Category Archives: Books for kids

Summer Reading for Kids of All Ages!

Pre-School – Grade 3  – Written in rhyme with life lessons – stories encourage children to behave, to respect others differences, to listen to your mother, show kindness to others, it’s okay to be different, love one another, be kind … Continue reading

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No More Snow!

  Here are some pictures in case you didn’t get any snow where you live. It was tough shoveling our back deck. Had to do it in shifts because of the depth and drifts over the past few weeks. We’ve … Continue reading

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Jemsbooks New Book Cover Reveal!

Davey & Derek Junior Detectives Series, Books 1, 2, 3 Purchase Book 1 Purchase Book 2 Purchase Book 3  Presenting the new book in the series: Davey & Derek Junior Detectives Book 4: The Case of the Brown Scraggly Dog … Continue reading

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Opening Day at Second Peek Children’s Boutique – Jemsbooks are there!

Please stop by this beautiful shop for some special books, toys, clothes, figurines, jewelry and many other things for you and your family. An adorable shop well stocked with all things for children and a little for the moms too. … Continue reading

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Davey & Derek Junior Detectives Book 3 is here!

I am excited to announce that Book 3 of my MG/PT series, Davey & Derek Junior Detectives, The Case of the Magical Ivory Elephant, is now available on Create Space and coming this week to Amazon, Barnes & Noble, and other … Continue reading

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Jemsbooks at Second Peek Children’s Boutique!

I am pleased to announce that Jemsbooks (children’s and MG/PT books) will be available at this new and exciting store, Second Peek Children’s Boutique, which is coming to Manchester, New Hampshire, USA, grand opening to be September 12, 2016. I … Continue reading

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What Defines You as an Author?

What Defines You as an Author? There are many things that define an author. Voice – Each author has his/her own voice. Certain distinctive patterns in one’s writing can identify them, making them stand out from the rest. Some authors … Continue reading

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New Novel Coming Soon!

Things have been hectic lately in my life and I am currently working on two new books in between other things going on. I had hoped to publish my new novel, a paranormal/mystery/romance, How Far Is Heaven, under J.E. Spina, back … Continue reading

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Goodreads Giveaway – Sebastian Meets Marvin the Monkey!

Goodreads Giveaway now on until Sept. 10, 2015 Enter for a chance to win 1 of 3 signed copies of Sebastian Meets Marvin the Monkey. http://goodreads.com/book/show/25667820-sebastian-meets-marvin-the-monkey This is an adorable rhyming book that encourages children to be kind to animals. … Continue reading

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Enjoying Summer Yet?

One of my favorite flowers – Roses! I wanted to to take a few moments to stop and smell the roses that are blooming in my yard and share them and other flowers with you. I hope you enjoy them … Continue reading

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