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LocalLit book spotlight: 'Return to Ganagar' by Colleen Robbins of Joliet

Joliet author Colleen H. Robbins teamed up with her daughter Tarina Jameson to write this fantasy book where the kids step up as heroes to save their parents.
Joliet author Colleen H. Robbins teamed up with her daughter Tarina Jameson to write this fantasy book where the kids step up as heroes to save their parents.

People who are getting a little "covid weary" might like the next book I'll be reviewing in this Tuesday's LocalLit newsletter.

That book is called "Return to Ganagar." Although kids are the target reader, I'm ready to be a kid for awhile, and so I'll be reading it this weekend.

Joliet author Colleen H. Robbins co-wrote the short fantasy book with her adult daughter Tarina Jameson.

Here is its Amazon description: "With their young children in tow, a group of adventurers return to the town of Ganagar a little more than ten years after saving it. But there's more than just a town celebration going on. Ever the heroes, the parents volunteer to investigate.

"Due to some minor misbehavior by the children, there is not a single babysitter in sight. They are forced to bring their families along.The children bond together after their parents disappear. Can they dodge the dangers, rescue their parents, and find the way back out?"

Know more about LocalLit

Each week LocalLit will deliver an original short and family-friendly story (or a book review) by a local author to the newsletter's subscribers.  

Authors with a connection to our readership area may submit.  Submission does not guarantee acceptance.

Story submissions should be edited and between 1,000 words and 7,500 words. Featured authors will be spotlighted  in publications before the newsletter runs so readers have time to sign up.

To submit and for more information, contact Denise M. Baran-Unland at 815-280-4122 ordunland@shawmedia.com.

To sign up for the free LocalLit newsletter, visit theherald-news.com/newsletter/locallit/#//.

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