Book Review: Heart of Gold

Simon Phillips is a wealthy attorney with an attitude. Everything in his life centers on his prestigious job, and he lets nothing stand in the way of success. He also has an ulcer and a drinking problem. After a drunken rant at his fellow attorneys, he is forced into a leave of absence and two… Continue reading Book Review: Heart of Gold

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The Best Books of 2020

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

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Book Review: When Love Comes My Way

Tess Wakefield inherits her grandfather's logging company, but her interests lie in making and selling hats, so her fiancé convinces her to sell the company. However, when she and a school teacher head out to the logging camp in Michigan (1873), they are in a wagon accident. Only Tess is rescued alive, and her memories… Continue reading Book Review: When Love Comes My Way

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Book Review: No Less Days

Book Review: No Less Days, by Amanda G. Stevens -- David Galloway can’t die. He looks 35, but he’s actually over a century old. He has survived three wars and the loss of his loved ones, and he now lives a solitary life as the owner of a bookstore in northern Michigan. He keeps himself aloof… Continue reading Book Review: No Less Days

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Book Review: Valley of Dreams

Book Review: Valley of Dreams - by Sarah M. Eden:  Patrick O’Connor has been on the run for ten years, fleeing the pain of his past. When a letter from his mother catches up with him, he makes one last desperate attempt to save himself: he decides to go to his family and ask for their… Continue reading Book Review: Valley of Dreams

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Book Review: Intertwine

Emme Wilde finds an old locket at a sale. Within is a miniature painting of a handsome man and two locks of hair, one of which matches her hair color. On the outside of the locket a romantic note to "E," signed “F” has been engraved. Emme is sure the locket is meant for her,… Continue reading Book Review: Intertwine

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The Best Books of 2019

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

Double Play, My Books, News, The Sea Child, The Sixth Power, The True Adventures of Jay B R Wokky, Web Serials

A Book Makes a Perfect Christmas Gift

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

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Jay B. R. Wokky Ch. 50.8 — A Walk in the Moonlight

Ch. 50.8 – Mary walked in uncomfortable silence beside Eli on the broad dirt swath left by the raths. She stole a glance at him. He smiled slightly, but didn’t say anything. Why didn’t he say something? Did he expect her to carry on a conversation? She’d never learned the polite ways of addressing princes, or… Continue reading Jay B. R. Wokky Ch. 50.8 — A Walk in the Moonlight