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Edgarallenwannabe
05-01-2006, 04:52 AM
This is not a big deal or anything, and I offer this humbly, but for many years in college I wrote a book review column for our local Christian newspaper, The Baptist Voice. I recently resumed my "gig" there. It's a modestly sized newspaper with a decent audience. I guess I just wanted to offer my services as a book reviewer if anyone wants to have their book reviewed. Again, it's a modestly sized newspaper; decent audience, certainly not the New York Times or anything, but also a real newspaper, not a blog or anything - not that there's anything wrong with that either, because this summer I'll be reviewing some books for Christian Fiction Blogs as well. I don't propose that everyone send me free copies of their books, but if you happen to have any leftover copies or ARC copies lying around, I'd be happy to review it for you, tell folks where to buy it, plug your website, etc. I'd buy the books from you, but hey, I'm poor.http://www.absolutewrite.com/forums/images/smilies/EmoteShrug.gif

I'll also post them on the webversion of my column here:

www.kevinlucia.net/kevinskorner (http://www.kevinlucia.net/kevinskorner)

And yes, korner is spelled wrong...it's s'pposed to be. I'm open to traditionally published novels, self-published novels, POD'd novels....I'd like to get in the routine of reviewing one traditionally published and one self-published in every column.

Oh, and even though I will always be honest in my reviews, I'm not out to trash anyone or bad mouth their book in print. I'm not like that, and that's just not the way to go about doing things.

HoosierCowgirl
05-04-2006, 04:24 AM
Well, that's pretty cool. Even though I don't have anything for you to review (yet) LOL

Good luck with your new endeavor!

ysic
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Edgarallenwannabe
05-04-2006, 05:05 AM
Thank you. I just recieved a copy of House from Thomas Nelson. I'm kinda blown away, actually. I emailed them from Ted Dekker's website, never recieved a response, so I just figured they were blowing me off. Then, I go to the mail and VOILA! Pretty surprised, I must say. That, and few other folks have emailed me, so I'll be busy reading all summer.

Kevin

Robin Bayne
05-07-2006, 01:17 AM
Will keep you in mind for the next release. :)

Edgarallenwannabe
05-08-2006, 10:39 PM
I got confused and posted this in the wrong thread!
I've recently reviewed the following:

Comes A Horseman by Robert Liparulo
The Legends of Arvalast by Peter Dudek
Showdown by Ted Dekker

Upcoming:
House by Frank Peretti & Ted Dekker
Waking Lazurus by TL Hines
Never Ceese by Sue Dent

www.kevinlucia.net/kevinskorner (http://www.kevinlucia.net/kevinskorner)

Edgarallenwannabe
05-22-2006, 09:49 PM
Recent Reviews:

Waking Lazarus, by T.L. Hines - www.tlhines.com (http://www.tlhines.com)

Never Ceese, by Sue Dent - www.neverceese.com (http://www.neverceese.com)

House by Frank Perretti - http://www.frankperetti.com/ & Ted Dekker - www.teddekker.com

Upcoming:

Conviction by Skylar Burris

Edgarallenwannabe
07-02-2006, 10:39 PM
Recent reviews:

Hidden by Kathryn Mackel
Relentless by Robin Parrish
The Quick by Dan Vining

http://www.kevinlucia.net/kevinskorner

Edgarallenwannabe
07-20-2006, 08:04 AM
New review for this month:

Angelos (http://www.kevinlucia.net/7-12.htm), by Robina Williams: www.robinawilliams.com (http://www.robinawilliams.com).

Thanks.

Kevin Lucia
www.kevinlucia.net/kevinskorner

Edgarallenwannabe
07-24-2006, 07:33 AM
Latest Review:

Conviction (http://www.editorskylar.com), By Skylar Burris

posted at:

The Bookshelf Reviews (http://thebookshelfreviews.blogspot.com/2006/07/conviction-by-skylar-burris.html)

and

Dreamscapes & Horizons Book Reviews (http://www.kevinlucia.net/dreamscapes_files/page0002.htm)

Edgarallenwannabe
07-30-2006, 05:22 AM
New Review:

Saint, by Ted Dekker - out this September.

http://thebookshelfreviews.blogspot.com/

Kevin Lucia

Edgarallenwannabe
08-04-2006, 03:18 PM
All reviews have been moved to: www.kevinlucia.net/bookreviews (http://www.kevinlucia.net/bookreviews) in blog format to allow for comments.

Edgarallenwannabe
08-07-2006, 06:03 AM
New reviews at: http://kevinlucia.net/bookreviews/

Something That Lasts, James David Jordan
Full Tilt, Creston Mapes

Edgarallenwannabe
08-12-2006, 01:22 AM
Latest Reviews at: www.kevinlucia.net/bookreviews (http://www.kevinlucia.net/bookreviews):

Raising Dragons (http://kevinlucia.net/bookreviews/2006/08/raising_dragon_by_bryan_davis.html), by Bryan Davis
The Other America (http://kevinlucia.net/bookreviews/2006/08/the_other_america_by_decio_de.html), by Decio de Carvalho

Edgarallenwannabe
08-28-2006, 12:44 AM
Squat (http://kevinlucia.net/bookreviews/2006/08/squat_by_taylor_field.html), by Taylor Field

Edgarallenwannabe
09-20-2006, 03:35 AM
Finding Your Way: A Guide to Discovering God's Best for Your Life (http://kevinlucia.net/bookreviews/2006/09/finding_your_way_a_guide_to_di.html) - by Gary LaFerla

Where Have All the Iconic Christian Characters Gone? (http://kevinlucia.net/bookreviews/2006/09/where_have_all_the_iconic_chri.html) - by Kevin Lucia

