Book Reviews

The latest indie book reviews from Self-Publishing Review

Review: My Father’s Son: A Memoir by John Davis

★★★★½ My Father's Son: A Memoir by John Davis

My Father’s Son: A Memoir by John Davis is the harrowing yet riveting story Davis’ tumultuous and abusive childhood at the hands of his father, who was a high-powered cocaine dealer in Brooklyn, and a complete tyrant with Davis at home.…

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Review: Busker’s Holiday by Adam Gussow ★★★★★

Buskers HolidayBusker’s Holiday by Adam Gussow is a fictionalized account of busking in the streets of Europe over one summer. Filled with a great passion for the Blues, and lyrical evocations of European life, it reads like a Beat Generation novel for a new generation.…

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Review: Sharky Marky and the Big Race by Lance Olsen

★★★★½ Sharky Marky and the Big Race by Lance Olsen

Sharky Marky and the Big Race is a fun children’s book for ages 3-5 about a racecar-driving shark as he races against a collection of sea creatures. The book teaches counting, as the child is entertainingly instructed to count down from ten for every car Sharky Marky passes.…

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Review: Tim Curious by Roddy Thorleifson ★★★★★

Tim Curious by Roddy Thorleifson Tim Curious: A Murder Mystery of the American Revolution, by Roddy Thorleifson, is a wonderful young adult historical fiction novel that’ll charm readers of all ages.

Young Tim Euston wanted to fight with George Washington, but he was considered too short and sent away.…

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