Category Archives: YA and novels

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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Sally’s Cafe and Bookstore Update – Sue Coletta, J.E Spina and C.S. Boyack

Thank you, Sally Cronin, for featuring my new edition of my first novel, Hunting Mariah, on your fabulous blog! I appreciate your support! Hugs xx Check out Sally’s wonderful blog and all the talented authors and their books! I am … 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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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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Spring has finally sprung!!

An azalea beginning to bloom HAPPY SPRING!! Well, it looks as if spring has finally sprung in New Hampshire, USA! We have had a lot of rainy and cloudy days and it was time for a warmer sunnier day today. … Continue reading

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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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Some Wise Advice in These Funnies!

My friend Steve sent these funnies to me today. They gave me a few good laughs and wanted to share them with you to spread the chuckles. Hope you enjoyed these ditties. Thank you for stopping by! Remember: Reading Gives … Continue reading

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Does Reading Make You Healthier and Happier?

Here is a re-blog of a post about the importance of reading by Drs. Oz & Roizen. I hope you enjoy this post again. I updated it a little bit. Happy Reading! BOOKS AND MORE BOOKS I recently read the … 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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