19 Great Indie Books for Spring

NON-FICTION

Humor

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SELFIE

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It’s a unique spin on a world of sound bites and quippy, overused and trite sayings in: SELFIE-FACING

BY JOHN BRANNING

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Branning puts his own brand of meat on overused and frequently discounted mindless words.

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Memoir

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HAPPY

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A man rises above his drug addiction in: HAPPY CHASING HAPPY

By Jerome “jay” Isip

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From a teenage thug to a man who understands happiness.
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SASHA

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A surprising and moving relationship develops in: AND THEN THERE WERE THREE

By Julia Fox

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In AND THEN THERE WERE THREE, Fox tells the story of her unconventional three-person relationship through a series of sixty-seven letters addressed to her beloved.
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PLACES

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Time spent mothering an elderly mother produces a collection of “mom-isms” in: TRADING PLACES: BECOMING MY MOTHER’S MOTHER

BY SANDRA BULLOCK SMITH

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A daughter shares lessons learned from her eldercare experiences.
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Religion

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EVANGELICAL

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Sharing the beliefs and perspectives in: THE EVANGELICAL EXPERIENCE

By Anthony Coleman

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A former Evangelical Christian gives his experiences with the movement, and explains the beliefs and perspectives of those within it.

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Self-Help

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MANUAL3

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A plethora of techniques to optimize learning are revealed in: THE MANUAL: A Guide to the Ultimate Study Method (USM)

By Rod Bremer

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A wide range of methods to optimize learning in different fields are revealed in this detailed and highly organized guide.
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RISE

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Straightforward and encouraging guidance out of depression in: RISE FROM DARKNESS – PATHS OUT OF DEPRESSION TOWARD HAPPINESS

BY KRISTIAN HALL

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Kristian Hall, who has marked the trail out of depression, provides guidance to others.
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maybe god

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Inspirational insights on spiritual progress lead to emotional and mental wellness in: MAYBE GOD HAS A BETTER IDEA

By Robb F

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A collection of life experiences and lessons learned turn into thought-provoking insights and life-changing activities.
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 Spiritual

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ARTHEART

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Gifted cardiologist has to deal with his own heart issues in: ART ON THE HUMAN HEART

BY PAUL C. HO, MD

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Events in a young and promising cardiologist’s life send a wake up call, and it all begins with a heart attack.
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FICTION

Action/Adventure

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GLORY

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A professor protects a curious artifact from sinister treasure hunters in: Fast Track to Glory

By Tomasz Chrusciel

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A university professor is tasked with a secret mission to verify a recently discovered artifact, but is thrown into a strange conspiracy with a madman at the helm.

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Horror
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An amusement park featuring werewolves, vampires, and zombies is a facade for a diabolical plan: MONSTERLAND

BY MICHAEL PHILLIP CASH

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The owner of Monsterland invites teens to opening day with a dare: “Let’s see if Monsterland can scare the daylights out of you.”

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Mystery/Thriller

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WELKNER

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Advanced computer technology used in gambling turns from wealth to a nightmare in: U.S. VS WELKNER

By Sonny Hayes

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Siblings take gambling to a whole new level when they realize they can use a time advanced satellite system to make mega bucks.
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ODD

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Capital secrecy, mystery and murder in: THE ODD FELLOWS SOCIETY

By C. G. Barrett

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A Jesuit priest stumbles upon a secret society determined to remain secret, and members will kill, if necessary, to maintain secrets that are centuries old.

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Literary Fiction

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MECCA

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Danger and intrigue when an American woman moves to Saudi Arabia and befriends a Saudi woman in: EAST OF MECCA

By Sheila Flaherty

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An American woman living in Saudi Arabia faces the hardships, anxiety and betrayals of life in a theocratic dictatorship.

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Poetry/Short Stories

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ENDINGS

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Rich character studies in: ENDINGS—Poetry and Prose

BY WILLIAM POE

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Poe pulls back the curtain on some desperate characters, from a gay man looking for love in the wrong places, to a tormented boy who wants to be a tiger, to a woman who’d rather die than spend another night with her violent husband

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Science Fiction

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PRELAPSARIAN

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An idealistic young drug smuggler has the one drug to save humanity in a post apocalyptic world in: THE PRELAPSARIANS

By John Gaiserich

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A group of hardened mercenaries take an idealistic young smuggler under their protection as she transports a cache of the one drug that keeps humanity alive.

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SHRIVERS

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Humanity’s attempt to survive first contact with a civilization that reaches back to the early days of the universe in: SHRIVERS

BY JEB KINNISON

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Humanity has finally found peace among the stars thanks to quantum gateway technology, replicators, and powerful AIs. Before the dust can settle, the riddle of the Fermi Paradox is answered in the worst way possible.

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 YA/Fantasy

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MOXIEDECISION

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Determination turns a helpless princess into a self-sufficient woman in: MOXIE’S DECISION

BY HANK QUENSE

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A teen princess plans revenge when she learns that her sly uncle takes over her rightful place as queen.

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Kids (age 11 +)

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AVERAGE

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Experiences in an alternate universe create a wake up call in an average student’s life in: KING OF AVERAGE

BY GARY SCHWARTZ

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While on a quest to be a mediocre king in a parallel universe, an underachieving preteen discovers that there’s more to life than being average.

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