Books Received Archive

Books on this page are primarily from small, author-published, or POD-based book producers. Along with genre titles.


Books Received June 11, 2013


Ashes of Deception, Willoughby S. Hundley III, MD (iUniverse)

The Cloud, Frank Palescandolo (iUniverse)

Date Certain, Reuben Eisenstein (Fithian Press)

Eyes of the Soul, Karen Esposito (Summerland Publishing)

From Wahnsinnig to the Loony Bin, Ed. Henry Whittlesey (Peripatetic Media)

Dancing with Trouble, Omotunde E. G. Johnson (Langdon Street Press)

Kidnapped by the Cartel, Karen D. Scioscia (Two Harbors Press)

Merging Decades, Sandra Manndy (Xlibris)

Outside the Gate, Tom Milton (Nepperhan Press)

Raising Redemption, R. A. Russell (Langdon Street Press)

Reader: Daughter of Time Book 1, Erec Stebbins (Twice Pi Press)

Stone Wall Freedom: The Slave, David Lee Tucker (TwoHarbors)

Vengeance is Now, Scott D. Roberts (3L Publishing)

Visions of Mary: A Novel of One Man’s War, Joseph Richardson (TwoHarbors)



Compass, William F. Brandt, Jr. (Winter Vale Press)

Elect Alex, Alex Clark (Self-published)

Empathy and Intuition in Distance Learning, Ginette Provost Flatow (AuthorHouse)

Landscapes of the Mind: The Faces of Reality, Lawrence LeShan (Eirini Press)

Little Satchmo: Living in the Shadow of my Father Louis Daniel Armstrong, Sharon Preston-Folta & Denene Millner (Self-published)

Providing for the Casualties of War: The American Experience through World War II, Bernard Rostker (Rand Corporation)

Tasting Home: Coming of Age in the Kitchen, Judith Newton (She Writes Press)

True North, Tom North (True North Productions)



Hellohellohello, Mark Jackley (Self-published)


Posted February 13, 2013


Angel in my Backpack, Rich Grimes (Summerland Publishing)

The Black Stiletto: Stars & Stripes, Raymond Benson (Oceanview Publishing)

The Boogie Trapp, Kerry Copeland Smith (Peppertree Press)

The Brothers, Allen D. Anderson (Langdon Street Press)

Chasing the Bullet, Tom Holden (Authorhouse)

Killer Pappas, Harry Rice (Dog Ear Publishing)

Lost on a Schooner, N. W. Taylor (Ruum Publishing)

Puppet Shows, Michael Frissore (Writers AMuse Me Publishing)

Sewing a Friendship 2, Magic In Us, Natalie Tinti (Tintinatie Publishing House)

The Tamarack Murders: A Bo Tully Mystery, Patrick F. McManus (Skyhorse Publishing)

The Trouble with Charlie, Merry Jones (Oceanview)

A View from My Window: Real Stories for Real Women, Sylvia Forrest (Createspace)

Yesterday’s Echo, Matt Coyle (Oceanview)



1963: A Landmark Year in St. Martin, Daniella Jeffry Pilot (Xlibris)

The Accidental Candidate: The Rise and Fall of Alvin Greene, Corey Hutchins & David Axe (Mcfarland)

Chris Will, Beatriz Fox (Meant 2 Bea Publications)

Conan Meets the Academy: Multidisciplinary Essays on the Enduring Barbarian, Ed. Jonas Prida (McFarland)

The Cooperstown Symposium on Baseball and American Culture, 2011-2012, Ed. William M. Simons (McFarland)

Cyberpunk Women, Feminism and Science Fiction, Carlen Lavigne (McFarland)

Dad’s Home Cooking, Zachary Wolinsky & Family (Summerland Publishing)

Death Comes Not as a Stranger, Lois West Bristow (Summerland Publishing)

Diversity in Disney Films: Critical Essays on race, Ethnicity, Gender, Sexuality and Disability, Ed. Johnson Cheu (McFarland)

Dr. Ruth’s Guide for the Alzheimer’s Caregiver: How to Care for Your Loved One without Getting

The Encyclopedia of Mental Imagery: 2100 Exercises for Body, Mind and Spirit, Ed. Gerald Epstein & Barbarah L. Fedoroff (ACMI Press)

How to Publish and Promote Your Book Now!, L. Diane Wolfe (Dancing Lemur Press LLC)

Overwhelmed…and without Doing It All Yourself, Dr. Ruth K. Westheimer with Pierre A. Lehu (Quill Driver Books)

