Christmas Grotto and Halloween Bonus – Book covers by The Story Reading Ape

Hey, you authors out there, check out the amazing and talented Chris The Story Reading Ape’s blog! You will be glad you did! Thank you, Sally, for sharing Chris’s lovely book covers and important links.

Chris created a book trailer for my first novel, Hunting Mariah! It is fantastic! Check it out on the right side of my blog.

Smorgasbord - Variety is the spice of life

Christmas Grotto

Today I am featuring the talent of a former version of ourselves in times long gone by. A creature that is associated with strength, gentle benevolence to his family and dextrous use of early tools to perform complex tasks. Considering this particular ape’s dexterity in relation to all things publishing one would assume that it is in fact, a man in a gorilla’s suit. You would be wrong.


Thankfully this particular ape has access to the Internet and has accomplished what many of us have failed to do. Tame the Happiness Engineers here on WordPress. Every time they lob yet another little upgrade or tweak into his enclosure he catches it and throws it back with panache. For those of us less attuned to the idiosyncratic nature of our chosen blog world, the Story Reading Ape is the go to guy for help.

His largess also extends to authors in…

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About jjspina

Janice is an award-winning author with eleven children's books for PS-Gr 4, five middle-grade/preteen/young adult books, written under Janice Spina, and three 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, Book 5, Davey & Derek Junior Detectives, The Case of the Sad Mischievous Ghost, all won Pinnacle Book Achievement Awards. Book 5 of Davey & Derek also won a Silver Medal from Authorsdb Cover Contest. 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 a mystery series for girls and 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 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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