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The latest indie book reviews from Self-Publishing Review

Review: The Red by Aiden Riley

The Red by Aiden RileyIn the north of England, in the year 2020, scientific breakthroughs by companies such as ‘L Max’ lead to a new dawn of agriculture, where food would show great changes and never spoil when properly treated by their products. Whether this was the reason that the people and animals of Earth quickly turned to what the survivors would refer to as “infected” – monstrous corpse-people who lose control of their bodies for the craving of flesh – would never be certain.…

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Review: On The Money by Tariq Saleim

On The MoneyOn The Money by Tariq Saleim is a thoughtful story with an interesting theme: The power and balance of money. What is it that makes those from affluent backgrounds take so much for granted, while others work so hard and get nowhere in life?…

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Review: Blood Line by John J. Davis

Blood Line by John J. DavisBlood Line is the debut novel of the Granger Spy thriller series by John J. Davis, following the enigmatic Ron Granger and his unusually talented family – thoughtful and unstoppable wife, Valerie, curious and intuitive daughter, Leecy – after what seems to be a simple home invasion turns out to be something far more serious than suspected.…

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Review: The Ituni Experience by Forbes Skinner

ituniHave you ever met someone who has almost accidentally cut off his leg with a chainsaw, set himself on fire trying to light a cigarette, who was thrown from a tractor, and lived to tell about it? Meet Forbes Skinner, author of The Ituni Experience: The Trials of a Chainsaw Logger.…

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Review: Tweeting Da Vinci by Ann C. Pizzorusso

tweeting da vinci Imagine if Da Vinci were alive today – would he tweet his ideas and discoveries? Writer and veteran geologist Ann C. Pizzorusso explores Italy with Da Vinci, an accomplished geologist and polymath as her guide, as if he were here today as a Bill Gates/Stephen Hawking figure, using all current technology, including Twitter, to share his mind with the world.…

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Review: The Daughter of the Sea and the Sky by David Litwack

Daughter of the Sea and SkyDavid Litwack’s novel, The Daughter of the Sea and the Sky, is a moving tale that revolves around love, hope, and redemption.

The novel starts out with Helena Brewster. Her father recently passed away and in an attempt to feel closer to him she decides to sit near the ocean where he used to take her.…

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Review: Mystery and Misadventure – An Old Acquaintance by M.D. Hall

Mystery and Misadventure – An Old Acquaintance by M.D. HallMystery and Misadventure – An Old Acquaintance by M.D. Hall – a sequel to Mystery and Misadventure, though largely independent – is a collection of fictional short stories where things are not quite as they seem. Each short tale focuses on characters who find themselves crossing from the world we know into their own unusual circumstances ranging from the strangely uneasy to the horrifically bizarre.…

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