Interview about An Angel Among Us, by Janice Spina

Here is a interview that my friend Deanie Humphrys-Dunne posted on her blog. Thank you, Deanie!

Since that time I have more books – 17 – and am working on sequel to my first novel, Hunting Mariah, and a new children’s book about a hermit crab.

Thank you for our kind support! Happy Reading!

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“Hi everyone, today I have the pleasure and honor of welcoming my friend, award-winning author, Janice Spina. We’re going to discuss her new book An Angel Among Us. I’m so excited to have you here today, Janice.
“You’re welcome, Deanie. It’s always fun to chat with you.”

Tell me about your new book AnAngel Among Us

This book is dedicated to my friend, Anne Gillis Benedetto, who passed in January of 2017 from breast cancer. A few months before her death I had started this short story collection and decided to write a story just for Anne and dedicate the complete collection to her. It was a labor of love. I was fortunate enough to complete Anne’s story and send it to her before her death. Anne was thrilled with the story and honored to have the book dedicated to her.

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A New Review of Jemsbooks!

Thank you, Sally Cronin, for mentioning my review of Book 4 of Davey & Derek Junior Detectives Series on your marvelous blog! I am honored to be included with these talented authors and their books!

Thank you, Sally, for your tirelessly efforts to promote and support other authors! You are a special lady and a fellow author’s best friend. I am blessed to call you a dear friend! Love & hugs xx

Please check out Sally Cronin’s fabulous blog links below for all kinds of helpful hints for authors, great books to read and wonderful authors to follow. She also has important health information that you will find interesting.

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Blessings & hugs to all!

Janice

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Week Two in Beautiful Aruba!

Week two in Aruba – we are now on the 9th floor. The view just keeps getting better. We are no longer on the sunset side. We face the pools and pool bar and restaurant. It’s still lovely!

Here are some views of the changing colors in the pool at night.

There are a few pools on this side of the building – one is a wading pool, another is the main pool and the third is the swim up bar pool.

There is also another pool on the other side of the building which is the older pool, smaller than the new one but still a nice place to cool off.

I can’t believe that our vacation is one third over already! We are enjoying every minute here soaking in the warm Caribbean, eating the delicious food – fish, fish and more fish at the numerous restaurants. I have so far had mahi mahi, grouper, red snapper, wahoo, shrimp, scallops, calamari, and mussels for dinner.

Here we are at Waki Wahoo with our favorite waiter – Rudy, who looks like Cheech Marin, the comedian. My meal was grilled wahoo – which was mouthwateringly delicious! One of my favorite meals since we have been here.

Here’s John with our waitress, Glory, and the menu with specials of the day above.

There are so many wonderful restaurants on the island. These are some of my favorite:

Chalet Suisse – has the best steak on the island – comes from New York! Benny the maitre de is friendly and welcoming. We enjoy seeing him.

Waki Wahoo – info above – all kinds of fish

Azurro – Italian food – lovely sunset views right from your seat

Driftwood – downtown – fresh fish caught by the restaurant and cooked same day right to your table

Old Cunucco House – An original Aruban style house that is now a restaurant – excellent coconut shrimp here, conch stew, whole red snapper, marinated seafood! Yum!

Madame Janette’s – outdoor eating – wonderful dishes – all kinds of fish, seafood, steak, and other meats to chose from.

Papiamento’s – Where the Queen eats when she is here! Everything we’ve had here is delicious from fish to steak!

Blossom’s (used to be J.H. Yee’s) – Chinese and Japanese – love the lettuce wraps here, wonton soup and seafood dishes.

We have two restaurants at the Phoenix – Pure Beach and Pure Ocean and  the deli – Pure Deli. We have eaten at all three. Pure Ocean has a lovely pasta dish – Linguine Pescatore which had mussels, mahi mahi, calamari, shrimp and scallops. Pure Beach has great salads, wraps and burgers, chicken wings and french fries. Pure Deli will make you a fresh salad or sandwich while you wait. Great coffee, bagels, donuts, breakfast sandwiches in the morning.

