I reread a lot of my favorite books this past year, so my Goodreads list doesn't reflect the real total of books I read. However, I have read a lot of new books too. Here are the top books for each month, followed by the Book of the Year. I really enjoyed all of them,… Continue reading The Best Books of 2020
I am thankful for books. I'm so grateful that I have the ability to read them. How rich they have made my life! So many times a book has come along into my life just when I needed it. I am thankful for the men and women whose stories uplifted, inspired and entertained me. I… Continue reading BOOKS
Everyone is stuck inside, so Rocky says it's the perfect time to read a book. Try The Sea Child, a YA Mystery/Fantasy which involves Selkies, magic, adventure, romance, and of course, mystery. It takes place in Carlsbad, California.
Taran is an assistant pig keeper, but he dreams of leaving the farm, wearing a sword, and becoming a great hero. One day Hen Wen, the oracular pig, escapes her pen, and Taran chases after her. Thus his adventure begins. On the way he will confront the evil Horned King, find unusual friends, including a… Continue reading Book Review: The Book of Three
Book Review: The Invisible Library, by Genevieve Cogman: Irene would like nothing better than to curl up with a good book. She is, after all, a librarian. However, she works for the mysterious Library that exists between the worlds. Her job involves going into the alternate realities and collecting important books of fiction, by whatever means… Continue reading Book Review: The Invisible Library
Fifteen-year-old Lasgol lives a hard life in a small village in the snowy north. He is hated and persecuted because his father, a Ranger, (one of the elite guards of the king and a protector of the realm) betrayed the king and tried to murder him. Lasgol believes his father is innocent, but he has… Continue reading Book Review: The Traitor’s Son
2019 was a wonderful year for reading. I discovered so many good books by new authors, along with old favorites I had to reread. It was hard to choose only a few for my Best Books list, but here they are. For my full reading list for 2019, see my Goodreads page. I hope you'll… Continue reading The Best Books of 2019
Are you looking for that perfect gift for the readers in your family? Try out these books, available on Amazon: The Sixth Power https://www.amazon.com/Sixth-Power-Carol-Nicolas-ebook/dp/B00B4MHICQ/ref=sr_1_1?keywords=the+sixth+power+Carol+Nicolas&qid=1576272383&sr=8-1 Double Play https://www.amazon.com/Double-Play-Novel-Carol-Nicolas-ebook/dp/B00Q5E8UZC/ref=sr_1_1?keywords=Double+Play+Carol+Nicolas&qid=1576272431&sr=8-1 The Sea Child https://www.amazon.com/SEA-CHILD-SELKIE-KING-MYSTERIES-ebook/dp/B0786ZW5P7/ref=sr_1_1?keywords=The+Sea+Child+Carol+Nicolas&qid=1576272470&sr=8-1 Also, The True Adventures of J.B.R. Wokky -- available here on my website: https://carolnicolas.wordpress.com/ Thanks! -- Carol
Ch. 48.4 -- After the troll king's proclamation, Ezra waited to see what his people on the other side of the valley would do. They drew in closer to each other, but to their credit, not one of them surrendered. Ezra was so proud of them. King Tolgut threw back his head and laughed, revealing… Continue reading Jay B. R. Wokky Ch. 48.4 — The Battle Begins
A year ago, I published THE SEA CHILD. If you are looking for a Christmas gift for the reader in your family, try THE SEA CHILD. It's a mystery with magic, adventure and even a little romance.