About the Book Series

The Toad Chronicles is Nikki Karis’ long awaited and much anticipated book series in which Zeni, the protagonist, takes readers on a transformative journey through the metaphorical swamps of life.

In the first five book of the series, Zeni recounts for guests aboard various legs of a theme park, adventure ride her funny, sometimes heartbreaking, escapades to find Prince Charming. As she does, she exposes several life altering truths she has learned through the years. She also shares the many life lessons she has learned and the wisdom she has gained as she’s awakened and become her Superhuman, Divine Self.

The anticipated release date for book one of the series is May 10, 2018. Stay tuned for updates!

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Meet Zeni

Meet Zeni, author, inspirational speaker, animal advocate, and aspiring entrepreneur, who is the protagonist of Karis’ book series, The Toad Chronicles. She is also the spokesperson for Karis’ inspirational company, Finding Zeni, and its various sub-sites including Keep Gigging, Zeni Says, Fairy Tails Rock, Be Forgiving, I am Zeni, and Zenilution.

In the first five books of The Toad Chronicles series, Zeni recounts for guests aboard various legs of a theme park, adventure ride her quest to find Prince Charming and what she hopes will be the perfect person and relationship to complete her. While traversing the swamps, though, Zeni learns that life isn’t about finding the perfect person or relationship. It’s about finding yourself; hence the name of Kari’s inspirational company, Finding Zeni. Zeni also uncovers many life-altering truths which she exposes to her guests throughout the ride.

Zeni is an inspiring role model for people of all ages and from all walks of life as she has successfully conquered the swamps of life and become her Superhuman, Divine Self, with a mission to uplift and inspire others. By sharing tales of her journey through the swamps, she hopes to empower others to become their Superhuman, Divine Self as well.

Meet Zeni

Meet the Toads from Book One of the Series

As readers travel with Zeni in her escapades in the swamps, they are introduced to nine species of toads scattered across six of the seven continents. There are no toads presently living on the continent of Antarctica due to the below freezing temperatures, but global warming may change that scenario very soon.

The species include: the “religious freak” toad; the “commitment creep” toad; the “mental reject” toad; the “egomaniacal” toad; the “eager beaver” toad; the “sexual deviant” toad; the “behavior buffoon” toad as well as the “scary” toad. There is also a species dubbed as the “geographically challenged” toad who can be found living in Cuba.

During the first leg of The Toad Chronicles adventure ride, readers encounter, up close and personal, two of these nine species. Click the button below to enter the swamps and meet the twelve toads, three “religious freak” toads and nine “commitment creep” toads, showcased in book one of the series.

Meet the Toads

About the Author

Meet Nikki Karis, author, attorney, inspirational speaker, avid animal advocate, and aspiring entrepreneur, who is a devoted mom to forty plus rescue animals, hailing from all around the world. Since 1992, Karis has been a practicing trial attorney, focusing exclusively on personal injury claims. In early 2018, however, Karis finally took a leap of faith and followed her lifelong dream, finishing the first book of The Toad Chronicles series and completing phase one of her inspirational company, Finding Zeni. The first book is set to release May 10, 2018, along with the official launch of Karis’ inspirational company, Finding Zeni.

In the first five books of The Toad Chronicles series, Karis’ protagonist, Zeni, traverses the swamps of life in search of Prince Charming and what she believes will be the perfect relationship to complete her. During her adventures in the swamps, though, Zeni undergoes a life changing metamorphosis during which she sloughs off everyone else’s ideas of who she should be while transforming and becoming her Superhuman, Divine Self. Through the many life lessons Zeni learns through the years, Karis delivers a message of hope and inspiration to her readers, so they too can successfully conquer the swamps of life and become their Superhuman, Divine Self.

Building off of Zeni’s stories as told in The Toad Chronicles series, Karis has also created an entire new genre of multimedia, inspirational literature, utilizing a pioneering concept—Zeni, a fictional, avatar character, is also the spokesperson for her inspirational company, Finding Zeni, which is the hub of several inspirational web-sites, all encouraging people to find self-empowerment, self-love, and grace in their lives.

Click the button below to visit Karis’ author website for more information about her and her inspiring projects.

Author Website
  • What an amazing and inspiring ride traveling with Zeni and her guests through the proverbial swamps of life. Nikki Karis has created a unique literary experience which is unsurpassed.

    Theresa G., Illinois
  • Zeni is the new Wonder Woman! She is definitely an inspiring role model for anyone going through challenges or wanting to make major changes in their life. Thank you, Nikki Karis, for bringing Zeni to life.

    Edward B., California
  • HILARIOUS!!! This book is full of laugh-out-loud moments. The Toad Chronicles is a GREAT read, and Nikki Karis is the new star of fictional writing.

    Vicki H., Florida
  • This book is written with so much passion, humor, and adventure that I found myself racing through the pages wanting to experience more. Kudos to Nikki Karis for a most inspiring literary work!

    Terry M., Georgia
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