Indie book reviews

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Our Reviewers won’t judge your book as compared to other self-published titles, but against other books, period. Our ratings are based on the following criteria, although reviewers are able to award partial stars (i.e. a 1.3 or a 4.7), rather than rounding up or down to a whole or half number.

1/5

Really bad 
Work on it.

2/5

Mediocre
1-2 bright spots.

3/5

Good
Worth reading.

4/5

Very Good
1-2 spots that need work

5/5

Excellent!
Must-read.

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GOD CREATES A SNAKE

By Charles Peterson
Rating:
4.5 / 5

GOD CREATES A SNAKE is a picture book for children about Snake’s conversation with God on “Creation Day.” 

IR Approved

THE LANGUAGE OF PAIN

By Trevor Campbell
Rating:
4.5 / 5

Dr. Trevor Campbell offers guidance, based on his experience as a physician, on managing and living with chronic pain.

IR Approved

THE HUNTER’S GAMBIT (Book 1 of the Archanium Codex)

By Nicholas McIntire
Rating:
4.5 / 5

THE HUNTER'S GAMBIT is a fantasy tale in the classic style and an excellent beginning to McIntire's Archanium Codex series.

IR Approved

A NARRATIVE IN FLUX

By Cori H. Spenzich
Rating:
4.7 / 5

Adam entertains a disheveled stranger named Glenn in his home. In return, Glenn entertains Adam with a series of fantastic tales.

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DEATH IN PARAĺSO

By Jack Polo
Rating:
4.7 / 5

DEATH IN PARAĺSO is a fun, nimble detective novel set in a sunny Southern California town that would be paradise … if it weren’t for...

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THE NEON GOD

By Ben D'Alessio
Rating:
4.0 / 5

An ancient Greek god wreaks havoc in 21st century New Orleans in THE NEON GOD.

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COMPANION IN GRIEF

By Trevy Thomas
Rating:
4.2 / 5

In COMPANION IN GRIEF, author Trevy Thomas provides a day-by-day guide to the grief-stricken with experience-based reflections, offering moments of calm and ways to move...

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A VIAL UPON THE SUN

By James + Craig Codlin
Rating:
4.0 / 5

A motley group of heroes race against the clock to prevent an ancient conspiracy from reestablishing the Spanish Inquisition in modern times in A VIAL...

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SKIN IN THE GAME: The Stories My Tattoos Tell

By Kelly Mendenhall
Rating:
4.1 / 5

Kelly Mendenhall’s heavily tattooed body forms the foundation of her memoir, SKIN IN THE GAME: The Stories My Tattoos Tell, with each inked image acting...

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MY UGANDAN HILL

By C. H. Colman
Rating:
4.8 / 5

When Charles Colman's family move to Uganda, Africa, they discover a world far different than post-WWII Britain.

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RACING SHADOWS

By James K Dill
Rating:
4.0 / 5

Two marathon runners’ stories intertwine across decades when they’re brought together by extraordinary circumstances, both of them grappling with familiar experiences of defeat, redemption, and...

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GRACE IN THE WINGS

By Kari Bovee
Rating:
5.0 / 5

GRACE IN THE WINGS takes readers back in time to the 1920s, following Grace Michelle, a Ziegfeld Follies costume designer as she is thrust into...

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