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Book/Series List

CHILDREN'S BOOKS:

The Puppy Princess Series

Book #1  The Puppy Princess
                     Released: 12/2/14, Available at Amazon & other online retailers
                     Format(s): Softcover book, E-Book

Book #2  Marilyn & the Martians' Paradise
                     Released: 6/4/13, Available at Amazon & other online retailers
                     Format(s): Softcover book, E-Book

Book #3  Deux Sleuths: The Mystery of the Midnight Thief
                        Released: ...Coming Soon 

Book #4  King Tut’s Feathered Palace
                                   Released: ...Coming Soon

Book #5  Canine Caper Barbecue
                                   Released: ...Coming Soon

Book #6  Mackey & the Mystical Cave
                                   Released: ...Coming Soon

Book #7  The Secret Zoo Break
                                   Released: ...Coming Soon


Character(s) available for Meet & Greet:
The Puppy Princess, Marilyn
(in Princess outfit, of course!)
PLUS King Tut, and Lollie the Collie


The Bunny Dream Series
Read the story & then read the companion book to get all the details
on how Bunnycakes (& his friends) chase their dreams, overcome their problems, & remember where they started!

The Stories (The Bunny Dream Series):

Book #1  Bunnycakes: The Bunny with Big Dreams
                          Released: 3/25/16, Available at Amazon 
                     Format(s): Softcover book, Special Pop-Up E-Book

Book #2  Bunnycakes & the Knead Knotty Dream
                    Released: ...Coming Soon  

Book #3  Bunnycakes & the Forgetful Start
                    Released: ...Coming Soon 

The Companion Books (Lessons Learned from a Bunny):

Book #1  The List of One
                (Lessons Learned from a Bunny)
                                   Released: ...Coming Soon

Book #2  The Dream Dilemma
                                 (Lessons Learned from a Bunny)
                                   Released: ...Coming Soon

Book #3  The Successful Repeat
                                  (Lessons Learned from a Bunny)
                                   Released: ...Coming Soon




Character(s) available for Meet & Greet:
Bunnycakes
(a big, blue bunny who loves to bake)


The Sprinkles Series

Book #1  Sprinkles Bedtime Express
                          Released: 5/16/15, Available at Amazon
                     Format(s): Softcover book, Special Pop-Up E-Book

Book #2  Sprinkles High-Flying School Adventures
                     Released: ... Coming Soon
                     
Character(s) available for Meet & Greet:
The Lazy Alligator
Frog with the Crown
Two Fun Monkeys
Surfing Horse
Rainbow Sash Unicorn 



The Butterfly Series
The Butterfly books are a great fundraising tool!

Book #1  The Giving Butterfly
                          Released: 3/1/2017, Available at Amazon.com
                     Format(s): Softcover book available, E-Book coming soon
Book #2  Hope's Journey
                                   Released: ...Anticipated Release Date Summer 2018

Book #3  Song to Heaven
                                   Released: ...Anticipated Release Date Fall 2018

Character(s) available for Meet & Greet:

Ms. Bee


The Chance Trilogy

Book #1  Chance & the Great Fate Factory
                          Released: ...Coming Summer 2018

Book #2  Chance & the Mayor of Prosperity Village
                                   Released: ...Coming Soon

Book #3  Chance & the Builder of Dreams
                                   Released: ...Coming Soon



Character(s) available for Meet & Greet:

Chance & Tish (coming soon)




Interactive Series
Book #1  The Love Frog
                Theme: Love
                      Released: Coming soon
                     Format(s): Softcover book available, E-Book coming soon

Note: This book was originally in July 2017 but was pulled due to a technical error in the book.  We are working diligently to fix it and to re-release it.  It will be out shortly.