Each year we try some new places. Tonight we went to Sweet Peppers with our lovely friends, Marty and Trish, where I had grouper – a tasty dish.

We have been fortunate to have met some fantastic people like Marty and Trish, Maria and Paul, Jacob and Tanya, Bob and Jane, Gene and Lorraine, Basil and Carol, Jay and Shirley, Tim and Jane and many more. Please forgive me if I didn’t mention all of you! You make our vacation in Aruba special each year.

The restaurants are plentiful and you can actually go to a different restaurant each night for three weeks and still not cover them all. It’s amazing for an island this small.

Here is what the Aruba website says about their island:

BON BINI! WELCOME TO ARUBA!
Located 15 miles north of Venezuela in the warm waters of the southern Caribbean, Aruba is home to beautiful white-sand beaches, 82-degree days, and some of the warmest people in the world.

Our island is 19.6 miles long and 6 miles across, with a total area of 70 square miles. We’re located just below the hurricane belt, and unlike many islands in the Caribbean, our climate is dry, so we rarely have a rainy day. On the south and west coasts of Aruba, you’ll find Oranjestad, our capital city, and miles of beaches that have been named some of the best in the world. Here, you’ll find most of the hotels and all-inclusive resorts in Aruba, and Queen Beatrix International Airport (AUA).

In the interior of the island, you’ll find Arikok National Park, a desert like preserve with a variety of wildlife, cacti and dramatic rock formations. You’ll also find some of Aruba’s most striking views, as the ocean crashes against the rugged shoreline below.

On the northeast coast, along the windward shore, you’ll see our island’s unofficial mascots, the fofoti trees. The constant trade winds have permanently sculpted them into graceful, southwesterly bending forms.

Here are some decorative collections of shells created by Ara aka The Shell Lady, whose marvelous creations grace the lobby in a glass shelf. Unfortunately visitors take many of them before Ara can create some more. I was fortunate enough to capture the shelf full. Enjoy!

As you can see from her art – she is quite talented. In order to find these amazing shells she must walk early in the morning for miles. Lately she has been unable to walk as far and therefore cannot find enough shells to made more of her shell art. Thank you, Ara, for sharing your art with us!

I hope you have enjoyed this post from Aruba. Wish you were here!

I promise to post more over the next two weeks we are here.

Thank you for stopping by and for your kind support!

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Janice

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More Views of Aruba!

In case you are just tuning in – we are in Aruba for three weeks. I can’t get enough of this beautiful place. We have been coming for nineteen years together but I first visited Aruba in 1986. It has developed and changed over the years but it is still my favorite place to vacation and really relax! Of course, here I am each night blogging, reading emails and writing chapters of my new novel. But all day long I truly relax and read from my TBR list and spend hours in the ocean – 75-80 degrees. It’s like a sauna but more refreshing! Ahh!

More beautiful views of Aruba!

I took some views and experimented with lighting on my Ipad. It made for some interesting shots.

Sunsets that I cannot take enough photos of!

Can you see the sailboat in the photo above. I timed it just right to fall into the line of the setting sun. So beautiful!

Next week we will be on the 9th floor on the opposite side of the building and will have photos of the pools but no sunsets. I am getting my fill of sunsets this week! Enjoy!

Next week look for views of the pools with changing colors!

Views from our balcony on the 8th floor!

We eat lunch out on our balcony some days if it is not too hot. The breezes are cooling and comfortable.

Hope you enjoyed my photos. Thank you for stopping by!

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Janice

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How Do You Promote Your Work as an Author?

There are many ways to promote your work as an author. I consider myself an author who is still on the job training. Each time I publish a book I have to learn some new ways to promote it. In the process of promoting I learn something new each time. At present I have published 17 books – so that amounts to a whole lot of learning!

I have been fortunate enough to have met some wonderful people online who are fellow authors with more training and experience than I. Under their kind tutelage I have learned about publishing, writing and promotion. I must mention these lovely people so that new authors or aspiring authors will have a better chance at a smooth transition from writer to author.

Here a few of my wonderful and inspiring fellow authors who go out of their way to help others. I thank them profoundly with much love and hugs! Check their websites out and see what I mean.

