Indie Book Reviews

  • One star = Really bad; there’s a reason this book is self-pubbed.
  • Two stars = Mediocre, but one or two bright spots.
  • Three stars = Good; worth reading.
  • Four stars = Very good.
  • Five stars = Excellent; must-read.
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Able Was I

Rating: 3.5
A gay protagaonist with a universal plight whose story unfolds against lovingly drawn, evocative depictions of New York City and Italy.
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Joy Writing

Rating: 4.5
A how-to guide for aspiring writers that ends up containing none of the prescriptive rules and one-size-fits-all advice so often associated with the genre.
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A Guide to My Record Collection

Rating: 4.5
A book about rock and roll written by a fan, not a critic and "one of the most enjoyable trips through rock and roll I've had in a long time."
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Memories of the Little Elephant

Rating: 4
A charming tale, boldly illustrated, depicting the story of African people and their journey across the world.
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The Skye in June

Rating: 4.5
A beautifully written, convincing portrayal of a family, in which growth comes by squarely facing the past and accepting all of its truths.