Like Dandelion Dust (http://kevinlucia.net/bookreviews/2006/09/like_dandelion_dust_by_karen_k.html), by Karen Kingsbury

Edenstar Books and Games: Your Only Resource for Christian Science Fiction & Fantasy! (http://kevinlucia.net/bookreviews/2006/09/edenstar_books_and_games_your.html) - by Kevin Lucia

Skillet and Decypher Down in Endicott, NY (http://kevinlucia.net/bookreviews/) - by Kevin Lucia

Edgarallenwannabe
10-02-2006, 03:10 AM
Recent Reviews:

Dark Hour (http://kevinlucia.net/bookreviews/2006/10/dark_hour_by_ginger_garrett.html), by Ginger Garrett.
The Bedazzling Bowl (http://kevinlucia.net/bookreviews/2006/09/the_bedazzling_bowl_by_wendy_l.html), by Wendy Lynn Decker
Something That Lasts (http://kevinlucia.net/bookreviews/2006/09/james_david_jordan_something_t.html), by James David Jordan

Interview (http://kevinlucia.net/bookreviews/2006/09/q_a_with_brandilyn_collins_aut.html) with Brandilyn Collins, author of Violet Dawn.

If anyone is interested, I now have a quarterly .pdf review newsletter of all my reviews. Just send me a blank email to: newsletter@kevinlucia.net.

It's good, 'cause it's free.

Kevin Lucia (http://www.kevinlucia.net)

Edgarallenwannabe
10-14-2006, 05:03 PM
Recent Reviews:

Winds of Sonoma (http://kevinlucia.net/bookreviews/2006/10/the_winds_of_sonoma_by_nikki_a.html), by Nikki Arana
Randall's Sandles (http://kevinlucia.net/bookreviews/2006/10/randalls_sandles_by_kevin_scot.html), by Kevin Scott Collier
Stolen Lives (http://kevinlucia.net/bookreviews/2006/10/stolen_lives_by_brian_reaves.html), by Brian Reaves
What A Difference A Daddy Makes (http://kevinlucia.net/bookreviews/2006/10/what_a_difference_a_daddy_make.html), by Dr. Kevin Lehman
Violette Between (http://kevinlucia.net/bookreviews/2006/10/violette_between_by_alison_str.html), by Alison Strobel

Edgarallenwannabe
11-04-2006, 10:42 PM
Hi folks, some new reviews for you - sorry I don't particpate more on other aspects of this board, because my schedule just STINKS- but if the magic wand of publication ever changes my day-to-day work schedule, you'll have to pry me awy from this board with a crowbar....


..and a magic crowbar, at that....

New Reviews:
Until the Last Dog Dies: A Joe Box Mystery (http://kevinlucia.net/bookreviews/2006/11/when_the_last_dog_dies_a_joe_b.html) by John Laurence Robinson (I s'pose y'all know him! :))
An Orphan's Promise (http://kevinlucia.net/bookreviews/2006/11/new_classics_for_christmas.html) - by Dan Davis
The Best of Evil (http://kevinlucia.net/bookreviews/2006/11/the_best_of_evil_by_eric_wilso.html)- by Eric Wilson
Coldwater Revival (http://kevinlucia.net/bookreviews/2006/10/review_of_coldwater_revival_by.html) - by Nancy Jo Jenkins
Dragons, Knights, & Angels Magazine (http://kevinlucia.net/bookreviews/2006/10/dragons_angels_knights_magazin.html)
The Election (http://kevinlucia.net/bookreviews/2006/10/the_election_by_jerome_teel.html) - by Jerome Teel

Author Interview: Nancy Jo Jenkins (http://kevinlucia.net/bookreviews/2006/10/interview_with_nancy_jo_jenkin_1.html)

BruceJ
11-11-2006, 01:58 AM
Kevin,

Thanks for the offer. I'd like to send you a copy of my new release--can you e-mail me with a snail-mail address, or would you take a softcopy of the final galleysheet to review (with the understanding that there were, or course, a couple minor changes to it)? What's the best way to work it?

Thanks.

Edgarallenwannabe
11-20-2006, 03:14 AM
The Cubicle Next Door (http://kevinlucia.net/bookreviews/2006/11/the_cubicle_next_door_by_siri.html), by Siri L. Mitchell
Ilana's Love (http://kevinlucia.net/bookreviews/2006/11/ianas_love_by_laurel_west.html), by Laurel West
Landon Snow & The Island of Arcanum (http://kevinlucia.net/bookreviews/2006/11/landon_snow_the_island_of_arca.html), by R.K. Mortenson
The Brethren (http://kevinlucia.net/bookreviews/2006/11/the_brethren_by_beverley_lewis.html), by Beverly Lewis
Cool, Calm, & Adjusted (http://kevinlucia.net/bookreviews/2006/11/calm_cool_adjusted_by_kirsten.html), by Kristen Billerbeck

Edgarallenwannabe
12-02-2006, 06:50 PM
Trackers (http://www.infuzemag.com/reviews/books/archives/2006/12/trackers.html), by Kathryn Mackel
Lost in NashVegas (http://kevinlucia.net/bookreviews/2006/11/lost_in_nashvegas_by_rachel_ha.html), by Rachel Hauk
New Classics for Christmas (http://kevinlucia.net/bookreviews/2006/11/new_classics_for_christmas.html)- books by Dan T. Davis

Interviews:

Bryan Davis (http://kevinlucia.net/bookreviews/2006/12/interview_with_bryan_davis_aut_1.html), author of Raising Dragons and Eye of the Oracle.
Rachel Hauk (http://kevinlucia.net/bookreviews/2006/11/interview_with_rachel_hauk_aut.html), author of Lost in NashVegas