Echoes of the Holocaust on the American Musical Stage, Jessica Hillman (Mcfarland)

Editing Across Media: Content and Process for Print and Online Publication, Ed. Ross F. Collins (McFarland)

Hands Through Stone: How Clarence Ray Allen Masterminded Murder from Behind Folsom’s Prison Walls, James A. Ardaiz (Craven Street Books)

The History of New Thought: From Mind Cure to Positive Thinking and the Prosperity Gospel , John S. Haller Jr. (Swedenborg Foundation)

Interiority Powered: How to Use Your Inner Energies at Work, Hugh Leonard (Deiorse Books)

Intertextuality in American Drama: Critical Essays on Eugene O’Neill, Susan Glaspell, Thornton Wilder, Arthur Miller, and Other Playwrights, Ed. Drew Eisenhauer & Brenda Murphy

Kozintsev’s Shakespeare Films: Russian Political Protest in Hamlet and King Lear, Tiffany Ann Conroy Moore (McFarland)

Love Never Ends: A True Story of a Mother’s Love and Tragic Loss of Her Daughter, Connie Martin & Barry Dundas (Inspiring Voices)

My Life Made Up: A Life in 24 Stories, Mark Conroy (Self-published)

Operation Take-Over The Day, A. O. Solomon (AuthorHouse)

Plays from New River 2, Ed. M.Z. Ribalow (McFarland)

The Queen of Sheba: Legend, Literature and Lore, Deborah M. Coulter-Harris (McFarland)

The Reality of ESP: A Physicists’ Proof of Psychic Abilities, Russell Targ (Quest Books)

Ronald Reagan in Quotations: A Topical Dictionary, with Sources, of the Presidential Years, Compiled by David B. Frost (McFarland)

Sex and Manifest Destiny: The Urge that Drove Americans Westward, Martin Naparsteck (McFarland)

Text & Presentation, 2012, Ed. Graley Herren (McFarland)

When Baseball Isn’t White, Straight and Male: The Media and Difference in the National Pastime, Lisa Doris Alexander (McFarland)

Women of the American Circus, 1880 – 1940, Katherine H. Adams and Michael L. Keene (Mcfarland)

Women of the Resistance: Eight Who Defied the Third Reich, Marc E. Vargo (McFarland)



Media Coverage: Poet’s View, J. Rosser (PublishAmerica)

Terrarium, B. Morrison (Cottey House Press)


Books Received October 11, 2012


50 Monologues for Student Actors II, Mary Depner (Meriwether Publishing)

62 Comedy Duet Scenes for Teens, Laurie Allen (Meriwether Publishing)

Eclipse, David Lehner (Fithian Press)

Fatal Decree, H. Terrell Griffin (Oceanview Publishing)

The Golden Door, Tom Milton (Nepperhan Press LLC)

Hot Stuff, Don Bruns (Oceanview Publishing)

The Legend of Rachel Petersen, J.T. Baroni (Damnation Books LLC)

Lost Hearts, Vincent Panella (Apollo’s Bow)

The Mitosis Hegemony Technopolitics in the 21st Century, Arthur Van Kaseman (The Mitosis Society Ltd.)

Red Jacket, Joseph Heywood (Globe Pequot Press)

Shades of Orange with Many Greens: Visions of Paul Cezanne, Walter E. Thompson (Langdon Street Press)

Zero Separation, Philip Donlay (Oceanview Publishing)



From Adam to Omega: An Anatomy of UFO Phenomena, A. R. Roberts (iUniverse)

Give Yourself Permission to Shine: Through Faith I Found Love, Grace King (Balboa)

Giving with Confidence: A Guide to Savvy Philanthropy, Colburn Wilbur & Fred Setterberg (Heyday)

Hogs, Blogs, Leathers and Lattes: The Sociology of Modern American Motorcycling, William E. Thompson (McFarland)

Honest Wrestling: Questions of Faith when Attacked by Life, K. Howard Joslin (WestBow)

Subtle Differences, Big Faux Pas: Test Your Cultural Competence, Elizabeth Vennekens-Kelly (Summertime Publishing)

They Knew Marilyn Monroe: Famous Persons in the Life of the Hollywood Icon, Les Harding (McFarland)

When Mars Women Date, Dr. Paulette Kouffman Sherman (Parachute Jump Publishing)

The White Bow, Aleksandra Veble (American Book Classics)



At Age Twenty, Maxwell Baumbach (unbound CONTENT)

