Jumbo Ashi and Carrie
Jumbo Ashi and Carrie eat vegan pastries at Skull and Cakebones bakery in Austin, TX
Jumbo Ashi and Stacy
Jumbo Ashi and Stacy enjoy coffee at the Hive Coffee Shop in Austin, TX

two weeks until
the whiskers abroad launch

Whiskers Abroad: Ashi and Audrey’s Adventure in Japan launches October 6, 2022. The ebook  is on sale right for 99 cents until the end of October 1, 2022. Paperback version is also available for pre-order now. Purchase on during the pre-sale.  Click here to reserve your copy


OCTOBER 6 is time for a party, a launch party!

Come meet me in person while enjoying a glass of wine and nibbling on Japanese snacks. Ask my sister about how she got Ashi into the photo on the airplane. Pitch your vacation themed book to the publisher. Win a fabulous door prize. Taste eel flavored soda!  Who knows what else will be at the launch party: sumo wrestlers, Ashi himself, kodo drummers?

In person at Bayou City Press, 10303 Scofield Lane, Houston TX 77096

If you can’t make October 6, there will be a virtual launch ontober 7, 7:00 pm on Facebook Live @


Lone Star Literary has put together a 10 day book blog for Whiskers Abroad!  It kicks off September 20 and it’s full of articles, reviews, photos, and more.

Day 1 –  An interview with Ashi on Karen Siddall’s blog

Day 1 – Photo scrapbook page on Kristine Hall Way’s Blog

Day 2  –  Book review at Book Fidelity

Day 3 – Audrey’s playlist to listen to while packing a suitcase –

Day 4 – a review by author Mary Ann

Day 5 – guest post on Rox Burkey’s blog –

Day 6 – author interview by Sabrina’s Book Blog –

Day 7 – review by author C.J. Peterson –

Day 8 – Audrey and Ashi’s top ten lists on Storybook Reviews blog-

Day 9 – review by Haley Ringer –

Day 10 – review by Forgotten Winds Blog-

Check out the latest podcast I did with Kim Lengling on Let Fear Bounce, season 2.

Learn more about Whiskers Abroad here

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