Sally Cronin – Supports authors by showcasing their books on her blog and has important information about publishing, writing, etc.

Hugh Roberts – Has an informative blog where he supplies helpful information for bloggers/writers/authors.

Chris Graham – His blog is a treasure trove of information for authors. He also creates videos, book covers and book trailers. Chris has created two fantastic book trailers for my two novels.

These are but a few of the lovely people online who are willing to aid others in their quests to survive as authors in this busy, demanding, and highly competitive business. There are many more authors, bloggers, and others who will be happy to help you promote your books. You need to look out there to find them.

Here are more fabulous online friends (authors and bloggers) who have been supportive of me. I am grateful to them for their friendship and for all their help to get my books out there! Please check out their blogs for some interesting posts.

Don Massenzio

Deanie Humphrys-Dunne

Michelle Clement-James

Bette Stevens

Annette Aben Rochelle – Annette has a blog talk radio (Podcast) show which I was thrilled to be on. It’s fabulous! Check it out!

There are so many wonderful people online that have helped me along the way on my road to being an indie author. Thank you all! Please know that I appreciate all of you even if you were not mentioned here.

Here are some Book Award contests that are supportive after you win.

Pinnacle Book Achievement Awards

Mom’s Choice Awards

Reader’s Favorite Book Awards

This Book Award contest is supportive before, during and after you win.

TheGittleList.com – Aviva Gittle

There are too many more contests to list here but these above are the ones I have entered and/or won that I know well.

Being an indie author can be a daunting job where an author must wear many hats to survive. If you believe in yourself you can accomplish great things. There is nothing that can stop you.

There are many sites that offer you ways to promote your books. Here are some of the ones that I use.

Good Ebooks

Cold Coffee Cafe & Press

Book Town

Here are the social media links I use to circulate my book information that I find most effective.

Facebook

Twitter.com

LinkedIn.com

Goodreads.com

I hope this information has been helpful to you. Please don’t get discouraged about promoting your work. It’s true it is not an easy task. But if you believe in yourself, you can complete whatever you undertake.

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Spread some love around to authors by reading and reviewing their books! They will love you for it!

Thank you for stopping by! I appreciate your kind support. Please come back again.

Blessings & Hugs!

Janice

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Davey & Derek Junior Detectives, Book 5, is a Semi-Finalist in Authorsdb Cover Contest!

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Just found out that my book is a Semi-Finalist in the Authorsdb Cover Contest!

Here is the link below. Please vote for my book! This is the first cover contest I have ever entered! I am so excited for my husband – he created the cover! Kudos to John! Please help him win by voting today! Keeping my fingers crossed!

https://authorsdb.com/2017-cover-contest-results/24780-cover-contest-2017-the-case-of-the-sad-mischievous-ghost

It will be a tough contest since there are so many wonderful covers! Congratulations to all semi-finalists!

This book makes a perfect Halloween gift. It has ghosts and a haunted house! Don’t turn off the lights! HAPPY 🎃 👻 HALLOWEEN! BOO!

Thank you for stopping by and for all your kind support!

Remember: READING GIVES YOU WINGS TO FLY! SOAR WITH JEMSBOOKS THROUGH THE REST OF 2017 AND INTO 2018!

Blessings & Hugs!

Janice

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Beautiful Aruba – One Happy Island!

There is nowhere else in this world that I have visited where I have felt more relaxed and refreshed than on the beautiful island 🌴 of Aruba. The weather is hot 85-95 all year round but with tropical breezes that cool the air and keep the bugs 🐜 at bay.

 Divi Aruba Phoenix High Rise on Palm Beach

Sunscreen is essential and should be liberally applied all over several times a day especially if you go swimming 🏊 . The ocean 🌊 is warm and feels like a comfortable jacuzzi. After sunning on the beach 🏖  the water 💦 actually feels cool until you become accustomed to the 75-80 degree temperature. It’s truly refreshing.

A Palapa (An umbrella made out of palm fronds)

The natives are friendly, accommodating and helpful. They are welcoming to us each year we visit and treat us as family. They greet us at the airport with “Welcome home.” It does feel like home away from home after coming here for so many years.