From the Café and Beyond: A Collection of Poems and Other Writings, Nadia Hasan (CreateSpace)

I Am the Quiet of the Falling Snow: A Spiritual and Transformational Journey Through Loss, Aspen Bernath-Plaisted (Turtle Creek Artisans)

A Strange Frenzy, Dom Gabrielli (unbound CONTENT)


Books Received 10 July 2012

The Sun and Stars, Elizabeth Adair (Bearcat Press)

The Rendition, Albert Ashforth (Oceanview Publishing)

Against My Will, Benjamin Berkley (Frederick Fell Publishers)

Sand Dollar: A Story of Undying Love, Sebastian Cole (Sebastian Cole LLC)

Weapon of Choice, Patricia Gussin (Oceanview Publishing)

Teacher of the Year, Edward Scott Ibur (Third Degree Press)

Unbroke Horses, D. B. Jackson (Goldminds Publishing)

Open Heart: A Thoughtful &Touching Collection of Gay Poetry, Della Hinson Lambert (Summerland Publishing)

Q: Awakening, G.M. Lawrence (Variance Publishing)

Mickey & Nadika: An Adventure Across Time and Space, Jenna Lindsey (iUniverse)

The Littlest Crusade, Desmond Long (Millennial Mind Publishing)

Run to Ground, D.P. Lyle (Oceanview Publishing)

100 Duet Scenes for Teens: One-minute Duos for Student Actors, Michael Moore (Meriwether Publishing)

The Shadow Man, Mark Murphy (Langdon Street Press)

The Taken Land (Riro Te Whenua), Robin O’Reilly (iUniverse)

A Tainted Dawn: The Great War, Book I, B.N. Peacock (Fireship Press)

To Wander the Labyrinth, Brian Peters (AASP Press)

The Devil’s Madonna, Sharon Potts (Oceanview Publishing)

Don’t Stand So Close, Eric Red (Short, Scary Tales Publications)

A Secret Woman, Rose Solari (Alan Squire Publishing)

Cursed at Birth, Terrylee Sporcic (RoseDog Books)

Reel Life, Jackie Townsend (Ripetta Press)

Brightside, Mark Tullius (Vincere Press)

A Lost Generation, Ronald S. Zimney (iUniverse)



A Farewell Platform to the Queen of Talk: True Aha! Moments of Divine Order, Kimberly Adams (Authorhouse)

Get Well & Stay Well: Optimal Health through Transformational Medicine, Steve Amoils & Sandi Amoils (Integrative Medicine Foundation)

Red Flags of Love Fraud: 10 Signs You're Dating a Sociopath, Donna Anderson (Anderly Publishing)

From Surviving to Thriving: In Health and Weight Loss, Laverne S. Dupree (CrossBooks Publishing)

The Take-Charge Patient: How You Can Get the Best Medical Care, Martine Ehrenclou (Lemon Grove Press)

Using the Power of Hope to Cope with Dying: The Four Stages of Hope, Cathleen Fanslow-Brunjes (Quill Driver Books)

Getting into Heaven - and Out Again, Allbrecht Gralle (Swedenborg Foundation Press)

The 7%Solution: You Can Afford a Comfortable Retirement, John H. Graves (Safe Harbor International Publishing)

Life's Journey into Despair and Failure: The Anti-life Controlling and Destroying Us, Edward Einar Hailio (Authorhouse)

The Bootstrapper's Guide to the Mobile Web: Practical Plans to Get Your Business Mobile in Just a Few Days for Just a Few Bucks, Deltina Hay (Quill Driver Books)

I Only Cry at Night, P. Allen Jones (Self-published)

How They Stash the Cash: A Guide to finding income hidden by a spouse during divorce, Mark Kohn (Sourced Media Books)

Defining Moments: Breaking Through Tough Times, Dorothea S. McArthur (Cove Press)

Paradise Lost, Paradise Regained: The True Meaning of Democracy, Arthur D. Robbins (Acropolis Books)

Travesty, Margie Shepherd (Trafford Publishing)

The Missing Link on Mary Lincoln, Anne G. Snow (iUniverse)



Open Heart: A Thoughtful & Touching Collection of Gay Poetry, Della Hinson Lambert (Summerland Publishing)

Dead Weight, Louis Phillips (Self-published)



Books Received 12 April 2012

Sentry's Past: Veil of Darkness, A.M. Boyle (The Wolf Pirate Project Inc.)

