Covering issues from childhood to old age, each of these books offers thoughtful, expert advice for developing greater... Read More
Book of the Day
The Stuff of Family Life
Janning's is a fascinating sociological exploration of what material goods say about people and society. Examining both spaces and objects, the book looks at different life stages and the living spaces that people find themselves in.
A Children’s Book for Every Size Dream
Children are big dreamers; with just imagination they can go to space or rule massive kingdoms. But sometimes, the wishes of children are on a smaller scale. These books, reviewed in our May/June 2017 issue, address those desires.
Ethnic, Authentic, and Exhilarating
A platter of new cookbooks and food writing from indie publishers covers many ethnic traditions and diets, but all the books have a common theme of getting back to healthy, traditional ingredients and techniques.
Not Your Average Teenage Experience
Just before you hit adulthood, you have to go through one huge task; survive in the apocalypse, fight paranormal creatures, or deal with high school mean girls. It just depends on your genre. Wait, not everyone goes through that? Well, these teens do.
Our Pilot Podcast
Marginalized Voices are Demanding to be Heard
We're happy to present our pilot IndieVoices podcast, hosted by Executive Editor Howard Lovy, featuring interviews with librarians, indie publishers and authors, book reviews, and author readings.
A Passionate Poetic Affair
An Interview with Sandra Hochman
Poet Sandra Hochman fell into adoration of Robert Lowell's work as a young writer, and after an arranged interview, she began a passionate affair with Lowell himself. We talked to her about her memoir, based on that relationship, in our interview.
MoonDance Dishes Up Poetry Treats to Kids
It’s National Poetry Month, and we here at Foreword Reviews are asking the age-old question: "What about the children?" Indie publisher Moondance Press is doing its part to make poetry a treat for youngsters with its Poetry for Kids series.
The Gender-Genre Divide
New LGBTQ Fiction and Nonfiction
Are these reviews for LGBTQ folks who want to read about people who think like them and face issues similar to their own? Is it for straight people who want to read great stories about people struggling with life and love? The answer is Yes. And yes.
Here They Are: Our INDIES Finalists
We spent the past few months examining thousands of books, and narrowing them down to the finalists in our INDIES Book of the Year Awards. Today, we announce the finalists whose books will be sent on to our expert judges.
Motherhood is not all cuddles and kisses. It is difficult, messy, and exhausting. Mothering with Courage, by Bonnie... Read More
Palookaville is a fascinating source of insight into the work of an excellent and ambitious cartoonist. Tom Smart... Read More
War, internment, illness, racism, failed relationships, all kinds of loss: it’s a catalogue of what troubles us, the... Read More
The Essential D. G. Jones has distilled the essence of the man’s work into a small, potent package. In the latest... Read More
Gregory Coles grew up knowing that he was gay—and knowing that his identity was something that some Christians... Read More
A platter of new cookbooks and food writing from indie publishers covers many ethnic traditions and diets, but all the... Read More
Children are big dreamers; with just imagination they can go to space or rule massive kingdoms. But sometimes, the... Read More