Monthly Archives: June 2019

Books Read in the Month of June 2019!

In the month of June I read 14 books. I am sharing all my reviews on this Monthly Books Read segment of Jemsbooks.blog. These were entertaining reads by talented authors that I hope you will check out soon on Amazon. … Continue reading

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Finalist in Authorsdb First Lines Contest!

So excited! My book, Mariah’s Revenge, is a Finalist in Authordb’s First Lines Contest! Congratulations to all Finalists! THANK YOU TO ALL WHO VOTED FOR MY BOOK! https://authorsdb.com/2019-first-lines-contest/27573-first-lines-contest-2019-mariah-s-revenge Thank for stopping by and for your kind support. REMEMBER: READING GIVES … Continue reading

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Summer Cookouts and Recipes!

Summer is a time for cookouts and plenty of good summer eating and fun get-togethers. My husband and I recently had a cookout on a day that didn’t rain but was still overcast. We cooked out and ate in with … Continue reading

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Summer is Here!

Where has June gone? Is it almost over! Summer is here in New England USA and all the flowers are opened to welcome her. I can’t take enough photos of all the beauty around the yard and in the neighborhood. … Continue reading

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Do You Ever Experience Writer’s Block?

As a writer, have you ever experienced writer’s block? I haven’t yet, thank goodness. But if I ever do I would do these things right away. Take a long walk outside in good weather or on my treadmill or elliptical … Continue reading

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A 20th Anniversary Celebration!

I can’t believe it has been 20 years that my husband and I have been married! He surprised me with a gorgeous bouquet of 20 roses in different colors! I was delighted! Here are a couple of photos of the … Continue reading

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Book Signing at Northern Essex Community College, Haverhill, MA – June 29, 2019 – 12 Noon – 6:00 pm FREE TO PUBLIC!

2019 New England Authors Expo Saturday, June 29, 2019 Northern Essex Community College – Haverhill Campus Moore Atrium in the Hartleb Technology Center 100 Elliot Street, Haverhill MA This event is free to the public! 12:00 Noon to 6:00 PM All … Continue reading

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Check out New Book of Poetry by Richard Buchanan!

I recently copy edited a lovely book of poetry by talented poet, Richard Buchanan. He has a flair for creating beautiful poems that touch on a myriad of subjects. Here is the Link to Richard’s book on Amazon. My review … Continue reading

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A New Book is Coming in the Abby & Holly Series for Summer Reading!

I am presently working on Book three in the Abby & Holly Series. Writing these books is a sheer joy to me. I feel like a kid again! Check out the whole series for your MG/PT/YA girls and boys for … Continue reading

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What are Your Middle-Graders Reading This Summer?

If you are worried about some of the books out there for middle-graders/preteens/young adults, stop looking elsewhere and go to Jemsbooks.com for good values and family stories with Davey & Derek Junior Detectives Series Books 1-6 for both boys and … Continue reading

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