Sign Up for a Chance to Win a $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 to buy more books of your choice! It’s a win win deal!


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Hi Everyone!

To celebrate the coming of spring I would like to give away a $20 Amazon Gift Card. Purchase a book or books from Jemsbooks for a chance or chances to win this gift card. I have a limited amount of books in my inventory at present to sell to the first ones who want to enter this giveaway. Hurry and enter soon!  This giveaway ends on April 8, 2016!

With each book you purchase directly from me you will earn a chance to win along with an autographed copy of my book. I will keep track of all those who enter and then pick one winner randomly. I will announce the winner on April 9, 2016!

All you need to do is contact me by email – with your order from the books below. I will accept payment through PayPal. I will send you an invoice with your purchases listed and you pay through PayPal. PLEASE PUT IN SUBJECT LINE: BOOK ORDER!

Here are a list of Jemsbooks:



All books will be signed by me. If you want a book to be signed to a particular person please let me know.

Children’s books are written in rhyme with life lessons, fun adventures, and colorful illustrations. 

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Louey the Lazy Elephant – PS-Grade 3 – Children will learn that it doesn’t pay to be lazy!


Ricky the Rambunctious Raccoon – PS- Grade 3 – Children will have fun reading about Ricky’s adventures and learn that it is important to always listen to one’s mother.

Jerry the Crabby Crayfish

Jerry the Crabby Crayfish – PS – Grade 3 – Children will love the musical quality of the repetitious line – Swish, swish, I wish I was a fish! They will learn  to love themselves as they are and that each of us is special.

Jesse the Precocious Polar Bear

Jesse the Precocious Polar Bear – PS – Grade 3 – Children will learn that friendship is important and to always listen to one’s mother.


Lamby the Lonely Lamb – PS – Grade 3 – Children will learn that it is okay to be different. Lamby won a Silver Medal from Mom’s Choice Awards!


Broose the Moose on the Loose – PS – Grade 3 – Children will learn to accept differences in others and to be kind to one another.


Sebastian Meets Marvin the Monkey – PS – Grade 3 – Children will learn that it is important to be kind to animals.

Middle-Grade Books are fun adventures with mysteries and magic. Follow along with junior detectives, Davey & Derek Donato, as they solve mysteries and have fun along the way.

Davey & Derek Junior Detectives: The Case of the Missing Cell Phone by Janice Spina

Davey & Derek Junior Detectives – Book 1, The Case of the Missing Cell Phone –  Middle Grades 4 – 7  – Children will learn the importance of family values and that bullying must never be accepted. The twins, Davey & Derek, take on their first case when a sixth grader loses her mother’s cell phone in school.



Davey & Derek Junior Detectives – Book 2, The Case of the Mysterious Black Cat – Middle -Grades – 4- 7 – Children will learn the importance of family values and helping others. Magic and mystery and fun adventures for middle graders! Mystery, magic and a black cat come into play when a child is missing.


Hunting Mariah, mystery/thriller/suspense, that will keep you on the edge of your seat! This story is told through the eyes of the killer. It may keep you up late at night reading it to find out what happens to Mariah!

Thank you for stopping by. I look forward to hearing from you. Good luck everyone!

Stay tuned for more updates on new books coming from Jemsbooks – a paranormal/mystery/romance, a children’s book about a cat, books 3 & 4 of Davey & Derek Junior Detective Series in 2016 and a YA fantasy which will be the beginning of a series of magical adventures, and another novel – a romance in 2017.




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

  1. Norah says:

    What a lovely competition. I wish you success with it.

  2. Reblogged this on Don Massenzio's Blog and commented:
    Check out this post for a chance to win an Amazon gift card.

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