Aug 29, 2016
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DEMONBLADE

The Demon's Blade

Steven Drake

Rating:  star star star star star 

WICKEDPRAYER

Wicked Prayers

S.D. Moore

Rating:  star star star star star 

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HECTOR
All About the Book  |    |  August 25, 2016

Patrick Jones on his IRDA Winning “Hector’s Heroic Day”

The story about a boy whose admiration for all kinds of heroes leads him on an adventure to become one.


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FORESTBEAST
IR Book Review  |  August 26, 2016

A quest to save a young girl’s father in: LEGEND OF THE FOREST BEAST by Don M. Winn

Rating:  star star star star star 

Three boys and a girl go on a quest to find Layla’s kidnapped father.


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simple simon
What Else But Indie?  |    |  August 24, 2016

Six Boundary-Breaking Indies

An indie author’s strongest suit is that, no longer needing the “permission” of cultural gate-keepers to get their work in the hands of readers, they are able to write stories that have been overwhelmingly absent in traditionally published titles, speaking in a voice all their own.


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PEPPERY
IR Book Review  |  August 24, 2016

Trials and triumphs of historic Alexandria in: PEPPERY WINDS by Lorenz Waldmann

Rating:  star star star star star 

PEPPERY WINDS is an adventurous epic novel set in the first century AD, opening with the drama of terrifying and murderous anti-Semitic riots in Alexandria, where Jews and Greeks had lived in peace for generations.


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MAYNWARINGS
All About the Book  |    |  August 23, 2016

Digger Cartwright on his IRDA Winning “The Maynwarings”

I was always a fan of westerns and that genre has gone out of style.


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EVERYTHING
IR Book Review  |  August 24, 2016

A memoir combined with a self-help book on impotence in: EVERYTHING YOU NEVER WANTED TO KNOW by Rick and Brenda Redner

Rating:  star star star star star 

Rick and Brenda Redner reveal their personal problems and how they arrived at important decisions to help anyone suffering from similar physical issues.


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the sweet
Book Trailer  |    |  August 22, 2016

Book Trailer: The Sweet Adventures of Henry P. Twist

The trailer is voiced by award-winning actor Jim Dale, who is also known as the voice behind Harry Potter.


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ANGELBOY
IR Book Review  |  August 22, 2016

Angels and madmen in: ANGELBOY VOL. 2 by N.M. Beguesse

Rating:  star star star star star 

A young angel with heroic powers finds himself in the middle of a dangerous feud between childhood friends in this fast-paced graphic novel.


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KAI
All About the Book  |    |  August 18, 2016

Derek Vasconi on Being God + How Painful Loss Inspired His Writing

The bastard child of Haruki Murakami’s 1Q84 and Stephen King’s CARRIE, KAI explores how one innocent girl becomes the target of enormous rage living inside another girl-who is seemingly from another world.


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CARSWELL4
IR Book Review  |  August 22, 2016

Dark, family secrets are uncovered in: THE CARSWELL COVENANT by Steve Fisher

Rating:  star star star star star 

Two brothers nearly lose their lives uncovering their grandfather’s secret; a secret that could have long-lasting effects on both the religious world and the already strained relationship between the Jews and the Arabs.


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d is
Crowdfunded Indies  |    |  August 17, 2016

6 Crowdfunded Indies, Including a Collection of Horror Stories and…Donald Trump

This month we’ve got a new haul of crowdfunded titles, including an illustrated book of scary stories and an even more horrifying alphabet book featuring none other than “F is for Fear-Mongering” Republican presidential nominee, Donald Trump.


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RAVEN
IR Book Review  |  August 19, 2016

The battle is set against demons, a demon hunters and humanity in: RAVEN’S PEAK by Lincoln Cole

Rating:  star star star star star 

A hell of a series start finds a demon hunter searching for a way of rescuing her adoptive father from the grips of a demon and solving the mystery of Raven’s Peak.


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