Carole P. Roman

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Named to Kirkus Reviews' Best of 2012 for her first book, award winning author Carole P. Roman started writing as a dare from one of her sons. Using an imaginary game she played with her grandson as a base, Captain No Beard was born."Captain No Beard- An Imaginary Tale of a Pirate's Life" has not only been named to Kirkus Best of 2012, it received the Star of Exceptional Merit, and won the Pinnacle Award for 2012. "Pepper Parrot's Problem with Patience" Book 2 in the series, received 5 Stars from The ForeWord Review The Clarion Review. Strangers on the High Seas has won second place in the Rebecca's Reads Choice Awards 2013. It has followed with six more books to the series. This year, Captain No Beard and the Aurora Borealis was named to K ...more

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Carole P. Roman It's your universe and you get to do everything the way you want. There are no laws of physics, nobody to tell you "no." It's just you and the…moreIt's your universe and you get to do everything the way you want. There are no laws of physics, nobody to tell you "no." It's just you and the characters. I feel like I am five again and playing make-believe.(less)
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Harrowing tale about the siege of Leningrad. Anna Levin is the overworked daughter of a writer, who's been blacklisted from the Soviet government for producing inciteful work. Her mother dead these past five years in childbirth has left her to take c ...more
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Epic story of Yang Yaqian, a young girl who rises from humble beginnings to the royal court of the notorious Empress Cixi. Yaqian is the spirited only child of silk farmers, content to finish her life caring for the small worms when silk slippers she ...more
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Carole P. Roman Shanna wrote: "Hi Carole!
I just wanted to make sure you got the email I sent you yesterday!
Thanks so much,
Shanna"

Hi Shanna,

Got it. My assistant is out today- so it will be done before Monday of next week. ;)


Shanna Swenson Hi Carole!
I just wanted to make sure you got the email I sent you yesterday!
Thanks so much,
Shanna


Graeme Rodaughan Hi Carole, thanks for the friend invite. Pleased to meet you. Cheers Graeme


Carole P. Roman David wrote: "Carole,

thank you so much for your kind words! Just being read by you, let alone being rated highly, means a lot to me, and I appreciate it.

Dave"

Just saw this- I'm finally exploring Goodreads. My pleasure David. I enjoyed the book!!


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David Edmonds Carole,

thank you so much for your kind words! Just being read by you, let alone being rated highly, means a lot to me, and I appreciate it.

Dave


Carole P. Roman Tegan Mae (The Rowdy Librarian) wrote: "Hi Carole! Thank you for the friendvite! Looking forward to talking books!"

Me too!!


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Tegan Hi Carole! Thank you for the friendvite! Looking forward to talking books!


Madly Jane Thanks for the recommendation. Margaret Pole is probably my favorite of all the characters of that time period.


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