Feb 10, 2016
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Crowdfunded Indies  |  

Our Favorite January Crowdfunded Indies

7 Crowdfunded Titles that offer a measure of social enlightenment and/or cathartic payback, all of them perfect for warming hearts on a cold winter’s day.

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Infographic  |  

The Day Jobs that Inspired Famous Authors

In addition to containing some fun facts, we hope the infographic encourages you to discover a couple of books you may have not yet read, or to look at a writer and their work in a new way.

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Crowdfunded Indies  |  

IR’s Year-End Crowdfunded Faves

As we near the end of another year, we present our last batch of seven crowdfunded indies for 2015.

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Gift Guide  |  

7 Must-Have Indie Holiday Gift Books (Plus One Calendar)

Looking for the prefect holiday gift for the bibliophile who has everything? Searching for something special, surprising and original? Then you’ve come to the right place!

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New Releases!  |  

6 New Indie Romance Titles for the Holidays

Sure, jewels and luxury cars are great, but sometimes the best gift of all is the time to curl up in a comfy chair and read a great new romance.

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News  |  

Color Us Intrigued!

Coloring Books. Not Just for Kids Anymore!

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The Book That Changed My Life  |  

Guy Kawasaki

Author of APE (and nine other books), chief evangelist of Canva, an online graphic design tool and former chief evangelist of Apple.

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Crowdfunded Indies  |  

5 More Great Crowdfunded Indies

We at IR love the ability that crowdfunding platforms have given to authors–and readers!–to bring interesting and quirky books to life.

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Seasonal Selections  |  

6 Scary + Spooky Indie Titles for Halloween

The time has come for a creepy foray into the forest of night.

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Crowdfunded Indies  |  

6 Awesome Crowdfunded Indies

Featuring a selection of successfully funded titles from Kickstarter and Unbound.

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Seasonal Selections  |  

Seasonal (Indie) Selections: Back-to-School Edition

While parents everywhere rejoice, some of their children aren’t quite so happy.

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IR Interview  |  

Author Alon Seifert Talks about Kickstarting Spider’s Heart

From working on the George Clooney campaign for Nespresso to writing the story of Little Pablo, the vegetarian spider.

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Crowdfunded Indies  |  

5 More Kickstarter Favorites

Another batch of successful crowdfunded books that represent the best of what indie publishing can be–books created by authors with a vision and supported by readers who share that vision.

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Feature  |  

4 Indie “Podcast Novels”
(Plus “Serial”)

Podcast novels—free, self-published audiobooks—are as old as the medium itself.

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Kickstarted Indies  |  

5 Successfully Funded Kickstarted Books

We at IndieReader believe that the books generated by successful crowdfunding campaigns truly represent the best of what indie publishing can be–books created by authors with a vision and supported by readers who share that vision.

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Seasonal Selections  |  

7 Tropically Themed Indie Titles for More Fun in the Sun

Nothing says festive like a three day weekend that includes fireworks, BBQ’s and lounging on the beach with a great book.

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Seasonal Selections  |  

5 Indie Titles to Fuel Your Wanderlust

Vacation season is just around the corner! Do you have a trip planned out already for the summer? If not, these books might have you Googling for travel agents and destinations before you can put them back on the shelf.

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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!

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New Releases!  |  

5 Indie Reads Funded by Pubslush

New funded titles from PubSlush.

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Nearly Naked Indie Cover Boys  |  

6 Nearly Naked Indie Cover Boys (April)

Because a sexy hunk is all it takes to get us to the first page.

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Kickstarter Indies  |  

7 Awesome Kickstarted Indie Books

For over the past few years, one of the best resources for indie authors has become Kickstarter, which not only provide the platform for raising funding necessary to publish print copies and ebooks, but also helps to gauge reader interest.

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April Fools  |  

April Fools Crazy?
Or Real Indie Titles?

5 Indie Titles that Will Make You Ask…WTF?

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New Releases!  |  

6 New Indie Romances for Spring

New and upcoming romance releases that will (hopefully!) warm us up these last weeks of winter.

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Nearly Naked Indie Cover Boys  |  

6 Nearly Naked Indie Cover Boys (March Edition)

Because a sexy hunk is all it takes to get us to the first page.