Indie Book Reviews
- One star = Really bad.
- 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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A charming, fast-moving mystery, set in the small coastal village of Seaford in the eastern US, where Lars Erikson and his wife, Ava, have retired.
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A fighter pilot on a routine assignment happens upon a craft that can’t be anything but a spaceship. Before he knows it, his wingman and friend has apparently slammed into the desert floor.
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Weaves a heartrending portrait of lowered expectation: of a man eschewing, and ultimately embracing, mediocrity.
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NOTE: THIS IS A SEXUALLY EXPLICIT BOOK Myron Cocksmith is the Principal, wrestling coach and former student of Our Lady of Gethsemane, a Jesuit school rampant with talking portraits of past principals and staff and students preoccupied with sex.
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The discovery of a hidden letter left by our narrator—Gwyn’s dead sister, Kelly—sends Gwyn searching for answers about Kelly’s recent death.
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"What if a ship carrying a cargo of stolen Russian missiles bound for Iran was mysteriously hijacked? What if Israel was secretly behind the hijacking? What if the guy who fills the vending machines in the break room figured the whole thing out?"
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A woman is found brutally murdered, body mutilated and dumped in the desert. But she’s a member of a tight-knit polygamist sect, and that means no cops.
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Ace’s troubles start when her beach trip falls through. Before she knows what’s happening, the sarcastic protagonist of "Diary of a Mad Fat Girl" finds one friend ensnared in a sex scandal and another friend has them spying on her dirt-bag husband.
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With honesty, candor and a great sense of humor, David Paton MD, brings to the pages of his memoir the very essence of his journey though his life and career.
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Josh Miller is a high school sophomore and tennis-pro wannabe. When his physics teacher presents the theory of alternate universes Josh wonders if it's possible that there’s another world in which he’s not such a nerd.
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Belladonna hops aboard a bus to Hollywood, chasing her dream of starring in pictures opposite the magnetic Bela Lugoisi--only to get mixed up with a real vampire.
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A Seattle private eye is searching for a missing husband, only to witness his gruesome murder at the hands of an unearthly beast named Mort des Hommes.
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An evangelist preacher is kidnapped while visiting Israel by a rogue group that no one can pinpoint.
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Tommy Morrison is too complex a guy for his own good and the story he tells reflects the depth of his complexity.
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Like a double wheat dark brew in a Munich biergarten, Steve Anderson’s latest book goes down easily. It is the loving tour of Munich you never got to take in your twenties.
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It's like what a standardized test would be if it grew a pair.
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It’s the late 1800s in Virginia, and Sue Lewis, a “spinster” in her early thirties, is hell bent on saving her family’s farm.
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A Presbyterian pastor who is seriously questioning his faith is suddenly thrown into the midst of a paranormal murder mystery.
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Designed to give the reader a deeper understanding of food and its effect on long-term health and vitality.
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Includes over 200 dairy-free recipes, a comprehensive guide to dairy substitutes and more.
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Fifty comfort-food recipes perfect for tender-teeth days, including stay-soft cookies, soothing drinks, and delicious dinners.
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The sixth book in the Donavan Creed series opens with Creed on the hunt for his kidnapped girlfriend, Rachel Case.
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A Crack in Everything introduces us to Tamina, a sex education counselor with unconventional addictions and a phobia to mismatching colors.
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Part two of Lopatin's astrological thriller, The Rising Sign.
Avatars by Sterling Adventures