Hall’s volume draws meaning and continuity from the vast and diverse body of P. K. Irwin’s visual art. Within a... Read More
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.
Book of the Day
Uncorking a Lie
A young sommelier turned detective becomes embroiled in a deadly game after discovering that an expensively auctioned burgundy wine is counterfeit. With the aura of a cozy mystery, this novel is enticing and engaging.
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.
Difficult at times, but immensely rewarding, Dysphoria is alternative medicine for the mind and the soul. Shane... Read More
Editor’s Note: This commentary is part of our special focus on Summer Reading for the month of May. When the summer... Read More
Covering issues from childhood to old age, each of these books offers thoughtful, expert advice for developing greater... Read More
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