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Maya Loop by @LisAnnaLangston is a Middle-Grade and YA Event pick #middlegrade #mglit #giveaway

Title: Maya Loop

Author: Lis Anna-Langston

Genre: Middle Grade

Book Blurb:

Get ready to meet the blue-haired girl from Baltimore who saves the world!

Following maps her grandmother drew before she disappeared, Maya Loop, the brave, blue-haired girl from Baltimore, has to depend on her wits and bravery to face the alien race of Landions who have taken her grandmother and best friends to an underground world of creatures living beyond the limits of time. The Landions are not only trying to end the human race but erase them completely. A delightfully fast-paced story crackling with energy, Maya Loop meets young readers in the wide-open world of being a kid where everything feels like magic.

From talking insects and goggle-wearing moles to doors on paper that open into real places, Anna-Langston uses a child's imagination to invite important discussions about growing up, change, love, family and expands it with new, exciting layers sure to please readers of all ages.

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What makes your featured book a must-read?

MAYA LOOP is Alice in Wonderland meets The Wizard of Oz with a sweet tinge of Fortnite thrown in. I loved every page. ~ Linda Sands - Award-Winning Georgia Author of the Year

Readers interested in a passionate journey of determination and evolving wisdom will find Maya Loop unpredictable, driven by understandable emotions and extraordinary events that lead Maya to a new form of determination and courage. ~ D. Donovan, Senior Reviewer, Midwest Book Review

Giveaway –

Enter to win a $20 Amazon US or Amazon Canada gift card

Open Internationally. You must have an active Amazon US or CA account to win.

Runs September 6 – September 14, 2022.

Winner will be drawn on September 15, 2022.

Author Biography:

Lis Anna-Langston was raised along the winding current of the Mississippi River on a steady diet of dog-eared books. She attended a Creative and Performing Arts School from middle school until graduation and went on to study Literature at Webster University. Her two novels, Gobbledy and Tupelo Honey have won the Parents’ Choice Gold, Moonbeam Book Award, Independent Press Award, Benjamin Franklin Book Award and NYC Big Book Awards. Twice nominated for the Pushcart award and Finalist in the Brighthorse Book Prize, William Faulkner Fiction Contest and Thomas Wolfe Fiction Award, her work has been published in The Literary Review, Emerson Review, The Merrimack Review, Emrys Journal, The MacGuffin, Sand Hill Review and dozens of other literary journals. She draws badly, sings loudly, loves ketchup, starry skies & stories with happy aliens.

You can find her in the wilds of South Carolina plucking stories out of thin air.

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Sep 10, 2022

Ooh this sounds so good! I don’t typically read YA or Middle Grade books but Harry Potter will always be my favorite!


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Sep 07, 2022

Thank you, Lis, for sharing your book in our Middle-Grade and Young Adult Bookish Event!

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