Monthly Archives: March 2019

Davey & Derek Junior Detectives Series Book 6 Coming Soon!

I am excited to announce that I am working on Book 6 in the Davey & Derek Junior Detectives Series for both boys and girls. This series was inspired by my two middle grandsons who love to read. They are … Continue reading

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Spring Has Sprung!

Well, it’s here! Spring! I thought I’d never see it this year! It has been a cold brrr winter albeit not too much snow. I did miss the fact that we did not have much snow. I love snow as … Continue reading

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

Originally posted on Kevin Cooper:
Davey and Derek Donato are twins, but not identical, who love to play detective. They are always ready for adventure living in the sleepy little town of Lindon where nothing happens. The twins overhear about…

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Do Your Children Love Elephants?

Are your children lazy? Do they not listen when you tell them what to do? If you are having problems with your children not paying attention? Check out this adorable book, Louey the Lazy Elephant. This is the first book … Continue reading

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Happy St. Patrick’s Day!

This is a post I scheduled back in 2013 that I wanted to share again. An Irish Blessing (A Blessing from St. Patrick)May the road rise to meet you,May the wind be always at your back,May the sun shine warm … Continue reading

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A Short Story Collection for Everyone!

Also available on Barnes & Noble Blurb: A collection of short stories that covers several genres including romance, grief/loss, mystery, suspense, sci-fi, fantasy and paranormal. This book is dedicated to a courageous friend who passed this year. The first story … Continue reading

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International Women’s Day!

Check out this video with some of my female authors. This video was created by Margot Kinberg for International Women’s Day on March 8, 2019. Thank you, Margot! https://drive.google.com/file/d/1n_3g32-rQVkOeY4CGjA87wQAyVFSeboE/view?ts=5c7ee9a4 Women all over the world will be celebrating this day. We … Continue reading

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How Safe is Social Media?

Check out this insightful infographic on the site above to learn more about How Safe is Your Online Data! Nicholas Rossis gives a thorough explanation about several online sites. Thank you, Nicholas, for making us more aware of these sites. … Continue reading

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New Email for Janice Spina aka J.E. Spina of Jemsbooks!

I have been busy changing things up a little beginning with my email. I am now with Comcast for my internet. Here is my new EMAIL: jjspina@comcast.net Please make a note of this new email – jjspina@comcast.net I will no … Continue reading

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Books Read in February 2019!

In between writing I managed to read eleven books which I reviewed on Goodreads and Amazon. Each month I will share the books I’ve read in a post per month. My goal for this year on Goodreads is to read … Continue reading

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