HALF A CUP OF SAND AND SKY by Nadine Bjursten is a sweeping story of Iranian people, poetry, and politics, spanning three decades. Check out what Genevieve Hartman has to say in her starred review of this Alder House Books novel.
THE HUMMINGBIRD AND THE SERPENT by E.S. Ramirez is a dangerous and ill-fated sojourn to Moctezuma’s golden empire. Check out what Kathy L. Brown has to say in her book review of this indie historical novel.
LAUNCH ME TO THE STARS, I’M FINISHED HERE by Nick Gregorio (Trident Press) is a touching family story about the distance mental health can create between us and the ties that can bring us back together.
HOUSE MADE OF SOUND by Freeman Jayce is a trippy version of What Dreams May Come (1998)–a rollercoaster ride to Heaven, Hell, and back. Check out why Alexandria Ducksworth gave this indie fantasy a starred review.
THE VILLAGERS by Derek Owens is a playful, brutal, dreamy, sticky slideshow of fables and images told with eye-winking charm. Check out what Joshua Bligh has to say in his STARRED book review of this Animal Heart Press book.