Monthly Archives: September 2021

Looking for a Mystery/suspense/clairvoyant Novel? In a Second is the one to check out!

We all need to find something different to read. When I wrote this book, In a Second, I wanted to create something outside what I had already written. This character came to me after seeing the name online, Athena. Once … Continue reading

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A New Review of YA Fantasy – The Legend of the Taken Ones (Gateskin Chronicles Book 1)!

I was thrilled to receive this new review of my YA Fantasy, The Legend of the Taken Ones (Gateskin Chronicles Book 1)! Thank you, Canadian reader, for this lovely review! So happy you enjoyed it! If you haven’t check out … Continue reading

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Are you in the mood for a Mystery/Thriller/Suspense/Crime Novel?

Are you in the mood to read a novel that will hook you in from the first page and never let you go? You will forget about the laundry, dinner and the family (poor family). I should have put a … Continue reading

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Looking for a new book for your children? Do your children love elephants?

I have 18 children’s books for ages 1-8, grades PS-Grade 3. All my books are written in rhyme with life lessons that teach children to be kind, caring and responsible. It’s a wonderful feeling to see children actively engaged with … Continue reading

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Smorgasbord Children’s Reading Room – New Book on the Shelves- #Fantasy – The Legend of the Taken Ones: Gateskin Chronicles Book 1 by Janice Spina

I was thrilled to be on Sally Cronin’s fabulous blog recently. Sally is a wonderful support for her fellow authors and features the on her wonderful site. You must visit it and check out all the interesting posts. She is … Continue reading

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A Book Trailer for new novel – The Legend of the Taken Ones (Gateskin Chronicles Book 1)!

Here is a book trailer that I created for my newest book, a fantasy series for 13+ – The Legend of the Taken Ones (Gateskin Chronicles Book 1). Let the adventure begin! I am excited about this new book. It … Continue reading

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A Touch of fall is here!

Looking around the neighborhood on a recent walk I noticed that the trees (maples) are beginning to show off their early colors of red. These trees are the first one to change. The pear maples show their colors of yellow … Continue reading

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Some New Additions to Our Fish Tank!

We have had so many changes in our fish tank recently. Some fish don’t last as long as others due to stress, changes in the water from the store tank where they were purchased or not compatible with other fish … Continue reading

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A New Review of The Legend of the Taken Ones (Gateskin Chronicles Book 1)!

I am excited to share another review of my latest YA fantasy, The Legend of the Taken Ones (Gateskin Chronicles Book 1)! This was an epic book for me – 500 pages in the paperback. Most of the novels are … Continue reading

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A Trip to Bar Harbor, Maine!

I recently traveled with my husband and another couple to lovely Bar Harbor, Maine. It was an enjoyable time. The area is quaint and lovely with plenty of restaurants, scenic views of Cadillac Mountain and flowers everywhere. We were there … Continue reading

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