Carolina da Silva Books

Following is a list of books that I have written in Spanish under the pseudonym Carolina da Silva. To purchase them, please send a check or money order to C.L. Dow, P. O. Box 403, Boulder, CO 80306 or purchase from my commercial website at www.storenvy.com/stores/158751 . All book purchases are postpaid. Such a deal!  You can always email or call me with questions about your purchase at hpmorwyn@aol.com or 303-443-9625. Thanks! Descriptions follow in English and Spanish. The first book on the list is written in English only.

Aquí están varios libros que escribí en español con el nombrede  Carolina da Silva. Para . El primer libro de la lista está escrito sólo en inglés.

ACRED SPACES: TRANSFORM ANY SPACE INTO A SANCTUARY FOR RELAXATION, INSPIRATION AND REJUVENATION

 

Name: Da Silva, Carolina
Book Title: SACRED SPACES:  TRANSFORM ANY SPACE INTO A SANCTUARY FOR RELAXATION, INSPIRATION AND REJUVENATION
ISBN: 1-59337-019-9
Price: $9.95 Sale price when purchased from Carolina is  $5.00
Publisher: Adams Media Corp.  In English.
Order: Send check to Dunraven House, PO Box 403, Boulder, CO 80306 or call in MasterCard or Visa orders to our secure order hotline at 303-443-9625. Thank you!

Accolades:

“exceptionally informative…shows how to transform any space—including a wallet!—into a personal place for meditation, comfort, and joy.  What a fun book!”
Amazon Reviewer

“Bound to be the Feng Shui of the New Age.” Kiva Wolfe

Description: Whether you are stressed from work, your commute, household chores, parental responsibilities, or just everyday doldrums, you need a special place where you can clear your head and look at things from a fresh perspective.  Sacred Spaces shows you how to bring balance, serenity and positive energy into any environment and finally get a break from your hectic schedule.

Offering a wealth of creative, uncomplicated suggestions, Sacred Spaces allows you to convert virtually any ordinary area—from the office to the bedroom to the bathroom to your backyard—into a space that is meditative and infused with energy.  You’ll learn how to use personal keepsakes, special objects, vibrant colors, and pleasing fragrances to create an enchanted garden, a personal altar, a home away from home while traveling, a separate space for meditation or prayer, positive energy in your home or workspace.

Inspired by customs and cultures from around the world, this book contains a wealth of ideas to help you replenish your body and spirit.

 

 

Title: ESENCIA DE LA AROMATERAPIA (Essence of Aromatherapy)
ISBN: 1-56718-0
Publisher: Llewellyn Español
Price: 9.95. On sale for $5.00
Accolades:

This volume was a Mexico Book-of-the-Month Club selection.

“Deeply informative and laced with humor.” Marta Lúcia, Críticas

Description: This is a magical story written in an extraordinary literary style. It is the first of a five-volume series written in Spanish. The tale mixes the values of the Hispanic culture of yesterday and today, and relates popular traditions and New Age concepts of aromatherapy in an entertaining and contemporary way.

The story begins when the ancient curandera Doña Carolina da Silva, dies and her spirit begins the long journey to Eternity.  The time traveler returns to this world to teach her many times great-granddaughter about the practical uses of aromatherapy.  Her granddaughter Carolina has a doctorate in Spanish from an Ivy League university. This Latina woman returns to her family to teach in her home town, meet her Prince Charming, and discover her roots. Here is where the story of the two Carolinas intertwine, between fiction and reality, among tales and recipes for love and spiritual attainment.

The book is written in Spanish, but an English version is forthcoming.

El primer libro de la serie de doña Carolina da Silva es una historia mágica escrita con un estilo literario excepcional. Es un cuento que mezcla los valores de una cultura hispana de ayer y de hoy, y que rescata las tradiciones populares de una manera entretenida y actual.

La historia comienza cuando la anciana curandera, doña Carolina da Silva, muere y su espíritu inicia un largo viaje a través de la eternidad. La viajera del tiempo regresa a este mundo para enseñarle a su nieta de varias generaciones sobre los usos prácticos de la aromaterapia. Su nieta, Carolina (la joven) tiene un doctorado de una Universidad de Nueva Inglaterra. Una mujer latina en busca de sus raíces y su Príncipe Azul, motivos por los cuales, decide regresar al núcleo familiar para estar en contacto con sus orígenes. Ahí es donde la historia de las dos Carolinas comienza, entre ficción y realidad, entre historias y recetas para el amor.

Doña Carolina es un recuerdo, un espíritu guía, es lo que es:  una maestra de la vida con características muy conocidas, las de la abuela pícara de gran sabiduría. Escúchela y aprenda de sus dichos y experiencias para que la tradición nunca muera.

FUEGO ANGELICAL (Angel Fire)

 

Title: FUEGO ANGELICAL (Angel Fire)
ISBN: 1-56718-237-2
Price: $9.95 On sale for $5.00
Publisher: Llewellyn Español
Accolades:

First Place Award at Book Expo America Latino Awards for YA Fiction.

“Da Silva desarrolla hábilmente una obra de ficción.”
Rebecca Lee Ramírez, Críticas

Description: Do angels exist? What is their mission on Earth? Is it possible to contact them and request their aid? How many types of angels are there?

The second book in the Doña Carolina series narrates the travels of the picaresque, grandmotherly herbalist who died 150 years ago in the Pueblo of the Red Willow People in New Mexico. She returns to this life to transmit knowledge, advice, and teachings to her many times great granddaughter by the same name.

