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For the sake of organization, I have placed my reviews on blogspot. Click here to read the reviews.
What I accept
Books for review from authors, publishers, and publicists.
Self-published Indie Books.
eBook versions (Kindle, .MOBI, .PDF)
Mention in the post if I’ve received the book as a review copy.
Post honest reviews – if I hate it, I will say so, but I’ll also explain why.
Review books I couldn’t finish, explaining why I couldn’t finish them.
Use cover images – so permission to use yours is appreciated.
Post reviews on retailer sites (e.g. Amazon) if requested (if you don’t request it, it may still end up there, but that’s at my whim).
What I DO NOT accept
Every book sent in with a request — I am only one person, after all
Monetary compensation — My opinions will always be honest
Bullying or hate-mail — If you can't handle an honest review, please do not request an honest review
What I like
Fascinating characters and a unique/interesting story-line.
I am only interested in Science-Fiction/Fantasy. Characters should be larger than life, and the plot should flow. For me, stories don't have to start with action. I enjoy getting to know characters more than fast paced action all the time.
Experimental pieces will be considered on a case by case basis. I love this genre, but if it's not done well, it can be very unpleasant. Please understand that if you submit a request for an experimental novel and I reject it, that does not mean I find it horrible. I am still just one person and my time is limited.
What I don't like
How-to's (and anything else considered self-help)
Pure Romance novels
How to request a review
PLEASE NOTE: The subject line should be Book Review Request - *title of novel*
This will assist me in organization and will also ensure that the email is not discarded as spam.
If you think your book is something I’d be interested in, email kc [at] kcgray [dot] com with:
Additional Info (that you feel is pertinent)
DO NOT send me attachments – review requests with attachments will be deleted unopened.
If you haven't received a response from me in a month's time, then I have decided to pass. I will no longer respond to every request, and I will no longer email the author/requester once my review has been published. If you would like to keep track and see if I've read and reviewed you novel, please subscribe to my blog at http://authorkcgray.blogspot.com/
Current as of 07/01/2015.
By requesting a review from K.C. Gray, you acknowledge:
By accepting your book for review, K.C.agrees:
*Defined as “presenting the elements of the story and the book as a whole, and in negative reviews not excluding redeeming elements.”
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I do apologize for any inconvenience. As you can see by my Current Bookshelf, my TBR list has grown out of control. Until I am able to read at least half of these books, I will no longer be accepting new requests. Thank you for understanding.