June / July 2022

If we could all go back to being kids with summers off filled with weekly trips to the library and late-night reading, oh man, wouldn’t that be just be everything. This issue we hope to take you back to those childhood moments as you dive into our catalog of great summer reads. We hope you […]

April / May 2022

NFTs? Artificial Intelligence? You might be thinking, what does that have to do with the world of publishing. Well, a lot lately. “Love it or hate it, it didn’t take long for NFTs to make their way into publishing. The funny monkeys herald the new frontier: NFT eBooks. This new market provides exciting creative and […]

February / March 2022

Everyone loves something new. For some it’s a new version of an old favorite. Which is why we are happy to announce the return on Podster…. in an all new format. Everything you loved about our podcast magazine is now available in each issue of Shelf Unbound in our new “Podster” column. Be sure to […]

December / January 2022

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 2021

In this annual Read Global issue, featuring books in translation, we remember that just 3 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 2021

No matter where summer takes you, we have a great collection of amazing indie reads to fill your days, from new voices to old favorites. Our summer reads list goes beyond your typical ‘beach reads’ to provide a breadth of genres no matter where summer takes you. Oh, and if you are planning a trip […]

June / July 2021

From Ready Player One and The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy to Neal Shusterman’s Unwind series, Sci-fi and Dystopian have always been two of my favorite genres. We sat down with two amazing authors in this issue, who have authored more than a dozen sci-fi novels, to talk about their new books and what it’s […]

April / May 2021

What makes a book cover great? Well, in this issue of Shelf Unbound, we go behind the scenes with authors, publishers, and cover artists to get a glimpse of what goes into the cover design of some of your favorite indie novels.

February / March 2021

This issue is dear to my heart. It is our first crossover edition featuring our sister publication, Girl Plus Book, a young adult book blog. Girl Plus Book started as a small passion project that I created over 10 years ago with an old college buddy of mine. And now we are proud to announce […]

December/January 2021

We receive book after book as entries 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 […]