On Tour 06/15/22-07/20/22 “Community Klepto” by Kelly I Hitchcock

Release Date: June 21, 2022

About The Book:

Ann Josephson is a twenty-something sociopath who dodges her friends as well as her well-to-do parents, even though they support her. Don’t even talk to her about dating. She even avoids her graphic design job when she can—and she works from home. But the one place Ann does go, and she goes religiously, is to the local community center gym. The problem is that when she arrives, her anxiety reaches fever pitch, expressing itself as compulsive kleptomania. Despite therapy, Ann can’t stop stealing.

Ann has made an art of studiously avoiding the worst the gym has to offer: grunting weightlifters, semi-naked grannies in the locker room, stroller moms hogging the track and, well, everyone else. But when a charming, semi-attractive guy starts chatting Ann up while on the treadmill next to hers, she finds herself drawn in, despite her fears. She doesn’t want him to know she’s a thief. For the first time in a long time, she’s connecting with someone.

Set in suburban Kansas City in 2012, COMMUNITY KLEPTO is a darkly humorous and compelling tale of a troubled young woman who discovers what risks are really worth taking, and that hope is fragile—but possible.

About The Author:

KELLY I. HITCHCOCK is a literary fiction author and poet who lives in the Austin, Texas, area. She has published several poems, short stories, and creative non-fiction works in literary journals and is the author of the coming-of-age novel The Redheaded Stepchild, a semi-finalist in the literary category for The Kindle Book Review’s “Best Indie Books of 2011,” and Portrait of Woman in Ink: A Tattoo Storybook. Her work has appeared in Clackamas Literary Review and Foliate Oak Literary Journal, in anthologies by Line Zero and Alien Buddha Press, and more. Kelly holds a BA in creative writing from Missouri State University. She has five-year-old identical twins and a full-time job, so writing and picking up LEGO are the only other things she can devote herself to. http://kellyhitchcock.com/

Social Media:

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/KellyIHitchcock/

Instagram: https://instagram.com/kelhitchcock

Twitter: @KellyHitchcock

Book Blurbs: 

“Filch some time to read this romp—you’ll lock up everything you own.”—MARILYN SIMON ROTHSTEIN, author of Crazy to Leave You

“Hitchcock’s writing is visual and her voice is satirical and wry. Community Klepto is a fun read.” —LESLIE A. RASMUSSEN, award-winning author of After Happily Ever After

Bloggers On Tour:

June 15th- She Just Loves Books https://instagram.com/shejustlovesbooks

June 15th- Nurse Bookie https://instagram.com/nurse_bookie

June 15th-Books Love And Understanding https://instagram.com/booksloveandunderstanding

June 17th – Stacks and Snacks https://instagram.com/stacks_and_snacks

June 20th- Bookphile Belle https://instagram.com/bookphile_belle

June 21st- Love My Books 2020 https://instagram.com/lovemybooks2020

June 21st- Annie Cathryn https://instagram.com/msanniecathryn

June 23rd- – Novels and Latte Book Club –https://www.facebook.com/groups/357651988042629

June 24th- Sho Biz Reads https://instagram.com/shobizreads

July 6th-Geaux Get Lit https://instagram.com/geauxgetlit

July 6th- CMT Loves Wine and Books https://instagram.com/cmtloveswineandbooks

July 7th- -Rozier Reads and Wine https://instagram.com/rozierreadsandwine

July 8th- Subakka Bookstuff https://instagram.com/subakka.bookstuff

July 10th- Eryn E Reads https://instagram.com/erynereads

July 20th- Books and Coffee MX https://instagram.com/booksandcoffeemx

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