Silence of the Seamaid | Critical Book Review

“Silence of the Seamaid” by Ann Medlock dives into the tumultuous waters of female independence, skillfully navigating the challenges faced by women yearning for autonomy in a patriarchal world. In this exploration, the protagonist, Lee Palmer, becomes a relatable figure, embodying the dreams and desires many of us share for individuality and self-determination. However, Medlock,…

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The Nothing Brothers | Critical Book Review

The Nothing Brothers by Jeff Rosen takes readers on a wild ride through the tumultuous journey of Leo Kraft and his band of suburban rebels. The novel, published by Atmosphere Press, clocks in at 358 pages and falls under the Historical Fiction genre. The Suburban Nihilists Leo Kraft, a self-proclaimed nihilist, finds solace in one…

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The Bridge to Magic | Critical Book Review

In the realm of Seramight, where magic is often portrayed as a benevolent force, Alex Thornbury’s The Bridge to Magic takes a bold leap into the unknown. Contrary to the usual narrative, magic in this world seeks to harm humanity, controlled by an elite group known as tsaren, who were exiled along with the magic…

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I Keep My Exoskeletons to Myself | Critical Book Review

“I Keep My Exoskeletons to Myself” by Marisa Crane delves into the intricacies of grief, shame, and parenthood within the confines of an oppressive surveillance state. In this exploration, the novel follows Kris, a newly widowed queer woman, navigating the challenges of raising her child amid the weight of grief and the draconian control of…

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Angels of Light | Critical Book Review

P.B. Lamb’s Angels of Light offers a captivating exploration into angels and the afterlife, steering clear of the predictable tropes often associated with celestial narratives. This indie paranormal novel challenges conventional perceptions, presenting a unique and thought-provoking perspective that warrants attention. Beyond the Archangels In this unconventional tale, Lamb introduces Jessica, a protagonist thrust into…

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Not Your Job | Critical Book Review

Starting a business is like setting sail on a daring adventure. You’re the captain, responsible for navigating through choppy waters and ensuring your ship reaches its destination. “Not Your Job” by Pierce Brantley is a wakeup call for business owners who initially embraced the all-encompassing role but are now drowning in the daily grind. The…

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The Fall of Immortals | Critical Book Review

Prepare to be whisked away into the realms of myth and magic in I.D.G. Curry’s “The Fall of Immortals.” Melissa Suggitt’s review unfolds the layers of this indie fantasy novel, inviting fantasy enthusiasts to embark on a journey that blends chaos, order, justice, truth, and prophecy. A Lightning-Struck Odyssey The narrative kicks off with a…

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Unthinkable | Critical Book Review

The horrifying account begins on July 18, 2014, when Mildred Harrington, affectionately known as “Dodie,” faced a gruesome end. A cherished mother, grandmother, and great-grandmother, Dodie’s life was abruptly stolen, leaving a void in the hearts of those who held her dear. Unthinkable: Who Kills Their Grandmother? James W. Marquart, Ph.D., dissects the unfathomable in…

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Unshod, Cackling, and Naked | Critical Book Review

Unshod, Cackling, and Naked by Tamika Thompson unveils a collection of 13 short stories, each laced with a chilling touch of horror. Thompson’s narrative prowess takes readers on a rollercoaster ride through tales that defy the ordinary. In one narrative strand, a woman mysteriously vanishes, leaving her husband grappling with the inexplicable. In another, a…

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Midpoint | Critical Book Review

IndieBookView presents “Midpoint” by Patricia Angeles, an intriguing exploration into one woman’s odyssey through motherhood and triumph. Jadidsa Perez shares her critical perspective on this indie memoir that seeks to capture the essence of Angeles’s unique journey. A Kaleidoscope of Colors “Midpoint” serves as a vibrant kaleidoscope, depicting the multicolored tapestry of Patricia Angeles’s venture…

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