Chocolate Chocolate Moons Is A Sweet And Delicious Treat With Zero Calories
It sounds like a dream come true: if you struggle with your weight, and were offered an opportunity to become light, fit and have a wonderful life without dieting, would you accept? Plus-sized Molly Marbles wins a scholarship to Armstrong University on the Moon, a haven for the plus-sized set where her 287 Earth pounds instantly become 47.6 without so much as passing up a piece of pie.
But when her boyfriend Drew Barron dumps her, then jumps at a job making low calorie food supplements, Molly’s weight is the least of her woes, especially when her favorite candy Chocolate Moons are found poisoned. Molly solves the crime and discovers a delicious antidote to the poison. Inventive and wholesome, Chocolate Chocolate Moons dishes out a page-turning plot as layered as a devil’s food cake.
Enjoy snappy prose and out-of-the-box thinking in this verbal cartoon for sophisticated readers tired of counting calories and hungry for a good laugh. A yummy funny read.
Kingon is a teacher, writer and artist. She holds a Master’s degree from Columbia University Teachers College in New York City; a Bachelor of Arts from Lesley University in Cambridge, Massachusetts; and a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree from the School of Visual Arts in New York City. Non-fiction articles on education and autism include a feature in the New York Times: “A Year In the Trenches” and “Beautiful Music.” Her paintings are in the Estee Lauder collection.
Jackie Kingon lives with her husband in Bronxville, NY. Chocolate Chocolate Moons is her first novel.
For more, please visit the website at www.jackiekingon.com
Chocolate Chocolate Moons
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Kirkus Review: “Kingon invents a colorful, often outrageous cast…builds a weird, hilarious universe full of witty language and unique detail…. Kingon’s prose is… as snappy as her settings….The story does wrap up with a satisfying conclusion. Delightful.”
Midwest Book Review, Micah Andrew: “Chocolate Chocolate Moons is a humorous romp, sure to please many a reader.”
Clarion Review, Robin Farrell Edmunds: “Chocolate Chocolate Moons is reminiscent of the futuristic movies ‘Total Recall’ and ‘The Fifth Element’—with an added dollop of Betty Crocker….The dialogue between the characters is fresh and entertaining….Those who like unusual stories served with a dose of humor will enjoy Molly’s out-of-this-world adventure.”
Dr. David M. Livingston, host, The Space Show: “A very enjoyable read!….Lots of laughs, great out-of-the-box thinking, excellent characters, and a story line that definitely hits a home run.”
MaryAnn Koopmann: “ Love the book, I put reviews on Barnes and Noble, Amazon, GoodReads, and LibraryThing …. I found myself lost within the pages of the book, as if I could truly imagine myself there…I highly recommend this book…. Short, sweet, and funny….This book was a sweet reminder of what it feels like to fall so deeply for that special person. I enjoyed the read.”
Wall-to-Wall Books: “This was silly, goofy, quirky, not to be taken seriously at all – and I loved it! I can’t decide if the author is twisted and demented or simply brilliant. This book was so far out of my genre range it really shocked me that I starting liking it immediately.”
Readers Online: “I haven’t had this much fun in space since Douglas Adams graced us with his Hitchhiker novels…. There are too many zingers to count….Chocolate Chocolate Moons is a long belly laugh in zero gravity…”
“Takes our obsession with weight and diets into orbit.”
“A book that reads like candy….[a] delightful escape…”
“This is [a] deliciously funny and heartfelt book….”
“Be prepared to hold your sides and laugh and laugh and laugh some more….”
“Need a break from Joyce Carol Oates? Need some joyful oats? Try Jackie Kingon’s Chocolate Chocolate Moons….”
“A yummy, funny read….”
“Spend a few hours with a smile on your face or laughing out loud…”
“A highly entertaining story – Jackie Kingon has created one whacked-out tale that reads like a hyperactive diet-drama coached by Mel Brooks and Woody Allen.”