Ricky cover

Ricky is now available at http://www.CreateSpace.com/4424412

Amazon, and Kindle and soon to B&N.


Ricky is so excited to meet children everywhere! Pick up your copy today and be one of the first to own Ricky the Rambunctious Raccoon. If you haven’t gotten your copy of Ricky’s friend, Louey the Lazy Elephant, that has received nine (9) 5-star reviews on Amazon, go to http://Amazon.com/dp/0615836534

Thank you, readers, so much for your support. I hope you enjoy both of my books. Soon I will have a novel ready for all you parents to enjoy.

Reading Gives You Wings to Fly!

Thought for the day:  If you cannot find a bright side to today think positively of a brighter tomorrow.




About jjspina

Janice is an award-winning author with 12 children's books for PS-Gr 4, 7 middle-grade/preteen/young adult books, written under Janice Spina, and 3 novels, and a short story collection written under J.E. Spina. She is also a writer of poetry, blogger, avid reader, reviewer and a copy editor. Janice has always loved writing and started very young writing poetry, then stories. Her children's book, Lamby the Lonely Lamby, won a Silver Medal in the Mom's Choice Awards. Book 1, Davey & Derek Junior Detectives, The Case of the Missing Cell Phone, won the Pinnacle Book Achievement Award and Honorable Mention from Readers' Favorite Book Awards. Book 2, Davey & Derek Junior Detectives Series, The Case of the Mysterious Black Cat, won the Pinnacle Book Achievement Award and so did Book 3, The Case of the Magical Ivory Elephant, Davey & Derek Junior Detectives Series. Jerry the Crabby Crayfish, Broose the Moose on the loose, Colby the Courageous Cat, Book 5, Davey & Derek Junior Detectives, The Case of the Sad Mischievous Ghost, and Jeffrey the Jittery Giraffe, all won Pinnacle Book Achievement Awards. Book 5 of Davey & Derek also won a Silver Medal from Authorsdb Cover Contest. Hunting Mariah was a Finalist in Authorsdb First Lines Contest. Book 4 of Davey & Derek Series was a Finalist in Red City Review. All Janice's books are available on Amazon.com, Kindle, B&N and other online book sites. One of her sports' poems was published in The Lawrence Eagle Tribune in October of 2008. She is currently working on Book 3 of Abby & Holly series for girls, a fairy tale and Book 6 of Davey & Derek Junior Detectives Series. A YA fantasy series will be coming in 2019 along with more children's books. Her hobbies are crocheting, walking to keep fit, hula hooping, going to the movies with her husband, and spending time with her five grandchildren. Janice loves to hear from readers and appreciates reviews. Sign up on her blog https://jemsbooks.wordpress.com for a copy of her newsletters under Contact Me. She lives in New Hampshire with her husband who is her illustrator and cover creator.
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  1. deanie2013 says:

    Hooray for Ricky! Good job Janice and John! Now Ricky can be right next to Louey on my page! He’ll like it there! He’ll keep Louey from taking too many naps! )

  2. Cherry Cobb says:

    Lovely thought for the day!

  3. Paul G Day says:

    I have already put it into my basket on Amazon, along with some other books, but won’t be able to finalize until Wednesday. 😀 I eagerly await the Kindle Version to be ready. 😀


  4. lobestir says:

    Finally, finally, finally got around to posting our nominations for the Liebster Award. Here’s the link: http://lobestir.com/2013/10/03/liebster-awards/. Thank you so much for reading our blog and thinking of us. We appreciate it! Also, congratulations on publishing Ricky! That is a huge accomplishment.

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