Monthly Archives: September 2017

Working on Book 2 of Hunting Mariah!

I have been working on the sequel to Hunting Mariah! It has been a few years since I published the first book. That book was written nearly twenty years ago and sat on a back burner until I was ready … Continue reading

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Something to think about! – Stop putting restrictions on your Happiness

Please check out Sally Cronin’s fabulous blog. In this post she offers up excellent advice on how to be happy without putting restrictions on yourself. While you are there peruse her wonderful site for more helpful information on nutrition, eating … Continue reading

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New Review of Book 3, Davey & Derek Junior Detectives, The Case of the Brown Scraggly Dog, from Reader’s Favorite!

I was thrilled to receive a 5-star review from a Reader’s Favorite reviewer today for Book 5, Davey & Derek Junior Detectives, The Case of the Brown Scraggly Dog.  Thank you, Emily-Jane Hills Orford, of Reader’s Favorite! Here it is! … Continue reading

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Introducing Victoria Zigler and her new children’s books!

I am happy to spread the word about Victoria Zigler and her amazing new books! Here is a sampling of her creative work. Written by Victoria Zigler – and now with an audio version read by Joseph A. Batzel – … Continue reading

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Autumn is Here!

Autumn is here! The skies are bright. The air is clear. What a sheer delight! Temps are dropping. Trees are changing. Time for fall shopping. Tree colors are rearranging. As I look around, it’s clear. This is my favorite time … Continue reading

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Odd Jobs and Characters with Sally Cronin

Check out this fascinating post about incredible Sally Cronin’s old jobs. She is an extraordinary person who is talented and creative and can do just about anything. Her odd jobs prove this fact. In her books she draws from her … Continue reading

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A Mighty Mouse Strikes Again!

I posted a short while back about some problems I was experiencing with a mouse. It was digging in my Christmas cactus and eating whatever it could find in boxes and bags in my pantry cabinet. I would find pieces … Continue reading

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Reading is Good for You!

Jemsbooks.com  Books for all ages! When we read a book it is like traveling around the world, or to outer space, or to a land that only exists in a writer’s mind, or into the mind of a killer, or … Continue reading

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Sally’s Cafe and Bookstore Update – Sue Coletta, J.E Spina and C.S. Boyack

Thank you, Sally Cronin, for featuring my new edition of my first novel, Hunting Mariah, on your fabulous blog! I appreciate your support! Hugs xx Check out Sally’s wonderful blog and all the talented authors and their books! I am … Continue reading

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Lest We Forget – September 11th!

Wherever you were on that tragic day, You will never forget the horror. You will never forget the sorrow. You will never forget the pain. You will never forget the loss. You will never forget the grief. You will never … Continue reading

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