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Aspen and the Dream Walkers

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Aspen and the Dream Walkers, Caroline Swart, book reviewAspen and the Dream Walkers is a new young adult fantasy novel by Caroline Swart, the first in a series entitled The Dream Walkers. Aspen is approaching her sixteenth birthday, and life isn’t exactly great. Her father died when she was very young, and her stepfather and stepsister are horrible to her – Miriam, her stepsister, has is spoilt by her father while Aspen has nothing. Then Aspen starts to have very realistic dreams, and she becomes friends with Dylan and Sandy, new students at her school. Soon she learns that dreams are not just dreams…

Some time ago I read and reviewed Ms Swart’s debut novel, Liquid Gold. I enjoyed the story and excitement of the novel, but felt that there was improvement to be made, although the author definitely had promise.


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Liquid Gold

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Liquid Gold by Caroline Swart, book reviewLiquid Gold is a self-published Kindle novel by Caroline Swart with the topical subject of alternative fuels. Set predominantly in Idaho, USA, it also features sections in Vienna, South Africa and Tokyo. Twenty years prior to the start of Liquid Gold, a farmer in South Africa sold his sunflower crop to an oil company – who then destroyed it, as he had perfected a sunflower whose seeds could yield an oil to power cars which required no chemical additions. He sent some seeds to his brother in the USA, who has been growing them and is now ready to reveal the oil to the world, with the help of friends and a respected professor. But needless to say, the oil industry will not welcome this announcement – and so our heroes soon find themselves tangled up with a sinister security company…


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