Here are some beautiful views from our eighth floor balcony in the tower.

We have made some lovely friends from all over USA 🇺🇸 who we see each year at the same time. We go out to dinner together or just hang out on the beach or in the water catching up.

It’s a perfect time to catch up on my reading, writing, and relaxing, or doing absolutely nothing. The best part of this is that I don’t feel guilty being lazy because after only one day I feel wonderful! Slowly we lose our pale complexions and take on a golden healthy glow. We become more like natives every day we are here and feel alive and free of worries and cares.

I have to admit I work until 11 pm each night blogging, reading and answering emails and visiting other blogs. Sigh! I can’t help myself. All day long though I read books from my TBR list, relax and swim (really soak).

Island food is delicious with a variety of all kinds of fish 🐠  caught fresh the day they are cooked. If you don’t like fish 🐠 there are other choices – steak, chops, and pasta 🍝 dishes.

I want to share the beauty of this little island 🌴  with you. The sunsets 🌅 are spectacular as well as the beaches.

Here are some amazing cloud formations – one with an angel below in the middle of the photo. Can you see it? You have may to make the photo larger. I saw all kinds of things in the clouds. John thinks I am crazy but he had to admit that one was an elephant and another was a poodle! We were in the water when I noticed these formations and didn’t have a camera with us to capture them.

These below were taken at sunset. Did you see the angel?

Of course, nothing is perfect even this lovely island. There are always little things that creep up to annoy you. But I try to take it all with a grain of salt and look out at the gorgeous shades of navy blue to turquoise water. Then I sigh and relax once again. Ahhh!

The most stress that I feel is when I travel – fly from one place to another, connecting flights, lost luggage, stuff like that. When we arrived at the hotel in Aruba there was a little glitch about our luggage – no one could find it!? We arrived before our room was ready, but being resilient and prepared travelers, we had packed bathing suits, coverups and flip flops to spend time on the beach while we waited.

Well, we waited and waited but no one contacted us by the little gadget that is supposed to light up. We finally went to the office and asked for our room. Well that is when the luggage issue began. All turned out well after yelling and pacing around in our room and my husband going to the front desk to hunt for our luggage.

I have become quite a tyrant when things don’t work out. I surprised myself as I yelled at the bellboy. Poor kid. He couldn’t look me in the eye. I apologized to him afterward. We shook hands and wished each other a lovely day.

Oh, the luggage was found tucked away behind some chairs. Phew! I envisioned having to return home and losing out on three weeks’ vacation because I only had one outfit that I wore down and one bathing suit and coverup! Heaven forbid!

After I settled down we unpacked and began our fabulous vacation. Unfortunately in our second day here it rained so I did not get any sunset views. The first night I missed the sunset since I was showering and getting ready to go out to dinner. Sorry about that.

Here are views from our third day here. Our first week we are in the tower on the eighth floor, the second week on the ninth floor and the third week on the top floor – fourteenth. It will be a little difficult for me to look down from that high with my feet of heights. I will post again next week and the week after and share the views from all floors.

A weekly party get together of all the timeshare owners takes place every Monday. We used to go but it is getting too crowded and rowdy and not as enjoyable as it used to be.

Here are the partygoers celebrating.

Selfie on our 8th floor balcony (2017)

We take selfies on our balconies every year. This one took several shots before we both were satisfied that we didn’t look old, ridiculous and goofy! Selfies do make one look out of sync and bloated. That is my excuse and I’m sticking to it, so there! Ha!

One week is just not enough to stay here. Two weeks is wonderful but three weeks is heavenly! I may not want to go back home! Sigh! Ahh!

Well, that’s all for now. I will post more photos next week of restaurants and food we ate in case you are interested in stopping by again.

I hope you will one day get a chance to visit lovely Aruba! A perfect place to read, read and read! Happy reading!

HAPPY 🎃 👻 HALLOWEEN!

Remember: READING GIVES YOU WINGS TO FLY! SOAR THROUGH THE REST OF 2017 AND INTO 2018 WITH JEMSBOOKS!

