The IR Interview: Trad and Indie Published Author Claire Cook

The author of Must Love Dogs Talks About Reinvention, and what she’s learned along the way.


Worth Dying For

M. Lee Lederhos

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Jamie Le Fay

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Kracker Flats

Mario Iezzoni

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Latest Reviews
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Indie Voice  |    |  October 31, 2014

Happy Halloween! May the Indie Force Be With You!

Spooktacular Indie Reads, Polls are Open at Kindle Scout + more in this week’s roundup.

IR Book Review  |  October 29, 2014

Diving for Pearls: A Thinking Journey with Hannah Arendt by Kathleen B. Jones

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DIVING FOR PEARLS is, in effect, a dual biography of Kathleen Jones and Hannah Arendt, a journey in which Jones explores Arendt’s life and works for insight into her own life and the human condition in general.

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INDIE READER SELECTIONS  |    |  October 29, 2014

7 Must-Read Indie Books for Halloween

Tis the season for terrible tales and horrible happenings afoot on your pages. From vampires to ghostly legends, here is a little taste of the best long-legged beasties for the avid autumn indie reader.

IR Book Review  |  October 29, 2014

Waiting for the Voo by Dean Ammerman

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Buried beneath the outlandish circumstances of world annihilation is a lesson in empowerment.

Indie Voice  |    |  October 24, 2014

Amazon and Simon & Schuster Ink Deal + 75% of All Books Self-Published? + More in this Week’s Roundup

This week’s big news is Amazon and Simon & Schuster reached a new multi-year agreement for sale of both print and digital books in the United States. En garde, Hachette.

IR Book Review  |  October 27, 2014

Swing Set by Joann Kadish

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This erotic novel explores what happens when one discontented married couple ventures into internet porn and sex clubs.

News  |    |  October 21, 2014

Amazon Closes Multi-Year Deal With Simon & Schuster

So what’s Hachette’s Problem?

IR Book Review  |  October 27, 2014

The Northern Star: The Civil War by Mike Gullickson

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Picking up about a decade from author Mike Gullickson’s first NORTHERN STAR book, THE CIVIL WAR takes place in a bleak future where the whole Middle East is occupied territory, the biggest corporation on Earth makes a mind-link VR-type internet, and the U.S. military’s most advanced weapon is cyborg super-soldiers.

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News  |    |  October 20, 2014

Kindle Unlimited Pays $5 Mil for September 2014

What it Means Today, Where It’s Heading Tomorrow

IR Book Review  |  October 26, 2014

The Postulant by Mario Iezzoni

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The title of Mario Iezzoni’s THE POSTULANT indicates to the reader that it is going to be largely about some aspect of women seeking a religious life in the Catholic Church.

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Indie Voice  |    |  October 17, 2014

Amazon’s New Kindle Scout

Amazon goes Brick & Mortar, Adobe’s Got Its Eye On You + more in this week’s roundup.

IR Book Review  |  October 24, 2014

Black Moon Draw by Lizzy Ford

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When Naia is magically transported from our world to one depicted in a book she read, she must fight to understand unfamiliar dangers, her own unreliable powers, and the terrifying but alluring Shadow Knight bent on conquering it all.