Monthly Archives: May 2019

Happy Mother’s Day!

This is part of a post from 2018 that I wanted to share once again for Mother’s Day. Below is what we did last year. This year we are going over to my son’s and daughter-in-law’s for dinner instead of … Continue reading

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New Reviews of Davey & Derek Junior Detectives Book 6, The Case of the Mystery of the Bells!

I was thrilled to receive my first reviews of Book 6, The Case of the Mystery of the Bells, Davey & Derek Junior Detectives Series! This series has been a joy to write. I feel like a kid again as … Continue reading

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Taking a Break from Writing – Umm Maybe a Little one!

It’s that time of the year when I take a breather from writing and publishing to rest, relax and unwind with my husband somewhere in the world other than at my laptop. Sigh! Can I do it? Can I not … Continue reading

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Is There Life Before and After Writing?

This is an old post from 2016 that I wanted to share again. I still feel this way about writing and can’t live without it even for one day. How do you feel about writing? Growing up I was always … Continue reading

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Writing in Different Genres!

This is an old post from 2017 that I wanted to share with you again. I wrote this as part of anthology with other authors for best-selling author, Kristina Stanley. Check out this book for more enjoyable posts by other … Continue reading

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Sally’s Cafe and Bookstore, New on the Shelves – #Children – Davey & Derek Junior Detectives series: The Case of the Mystery of the Bells by Janice Spina

I am thrilled to have my new book featured on Sally Cronin’s fabulous blog! Thank you, Sally, for your kind and continuing support. It is an honor to be on your informative blog! Check out all Sally’s wonderful posts and … Continue reading

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Spring is Bursting out all over!

I recently took a walk around my neighborhood and snapped some photos of all the signs of spring bursting out all over. I hope you enjoy them. Happy spring! The weather here in New England has been rainy nearly every … Continue reading

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Books Read in the Month of April 2019!

I can’t believe that April is already gone! This is a new segment of Jemsbooks – Books Read in each month. So far I have read almost half of my goal with eight more months to go. This year I … Continue reading

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