Book Reviews

The latest indie book reviews from Self-Publishing Review

Self-Published Design Review:
Stay by Moriah Jovan

Review by Joel Friedlander, TheBookDesigner.com

Stay cover by Moriah Jovan
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Our next book for review is Stay by Moriah Jovan. (6″ x 9″, 332 pages, softbound, ISBN 978-0981769639, B10 Mediaworx.) This is the second book in a series titled “The Tales of Dunham.”

Design Review—Cover

All of Moriah’s design for this book is careful and elegant, and the tone is set by the cover.…

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Self-Published Design Review:
Jillian’s Gold by Levi Montgomery

Review by Joel Friedlander, TheBookDesigner.com

Jillian's Gold cover
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Our next book for review is Jillian’s Gold by Levi Montgomery. (5.5″ x 8.5″, 422 pages, ISBN 978-1448635535, CreateSpace.) Levi tells me in his email that “I have written and designed six books in just under three years, resulting in a rather steep learning curve, the top of which I haven’t found yet!” He actually sent me material for an earlier book as well.…

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Reality Check by Darryl Sloan

Before getting to this review I should add a short disclaimer. Darryl Sloan and I are e-friends (never met him, he’s in the U.K., I’m in the U.S.) and we’ve traded books in the past. This didn’t factor into this review, but it should be mentioned.…

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Finding the Moon in Sugar by Gint Aras

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I swear right now that everything your gonna read in here happened 100% true. Cauze when I used to look back at all this crap that went down with me, sometimes I wouldn’t even believe it myself. I used to trip a lot on shrooms and acid, plus get high off weed or hash in weird places which can mess up how your ass remembers shit.

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