Navigation

Follow Authorlink:

All about publishing a book, getting help to convert a PDF to eBook, and keeping up with publishing industry news

Book Reviews Front-List

Read Our Book Reviews FREE

Front List book reviews are from major publishers such as Random House and Simon & Schuster. Indie Reviews are sponsored by self-published authors and small presses. No registration is required. Scroll to see recently- listed reviews, or use our Search menu on the left. We’re proud that more than 1200 libraries regularly access our reviews, in addition to thousands of book-lovers.

Featured Book Reviews

The Essential Hamilton

The Essential Hamilton, Letters and other Writings

Pub Date: Aug 15, 2017

The Essential Hamilton, Letters and other Writings, Edited with introduction by Joanne B. Freeman, Library of America – Alexander Hamilton’s extraordinary and controversial life headlines a popular musical but if you want an in-depth view of his life, Read more »

Ultimatum

Ultimatum by Anders de la Motte

Pub Date: Jul 24, 2017

Ultimatum, Anders de la Motte, Atria Books – Detective Inspector Julia Gabrielsson of Stockholm Regional Police can’t make up her mind about the civilian investigator she’s landed as a partner Read more »

The Weight of Night by Christine Carbo

The Weight of Night by Christine Carbo

Pub Date: Jul 20, 2017

The Weight of Night, Christine Carbo, Atria – In the summer of 2016, Montana is going through a hellish period of wild fires. Flathead County is especially hard hit, and every official that can be spared is out helping evacuate those in the path of the blaze Read more »

The Fifth Doll by Charlie N. Holmberg

The Fifth Doll by Charlie N. Holmberg

Pub Date: Jul 9, 2017

The Fifth Doll, Charlie N. Holmberg, 47 North – Matrona Vitsin lives in an idyllic village where every day is the same as the last. She helps look after the family’s dairy farm, but try as she might Matrona can never please her parents Read more »

Jack and Norman by Jerome Loving

Jack and Norman by Jerome Loving

Pub Date: Jul 7, 2017

Jack and Norman, Jerome Loving, St. Martins Press – In 1977, after a “ten-year drought on the use of the death penalty,” rifles aim and fire toward a circle pined on Gary Gilmore’s dark shirt Read more »

Trophy Son by Douglas Brunt

Trophy Son by Douglas Brunt

Pub Date: Jun 30, 2017

Trophy Son, Douglas Brunt, St. Martins Press – Douglas Brunt’s crisply written novel, “Trophy Son,” details the lonely and painful journey of a young tennis player to the top of the professional ranks Read more »

Shadowcaster by Cinda Williams Chima

Shadowcaster by Cinda Williams Chima

Pub Date: May 29, 2017

Shadowcaster, Cinda Williams Chima, Harper Teen – There’s no end in sight to the long war between the Queendom of the Fells and the Kingdom of Arden. Year after year the Queendom repels the southern armies yet never defeats them for good Read more »

This is Really Happening by Erin Chack

This Is Really Happening by Erin Chack

Pub Date: May 29, 2017

This Is Really Happening, Erin Chack, Penguin Teen – Twenty-something pop-culture ezine writer Erin Chack illuminates her world for a teenage audience in This Is Really Happening Read more »

Feast of Sorrow by Crystal King

Feast of Sorrow by Crystal King

Pub Date: May 19, 2017

Feast of Sorrow, Crystal King, Touchstone – The Roman Empire, 1BC – 38 AD. The Emperor is lord of the known world. Those who are closest to him bask in reflected glory and wield considerable power Read more »