Wednesday, February 4, 2015



Thank you for your interest in having me review your book!

I accept complimentary books direct from publishers, agents, & authors in exchange for an HONEST review.

Only published, self-published, and upcoming release books will be reviewed. No unpublished books.

All books MUST be in English. I will only review FICTION books in the genres listed below.

Below is a list of the kinds of books I review:

- Multicultural Fiction (Latino, African, Asian, Indian, etc.)
- Women's Fiction
- Chick Lit
- Humor
- Romance  

- Mystery
- Suspense
- Thriller
- Horror
- Paranormal

- Young Adult
- Short Stories/Novellas/Anthologies 

- Graphic Novels
- Children's Books

I reserve the right to refuse any work that doesn't meet my interest, fit into the genres listed, or fit into my schedule.

DO NOT review:
- Sci-Fi 
- Fantasy
- Dystopian
- Westerns
- Historical
- Erotica
- Gay/Lesbian

- Religion
- Political

- Military
- Sports
- Travel
- Poetry
- Essays
- Self-Help
- Non-Fiction/Memoirs

- Procedural (police, medical, judicial, political, etc.)
- Nothing obscenely graphic, violent, or sexual

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Good reviews are NOT guaranteed. Reviews will be posted with my rating, good or bad. Always remember that ANY review is better than NO review. 

Timeline: Reviews are posted in queue, based on order book was received and read. I also work on many other projects, but I try to get through my list of books as quickly as possible. Unfortunately, I cannot give a definitive timeline. A link will be emailed notifying you that your review has been posted. Please be patient.

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  1. I am really looking forward to your review.

  2. Thanks for your consideration. Please give my book a chance with you.

    -Grigsby, G.C. Warner Author

  3. Hi, I would really appreciate a review of my thriller, Chickenhawk. I can submit it to you via ebook format.

  4. I'd really appreciate a review of my humour novel, Elvis in Wonderland. 'Buddy has only been in the Elvis Tribute Artist game for a couple of years and he's having the time of his life! He would love to quit his day job and take on entertaining full time. He truly believes he's got what it takes: Talent, top-notch costumes, a beautiful girlfriend, a great car. So what's stopping him? 'Elvis in Wonderland' explores this mysterious world of sideburns and glitter. From the creation of his suits and the constant practicing of his act to the bizarre backstage antics at the competitions and shows; you'll get a insider's look at this fascinating society.' Contact me and I can send you a copy! Thanks! - Marya Kalen

  5. I'm trying to send you a request, but your form has a problem. When I fill it out stating that I am the author, it says that the field is not filled in.

  6. Hello Sandra, l also could not submit my request as the 'author' field kept rejecting in a loop. May I contact you by email instead please? My own email is Thank you/ Mark

  7. Hi Sandra—I’m unable to submit as an author. Please advise. Thanks!

  8. Sandra: Thanks for allowing me to post. I can provide a PDF and also am on NetGalley. I hope to hear from you.


    Lecture notes by CHARLIE H. CAMPBELL
    Director of The Always Be Ready Apologetics Ministry


    The Bible is a book unlike any other book. It is a compilation of 66 different books written by more than 40 different authors, over a period of 1,500 years, on three different continents, in three different languages.

    Over and over the authors of the Bible claim to be recording events and writing words inspired by God Himself (2 Timothy 3:16). And of course, the Bible reveals to us very plainly…

    • God exists
    • What He is like
    • And what His will is for our lives

    SKEPTIC: “Charlie, this doesn’t necessarily mean that the Bible is true.”

    You're right. But don't misunderstand me. I'm not asking you to believe the Bible "because it says so." I want you to believe the Bible because of the wealth of good evidence that has demonstrated the Bible is historically reliable and divinely inspired. I'm talking about:

    • Its hundreds of fulfilled prophecies
    • The Bible's amazing internal harmony
    • The Bible's incredible scientific accuracy and foresight
    • Thousands of archaeological discoveries
    • Numerous details in the Bible that have been corroborated by extrabiblical historical sources
    • And so on

    Another reason you can be confident God exists is…

    5. CHRIST

    Many who doubt the existence of God have reassured themselves with the thought, “If God wanted us to believe in Him, He would appear to us.” Well, we have to be careful when we talk about wanting God to appear to us. If He were to do that in all His glory, while we were in our sinful fallen condition, the Bible says we would not live through the experience (Exodus 33:20, 1 Timothy 6:15-16, John 1:18) . But what if God was to veil His glory and appear to mankind in the form of a man, someone mankind could really relate with? What kind of a man would God be?

