Category Archives: Reading

The Well, A Short Story from An Angel Among Us!

Recently I was asked to contribute to The Writer’s Newsletter by its Editor, Storm Grayson. Here is a short story that I wrote which is part of my short story collection, An Angel Among Us. Go to link below to … 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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Summer Flowers and Fun Times & Happy Fourth of July!

Now that I am back from my Sicily vacation I can enjoy the beauty right here at home. Here are the flowers on our back deck before I left on June 10th and now on July 2nd. I did add … 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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Goodreads Giveaway of Colby the Courageous Cat!

I am happy to announce I have a new Goodreads Giveaway beginning on May 31 through June 30, 2017 of my children’s book, Colby the Courageous Cat! It will be available to USA residents only. I will be offering three autographed books … Continue reading

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New Children’s Book from Jemsbooks Now Here!

Jeffrey the Jittery Giraffe Here is a sneak peek of the cover done by my husband, John! My newest children’s book is now here – Jeffrey the Jittery Giraffe, for ages PS-Grade 3. It is an easy reader for beginner readers and … Continue reading

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Interview with Author Deanie Humphrys-Dunne!

Please welcome award-winning author Deanie Humphrys-Dunne. Deanie is a talented and inspiring person who did the impossible to reach her goal. I’ll let Deanie tell us about herself and her books. Thank you, Deanie, for coming today to share your … Continue reading

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Pinnacle Book Achievement Award for Jerry the Crabby Crayfish!

Jerry the  Crabby Crayfish just won a Pinnacle Book Achievement Award! I am so excited that my most popular book has received this presigious award! Best Books in the Category of CHILDREN’S INTEREST Jerry The Crabby Crayfish Janice Spina http://jemsbooks.com Here … Continue reading

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Gorgeous Flowers to Share!

When I saw these breaktakingly beautiful flowers I just had to share. Thank you to my friend, Steve, for sending them my way. Words can’t do justice to them. Do you think God will ever run out of ideas? Enjoy … Continue reading

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