Category Archives: middle-grade series

Goodreads Giveaway of Book 3 of Davey & Derek Junior Detectives Series – The Case of the Magical Ivory Elephant!

Goodreads Giveaway of Davey & Derek Junior Detectives, book 3, The Case of the Magical Ivory Elephant. This book won a Pinnacle Book Achievement Award. It is part of the series with twins Davey & Derek Donato, self-proclaimed junior detectives. Middle-grade, … 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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Does Reading Make You Healthier and Happier?

BOOKS AND MORE BOOKS I recently read the column of Drs. Oz & Roizen, titled Reading makes you healthier and happier. Here is partially what Drs. Oz & Roizen had to say. …But neuromarketing researchers from the University of Sussex’s … Continue reading

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Goals for 2017!

In 2016 I had set high goals for myself in writing, publishing and reviewing. I didn’t quite meet my goals but am pleased with what I accomplished. Writing and Publishing My goal for 2016 was to write and publish five … Continue reading

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Special Price on Davey & Derek Junior Detectives Series and Giveaway!

DAVEY & DEREK JUNIOR DETECTIVES COMING YOUR WAY AT $9.99 each until December 31, 2016! To celebrate the latest Pinnacle Award on Davey & Derek Junior Detectives Series, Book 3, I have reduced the price of each of the three books from … Continue reading

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Pinnacle Book Achievement Award for Book 3 of Davey & Derek Junior Detectives Series!

Best Book in the Category of YOUNG ADULT  Davey & Derek Junior Detectives: The Case of the Magical Ivory Elephant Janice Spina What a wonderful early Christmas present! Book 3, The Case of the Magical Ivory Elephant: Davey & Derek … 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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End of Year Inventory Sale on Jemsbooks!

All Jemsbooks signed paperbacks are discounted to $10.00 + $2.00 s&h now until December 31st! If you need a book in time for Christmas act quickly so that I can mail it out in time. This is for USA sales … Continue reading

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Children’s Books for Christmas!

Just in time for Christmas I dropped my prices on two children’s books, Louey the Lazy Elephant and Ricky the Rambunctious Raccoon from $14.99 to $12.99 for Louey and from $13.99 to $12.99 for Ricky. Jemsbooks are now $12.99 for most of the children’s books in paperback. Kindle … Continue reading

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Goodreads Giveaway Ended for How Far Is Heaven!

Thank you to all who took part in the recent Goodreads Giveaway of my newest novel, How Far Is Heaven.  Congratulations to the three winners – 2 from USA and 1 from Canada. I will be mailing out the books today! … Continue reading

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