  10. Someone wisely pointed out that, “We would expect Him to be sinless; we would expect him to be holy; we would expect His words to be the greatest words ever spoken; we would expect Him to exert a profound power over human personality; we would expect Him to perform supernatural doings; and we would expect Him to manifest the love of God.” [John MacArthur summarizing a teaching by Bernard Ramm.]

    Hmmm. Has anyone ever come on the world’s scene, who claimed to be God and who met all of those criteria? Ahh, of all the human beings who have ever lived, Jesus Christ alone met these criteria. When someone says, “If God wanted us to believe in Him, He would appear to us,” I like to tell them that is what God has already done.

    The Bible tells us that Jesus was God in human flesh (Isaiah 9:6, Colossians 2:9, John 20:28) and Jesus Himself made that clear in verses like John 5:18 and John 8:58.

    And Jesus didn’t just claim to be God. Anybody can do that. So Jesus proved that He was God by doing things that only God can do:

    • He opened the eyes of the blind
    • He healed the lame
    • He raised the dead
    • He walked on water
    • He lived a sinless life
    • He rose from the grave three days after He was put to death
    • And forty days later, He ascended visibly into Heaven

    These are just a few of the miracles the disciples recorded for us in the New Testament that help substantiate Jesus’ claims to deity.

    SKEPTIC: “Hold on here a second Charlie!
    That doesn’t mean that what the disciples said about Him was actually true. Maybe they were making up the whole story about His resurrection!”

    Well, I’m not sure what their motivation would have been for doing that. Liars lie to get out of trouble or gain some type of advantage or benefit. But what the early Christians said about Jesus, didn’t get them out of trouble or result in any kind of benefit. The things they said and wrote about Jesus got them in trouble. What they received was rejection, persecution, torture, and martyrdom. Hardly a list of perks! That, to me, is compelling evidence these men were telling the truth about Jesus.

    So, we've considered five lines of evidence for the existence of God...

    1. The Cosmos
    2. The Conditions for Life
    3. The Complexity of Life
    4. The Canon of Scripture
    5. The Christ

  11. Friends, this evidence from cosmology, biology, philosophy, history, and the Bible is a reminder that there is a God! If you have placed your faith in Jesus Christ, you haven’t followed after cleverly devised tales. Your faith isn’t grounded in wishful thinking. Your faith is grounded in the truth. There is good evidence that the God of the Bible is actually there.

    What good news this is!
    You are not part of some gigantic cosmic accident! You are not just some conglomeration of cells walking around without meaning on a random planet in a purposeless universe. You’re not the result of millions of years of evolution. No. You are one of God’s creations. He formed you in your mother’s womb. The Bible says that you are fearfully and wonderfully made (Psalm 139:14) and that God has a purpose for your existence. Do you know that? God loves you! And He desires to have a close, intimate, personal relationship with each one of you.

    Do you have that kind of a relationship with God? You can.
    Two thousand years ago Jesus (God in the flesh) died on that cruel wooden Roman cross to take the punishment for your sins so that you could be forgiven, saved from eternity in Hell, and come to experience the greatest relationship you’ll ever know:

    Knowing God personally, not only in this life
    but throughout eternity.

    Jesus rose from the grave on the third day and today He is offering mankind the "free gift" (Romans 6:23) of salvation and everlasting life for those who will turn from their sins and place their faith in Him.

    I exhort you friend to do that if you never have. A day of judgment is coming. You can stand before God still in your sins or forgiven. Standing before God still in your sins will result in condemnation and eternity in Hell. Being forgiven will result in everlasting life in paradise. The choice is yours. The ball is in your court. God made the first move. Now it's your turn. Place your faith in Jesus, and receive Him as your personal Lord and Savior!