Aug 30, 2015
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saving mona
All About the Book  |  

Gerri Chanel on “Saving Mona Lisa: The Battle to Protect the Louvre and its Treasures During World War II”

Saving Mona Lisa is a fascinating read for anyone interested in history, art, France, Paris, the Louvre or simply a gripping, inspirational story.

indie voice
Indie Voice  |  

Book Crowdfunder PubSlush to Close

Kindlepreuners from Across the Pond, A Flat Market for Traditional Publishers + more in this week’s round-up

primates
Alike But Indie  |  

If You Liked “Primates of Park Avenue”, You’ll LOVE…

5 fabulous indies that share the hilarious analogies and witty memoir spirit of “Primates of Park Avenue”

pounded
April Fools  |  

April Fools Crazy?
Or Real Indie Titles?

5 Indie Titles that Will Make You Ask…WTF?

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Indie Voice  |  

Hugh Howey Writes that “KDP is for Chumps”

All You Need to Know About Audio Books, A New App that Replaces “Dirty Words” + more in this week’s round-up

bad-breakup
List  |  

9 Books to Read After a Bad Breakup

Books to help you gain perspective and learn from others’ experiences (far less addictive than the Pino and prescription sleeping meds that have gotten you this far).

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Indie Voice  |  

What’s Your Income, Indies?

High-Tech Discoverability, Girl Authors Rule, The Importance of Having a Plan + more in this week’s round-up

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Indie Voice  |  

Author Survey Paints Grim Picture

The Origins of the Word “Nerd”, Why Our Computers Need to Obey US, Let’s Get Romantic + more in this week’s round-up.

indie voice
Indie Voice  |  

The Curse of Chicken Little

Write to Write, Not to Make $$, Don’t Expect Your First Novel to Be a Breakout (see Lisa Genova, maybe it will!) + more in this week’s round-up

indie voice
Indie Voice  |  

Happy Boxing Day!

Boxing Day, Indie New Year’s Resolutions and Predictions + more in this week’s holiday round-up

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Indie Voice  |  

Sex and Reading

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Indie Voice  |  

October’s Best on Pinterest!

My Friend Flickr, Perks, Pitfalls and Paradoxes of Amazon Publishing + more in this week’s round-up.

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Indie Voice  |  

All The News that’s Fit to Slant

NYTs Public Editor Maureen Sullivan speaks out for balanced reporting, Bowkers Reports Indie Output Climbs Again + more in this week’s roundup.

indie voice
Indie Voice  |  

Reading is the New Kale

“If Jeff Bezos called me in the middle of the night and asked me to move a dead body, I would do it” + more in this week’s round-up.

august-header-irpicks
Insiders Picks  |  

Indie Insiders Picks: August 2014

Our monthly picks from industry insiders like Smashwords, Kobo and Amazon.

Indie Voice  |  

Show Us Your Shelfie

Half Price Books launches a contest, the Amazon-Hachette feud drags on, free New Yorker.com all summer + more in this week’s roundup

princess
All About the Book  |  

Ylleya Fields on her IRDA Winning “Princess Cupcake Jones and the Missing Tutu”

While looking for books to read my eldest daughter I was struck by the limited number of titles featuring African American characters. So I blended the personalities and images of my two oldest and created Princess Cupcake Jones.

confessions
Seasonal Selections  |  

Seven Gifts Fo Yo Mama!

2014 Mother’s Day Edition

bowie
Teach Me to Read  |  

Oddity

Writing, like all art, needs to confuse us.

turkey
Best Wishes!  |  

Happy Thankgiving!

From Amy and all the IndieReader Staff

moses
Teach Me to Read  |  

We’re No Better than the Terrorists

Killing is killing. There’s a commandment against it, not to mention a few laws, so stop it.

under the dome
Teach Me to Read  |  

Win For Losing

The question is how to maintain a functioning government with these right-wing Roombas getting underfoot.

syria
Teach Me to Read  |  

The Cuban Missile Crisis In Reverse

I think the line between chemical gases and huge explosions gets fuzzier for people who don’t live in the United States.

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Teach Me to Read  |  

This Ain’t Rock and Roll, This Is Genocide

It should be clear by now that the Syrian government was behind the Miley Cyrus performance at the VMAs.