The Younger Carolina is a successful professional woman, a professor in Boulder, Colorado, who together with the spirit of her Granny, discovers her roots in the traditional values of the Hispanic culture. She learns how to prepare an appropriate environment to receive angelic manifestations and familiarizes herself with angels, choirs, cherubim, archangels, hours for planetary angels, the magic circle, and more. She also learns how to keep her militant little sister safe from harm with angelic aid.

Existen los ángeles? Cuál es su misión en la tierra? Es posible contactarlos y solicitarles su ayuda? Cuántos tipos de ángeles hay?

Fuego Angelical es una obra original que contesta estas preguntas. Por medio de un breve recorrido histórico, podemos llegar a conocer los orígenes, los poderes y los  propósitos de estos seres celestials, como así también las creencias sobre la existencia de los ángeles de distintas culturas.

Aprenda junto con las dos Carolinas cómo preparar un ambiente propicio para la manifestación angelical, el ritual del pentagrama, y el ritual de la cruz cabalística. Conozca los elementos de la magia angelical, los coros angelicales, las hadas y los querubines, los arcángeles, las horas de los ángeles planetarios, el círculo mágico, el ritual de la prosperidad y mucho más.

SÓLO PRENDE UNA VELA (Just Light a Candle)

 

Title: SÓLO PRENDE UNA VELA (Just Light a Candle)
ISBN: 0-7387-0065-7.
Price: $9.95. On sale for $5.00.
Publisher: Llewellyn Español
Accolades:

“(Da Silva) takes the reader through a spiritual transformation…(and) cleverly intertwines recipes and prayers for candle meditations into this inspirational guide.”
Rebecca Lee Ramírez, Críticas

Description: This third book in the Carolina da Silva series mixes popular tradition about the magical uses of candles and a story with a Latin flavor. In this book, the spirit of Granny Doña Carolina, a wise curandera who lived 150 years ago in the Taos Pueblo, returns to life in Boulder, Colorado in the form of a dancing spider to advise her granddaughter and gift her with magical knowledge. The younger Carolina runs up against a man who is assaulting Latin women on campus in Boulder. Find out who conquers—the Powers of Good or the Powers of Evil!

CAMINOS A LA PROSPERIDAD (Roads to Prosperity)

 

Title: CAMINOS A LA PROSPERIDAD (Roads to Prosperity)
ISBN: 0-7387-0066-5
Price: $9.95 On sale for $5.00
Publisher: Llewellyn Español
Accolades:

“The author weaves a magical story line. I only wish I had a spirit guardian like Doña Carolina.” Rosa Trevera, Amazon

Description: This book teaches the most effective secrets to change your luck in easy steps by utilizing meditation, rituals, and spells. In Professor Carolina’s life, everybody needs money. When a disaster occurs with Hot Tamale II, Papi’s new restaurant, all seems lost. But the spirit of Doña Carolina charges in as a gnome to save the day. Discover the true nature and significance of prosperity by reading this story. It gives ideas about how to improve self-esteem, create harmony in the home, and have a more positive attitude toward life.

Si usted cree que la suerte es de solo unos cuantos, los nacidos bajo una estrella o simplemente los escogidos por el destino para tenerlo todo, prepárese para oír una buena noticia:  Desde ahora usted también podrá disfrutar de la buena fortuna!

Descubra una historia original que lo llevará a explorer la naturaleza y el significado de la verdadera prosperidad. Obtenga ideas para mejorar su autoestima, balancear la armonía en el hogar y lograr una actitud más positiva ante la vida. Además, esta obra le ofrece los secretos que le ayudarán a ganar en los juegos de azar y la lotería, encontrar un buen trabajo, pagar sus deúdas, eliminar los hábitos costosos, obtener prosperidad en los negocios, recobrar la salud, el amor y la felicidad.

Decídase a poner en práctica lso consemos mágicos de doña Carolina que traerán la suerte hacia usted!

TESOROS DE LA CUEVA DE CRISTAL (Treasures of the Crystal Cave)

 

Title: TESOROS DE LA CUEVA DE CRISTAL (Treasures of the Crystal Cave)
ISBN: none.
Price: $9.95. On sale for $6.00.
Publisher: Dunraven House Publishing
Accolades:

“(Este libro) es parte de una fabulosa serie sobre leyendas y tradiciones de la cultura hispana.” – Lizette Coleto, El Hispano News

Description: When Carolina is invited to speak on Galician love poetry  in Santiago, Spain, she runs into a dashing investigative reporter who leads her into a morass of danger.  Apparently abandoned by her Granny spirit guide, and away from home and family, she faces danger and certain death in a cave near where the Reconquest of Spain was initiated in 711. Find out if she survives, and if her handsome lover David Martínez is infatuated with her.  Or is he really a revolutionary using Carolina as a cover for insurrection?

En el quinto tomo de la serie popular, Carolina viaja a España en busca de sus raíces españolas y el amor verdadero. Encuentra las dos cosas, pero en el caso del Príncipe Azul, hay gato encerrado? Es de veras un revolucionario el atrevido y guapo periodista investigador? Cuáles son sus sentimientos verdaderos hacia la bella profesora de español? Y ahora que Carolina ha encontrado el amor, se quedará con él? Viaea con Carolina a una cueva mágica de cristal en la Asturias Antigua y descubra los poderes misteriosos de las gemas y cómo pueden mejorar su vida.