Like banking and agriculture, the medical industry is big business in the United States, with many tens of billions of dollars (both public and private) going into research, prevention, treatment, lobbying, and the like. But when it... Read More
Interview with Renée Hodges
Author of Saving Bobby: Heroes and Heroin in One Small Community
More than two million Americans currently struggle with an opioid disorder, 42,249 died from opioid overdose in 2016, and the problem is worsening by the day.
Book of the Day
Darker with the Lights On
From ambiguousness to garish nightmares, David Hayden gleans incidents from the lives of characters standing at the abyss. Darker with the Lights On tunes in to a fascinating, eerie frequency and is surprising at every turn.
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.
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
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