Press Release: Northeast Tennessee Publisher to Release Locally-Set Holiday Novella

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Mountain Gap Books

Jonesborough, TN 37659

publisher@mountaingapbooks.com

https://mountaingapbooks.com

 

Northeast Tennessee Publisher to Release Locally-Set Holiday Novella

Mama, Me, & the Holiday Tree set for November 5, 2018, Release

Jonesborough, TN, 11/23 /2018 – Mountain Gap Books, Jonesborough, Tennessee, is proud to announce the upcoming release of their fourth title, the Contemporary Fantasy novella Mama, Me, & the Holiday Tree by multi-award-winning local author Jeanne G’Fellers.

 Blurb: A dozen handmade holiday ornaments, that’s all, but it might be an impossible task.

Centenary Rhodes and her mother are at constant odds. It’s one of the many reasons Cent left home when she was eighteen. Mama’s difficult for anyone to manage, but now that Cent’s back home, she has to try. Mama, however, won’t acknowledge who Cent’s become, even though she’s repeatedly been shown the truth.

It’ll take more than popcorn strings and paper snowflakes to heal the rift that’s formed between Cent and Mama. It’s going to take bushels of patience, heaps of magic, and assistance from everyone on both sides of Embreeville Mountain to reset the Balance between them.

But with Yule and Christmas just around the corner, it might already be too late.

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ABOUT THE AUTHOR: Born and raised in the foothills of the Appalachian Mountains, Science Fiction and Fantasy author Jeanne G’Fellers’ early memories include watching the original Star Trek series with her father and reading the books her librarian mother brought home. Jeanne’s influences include author Anne McCaffrey, Ursula K. LeGuin, Octavia Butler, Isaac Asimov, and Frank Herbert.

Jeanne lives in Northeast Tennessee with her spouse and their five crazy felines. Their home is tucked against a small woodland where they regularly see deer, turkeys, raccoons, and experience the magic of the natural world.

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The Summer Between by Anne G’Fellers-Mason Official Press Release

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Mountain Gap Books

107 East Courthouse Square #220

Jonesborough, TN 37659

publisher@mountaingapbooks.com

https://mountaingapbooks.com/

 

Northeast Tennessee Author to Publish YA Novel

The Summer Between set for 10/1/18 Release

 

Jonesborough, TN, 9/20/2018 – Mountain Gap Books, Jonesborough, Tennessee, is proud to announce the upcoming release of their third title, a YA novel, The Summer Between, by local playwright and author Anne G’Fellers-Mason.

 

About the Book Brendon Murphy is poised to have the greatest summer of his life. He is a recent high school graduate and his summer plans include having the most fun possible with the people who mean the most to him. This includes an extreme camping adventure and the chance to win the heart of the girl of his dreams.

Plans derail quickly and soon Brendon is faced with the worst summer of his life. He’s stuck working a dead end job, and to make matters worse, he has to share the summer with his older brother Derrick. The two of them are far from friends. Could life get any worse?

As he tries to survive the summer, Brendon will discover great truths about his brother, his friends, the girl of his dreams, and most importantly himself. How he survives the summer will determine the kind of person he really is.

 

The Summer Between is available for pre-order on Amazon, Barnes and Noble, and other online retailers (links below). Anne G’Fellers-Mason and Mountain Gap Books will be celebrating the release on October 1st, 2018, from 2-4 pm at the Corner Cup in downtown Jonesborough, Tennessee.

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SHORT BLURB: When I was eighteen, I knew everything about the history of the entire world. Thank God for summer break, for those ten weeks between high school and college when life took me roughly by the collar, shook me hard, and said with a deep, guttural laugh, “Buckle up, kid, ‘cause I’m drivin’, and you don’t know squat.”

ABOUT THE AUTHOR: Anne G’Fellers-Mason lives in the oldest town in Tennessee. By day, she works for the local historical society in Jonesborough. She has a BA in Theatre/History from Mars Hill University, an MA in History from East Tennessee State University, and an MFA in Playwriting from Hollins University. She gets to put all her studies to use at the Heritage Alliance where she writes local history-based plays. Her first novel, The Summer Between, is a work of contemporary, young adult fiction. Anne lives with the love of her life and their rambunctious cats in a family compound.

 

Author website: https://annegfellersmasonauthor.com/

Author Twitter: @anne_fellers

Author Facebook: annegfellersmason

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MGB September News, Information, and Upcoming Releases

It’s September, and Hurricane Florence is bearing down on the east coast of the United States, bringing possible heavy rain and tropical storm level winds to us here in Tennessee. One of our authors will be a vendor at a local festival this weekend, so our fingers are crossed that Florence has a change of heart and stays out to sea.

