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If You Liked Stephen King’s “Mr. Mercedes”, You’ll LOVE…

Choosing an indie book can be hard. We’re here to help.

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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.

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Seven Gifts Fo Yo Mama!

2014 Mother’s Day Edition

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Writing, like all art, needs to confuse us.

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Happy Thankgiving!

From Amy and all the IndieReader Staff

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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.

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Teach Me to Read  |  

Win For Losing

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

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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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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.

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RIP H.P. Lovecraft, the Forgotten Genius of Horror

Lovecraft holds an incredibly strange and debatable place in the pantheon of American writers. His name prompts much head scratching and wondering, as most people have never even heard of him.

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Handmade  |  

Fox’s Day (A Simple Life)

Dasha Tolstikova, a self-proclaimed “Doodler Extraordinaire”, is an artist and illustrator living in Brooklyn. She is a graduate of SVA’s MFA illustration program.

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Just In Time for Summer Vacation Planning!

There’s no time like the present to start planning your summer vacation. Be sure to take along one of these indie guidebooks when you do!