Monthly Archives: October 2018

Vacation in Aruba!

VACATION IN ARUBA!  Ahh, need I say more? Most of the day was spent traveling and then unpacking at the hotel. We were both tired and only wanted to eat something quick and then get to bed early. Here is … Continue reading

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Fun Books for Halloween!

HAPPY HALLOWEEN FUN BOOKS FOR HALLOWEEN! Are you looking for some fun books for Halloween for your middle-graders/PT/YA? Look no further! Jemsbooks has two series with lots of adventures, excitement, ghosts, phantoms, specters or whatever you want to call them, … Continue reading

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Using Amazon KDP Publishing is Easy!

I recently published Book 2 in my Abby & Holly Series (MG/PT/YA) with Amazon KDP Publishing. I was nervous because I have only published in the past with Create Space. AMAZON KINDLE BARNES & NOBLE (coming soon) Using Amazon KDP Publishing … Continue reading

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New Review from Red City Review!

NEW REVIEW FROM RED CITY REVIEW OF CLARENCE HENRY THE HERMIT CRAB! http://redcityreview.com/clarence-henry-the-hermit-crab-by-janice-spina-illustrated-by-john-spina/ CLARENCE HENRY THE HERMIT CRAB BY JANICE SPINA, ILLUSTRATED BY JOHN SPINA ★★★★  Clarence Henry the Hermit Crab, written by Janice Spina and illustrated by John Spina, … Continue reading

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Who Loves Short Stories? Part 3

WHO LOVES SHORT STORIES? PART 3 I recently started this segment of my blog to share my blurbs of 15 short stories from An Angel Among Us (A Short Story Collection). Go here and here to read the first two parts of … Continue reading

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Taking a Break from Writing and Blogging!

After completing five books this year and also working on two more at the same time, that are yet to be published, has been a tiring project. It’s time to take a deep breath and get some much-needed time off. … Continue reading

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Abby & Holly Series Book 2: Unfortunate Events

So excited to receive this wonderful new review of Abby & Holly Series Book 2! Thank you so much, Michelle! Please check out Michelle Clement James’ lovely blog at link below.  Received the new books in the mail! They look … Continue reading

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#BookLaunch – Tales from the Irish Garden by Sally Cronin…..

I am thrilled to share the news of my friend, Sally Cronin’s, new book, Tales from the Irish Garden. Check it out below and pick up your copy today. It would make a perfect Christmas gift for those special people … Continue reading

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Smorgasbord Blog Magazine Weekly Round Up – St. Kitts, Mother Sauces, Family Drama, Music, Short Stories and Humour

Honored to be included in this fabulous week of posts on Sally Cronin’s fantastic blog! Please check out all these wonderful posts for captivating reading and the hilarious videos of dogs and a talking parrot. A real treat is the … Continue reading

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Twin Lakes Civitan – Helping Special Needs Children to Read!

TWIN LAKES CIVITAN – HELPING SPECIAL NEEDS CHILDREN TO READ! BOOKS NEEDED! I have blogged in the past about this admirable organization, Twin Lakes Civitan, that helps special needs children of all ages to read by collecting books from authors. … Continue reading

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