May 22, 2015
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Best of Summer  |  

16 Indie Summer Reads

Suntan lotion? Check. Hammock under shaded trees? Check. IR Approved Titles for your summer reading pleasure? From Horror and Historical Fiction to Romance and Fantasy. You can find them all here!

Flare

Flare

Jonathan Maas

Rating:  star star star star star 

Xelie

Xelie’s Gift

Michele McGuire

Rating:  star star star star star 

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Bleeding Gull

Raed Anis Al-Jishi

Rating:  star star star star star 

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Advice  |    |  May 18, 2015

5 Ways to Get Publicity for Your Book

Contacting the press and embarking on a book tour are part of your publicity campaign, but there are other ways to drum up excitement for your book launch.


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WhiteRiver
IR Book Review  |  May 19, 2015

The White River Killer by Steven Wilson

Rating:  star star star star star 

A farmer and occasional journalist gets in over his head when he covers the murder of a young Arab student.


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Indie Voice  |    |  May 15, 2015

Is the Self Pubbed Stigma Fading?

Crowdfunded title wins the Bookseller industry award, Dutch Plane Crash Survivor Sells Her Indie Memoir + more in this week’s round-up.


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sleeping to
IR Book Review  |  May 16, 2015

Sleeping to Death by G.D.Baum

Rating:  star star star star star 

A martial artist and bodyguard must solve the murder of his client’s brother, while mourning his late wife, watching his mentor die, and protecting those he loves.


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pubslush
New Releases!  |    |  May 13, 2015

5 Indie Reads Funded by Pubslush

New funded titles from PubSlush.


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BabyLook
IR Book Review  |  May 15, 2015

Hey, Baby Look by Kate Shannon

Rating:  star star star star star 

Sparking chatter and vocabulary, HEY, BABY, LOOK is a beautifully designed board book that offers a simple, thoughtful narrative to provide visual stimulation and talking points for babies and toddlers.


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nose
All About the Book  |    |  May 12, 2015

Len Napolitano on His Book “Nose, Legs, Body!

After 10 years of writing a wine column, I realized I had enough questions and answers to compile into a handy book for beginners.


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System
IR Book Review  |  May 15, 2015

System: With His Face in the Sun by Jon A Davidson

Rating:  star star star star star 

In a world controlled by the all-knowing System, its creator’s grandson must come to terms with the possibility that it may not be as benevolent as it seems.


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Both Sides Now  |    |  May 11, 2015

Kick Ass Book Launch Tips (from Two Authors Who Really Know)

Top Selling Authors Discuss (and Contrast) Indie and Traditional PR + Marketing Strategies


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Deceased
IR Book Review  |  May 14, 2015

Wife of the Deceased by Dawn M. Bell

Rating:  star star star star star 

A widow must come to terms with the loss of her husband and learn to go on with her life without him.
Dawn Bell had a wonderful life—a beautiful daughter, a fulfilling job, good friends, and most of all, a loving and much-beloved husband.


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Indie Voice  |    |  May 8, 2015

Why Author’s Facebook Pages Matter

Interesting Findings in May’s “Author Earnings” Report, Will New Keyword Tech Aid in Book Discovery + more in this week’s round-up


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Print
IR Book Review  |  May 12, 2015

Blackcloak by W. James Chan

Rating:  star star star star star 

A man destined to be a powerful weapon struggles with self-identity as powerful forces race to claim him for their side. BLACKCLOAK: A MAN OF HIS SWORD is a dream-like adventure through a shattered mind in a world filled with strange creatures and unusual magic.


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