Summer 2024

Summer Indie Reads magazine cover

As we gear up for another summer filled with sunshine and relaxation, we’re thrilled to share our latest issue—a treasure trove of indie summer reads handpicked just for you. From thrilling page-turners to heartwarming tales, we’ve curated a collection of stories that are perfect companions for lazy days at the beach or quiet evenings on […]

Spring 2024

As we emerge from the cocoon of winter, there’s a palpable sense of renewal in the air. The birdsong grows sweeter, the flowers begin to bloom, and there’s an undeniable anticipation for the vibrant season ahead. Spring brings with it a sense of possibility, of growth, and of new beginnings. And what better way to […]

Winter 2023

Every year, we receive entry after entry in our annual Shelf Unbound Best Indie Book Competition. We received hundreds of entries this year in all manners of genres.  You can find the overall winners, our five finalists, ten long-listed, and our 100 top “Notable” books in this issue.  To everyone who entered, we want to […]

Fall 2023

As the crisp autumn breeze rustles through the golden leaves, it carries with it the promise of a new season filled with wonder and magic. Fall has arrived, painting the world in hues of red, orange, and yellow, and with it comes the irresistible urge to curl up with a good book. As the world […]

Summer 2023

indie books summer reads

Summer is the time to slow down, relax, and rediscover your love of reading. In this issue, you will find our Summer Edition: New Release Roundup features a wide selection Of summer books suitable for every reader’s taste. And if you have summer travel plans, be sure to read Summer Tour: Interesting Bookstores to Visit […]

April / May 2023

Dive into the next issue filled with a collection of author interviews and excerpts of new stories that bring out the true voice of writers who are pushing boundaries and challenging conventional norms. Our Voices issue is not only a platform for discovery but also a celebration of inclusivity and diversity. In this issue, we […]

February / March 2023

Connecting to a story. Connecting to a character. Connecting to an author. In this issue, we hope you find connection. We have some interesting interviews with authors Wendy Wimmere, Crystal Wilkinson, Paul W. Williams, and Anne Yoder as we connect with their stories and go deep into the real truth behind their work. Enjoy the […]

December / January 2023

Every year, we receive entry after entry in our annual Shelf Unbound Best Indie Book Competition. We received hundreds of entries this year in all manner of genres. You can find the winners, finalists, long-listed, and our top “Notable” books in this issue. To everyone who entered, we want to let you all know how […]

October / November 2022

In this annual Read Global issue, featuring books in translation, we remember that just three percent of books published in the United States are translated from other languages. And yet, these books in translation are our best opportunity to learn about and empathize with our neighbors across the globe. In this issue we celebrate the […]

August/ September 2022

There are few things more exciting to me discovery an amazing a new voice in indie publishing. Over the years we have seen many of the indie authors from issues past go from unknown debuts to worldwide sensations. Here’s to another debut issue we hope to look back on and celebrate each authors success.