Category Archives: Award-winning books

How Often Should I Publish Posts on my Blog?

This question has plagued me continually since I began blogging. How often should I publish posts on my blog? I don’t know the answer, do you? I don’t think there is a strict rule about this. I think it all … Continue reading

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What does it mean to be an Indie Author?

I have been an Indie Author since 2013 and often asked myself this question. What does it mean to be an indie author? There are many things that come to mind. Some of them are positive while others are negative. 1. … 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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More Books Coming from Jemsbooks!

  Now that I have completed the second edition of Hunting Mariah with a new cover, completed and downloaded new covers for both Broose the Moose on the Loose and Davey & Derek Junior Detectives, Book 3, The Case of … Continue reading

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Reader’s Favorite Award Winner!

I am excited to announce that Book 3 of my Davey & Derek Junior Detectives Series, The Case of the Magical Ivory Elephant, just won a Silver Medal in Reader’s Favorite Book Awards in Children’s Mystery! I feel blessed to receive this … Continue reading

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Summer Newsletter – Jemsbooks!

Here is my summer newsletter that I wrote in July 2017. I already have more news to share for my fall newsletter which I will post in November. JEMSBOOKS BY Janice Spina aka J.E. Spina BOOKS FOR ALL AGES!   … Continue reading

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New Cover for Book 2, Davey & Derek Junior Detectives, The Case of the Mysterious Black Cat!

I am excited to share with you the new cover my husband, John, has created for Davey & Derek Junior Detectives, Book 2, The Case of the Mysterious Black Cat. I thought it needed to be updated even though at the time … Continue reading

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Reading Gives You Wings to Fly and My Birthday!

Today is supposed to rain all day! I plan to make my own sunshine on this day, July 7th! It’s my birthday!! Please help me celebrate by having a piece of my apple pie! I prefer pie to cake any … Continue reading

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Goodreads Giveaway Ended for Colby the Courageous Cat!

My Goodreads Giveaway for Colby the Courageous Cat ended June 30, 2017! Congratulations to the three winners from USA! I will be sending the signed books out on Tuesday, July 5, 2017. Stay tuned for another Goodreads Giveaway in the fall from … Continue reading

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Davey & Derek Book 5 is Now Here!

Davey & Derek Junior Detectives Series, Book 5, The Case of the Sad Mischievous Ghost is now here! It’s available on Createspace, Amazon, Kindle, and soon to Barnes & Noble. This is the one your children have been waiting for – … Continue reading

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