Dec 03, 2016
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Researchers Explain Why We Love Harry Potter, First Mad Scientist Science Fiction Writing Contest. Why Costco is the best bookstore in the world + more in this week’s round-up

lessons

LESSONS LEARNED

Brian Scott Sherman

somethings

SOMETHING'S BOUND TO HAPPEN

Michael Kasenow

Latest Reviews
hungry
All About the Book  |    |  December 1, 2016

Laureen Peltier on being able to heal your past – no matter how traumatic

Hungry For Touch is an intimate detailing of a woman’s therapeutic journey to overcome her fear of men.


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what-the
IR Book Review  |  November 28, 2016

WHAT THE RIVER KNOWS: CONVERSATIONS WITH THE NATURAL WORLD by Andrea Freeman

4.0

IR Rating

The cycles of human life reflected in the beauty of nature are the main focus of the collection of poems in WHAT THE RIVER KNOWS: CONVERSATIONS WITH THE NATURAL WORLD.


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News  |    |  November 30, 2016

Bon Iver, Tom Waits, Nick Cave, Zach Galifianakis Collaborate on (Indie) Book Project

Jeff Antebi, founder of the record company Waxploitation, has spent the last 10 years collecting stories from musicians and artists for a “literary mixtape” of grown-up children’s stories.


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IR Book Review  |  November 23, 2016

DESCRIPTIONS OF HEAVEN by Randal Eldon Greene

4.0

IR Rating

DESCRIPTIONS OF HEAVEN is a short and moody chronicle by a husband who is watching his wife die of cancer while striving to make sense of it all.


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perfectly-paired
IR Interview  |    |  November 29, 2016

Lexi Blake on what she loves most about writing romance + hiding her neurotic side

IR’s interview with the New York Times and USA Today bestselling hybrid author.


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game-over
IR Book Review  |  November 21, 2016

Humanity’s Last Hope For Survival Is A Gamer With Amnesia In GAME OVER by Derek Edgington

2.0

IR Rating

As the lone survivor and winner of the deathmatch, Ekko Everlasting is captured by a small group of rebels who explain that a central computer controls the world and everything in it and Ekko is, inexplicably, humanity’s last hope for survival.


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the-martyrs
All About the Book  |    |  November 29, 2016

Joel Manners talks about bringing “The Martyr’s Blade” to life

A group of heroes are brought together by friendship, love, and honor as they journey to confront an ancient evil reborn.


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the-beauty
IR Book Review  |  November 21, 2016

Be prepared for blood and betrayal galore in THE BEAUTY IN DARKNESS by Leah Reise

3.7

IR Rating

Newly turned vampire Edrea—whose sister sets out to find her when she goes missing—struggles to overcome her thirst for blood and figure out who to trust in this dark urban fantasy.


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the-apology
Book Trailer of the Week  |    |  November 28, 2016

WATCH “The Apology” by Eric Haggman

Awesome Trailers Turn Indie Titles into Coming Attractions


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the-black
IR Book Review  |  November 18, 2016

THE BLACK RIVER CHRONICLES LEVEL ONE is an entertaining fantasy novel by David Tallerman, Michael Wills

3.0

IR Rating

In a land of monsters, magic and mystery, teenagers learn how to be heroes in THE BLACK RIVER CHRONICLES LEVEL ONE.


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Calendar
Book Fair + Writer's Conference Calendar  |    |  November 22, 2016

All the World’s a Book Fair (or Writer’s Conference) Calendar

This Is the End: December Book Fairs


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paths
IR Book Review  |  November 16, 2016

PATHS OF FEAR, a diverse anthology that will engage both mind and heart by Connie Kerbs

2.5

IR Rating

A collection of short stories, essays, poems and collected proverbs concerning fear.


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