Category Archives: children’s books

Jemsbooks for all occasions!

I recently finished a book signing which was a success! (sighs with relief) Thanks to my husband, John, for lifting, carrying and moving boxes from the car to the hall and back again. They may have been a little lighter … Continue reading

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Jemsbooks – Book Signing on Saturday, October 21, 2017!

Book signing coming! Hurry over and check out all 17 Jemsbooks! Please stop by St. Lucy Church Sodality Craft Fair on Saturday, October 21, 2017 from 9-3 pm. I will be there signing 17 different Jemsbooks for purchase. There will … Continue reading

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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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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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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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New Children’s Book coming from Jemsbooks!

I am happy to announce that there will be a new children’s book coming from Jemsbooks later this year. My husband, John, talented illustrator and cover creator, is working on it now. I am such a slave driver and always … 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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Limerick – Jemsbooks – Colby!

Another limerick for you to enjoy, hopefully!! Here is the limerick for my eighth children’s book, Colby the Courageous Cat (2016). If you would like to read the other limericks, go to Louey, Ricky, Lamby, Jerry, Jesse, Broose and Sebastian. Limerick Colby … Continue reading

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Broose the Moose on the Loose – Pinnacle Book Achievement Award Winner!

I am so excited to announce that Broose the Moose on the Loose just won the Pinnacle Book Achievement Award in Children’s Adventure! http://www.bookmarketingprofits.com/PinnacleAwardsSummer2017.html Best Books in the Category of CHILDREN’S ADVENTURE Broose The Moose on the Loose Janice Spina … Continue reading

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