The Spanish Gatekeeper: A Science Fiction Fantasy Adventure, Bernard Dukas (Kaladar Books)

Vanished in the Dunes, Allan Retzky (Oceanview Publishing)

More Short & Sweet Skits for Student Actors: 50 Sketches for Teens, Maggie Scriven (Meriwether Publishing)

Sade's Secret: A Sweet 16 Diaries Novel, Sparkle (W Clark Publishing)

Seminal Murder, Mary Vermillion (Regal Crest Books/Quest Books)



102 Monologues for Middle School Actors, Rebecca Young (Meriwether Publishing)



12 Miracles of Spiritual Growth: A Path of Healing from the Gospels, E. Kent Rogers (Swedenborg Foundation Press)

My "Plane" Truth: A Soul Satisfying Crash Course to Unconditional Love and Forgiveness, Jill Douglas (AuthorHouse)

Prince: In the Studio (1975-1995) Volume 1, Jake Brown (Colossus Books)

Stop Autism Now!: A Parent's Guide to Preventing a Reversing Autism Spectrum Disorders, Dr. Bruce Fife (Piccadilly Books, LTD)



Books Received 16 March 2012

Ghosts to Whom We Call, Jennifer Key (Astounding Beauty Ruffian Press)


Children’s/YA Fiction

Tootsie and Lulu: Lulu Wears a Tutu, Wendy Botts (Tootsie and Lulu Children’s Series LLC)



The Black Stiletto: Black & White, Raynmond Benson (Oceanview Publishing)

Code of the Forest, Jon Buchan (Joggling Board Press)

Deadly Mirror Image, George A. Coriaty (AuthorHouse)

Deadly Negatives, Russell Hill (Caravel Mystery Books)

Eyes of the Insane, Eric Vik (AuthorHouse)

Gods Without Men, Haru Kunzru (Alfred A. Knopf)

The Great Peace, Ryan George Kittleman (Exploding Books)

Miss Fannie Mae’s Girls: A Southern Tale of Life Lost and Love Found, Larry Batchelor (3L Publishing)

Of Animals and Angels, Margeurite Antonio (iUniverse)

People with Holes, Heather Fowler (Pink Narcissus Press)

Sea Change: The Uncertain Realm of the Married, Patsy Garlan (Summerland Publishing)

White Lies, Jeremy Bates (Oceanview Publishing)



At the Precipice, Jim Snell (iUniverse)

Children's Picture Books: The Art of Visual Storytelling, Martin Salisbury and Morag Styles (Laurence King Publishing)

Mastering a Healthy Self Image: The Guidebook to Real Happiness and Enormous Success, Darrell Knoch (True Wealth University)

One-Mission Man: An American POW’s Struggle to Survive Hitler’s Nazi Prison Camp, David Ririe (Teton Crest Publishing)

Piggy Banks to Paychecks: Helping Kids Understand the Value of a Dollar, Angie Mohr (Fitzhenry & Whiteside)

Tiny Homes: Simple Shelter, Lloyd Kahn (Shelter Publications)

When the Servant Becomes the Master: A comprehensive Addiction Guide for Those Who Suffer with the Disease, the Loved Ones Affected By It, and the Professionals Who Assist Them, Jason Z W Powers, MD (Central Recovery Press)



Arithmetic: And Other Verses from Late in Life, Sally Zakariya (Richer Resources Publications)

Gethsemane: An Epic Poem About Us, R. Douglas Jacobs (RDJ Publishing)



Other Presses
January 26, 2012

The Kingdom on the Edge of Reality, Gahan Hanmer (Two Harbors Press)

The Last Will & Testament of Lemuel Higgins, Patrick James O’Connor (BlackbriarPress)

The Quaker State Affair, Dan Romain (Two Harbors Press)

A Secret Woman, Rose Solari (Alan Squire Publishing)


Children’s/YA Fiction

The Blue Lobster, Robin Taylor-Chiarello (Peppertree Publishing)

Roger the Tree Frog, Jacklyn Sonnier Hirshberg (Acadian House)



Completely in Blue: Dispatches from the edge of insanity, Chris Curry (Post Mortem Press)

Getting Over the Four Hurdles of Life, Dale Brown, Dan Martin, Trent Angers (Acadian House)

Giving Birth to My Parents, Lorrie Caplan-Shern (Summerland Publishing)

A Handbook for Citizen Farmers, Susan LeVine, Tom Shepherd (Summerland Publishing)

No Baloney on My Boat!, Marcelle Bienvenu (Acadian House)


January 26, 2012

Team Players, Douglas Putnam