Our third title, a wonderful contemporary YA work by new novelist Anne G’Fellers-Mason titled The Summer Between will be available in both print and ebook formats on October 1st, 2018. You can read the blurb on the MGB home page.

 

 

 

 

Our first title, Rhea Wells Boy of Jonesborough, will be changing distribution points later this year from CreateSpace to Ingram, and the ebook version will become available through both Amazon and other retailers. Look for more on that later. Right now, the print distribution remains through the MGB online store, the Jonesborough Visitor’s Center, and Amazon.

 

 

On a similar but different note, our second title, Cleaning House – Appalachian Elementals #1, is receiving some wonderful reviews. You can read a smattering of these in the graphic below. We’re also happy to announce that Mama, Me, and the Holiday Tree – Appalachian Elementals #1 ½ , a novella-length ebook, will be available November 5th.

 

And, last but not least, we’re assembling the 2019 publishing calendar here at MGB, and we’re looking for a few good titles that fit our guidelines. We’ll also be posting a call for submission for an anthology very soon, so be on the lookout for it.

Check back soon for the date and time for Anne G’Fellers-Mason’s first book signing event for The Summer Between.

Northeast Tennessee Publisher Launches Locally Set Series

OUR OFFICIAL PRESS RELEASE

CONCERNING OUR UPCOMING

RELEASE CLEANING HOUSE BY JEANNE G’FELLERS

 

Cleaning House: An Appalachian Contemporary Fantasy set for 8/1/18 Release

Jonesborough, TN, 7/10/2018 – Mountain Gap Books, Jonesborough, Tennessee, is proud to announce the upcoming release of their second title, Cleaning House: An Appalachian Contemporary Fantasy, by award-winning local author Jeanne G’Fellers.

Cleaning House is everything locals know best about Northeast Tennessee. Familiar shops like Atlantis, restaurants like Pal’s Sudden Service and the Willow Tree Coffee House, and locations like Jonesborough, Johnson City, and Embreeville appear alongside Appalachian traditions and fantastic elements like haints, fae, and ancient mountain spirits.

Cleaning House is currently available for pre-order on Amazon, Barnes and Noble, and other online retailers (links below). Jeanne G’Fellers and Mountain Gap Books will be celebrating the release on July 31st, 2018, from 5-7 PM, at the Willow Tree Coffee House and Music Room in downtown Johnson City, Tennessee. Jeanne will be reading from Cleaning House and two copies of Cleaning House and a $20 gift card will be drawn for. You must be present to enter and win.

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SHORT BLURB: Centenary Rhodes is an old soul with a well-traveled name, but she doesn’t know this yet. Cleaning House is a carefully woven Appalachian tapestry of granny magic, haints, elementals, and the fantastic diversity of the human condition – served with a side of fries and a quart of peach moonshine.

ABOUT THE AUTHOR: Born and raised in the foothills of the Appalachian Mountains, award-winning Science Fiction and Fantasy author Jeanne G’Fellers’ early memories include watching the original Star Trek series with her father and reading the books her librarian mother brought home. Jeanne’s influences include author Anne McCaffrey, Ursula K. LeGuin, Octavia Butler, Isaac Asimov, and Frank Herbert.

Author website: https://jeannegfellersauthor.com/

Author Twitter: https://twitter.com/jlgfellers

Author Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/Jeannegfellersauthor/

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Things to Come at MGB

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From our Editor-In-Chief Brenda G’Fellers:
It’s winter in Appalachia, but things are heating up here at Mountain Gap Books.  Our first publication, Rhea Wells: Boy of Jonesborough, debuted on January 26, to coincide with an exhibit of Wells’ art. The reaction has been encouraging and supportive. The next event is an appearance by the author on February 10, featuring readings at 1:00 and 3:00. The author will be available from 11:00 – 4:00 in Jonesborough, Tennessee’s Chester Inn Museum, for book sales and autographing. This children’s work tells Wells’ story for the first – fourth-grade student. Join us for a reading!
Plans for our second book, Cleaning House, continue to move forward on the accelerated schedule. This one is also set in Washington County, Tennessee. The mixture of cultures typical of the area provides magical elements for this appealing Contemporary Fantasy novel. Wait for it!
Our third release will be a young adult (YA) novel, The Summer Between. Edits are now are underway.
With a least three works this year, Mountain Gap Books covers the gamut from juvenile to the adult market. That is one of our goals. Our targeted authors are those with a connection to Appalachia. Learn more by reading our website.

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