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The latest indie book reviews from Self-Publishing Review

How A Professional Reviewer Reviews Your Book

Professional ReviewerAt SPR we’ve been reviewing books for nearly a decade. Here, we talk about how we review a book, and answer some of the most burning questions authors have.

Book Policy

When a book comes in for review, the first thing we check is that it meets our book policy.…

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Review: Brown Sugar in Minnesota by Joe Field

★★★★ Brown Sugar in Minnesota by Joe Field

Brown Sugar in Minnesota by Joe Field is a short, thrilling ride fueled by drugs and danger.

By their very definition, thrillers are high-intensity stories, and whether that manifests in the form of action or psychological drama doesn’t actually matter.…

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Review: Caribbean Jewel by Jayla Jasso

★★★★½  Caribbean Jewel by Jayla Jasso

Caribbean Jewel by Jayla Jasso is an evocative and satisfying swashbuckling historical romance.

When Jolie, an Englishwoman, flees her guardian’s sugar cane plantation on Crab Island, Puerto Rico, she runs into a Spanish captain in search of a national treasure.…

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Review: Crowning Glory by Stacy Harshman

★★★★½  Crowning Glory by Stacy Harshman

Crowning Glory: An Experiment in Self-Discovery Through Disguise by Stacy Harshman is an original and laugh-out-loud memoir.

Stacy Harshman, an unemployed musician and artist, decides to embark on an experiment in hopes of coming to terms with her crippling depression, panic attacks, and psychotic breaks.…

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Review: Fault/Lines (The Hadron Damnation Book 0) by Mark Lingane

★★★★ Fault/lines by Mark Lingane

If you think you’re having a bad day, take a moment for DCI Tracy Hanson. When a commercial flight crashes right into the middle of London, she has to deal with jumped-up US military men, a whole department of grumpy colleagues, an unusual case of terrorism, and an EMP bringing it all to its knees.…

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