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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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THE GIRL AND THE GARGOYLE

By Pauline Gruber
Rating:
4.5 / 5

THE GIRL AND THE GARGOYLE (the sequel to THE GIRL AND THE RAVEN) is an engaging, action-filled YA story whose teenage heroine is recognizable and...

THE MISSING PIECES

By Deborah Henderson
Rating:
2.8 / 5

THE MISSING PIECES is a harrowing, puzzling psychological thriller.

THREE YEARS IN ETHIOPIA: How a Civil War and Epidemics Led Me to my Daughter

By Cornelia E Davis
Rating:
4.7 / 5

THREE YEARS IN ETHIOPIA is a memoir that tells the story of an American doctor living and working in a war-torn country, and how the...

DYING TO LIVE YOUR LIFE

By Lisabeth Mackall
Rating:
2.5 / 5

DYING TO LIVE YOUR LIFE’s author Lisbeth Mackall takes the reader on her journey from breast cancer diagnosis through her year of chemo and recovery.

MARI, WHY I NEEDED TO RETURN FROM THE FUTURE

By Winfried Sedhoff
Rating:
3 / 5

An accident strands Benjamin Ecclestone, a time traveler from the 22nd century, in Australia, where he falls in love.

TIGER BRAVO’S WAR

By Rick St John
Rating:
5 / 5

In TIGER BRAVO’S WAR, the 101st Airborne Division’s B Company suffered combat’s raging brutality and the occasional triumph known to soldiers since time immemorial.

LET ‘ER ROLL: Tips and Stories to Improve Your Driving

By Earl Randall
Rating:
5 / 5

LET 'ER ROLL is an entertaining and insightful driver's-ed manual that goes beyond the basics of how to operate a car.

NO ORDINARY GIFT

By Evon Smith
Rating:
3 / 5

A kitten named Petra adapts to a new home - but will a squirrel-sparked adventure cause disaster?

AT DADDY’S HANDS: Courage Knows No Age

By Jacob Paul Patchen
Rating:
4 / 5

In Jacob Paul Patchen's novel AT DADDY'S HANDS: Courage Knows No Age, victims of systemic abuse take matters into their own hands.

NONDISCLOSURE: A Medical Thriller

By Geoffrey M Cooper
Rating:
/ 5

IR VERDICT: Wonderfully written with descriptive, fully developed characters and believable situational elements, NONDISCLOSURE: A Medical Thriller by Geoffrey M. Cooper, takes readers on an...

THE GIRL WHO LOVED CARAVAGGIO

By Belle Ami
Rating:
/ 5

IR VERDICT: Author Belle Ami’s second book in the Out of Time series, THE GIRL WHO LOVED CARAVAGGIO, is a great read for art history...

ABOVE ALL THINGS

By Russell S. Kussman
Rating:
/ 5

IR VERDICT: Russell S. Kussman’s ABOVE ALL THINGS, a gripping account of his first trial as a lawyer, shows how he took on Big Pharma,...

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