Monthly Archives: September 2021

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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JEMSBOOKS EXPRESS – Bringing you children’s books for PS-Grade 3 – DRYSTAN THE DRAGON AND FRIENDS SERIES BOOK 6: DRAGANA HELPS A FAIRY! IT’S READING TIME!

Have your children read Drystan the Dragon and Friends Series Books 1-6 yet? It’s reading time! Grab your copies today! Hope on the JEMSBOOKS EXPRESS TODAY! Blurb: This is the final book in this magical, mystical series of dragons and … Continue reading

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A Great review of new book, The Legend of the Taken Ones (Gateskin Chronicles Book 1)!

I was thrilled to receive this wonderful review of my new YA fantasy book, The Legend of the Taken Ones ( Gateskin Chronicles Book 1)! Reviews are like gold, treasured and welcome! Thank you, ‘Mystery Fran!’ Mystery “Fran”5.0 out of … Continue reading

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Check out my profile on All Author today!

Check out my profile on AllAuthor. Here you can read my books’ sample chapters, get updates on my books and latest deals, ask me questions, discuss my books and much more. Follow me on AllAuthor. https://allauthor.com/author/jspina/ All promos below created … Continue reading

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It’s been 20 years since 9/11! Never Forget 9/11/01!

Please keep all those who love their lives on this horrendous day in your prayers. May we never forget! May we stay strong and resilient in tough times. May we be America Strong! May the world be strong! There are … Continue reading

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