During the year that my husband and I spent planning a lengthy French sojourn, I envisioned writing a book about the... Read More
Book of the Day
Narrow River, Wide Sky
This memoir traces a woman's journey, from growing up in a trailer in a small, conservative Colorado town to becoming a college-educated, feminist writer. Forrester tells stories of how adversity formed her into a stronger individual.
The Ties That Bind
War, internment, illness, racism, failed relationships, all kinds of loss: it’s a catalogue of what troubles us. In these debut novels, shadows are plumbed to find the ties that bind people to communities, to families, and to self.
Deep Beach Thoughts
Evolution to Dyslexia to Beethoven: Heady Summer Reading
When the summer wind comes blowin’ in, try your best NOT to let life go on as normal. We take a playful look at five compelling books that offer fascinating, big thinking reading for hammocks and beach towels.
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.
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.
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.
The Jewish Bible is a fascinating look at a work whose materiality is shown to be inseparable from its meaning. David... Read More
Sin Bravely is a hilarious, thought-provoking, and thoroughly unconventional story of salvation. Maggie Rowe’s... Read More
Hamilton invites readers of every stripe to apply the lessons he learned along Moses’s path in their own daily... Read More
Characters’ stories influence one another compellingly, making An Extraordinary Destiny hold together despite its... Read More
The Axe and the Tree strives to show the deep connection between the Griffiths, their faith, and the people of... Read More
Encompassing wisdom and grace, Edge of Morning is a finessed articulation of respect and the simplicity of being... Read More
Short assures that happiness and fulfillment are attainable even in difficult and unchangeable circumstances. In When... Read More