Tag Archives: middle-grade books

New Review of Book 3, Davey & Derek Junior Detectives, The Case of the Brown Scraggly Dog, from Reader’s Favorite!

I was thrilled to receive a 5-star review from a Reader’s Favorite reviewer today for Book 5, Davey & Derek Junior Detectives, The Case of the Brown Scraggly Dog.  Thank you, Emily-Jane Hills Orford, of Reader’s Favorite! Here it is! … Continue reading

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Summer Newsletter – Jemsbooks!

Here is my summer newsletter that I wrote in July 2017. I already have more news to share for my fall newsletter which I will post in November. JEMSBOOKS BY Janice Spina aka J.E. Spina BOOKS FOR ALL AGES!   … 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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No More Snow!

  Here are some pictures in case you didn’t get any snow where you live. It was tough shoveling our back deck. Had to do it in shifts because of the depth and drifts over the past few weeks. We’ve … Continue reading

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Davey & Derek Junior Detectives Book 3 is here!

I am excited to announce that Book 3 of my MG/PT series, Davey & Derek Junior Detectives, The Case of the Magical Ivory Elephant, is now available on Create Space and coming this week to Amazon, Barnes & Noble, and other … Continue reading

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What Defines You as an Author?

What Defines You as an Author? There are many things that define an author. Voice – Each author has his/her own voice. Certain distinctive patterns in one’s writing can identify them, making them stand out from the rest. Some authors … Continue reading

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Pinnacle Book Achievement Award Winner!

NABE Winter 2016 PINNACLE BOOK ACHIEVEMENT AWARD WINNER Best Books in the Category of YOUNG ADULT Davey & Derek Junior Detectives: The Case of The Missing Cell Phone Janice Spina http://jemsbooks.com I am so excited to receive this award for … Continue reading

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Sign Up for a Chance to Win a $20 Amazon Gift Card!

$20 AMAZON GIFT CARD Update: Only three days left to get a chance for this gift card! All you have to do is purchase one book. Hurry! The book will be free if you win and you will have $20 … Continue reading

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Goodreads Giveaway – Davey & Derek Junior Detectives, Book 2, The Case of the Mysterious Black Cat!

Davey & Derek Junior Detectives Series, Book 2, The Case of the Mysterious Black Cat (middle-grade book for Grades 4-7, ages 9-12) Link to Goodreads Giveaway Three books will be given away. See if you are in the location noted … Continue reading

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Presenting a Phenomenal Multi-Author Cross-Genre Promotion!

I am honored to be part of a talented group of authors who make up this Multi-Author Cross-Genre Promotion!  A special “Thank You” to Michael Fedison for organizing this event!! Please check out all links below for special promotions by each … Continue reading

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