Wishing you all good things in the New Year 2020! Thank you for your support all year through to my readers, friends and fellow bloggers and authors! I couldn’t do all that I have done this past year without your kind support! THANK YOU ALL!
Janice is an award-winning author with 32 books: 16 children's books for PS-Gr 4, 12 middle-grade/preteen/young adult books, written under Janice Spina, and 3 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 25 Book Awards and a few Finalists in contests.
2 MOM'S CHOICE AWARDS - SILVER MEDAL - Lamby the Lonely Lamby, Ricky the Rambunctious Raccoon
9 PINNACLE BOOK ACHIEVEMENT AWARDS - Davey & Derek Junior Detectives, Books 1, 2, 3, 5, & 6. Abby & Holly Series, Books 1-4
READERS' FAVORITE AWARDS - HONORABLE MENTION - Davey & Derek Book 1,
READERS' FAVORITE AWARDS - SILVER MEDAL - Davey & Derek Junior Detectives Series, Book 3
READERS' FAVORITE AWARDS - BRONZE MEDAL - Abby & Holly Book 1
READERS’ FAVORITE AWARDS - HONORABLE MENTION — Abby & Holly Book 2
READERS’ FAVORITE AWARDS - FINALIST - Davey & Derek Book 6
5 PINNACLE BOOK ACHIEVEMENT AWARDS - Jerry the Crabby Crayfish, Broose the Moose on the loose, Colby the Courageous Cat, Jeffrey the Jittery Giraffe, Sebastian Meets Marvin the Monkey
BOOK EXCELLENCE AWARD - FINALIST - Davey & Derek Book 6
Authorsdb Cover Contest Silver Medal - Davey & Derek Book 5
Authorsdb First Lines Contest, - Hunting Mariah and Mariah's Revenge were Finalists
Red City Review Awards - Finalist - Davey & Derek Book 4 and received a 5-Star Review from Readers’ Favorite Book Awards.
READERS’ FAVORITE BOOK AWARDS - 5-STAR REVIEW - Davey & Derek Book 4
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 a novel and Book 4 of Drystan the Dragon series for young children. An historical novel and a YA fantasy series will be coming in 2021 and beyond along with more children's books and novels for 18+.
Her hobbies are crocheting, 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.