It’s finally summer. The snowy, cold, and gray days of winter are far behind now—at least for a little while—and long days of sunshine and blue skies are here to take their place. Along with this relief of warm weather comes the... Read More
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Mother of Invention
On its surface, Mother of Invention is a quasi-feminist speculative novel about reinventing the way that women give birth.
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The memoir shifts between subjects quickly and seamlessly, weaving the intensely personal and the mundane with charming finesse. The prose has depth while maintaining lightness. Two Lives is an engrossing memoir.
Book of the Day Roundup May 21-May 25
Another week another roundup!
Interview with Silas House
Author of Southernmost
Let’s get one thing clear: There’s no such thing as real Americans. We are one nation, one people, inseparable, united by a common set of ideals.
Doing It Right
With US debuts from established international authors to novels from emerging writers, this debut fiction feature has a deep bench.
Wonder, awe, respect—conflict, abuse, greed. All these have characterized humans relationship with nature. Is there a... Read More
Legend of the Star Runner A Timmi Tobbson Adventure J. I. Wagner Cindy Froehlich, illustrator freshabooks Softcover $12.99 (168pp) 978-3-96326777-2 Buy: IndieBound, Amazon A spirited trio of kid sleuths undertake a classic treasure hunt... Read More
Our increasingly urban society means that rural people are becoming a minority, and we all know what that means—stereotyping, oppression, othering, and general disregard. We see it playing out politically in the way Trump’s rural... Read More
Emotional and physical risks court an awkward levity. Rural towns pool with unexpected darkness. A city reveals African... Read More
Here at Foreword Reviews, we are lucky to call the beautiful town of Traverse City, Michigan, home. In this small city on a Lake Michigan bay, we’re surrounded by expansive forests, golden beaches, rolling dunes, and shimmering lakes;... Read More
Small Moving Parts D. B. Jackson Turner Publishing Softcover $17.99 (384pp) 978-1-68336-782-6 Buy: IndieBound, Amazon Small Moving Parts is an emotive, atmospheric, and memorable tour de force. Not to be missed. In 1958, on a summer’s... Read More
Jeffery Paine’s "Enlightenment Town" is a witty, in-depth exploration of a unique place and its spiritual inhabitants. It doubles as a humorous and enlightening look at the world’s religions, many of which are represented in... Read More