Indie Groundbreaking Book

The Girl with the Red Balloon

by Craig Manning / July 2017

The Girl with the Red Balloon masterfully blends several distinct narrative threads into a gripping, cohesive whole.

Tech Desk

From the Tech Desk

by Craig Manning / July 2017

Publishers find it increasingly difficult to find readers for each book, making book discovery the publishing industryís biggest problem.

Indie Groundbreaking Publisher

Arbutus Press

by Anais Mohr / July 2017

A publishing house with the heart and soul of the Midwest.

News

Announcing the 2017 First Novel Prize Long List

The winner receives a $10,000 prize with each shortlisted author receiving $1,000. The short list for the award will be announced in September 2017 and the prize will be given at The Center for Fictionís Annual Benefit and Awards Dinner held on December 5, 2017.

Book Review

The Breaking of a Wave

by Fabio Genovesi

"Waves of pleasure thinking about sex, waves of shock as bullies pounce, waves of grief, waves on which to surf and waves to survey while sitting on the beach eating pizza: these are the small waves of our main charactersí ordinary time."

Book Review

The Gringo Champion

by Aura Xilonen

"Fairy tale endings arenít common among illegal immigrants; I didnít want this fiction to spread false hopes. But the book exceeds my expectations."

Book Review

Pieces of Me: Rescuing My Kidnapped Daughters

by Lizbeth Meredith

Aptly punctuated within her traumatic story, Meredith shares about the domestic violence that riddled her marriage, as well as her emotionally and physically tainted childhood: ďI unwittingly [became] my motherís accomplice in her abduction of me.Ē

Book Review

The Weight of Lies

By Emily Carpenter

A book within a book, The Weight of Lies is a modern day thriller exploring mysteries from the past.

Features

The Art and Effort Behind Beautiful Cover Designs
The Art and Effort Behind Beautiful Cover Designs

by Brooke Warner / July 2017

Why She Writes Press Does Covers So Well

Worth a Thousand Words
Worth a Thousand Words

by Jillian Manning / July 2017

Using Instagram to Market Your Book

The Best Pride & Prejudice Indie Spin-offs
The Best Pride & Prejudice Indie Spin-offs

by Amy Shamroe & Lauren White / July 2017

Alternate Austens

The Accidental Publisher
The Accidental Publisher

by JoAnn Locktov / July 2017

An IPPY Winner Shares Her Story

Once Upon a Time an Author Had a Stroke
Once Upon a Time an Author Had a Stroke

by Anita Lock / July 2017

Q & A with IPPY Award-winning Author Ron Smith

Coming this Month
Coming this Month

by Lauren White / July 2017

Notable July Indie Book Releases