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Wild Asses of the Mojave Desert & Gobbedly

It’s my turn for the WILD ASSES OF THE MOJAVE DESERT & GOBBLEDY by Lis Anna-Langston Blog Tour hosted by Rockstar Book Tours.

About The Books

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Title: WILD ASSES OF THE MOJAVE DESERT & GOBBLEDY

Author: Lis Anna-Langston

Pub. Date: October 20, 2023

Publisher: Mapleton Press

Formats: Paperback, eBook

Pages: 302

Find it:  Goodreads or Here

A modern girl caught in the chaos of the modern world, Skye takes a drastic turn when she escapes a toxic relationship. Driving across country she seeks solace at her sister’s. Reuniting with her best friend Dylan, whose discovery of a mysterious rock sparks a belief in its magical properties. With the help of a psychic, her sister, her ex, a phantom dog and a little Ho’oponopono Skye weathers the unexpected that changes her life forever.

…a journey

away from the familiar and into the desert of discovery…As relationship quandaries, marriage possibilities, and good and harmful emotional connections emerge against the backdrop of the desert environment, readers receive a multifaceted story that connects via both emotional and landscape twists of perspective.

“Wild Asses of the Mojave Desert is a novel that pulls at heart and mind alike. Through Skye’s journey and process of letting go everything she’s held tightly throughout her life, readers receive a compelling saga…”-D. Donovan, Sr. Reviewer, Midwest Book Review

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Title: GOBBLEDY

Author: Lis Anna-Langston

Pub. Date: October 20, 2023

Publisher: Mapleton Press

Formats: Paperback, eBook

Pages: 233

Find it: Goodreads or Here

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Ever since eleven-year-old Dexter Duckworth and his brother, Dougal, lost their mom, everything has been different. But “different” takes on a whole new meaning when, one day just before Christmas (or Kissmas, as they call it), Dexter finds a golden rock in the forest that hatches into an adorable alien. Gobbledy is smarter than he seems and is lost on planet Earth. Before long, Gobbledy takes Dexter, Dougal, and their best friend Fi on an adventure of friendship, family, and loss. One that requires them all to stay out of trouble, protect Gobbledy from a shadowy group called the Planetary Society, and prepare for their school’s Winter Extravaganza Play, where Dexter has to be a dreaded Gingerbread Man.

Gobbledy is a fun-filled holiday story that adds up to two brothers, three friends, unlimited jars of peanut butter, a ketchup factory, and one little alien far, far from home.

Reviews

“Hugely entertaining as well as emotionally moving.” ~ Kirkus Reviews

“This charming alien-in-the-attic story boasts engaging characters, witty storytelling, and a furry little beast that will eat anything, all wrapped up in a warm holiday package.” ~ Booklife

I’ll be adding my review when I receive the books, can’t wait!

About the Author

Lis Anna-Langston was raised along the winding current of the Mississippi River on a steady diet of dog-eared books. She attended a Creative and Performing Arts School from middle school until graduation and went on to study Literature at Webster University. Her novels have won the Parents’ Choice Gold, Moonbeam Book Award, Independent Press Award, Benjamin Franklin Book Award and NYC Big Book Awards. A three-time Pushcart award nominee and Finalist in the Brighthorse Book Prize, William Faulkner Fiction Contest, George Garrett Fiction Prize and Thomas Wolfe Fiction Award, her work has been published in The Literary Review, Emerson Review, The Merrimack Review, Emrys Journal, The MacGuffin, Sand Hill Review and dozens of other literary journals. 

Hailed as “an author with a genuine flair for originality” by Midwest Book Review and “a loveable, engaging, original voice…” by Publishers Weekly, you can find her in the wilds of South Carolina plucking stories out of thin air. 
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Giveaway for Wild Asses or Gobbledy

1 winner will win their choice of WILD ASSES OF THE MOJAVE DESERT or GOBBLEDY, US Only.

Ends December 19th, midnight EST.

Enter Here – Good Luck to you!

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