Adventure Book Gets Preteens to Read

Atlanta Author Thrills Preteens and Adults with Doggy Book. "The Further Adventures of Koko and Moochee" will be available through BQB Publishing’s online store and major book retailers in both paperback and eBook on October 9, 2012.
The Further Adventures of Koko and Moochee
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Oct. 5, 2012 - PRLog -- Just in time to curl up on a fall night comes the exciting and enchanting story of three animal friends trying to outwit human criminals.

The Further Adventures of Koko and Moochee, by J.R. Hardin, is “hard to put down and full of action,” says ten-year-old Faith Darling. “I haven’t found a book that interested me in a long time, but this one was fun and thrilling. I really liked that the dogs and cat were smarter than the villains,” said Miss Darling. “I won’t tell the ending, though, that would spoil it.”

Even adult readers find the story well detailed and full of life. The two dogs and Tango, the cat, use logic that is believable to anyone who has ever owned either kind of pet. J.R. Hardin really knows dog behavior and uses his knowledge to create realistic scenes and actions that the reader can easily visualize, bringing the reader into the story to cheer for the small heroes.  

This is the second volume focusing on the dogs. Hardin’s first book, The Adventures of Little Dog Koko, was released in May 2011 and received a high ratings from Readers Favorite and other reviewers. One reader described the book as having something for everyone and said she loved the action, adventure, and humor in Hardin’s writing. Reviews on Hardin’s books ( are available on BQB’s website, and there is also a preview ( available for this upcoming release.

“I can’t wait to read the next one,” said Miss Darling.

BQB is soliciting reviews of this book. Any interested party may contact Julie Breedlove at 770.364.5361 or

The Further Adventures of Koko and Moochee ( will be available through BQB Publishing’s online store and major book retailers in both paperback and eBook on October 9, 2012.

About Author J.R. (Randy) Hardin

A late blooming author, Hardin saved his best for now. Beginning his writing career after a decades long delay, this north Georgia writer captures children’s imaginations in the pages of his adventure books.

An engineer by trade, Hardin ignored his high school guidance counselor’s recommendation of writing. In 2001, he turned to his pen to flavor his stories with southern spices.  

A true southern writer, J.R.’s books are flavored with the unique characters and settings of the south. He has also written three books in his Kudzu Monster series that are available in one volume: The Kudzu Monster Trilogy.

His constant companion is a little Shih-Tzu named Koko. According to J.R., “I write when my little dog doesn’t need me for some chore.” J.R. has written two books about Koko: The Adventures of Little Dog Koko and The Further Adventures of Koko and Moochee.

About BQB Publishing
Founded in August of 2010, BQB was created to be “the writer’s publisher,” focusing on quality writing from new authors. An independent hybrid publisher, BQB combines the quality processes of traditional publishing with hands-on author involvement to bring today’s new writers and tomorrow’s best sellers into the hands of booksellers and the reading public. To learn more about BQB, visit
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