Thank you for stopping by and for your kind support.

Blessings & Hugs!

Janice

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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 after the book signing. Haha!

I met so many lovely people at this venue who chatted with me. Some shared their reasons for shopping at this craft fair, others just were visiting and taking in the sights, while still others shopped until they dropped or ran out of money.

One woman with two children mentioned that she was interested in my books for some future baby showers. I think this was a wonderful idea to gift books for a baby shower.

It appears that some mothers-to-be are asking for books for their shower gifts for their babies. They want a complete library. I will happily oblige anyone who is looking for a complete set of my children’s books for a baby shower, birthday, Christmas or other kind of gift.

 

If you are interested in purchasing my books for a special occasion, please contact me on my About Me page or by email jjspina(at)myfairpoint(.)net and put in the Subject Line – GIFT PURCHASES. Let me know when you will need this gift and which books you would like to purchase. I will do my best to get them to you as long as you give me enough time. The mail can be an unpredictable thing.  I will include a bookmark (two-sided) in each book purchased.

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Christmas is racing toward us! Yikes! But since I will be away for three weeks I will not be able to ship out any books until after November 20, 2017. I will make note of all who request books (autographed) and send them out as soon as possible once I return. I am sure I will get them to you by Christmas if you are in the USA. Others outside of the USA I can’t promise books will arrive in time for Christmas. Children’s and Middle Grade books are $12.00 each and 18+ books are $15.00 each. Shipping in the USA is $2.50 per book. Payments can be made through PayPal. Once I receive your order I can send you an invoice. After payment is received I will mail out the books.

Thank you for stopping by and for your continued support. My next post will be from sunny Aruba!

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Is There Life Before and After Writing?

Growing up I was always shy, quiet and stayed to myself. My mother never had to entertain me or worry about me being bored. I had plenty to do and that was without any of the technology that we have today! You are asking, how old are you? Well, not too old, but old enough to remember a time when life was different and not so complicated by all the techno stuff.

What did I do to keep busy? I wrote poetry, read books, and dreamed of faraway places and what I would do there, where I would go, and what I would see. I also sat by the window and watched the birds while listening to my trusty radio and sang along with the likes of Debbie Reynolds (may she RIP) sing Tammy. I know many of my young readers don’t know who Debbie Reynolds is or anything about the song. It was a dreamy song telling about a girl named Tammy who was in love. As for Debbie Reynolds, she died in 2016 the day after her daughter, Carrie Fisher aka Princess Leila, from Star Wars. Now you know who she is! Ha! I wanted to be a singer/actress like Debbie. But instead I became an author and create stories where people can be anything they want to be.

Here’s a photo of Debbie and some info from online.

Mary Frances “Debbie” Reynolds was an American actress, singer, businesswoman, film historian, humanitarian, and mother of the actress and writer Carrie Fisher. Wikipedia
Born: April 1, 1932, El Paso, TX
Died: December 28, 2016, Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, Los Angeles, CA
Height: 5′ 2″
Cause of death: Brain haemorrhage
Spouse: Richard Hamlett (m. 1984–1996), Harry Karl (m. 1960–1973), Eddie Fisher (m. 1955–1959)

Here’s the song, Tammy, sung by Debbie Reynolds. Enjoy!

Oops, sorry for digressing a little. I was happy in my own little cocoon writing, singing, reading, and imagining. That was when my creativity began. I knew I wanted to write, sing, and create stories. I dreamed of being a famous author one day. I am still dreaming about that and working on it diligently.

Well, I didn’t become a famous singer but did sing for a short time in a chorus, part of the international Sweet Adoline’s Chorus. We sang acapella which is without music just using our voices in harmony. It is beautiful! I had to leave due to problems with my eyes and driving at night. Which I still have but need to avoid night driving to be safe even after cataract surgeries. My vision is great though otherwise.

I don’t know what I would have done if I hadn’t used my creativity back then. Most children made up their own games and played outside. I did too from time to time when my mother kicked me outside to get some fresh air. I did the same thing to my own children, encouraged then to go out and play in the yard.

