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Pinnacle Book Achievement Award Winner!

PINNACLE BOOK ACHIEVEMENT AWARD WINNER! I am thrilled to announce that my children’s book, Colby the Courageous Cat won a Pinnacle Book Achievement Award in the Category of Children’s Interest! I am extremely excited that my book won this award! THANK … Continue reading

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Hummingbirds are now here!!

HUMMINGBIRDS ARE NOW HERE! This is the second post I have written about these lovely little critters. Here is the previous one. The bird feeders are out! Now to catch them in action! You have to be quick to see … Continue reading

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New Children’s Book – Cover Reveal – Lucy the Talented Toy Terrier!

NEW CHILDREN’S BOOK IS JOINING JEMSBOOKS FAMILY OF BOOKS! COVER REVEAL – LUCY THE TALENTED TOY TERRIER! COVER BY JOHN SPINA I am happy and excited to announce this new children’s book, Lucy the Talented Toy Terrier, has joined Jemsbooks … Continue reading

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What Keeps Indie Authors Motivated?

Well, I know what keeps this indie author motivated. I want to share my writing even if it is sometimes like baring my very soul to scrutiny and derision. It took many years for me to become confident enough to … 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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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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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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