If you think about how big the world is, it’s pretty amazing that authors manage to put it into such small containers... Read More
Book of the Day
Pretend We Are Lovely
Food becomes a vehicle for grief in this fascinating, sympathetic family story.
Gift Books that Contain Larger Worlds
If you think about how big the world is, it’s pretty amazing that authors manage to put it into such small containers like books. These six gift books reviewed in our July/August issue capture large worlds between their pages.
Immigrant Stories Inside Immigrant Stories
South Asian American Women Find Voice
There are immigrant stories, and then there are stories within immigrant stories. These tales of cultural transition are told through the perspective of South Asian Women, voices not often heard in American literature. We talk to the anthology's editor.
IndieVoices Podcast: Autism Reads
Authors and Characters on the Spectrum
Between all the pet theories, and pages upon pages of speculating about autism's cause, often what is left out are the voices of autistic people themselves, or their families who can speak for them. Those are the voices we are featuring in our podcast.
Graphic Novels: Black, White, and Shades of Gray
Wherever your moral compass code points, you’ll be able to find a graphic novel in these five reviewed in our July/August 2017 issue.
Baby, The Thrill Ain't Never Gone
From gunfights to gangs, prostitution rings to psychology labs, these high-octane adventures have violent ends, and plenty of adrenaline in between.
The Power of Poetry
Poetry has power over our senses in a way that is unique to the genre. For some of that power, read one of the six books reviewed in our May/June 2017 issue.
Today, we announced the winners of our INDIES Book of the Year Awards. Congratulations to all the winners selected. They represent the best of indie publishing this past year.
Audiobooks: New Voices in Literature
Audiobooks, always popular at the local library, are rapidly growing in popularity among consumers of books. Our reviewers are listening to them, too, and we've picked out these six indie audiobooks as among the best in our May/June 2017 issue.
What is American history other than a record of stuff that happened somehow related to the people and places of this... Read More
Against all the laws of nature, certain sports heroes pull off the extraordinary stunt of running faster, jumping... Read More
Rare and invaluable is the writer who can address a topic that can’t possibly withstand further scrutiny—oh... Read More
In vino veritas, in whiskey wit, in pie pleasure. With that Latin-inspired preamble, we are called West to an... Read More
War memorials—it doesn’t get any gloomier, but also awe-inspiring as the male mind seeks to comprehend the horror... Read More
Facing a blank canvas, most artists strive to paint a pretty picture under the guidelines (however loose) of... Read More
There are immigrant stories, and then there are stories within immigrant stories. Often, these tales-inside-tales... Read More