Have You Started Your Christmas Shopping Yet?

Time is quickly passing and soon we will be in the throes of the busy holiday season. I have already begun my Christmas shopping and will finish once I return from vacation in Aruba.

Here are some suggestions for Christmas gift giving for the young children in your family.

Young Children’s Books

All these books are available on Amazon and BN and also by clicking on the book covers to the right of this post. Check out all the wonderful reviews of these books while you are on Amazon and Barnes & Noble.

Jemsbooks carries life lessons for children to encourage them to be kind to others, respect elders, parents and each other, bullying is never accepted or tolerated, accept differences in others, listen to your mother, believe in yourself and have courage to be the best you can be.

It’s important that our children learn basic life lessons to help them grow to be kind, considerate, respectful, healthy and happy adults. Reading Jemsbooks will lead them in the right direction. Children are our most precious individuals and the future lies in their hands. Let’s give them all the help they will need to be the best they can be. Reading is good for their health.

Here are some suggestions for MG/PT/YA in your family. All these books carry life lessons for the older children that encourage them to be kind, caring, respectful to each other, parents and adults, bullying is never tolerated or accepted, always listen to your parents, and believe in yourself.

Middle-Grade/Preteen/Young Adult Books
MG/PT/YA Books

Here are some suggestions for parents and 18+.

How Far Is Heavenmystery/romance/paranormal

Blurb: How Far Is Heaven

Parker and Priscilla Wilfork are happily married with two children. Life seemed perfect and peaceful until Parker goes on a business trip and does not return. Priscilla finds her world turned upside down when she searches for answers to how and why Parker disappeared.

One night Priscilla has a dream that Parker is an angel. Does this mean that Parker is now dead? After two years and no sign of Parker except in her dreams, Priscilla makes the decision to tell her children that their father has gone to Heaven.

Priscilla tries to get their lives back together until one day Deanna disappears too. Now Priscilla must go on a quest to find her daughter before it’s too late. She fears her daughter’s disappearance might be connected in some way to her husband’s. Can Priscilla go on with her life if she loses Deanna too?

With the help of a handsome police Sergeant, Blake Furelli, they work together to try to find Deanna and solve the mystery behind Parker’s disappearance. During this trying time, Blake, who suffered a loss of his own, feels drawn to the ethereal beauty of Priscilla.

An Angel Among Us – An Eclectic Short Story Collection

Blurb: An Angel Among Us (15 short stories)

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 is specially created for her and is the inspiration for the title of this book.

Hunting Mariah – mystery/suspense/thriller/crime

Blurb: Hunting Mariah

An insane killer, obsessed with blood and death, seeks revenge with those he perceives wronged him. He is now on the loose. His next victim may be Mariah.

Mariah has lost her memory. Will she remember what has transpired in her past? Can Mariah escape this deadly killer’s grasp. Will she finally be safe? Will the killer be apprehended?

Mariah’s Revenge – Book 2 of Hunting Mariahthriller/mystery/suspense/crime

Blurb: Mariah’s Revenge

This book begins where the first book, Hunting Mariah, left off. This suspense/thriller/crime novel will keep you turning pages as the tension grows. There will be twists and turns and some surprises. Many of the same characters will be in play to give support and encouragement to Mariah along the way.
A new man comes into Mariah’s life that reminds her of someone she wants to forget. He threatens to bring back the horrors that she and her family once endured. While the one she wants to forget suffers from a horrendous attack that puts his life in jeopardy.
Mariah must draw on her strength and resilience to survive danger at every turn. How much more can Mariah endure? How far will Mariah go to protect her family?

Thank you for stopping by today. I hope you have a fun time shopping for the upcoming holidays. Thank you for your kind support. Please keep those wonderful reviews coming! We authors live for reviews!! Thank you!


Blessings & Hugs!


About jjspina

Janice is an multi-award-winning author with 41 books: 20 children's books for PS-Gr 4, 12 middle-grade/preteen, two young adult books, written under Janice Spina, and 6 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 33 Book Awards and a few finalists awards. All Janice's books are available on Amazon.com, 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 3 of a YA fantasy series an and book 2 in an angel 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. There are books in the works about a dog for ages YA. Her hobbies are crocheting, sewing, 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 http://jemsbooks.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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2 Responses to Have You Started Your Christmas Shopping Yet?

  1. noelleg44 says:

    Oh good grief, Janice – you’re freaking me out about Christmas, but I do have some littles who would like the books!

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