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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THE RAIN BELONGS HERE

By Julie Rogers
Rating:
3.2 / 5

It’s the spring of 2064 and Finn has been missing for three months in THE RAIN BELONGS HERE, a work of dystopian fiction.

THE OTHER MAGIC

By Derrick Smythe
Rating:
3.0 / 5

THE OTHER MAGIC tells the tale of a fugitive slave, a spoiled prince, and a magician each trying to find their own destiny.

IR Approved

CARLOTTI

By David Dalrymple
Rating:
4.0 / 5

Dr. Nick Carlotti has worked hard to become one of the most successful surgeons in Philadelphia and to distance himself from father, one of the...

IR Approved

TORC THE CAT SAVES THE BUNNY

By NONA
Rating:
4.5 / 5

TORC is a cat with a big heart and big dreams. No feline fantasies of cat-and-mouse for this furry guy, who instead aspires to become...

THE BANISHED

By Ron Gabriel
Rating:
3.0 / 5

A set of coeds find themselves drawn into the battle of a gifted witch named Travis, who’s at war with his coven in THE BANISHED.

INEBRIATED

By Katey Taylor
Rating:
3.5 / 5

Seventeen-year-old Caitlyn Turner can't believe her good fortune when she attracts the attention of her favorite singer. But as the two grow closer and she...

IR Approved

CELESTINA’S BURNINGS

By Annemarie Schiavi Pedersen
Rating:
4.0 / 5

The tables turn on Celestina the witch-hunter as one by one family and societal secrets become revealed in CELESTINA'S BURNINGS by Annemarie Schiavi Pedersen.

IR Approved

THE MUSEUM OF BULLSHIT

By Brad Rau
Rating:
5.0 / 5

Brad Rau’s THE MUSEUM OF BULLSHIT starts out as a comedic narrative about a novelty museum in Washington State whose curator claims to have a...

IR Approved

WHEN WILL IT STOP HURTING?: One Man’s Journey Through Grief

By Glenn Cameron
Rating:
4.0 / 5

WHEN WILL IT STOP HURTING? is Glenn Cameron's very personal account of his grief for a much-loved wife and soulmate.

THE BOOK OF JOHN (Not the one in the Bible)

By John Thomas Long
Rating:
1.5 / 5

John T. Long narrates a history of drug and alcohol abuse that spanned most of his adult life. After a stint in rehab, Long developed...

IR Approved

THE L.I.E.

By Brian Barrie
Rating:
4.0 / 5

THE L.I.E. is an illustrated book for young adults about an emotionally withdrawn, brilliant woman who, through her passion for science, ultimately is befriended and...

AN ADVENTUROUS SOUL: One soul’s exciting journey through the Human Learning School

By Steven Ware Smith
Rating:
3.5 / 5

AN ADVENTUROUS SOUL tells the story of a wandering entity who comes to Earth and experiences spiritual growth while living a series of challenging human...

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