure that like all books, good and bad, Bowl of Fruit (1907) will mean different things to different people. For me it’s a tale about identity, authenticity and the unpredictability of life.


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FAB
IR Book Review  |  February 8, 2016

A world where John Lennon plays the politician in: FAB by Mark Gillespie

Rating:  star star star star star 

In an alternate history, John Lennon enters politics after his assassination is thwarted, leading to unexpected consequences.


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Tips  |    |  February 8, 2016

How to Overcome Your Procrastination and Finish Writing Your Book – Part Two

6 More Tips to Help Get Your Manuscript Finished and OTD (Out the Door)


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EVANGELICAL
IR Book Review  |  February 4, 2016

Sharing the beliefs and perspectives in: THE EVANGELICAL EXPERIENCE by Anthony Coleman

Rating:  star star star star star 

A former Evangelical Christian gives his experiences with the movement, and explains the beliefs and perspectives of those within it.


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the pioneer
Alike But Indie  |    |  February 3, 2016

If You Liked “The Pioneer Woman Cooks: Dinnertime”, You’ll LOVE…

Choosing an indie (cook) book can be hard. We’re here to help.


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JOURNEY
IR Book Review  |  February 4, 2016

Short stories with lasting effects in: JOURNEYS OFF THE ROAD by Alan Hilfiker

Rating:  star star star star star 

In JOURNEYS OFF THE ROAD, Hilfiker offers a motley collection of short stories whose focus ranges from World War II Germany to man’s relationship with nature.


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the artful
All About the Book  |    |  February 2, 2016

Barbara de la Cuesta on her book “The Artful Lodger”

I love women’s stories. Their lives can become so absurd, their heroism so unlike a man’s…


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Print
IR Book Review  |  February 4, 2016

Claustrophobia and what happens when amateurs delve into the world of illegal real estate transactions in: SHOCK TREATMENT by Gene Caffrey

Rating:  star star star star star 

Claustrophobia is the least of Owen Delaney’s problems when he’s asked to help a friend of a friend wrap up a dead woman’s affairs.


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