latest release proves “tomorrow will be better than today”
York (November 2020) – Bob Hocking is excited to announce the
release of his twelfth book, January Resolutions. A collection
of non-fiction essays, it will be available in print and electronic
formats on November 24, 2020.
its pages, January Resolutions heads into the subjects
of frosty northeast weather and attempts at self-improvement that
the title would suggest. Bob also veers off on his usual tangents
to consider other thoughts, such as how nothing lasts forever,
the origins of coffee, the benefits found when must-have whoopie
pies aren’t all that must-have, the civics test for United States
citizenship, and what might happen if you drove an ice cream truck
through the side of a circus tent into a calliope.
more than five dozen essays, including four that have never been
released in any format previously, January Resolutions
represents one of Bob’s most ambitious collections to date.
graduate of Syracuse University, Bob was born and raised in Rhode
Island. He currently lives with his wife, Terry, in upstate New
initial release will be a paperback edition running approximately
265 pages with an e-book available on the same date.
Hocking provided the photo used on the cover, with the traditional
In My Backpack Gus Logo design from Jay Gillen on the
Publisher: Parkside – Backpack Productions