Character(s) available for Meet & Greet:

The Love Frog Characters -
Dovey (boy frog) & Lacey (girl frog)

Book #2  The Dreamy Dragonfly
                Theme: Dreams
                                Released: ...Coming Soon

Book #3  The Hope Violin
                Theme: Hope
                                Released: ...Coming Soon

Book #4  Bee for Believe
                Theme: Believe
                                Released: ...Coming Soon

Book #5  Faith the Firefly
                Theme: Faith
                                Released: ...Coming Soon

Book #6  The Imagination Plate
                Theme: Imagine
                                Released: ...Coming Soon

Book #7  Wiley's Wild Creations
                Theme: Believe
                                Released: ...Coming Soon

Book #8  The Giver Gorilla
                Theme: Giving
                                Released: ...Coming Soon



GIFT BOOKS:


Book #1  Nurses are like Purses
                        Released: 7/7/2016, Available at Amazon 
                                   Format(s): Softcover book, E-Book

Book #2  Dear Bundle of Joy
                     Released: 1/31/2017, Available at Amazon 
                     Format(s): Softcover book, E-Book

Book #3  Teachers are Magnificent
                     Released: 3/14/2017, Available at Amazon
                      Format(s): Softcover book, E-Book 

Book #4  Doctors are like Helicopters
                                   Released: 4/29/2017, Available at Amazon
                       Format(s): Softcover book, E-Book

Book #5  You are a Star (Blue Cover Version)
                                   Released: 05/11/2017, Available at Amazon
                        Format(s): Softcover book, E-Book
       PLUS
                You are a Star (Pink Cover Version)
                                   Released: 05/12/2017, Available at Amazon
                        Format(s): Softcover book, E-Book

Book #6  A Blast of Birthday Wishes
                                  Released: ...06/03/2017, Available at Amazon
                       Format(s): Softcover book, E-Book

Book #7  Happily Ever After
                 Released: 8/30/2017, Available at Amazon
                      Format(s): Softcover book, E-Book

Book #8  Amazing Friends
                Released: 9/27/2017, Available at Amazon  
                     Format(s): Softcover book, E-Book 

Book #9  You Did it, Graduate!
                Released: 10/31/2017, Available at Amazon      
                     Format(s): Softcover book, E-Book

Book #10 Treasured Volunteers
                Released: 5/31/18, Available at Amazon      
                               Format(s): E-Book, Softcover Book coming soon 

Book #11 Beautiful Bridesmaids
                Released: Coming soon!      
                               
Book #12 Incredible Hairstylists
                Released: Coming soon!  

More Gift Books Coming Soon!


So Sweet Series:

An interactive book series great for gift giving.  Fill-in areas for you to make it special and to personalize it with your own touch.  There is even room in the back for the recipient of the book to fill-in special things, too! A unique new book series that celebrates life and our relationships!   

Book #1  Moms Make Life Sweet
                        Released: 01/30/18 Available at Amazon 
                                   Format(s): Softcover book, E-Book

Book #2  Dads Make Life Sweet
                     Released: 02/28/2018, Available at Amazon 
                     Format(s): Softcover book, E-Book

Book #3  Daughters Make Life Sweet
                      Released: E-Book released on 03/29/2018, Available at Amazon 
                     Format(s): Softcover book coming soon, E-Book available

Book #4  Sons Make Life Sweet
                     Released: E-Book released on 04/06/2018, Available at Amazon
                     Format(s): Softcover book coming soon, E-Book available

Book #5  Sisters Make Life Sweet
                        Released: Coming Soon!
                                   Format(s): Softcover book, E-Book

Book #6  Brothers Make Life Sweet
                     Released: Coming Soon!
                     Format(s): Softcover book, E-Book

Book #7  Grandmothers Make Life Sweet
                        Released: Coming Soon!
                                   Format(s): Softcover book, E-Book

Book #8  Grandfathers Make Life Sweet
                     Released: Coming Soon!
                     Format(s): Softcover book, E-Book

Book #9  Aunts Make Life Sweet
                        Released: Coming Soon!
                                   Format(s): Softcover book, E-Book

Book #10  Uncles Make Life Sweet
                     Released: Coming Soon!
                     Format(s): Softcover book, E-Book

Book #11  Nieces Make Life Sweet
                        Released: Coming Soon!
                                   Format(s): Softcover book, E-Book

Book #12  Nephews Make Life Sweet
                     Released: Coming Soon!
                     Format(s): Softcover book, E-Book

Plus more coming soon!
Books will be available at Amazon.com
Be sure to follow my Amazon Author Page to be notified of new releases:


                                


So, what happened in 2018? Things were tight for my book a month goal with #DoItAgain2018 and I got off to a rocky start.  I did manage to publish a book a month from January to May in 2018 (a total of 5 books; some are just e-books and the softcover books will be coming out soon) and everything seemed to be going smooth until... life happens.