Writing has always been one of my loves next to reading and singing. Is there life before or after writing – I don’t think so! LOL! I can’t imagine a day without writing in some form either blogging, working on my books or just answering emails. I feel alive when I write and find my mind sparking and raring to go full speed ahead.

As long as I have some strength in this body to type I will continue on this road to writing, publishing, creating more stories. I hope you will come along with me. More books coming this year and beyond!

What are your thoughts on writing? Is it as important to you as it is to me? Are you an avid reader? Do you review books? (I pray that you do! We authors love reviews!)

Thank you for stopping by and for your continued support.

Remember: Reading Gives You Wings to Fly! Soar with Jemsbooks.com all year through!

The holidays are almost upon us. Please check out Jemsbooks.com for some gift ideas for all ages! All Jemsbooks are available on Amazon, Barnes & Noble and Sears.com, and some at Walmart.com. In Sears and Walmart you have to put in the title of my books in order to find them. They don’t have them listed under my name. Oh well!?

Blessings & Hugs,

Janice

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Introducing Author Victoria Zigler’s New Books!

Please check out these new books by author Victoria Zigler. Thank you, Victoria, for sharing them with us.

Jenks the Degu lives in a cage with his three brothers: Jacob, Jasper and Joshua. It might seem like a strange place to live, but they call it home and feel safe there. So you can imagine how scary it is for them when they are forced to leave their cage. Sure, they regularly leave it briefly for a bit of attention from their human caretakers, which they don’t mind, but the thing the human caretakers are calling “The Great Degu Round-Up” is different, and they find themselves in a giant sand less sand bath with no way to even look out at the world. They’re confused and frightened and wondering if they’ll ever see their cage again.Will they find a way to escape the giant sand less sand bath? Will they get back to the cage they call home? Will they figure out why the round-up even happened?

Buy “The Great Degu Round-Up” as an audiobook, eBook, or paperback – in some cases two or more of these formats – from Audible, Smashwords, CreateSpace, Barnes & Noble, Kobo, Chapters-Indigo, iBooks, iTunes, Amazon UK, Amazon US, Amazon Canada, or The Book Depository.The book also has a page on Goodreads.***~~~***Degu Days Book 2 – A Very Degu Christmas

It’s Christmas, and the human caretakers have told the Degus that Santa Paws is coming to visit. They have no idea who he is, but since the human caretakers say he’s bringing nibbles for them, and Degus love nibbles, they’re excited about it; though the news that he plans to come when they’re sleeping seems strange to them. Will Santa Paws really be coming? If so, what sorts of nibbles will he bring? More to the point, can the Degus stay awake long enough to make sure they don’t miss his visit? And, if not, will they still get nibbles?

Buy “A Very Degu Christmas” as an audiobook, eBook, or paperback – in some cases two or more of these formats – from Audible, Smashwords, CreateSpace, Barnes & Noble, Kobo, Chapters-Indigo, iBooks, iTunes, Amazon UK, Amazon US, Amazon Canada, or The Book Depository.The book also has a page on Goodreads.***~~~***Degu’s Day Out

Oscar has everything a degu could need, or want, in the cage he shares with his brother, Romeo, but it’s not enough; Oscar longs for freedom.Convinced he’s missing out on an amazing adventure, Oscar dreams of the day when he’ll be able to investigate the world beyond his cage bars without the human caretakers telling him where and when he can explore.Now, at long last, his chance has arrived. But will it be the exciting adventure he’s always dreamed it would be?

Buy “Degu’s Day Out” as an audiobook, eBook, or paperback – in some cases two or more of these formats – from Audible, Smashwords, CreateSpace, Barnes & Noble, Kobo, Chapters-Indigo, iBooks, iTunes, Amazon UK, Amazon US, Amazon Canada, or The Book Depository.The book also has a page on Goodreads.***~~~***How To Trust Your Human

Thank you for stopping by to read about Victoria Zigler’s new books. Hope you will stop by on the links above and check them out.

Best wishes, Victoria, with all your books! Thank you for coming by to share them with my readers and me.

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