Thank you for a Wonderful Year!

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Thank you dear friends, readers and supporters for a wonderful year! I could not do all that I have accomplished without your constant support and friendship. I look forward to writing and publishing many more books next year and hope you will follow me and read what is new.

Watch for two more novels, two children’s books and a middle grade series and a collection of short stories for next Christmas. I have my work cut out for me but having fun doing it!

Blessings for a wonderful Christmas and a Happy & Healthy New Year!

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About jjspina

Janice is an multi-award-winning author with 35 books: 17 children's books for PS-Gr 4, 12 middle-grade/preteen/young adult books, written under Janice Spina, and 5 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 books have received 26 Book Awards and a few Finalists in contests. AWARDS: 4 MOM'S CHOICE AWARDS - SILVER MEDAL - Lamby the Lonely Lamby, Ricky the Rambunctious Raccoon, Louey the Lazy Elephant, Jesse the Precocious Polar Bear 11 PINNACLE BOOK ACHIEVEMENT AWARDS - Davey & Derek Junior Detectives, Books 1, 2, 3, 5, & 6. Abby & Holly Series, Books 1-6 READERS' FAVORITE AWARDS - HONORABLE MENTION - Davey & Derek Book 1, READERS' FAVORITE AWARDS - SILVER MEDAL - Davey & Derek Junior Detectives Series, Book 3 READERS' FAVORITE AWARDS - BRONZE MEDAL - Abby & Holly Book 1 READERS’ FAVORITE AWARDS - HONORABLE MENTION — Abby & Holly Book 2 READERS’ FAVORITE AWARDS - FINALIST - Davey & Derek Book 6 5 PINNACLE BOOK ACHIEVEMENT AWARDS - Jerry the Crabby Crayfish, Broose the Moose on the loose, Colby the Courageous Cat, Jeffrey the Jittery Giraffe, Sebastian Meets Marvin the Monkey BOOK EXCELLENCE AWARD - FINALIST - Davey & Derek Book 6 Authorsdb Cover Contest Silver Medal - Davey & Derek Book 5 FINALISTS: Authorsdb First Lines Contest, - Hunting Mariah and Mariah's Revenge were Finalists Red City Review Awards - Finalist - Davey & Derek Book 4 READERS’ FAVORITE BOOK AWARDS - 5-STAR REVIEW - Davey & Derek Book 4 All Janice's books are available on, 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 1 of a YA fantasy series. There will be six books in all in this series. She hopes to work on a series of four books in a crime/mystery genre that will be offsprings of her thriller, Hunting Mariah. Her hobbies are crocheting, walking to keep fit, hula hooping, tap dancing, 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 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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7 Responses to Thank you for a Wonderful Year!

  1. mazorbooks says:

    Fabulous! Looking forward to enjoying you future creations.
    Much success to you, dear Janice!
    Happy Holidays!
    With love,

    • jjspina says:

      Thank you, Sarah. You are one of my dearest and staunchest supporters and I appreciate your friendship! You have my support always too. I wish you all the best and much success. Love, Janice

  2. You have one busy busy year ahead Janice! 🙂 Blessings and wishes for all your dreams to come true and a very happy Christmas! ❤

  3. Debbie says:

    Hello Jjspina. I have been really enjoying looking through your website. Congratulations on all those wonderful books you’ve written. I am so happy for you. One day, I too hope to be a published author. It’s been a long time since I have taken the courses, and there has been a lot happening since then so it has been put on hold over the years. In the meantime, I hope you find my own website a help and a joy to read. Thank you for following my blog. Debbie.

    • jjspina says:

      Thank you, Debbie, for your kind words and for stopping by my blog. I appreciate your support. Don’t ever give up your dream to be a published author. It will happen if you work at it and believe in yourself. It took me many many years before I could realize my dream but it was well worth the effort and the wait. Best wishes to you! I will stop by your blog again.

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