I ended up sick most of the summer.  Lesson learned, make room for life's ups and downs.  Maybe trying to publish a book each month was a little too much and it did not allow much, if any, wiggle room to accommodate life.  Maybe a better goal would have been, "I will publish 10-12 books this year".  

It is now almost October and I am just now trying to get all of my book projects back up and going.  My perception has changed since being out of commission for a few months and I am currently just trying to be my very best in all aspects of my life.  I am not sure if I will be able to publish seven books from now (9/19/18) until the end of the year.  I am fully recovered and my short-term sacrifices this summer I believe will end up being long-term solutions.

 So, what is in store for the rest of 2018?  I suppose we will just have to wait and see.  I am not going to think about the one-hundred plus projects I have sitting in my immediate desk area nor the ones beyond that.  Instead, I am going to think about this one moment, smile, and pick up my next project and know that every little thing will work out just like it is supposed to.  

Could there be a tweak in my past goals of publishing a book a month for 2019?  Maybe next year will be my year.  #ThisIsMyYear2019   Good or bad, success or failure, I will be sharing my personal journey of chasing after my writing dreams in a book titled, All My Hats, in 2019.  

What do you want to accomplish in 2019?  What about in the rest of 2018?

As we bring out the mascots and the costumes once again, I realize what life is all about...making memories and having fun with those that you love.  My mom gets so tickled talking about the character mascots and their costumes.  In the picture below she could not stop laughing when I mention a new character (an animal, of course) and what I thought it should be wearing.

Make every day special and remember to have fun on your journey!

Best wishes - Carey  

My mom could not stop laughing in this photo when I mention to her a new animal character and what it should be wearing.

My dad, always on standby with an opinion, points to the shirt he is wearing that says, "And your point is?"  

Just as a reference, books, costumes, and mascots are a part of our every day lives.  

Here is my dad below with his character, Mr. Hogg. 



 He published his first book at the age of 73 and he is contemplating a second one.   



Scroll down to see my mishaps with my personal goals for 2017 plus more family pictures.








      My personal goals for 2017 are to publish a book a month.  The Giving Butterfly was actually uploaded on 2/28/2017 but Amazon shows the release date as the next day, as 3/1/2017 but technically that was my "February release" book.

I changed the way I look at my tasks (as a self-published Author that includes wearing a lot of hats), and chose this year (2017) to do what I perceived as the hardest or most time consuming tasks first.  For me that is cover design and graphic design/book layouts.  

Thanks to my change, I anticipate to publish more books this year in the first 6 months then I did over the last 4 years. 

I published 5 books between the years of 2013 and 2016.  One a year and two in 2016.  In 2017, so far I have published a book a month.

Fast Fact:  My Father, Robert Kramer, published his first book in 2015 at the age of 73. The Adventures of Cowboy Bob and Mr. Hogg, available on Amazon and Barnes and Noble.com.

We are looking forward to doing a Father-Daughter Book Signing. 

My whole family is soon to be Authors.

Meet my family:




My mom and I.  My mom is such a trooper. No matter what adventure I can think up, she is usually always game!                                                            









With my parents                                                                                            (that's my Dad, oldest Author on Amazon?)

It's just a normal day for my parents when their daughter (me) dresses up like a butterfly!  Welcome, to our fun world!


 







With my mom (Martha) and my sister (Susan)                                       







                                     My wonderful & amazing husband Roy
                                                                                                                                                                         who doesn't mind that we have an                                                                                                                                                                                              elephant in our house.


What's a journey without taking along the ones you love?

My family can be found helping me behind the scenes with costumes, mascot wardrobes, film crew/photographer, sets/props and any other number of tasks that come up along the way in navigating the
self-publishing book world!

My family & I are looking for a TV show where we can inspire others, chase our Author dreams, have some laughs, and maybe a few cries.  Want to know what really goes on behind the scenes, how stories are developed, the trials and errors of navigating the self-publishing world, wearing all the hats, what's it like shopping for swim trunks for a full-size Alligator mascot or a dress for our newly acquired Dragon?  Yes, we get some funny looks, even have some internal family disagreements over costumes and such, but in the end, this is our journey...won't you join us for a hilarious, family ride...because no one is perfect, right?!