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Get it While It’s Hot

For the next month, my publisher has reduced the price of the e-book edition of my novel, Jimmy Stu Lives!, to $0.99. (No reduction on the trade paperback’s price, but the e-book’s a steal right now.) The book’s out there everywhere downloads of e-books are sold. A review of Jimmy Stu lIves! from Fenris is […]

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Review from Oblio

JIMMY STU LIVES! By Kent McDaniel. Penumbra Publishing. 2012. Cover by Joe Staton. Jimmy Stu Sloan is a succesful preacher who has a thriving mega church and a loyal flock of believers. But all is not well with the reverend. He has health problems and isn’t as strong of a believer as most of his […]

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Review from Midwest Book Review

Midwest Book Review recently printed a a short (but kind) review of my novel, Jimmy Stu Lives!. It reads as follows: Jimmy Stu Lives! Kent McDaniel Penumbra Publishing $9.99, http://www.amazon.com The words of faith are easy to skew to corruption. Jimmy Stu Lives! is a novel following a twenty-first century preacher who awakens in the […]

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Review from Revenant #75

Jimmy Stu Lives! by Kent McDaniel begins with a pastor who has lost his faith after losing his wife but is still trying to continue to lead his church. He has the advantage and disadvantage of being surrounded by people who believe in him and trust him. In his despair, the Reverend James Stuart Sloan […]

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Review From Alexiad

JIMMY STU LIVES! By Kent McDaniel (Penumbra Publishing; 2011; ISBN 978-1935563839; $9.99; Kindle: $2.99) Reviewed by Tom Feller In Robert Heinlein’s 1940 novella, “If This Goes On —“, a fundamentalist Christian leader is elected President in 2012 and proceeds to suspend the Constitution and turn the United States into a theocracy. In Kent McDaniel’s novel, […]

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Where to get JIMMY STU LIVES!

           There are a lot of posts on the blog here about my novel, Jimmy Stu Lives!. Unfortunately none of them really tell you where to get the book, so I’m going to rectify that, but let me give you a thumbnail synopsis:         Jimmy Stu Sloan, minister of a nondenominational mega-church in Nashville, loses his […]

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Review from Fenris #138

         Legendary zine-editor and guest of honor at last June’s Deep South Con Fiftieth Anniversary Bash, David Hulan, reviewed Jimmy Stu Lives  in the latest issue of his zine, Fenris. The review follows below: Jimmy Stu Lives!, by Kent McDaniel, TPB in print now. This comes from a small press, Penumbra Publishing in Nashville, Tennessee so you […]

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Reading from Jimmy Stu Lives!

          I did a book reading last Wednseday on Chicago’s north side at Silvies, a comfy little club with two equal sides, the further of which is the music room, where I gave the reading. I’m gonna say right now that I don’t recall a better evening. People came from The Writers, my critique group, […]

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