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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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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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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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New Jemsbooks Available at Second Peek Children’s Boutique!

Jemsbooks shelf at Second Peek Boutique New Jemsbooks are now available at Second Peek Boutique, Colby the Courageous Cat and The Case of the Brown Scraggly Dog, Book 4, Davey & Derek Junior Detectives Series. For those who do not live near please … Continue reading

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A Few Chuckles to Ease the Stress of the Holidays!

To help ease the stress of the holidays please enjoy these for some  much needed chuckles. They were sent to me by my friend, Steve. I found this timely, because today I was in a store that sells sunglasses, and … Continue reading

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New Children’s Book coming from Jemsbooks!

I am excited to share the cover of a new children’s book from Jemsbooks – Colby the Courageous Cat! Colby is now on Amazon, Kindle, Create Space and coming to Barnes & Noble soon. Colby was my daughter’s pet for nine years and … Continue reading

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A Tale of Fishes and More!

As most of you know I love birds and post about them often. I also love fish (not the eating kind here). But I do eat my share of all kinds of fish and other seafood. My husband and I … Continue reading

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Thank You Friends!

July 7th was my birthday! It was a wonderful day spent with my amazing husband. There were many blessings, roses of all colors, perfume, out to the movies to see Tarzan (wonderful movie), then we picked up lobsters and steamers … Continue reading

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New Novel Coming Soon!

Things have been hectic lately in my life and I am currently working on two new books in between other things going on. I had hoped to publish my new novel, a paranormal/mystery/romance, How Far Is Heaven, under J.E. Spina, back … Continue reading

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