Taking a Break from my books!

After I completed my latest novel, a YA fantasy, The Legend of the Taken Ones, (Gateskin Chronicles Book 1) I decided to take a break from writing. Of course, I am still blogging, reviewing, reading, and promoting. I can’t get completely away from this business. It is in my blood.

Grab your copy of this YA fantasy and join into the excitement and let the adventure begin!!!

MG/PT/YA books are available on Amazon and Barnes & Noble.

This is the longest I have ever been not working on a new book. It’s been since the end of August. I want to get back to the YA fantasy series but I can’t seem to find the time. This past month and next month are quite busy with family commitments. I have also gotten into sewing projects lately. I have quite a few lined up to complete. I don’t know if I will get them all finished before the holidays which are fast approaching. Soon I will be into crocheting again. There may not be time to write another book.

I guess I will begin again after the holidays and start fresh with Book 2. I hope you can wait awhile for the next book. Once I begin it things will go faster with the help of a myriad of characters that keep growing. I may have trouble keeping them all straight too. That is why I put a list of the characters in the front of the book along with a map. The map will change as more lands and territories may be added.

The characters are talking to me as I try to write this. They want more action and danger introduced. Phew! Will I ever have any rest from them? I can answer that. No, I will not until the series is completed.

The same thing happened to me with my Mariah series of two books and maybe more coming over the next couple of years. The killer kept me awake at night whispering what he wanted to do next. I had to complete the story and get him out of my head. He is now gone but will he come back when I take up the series again with a spinoff of Mariah in a crime/mystery/detective series? I hope not! Yikes!

Well, in the meantime, I will be sewing, tapping, exercising and crocheting and of course my blogging and reading and reviewing. I always have a book in hand, sometimes two going at once – one on my Kindle and one on my Nook.

Check out all these MG/PT/YA below for fun reading for children and adults alike.

Jemsbooks have won 35 Book Awards – 19 Pinnacle Book Awards, 5 Reader’s Favorite Book Awards (Silver, Bronze and 2 Honorable Mentions and Finalist Medal), 7 Silver Medals – Mom’s Choice Awards, 1 Authorsdb Silver Medal for Cover Contest, 1 Book Excellence Award Finalist, 2 Finalists in Authorsdb First Lines Contest, 1 Finalist in Red City Review Book Awards, 2 Top Shelf Awards (First Place and Runnersup), and many 5-Star Reviews from Readers’ Favorite Book Awards.

Other MG/PT/YA books for 10-17+.

MG/PT/YA books for 10+
MG/PT/YA books for 10+

Check out all my books by clicking on the covers to the right of this post or go to the links below.

JEMSBOOKS NOVELS FOR 18+ are available on Amazon as paperbacks and ebooks (Kindle) and Barnes & Noble as paperbacks.

Novels by JE Spina for 18+ (Promo created by John Spina)

With Jemsbooks there is always something for everyone in your family to read. Parents will love the children’s books I offer and feel safe and secure when their older children and young adults read my MG/PT/YA books. Parents will especially enjoy my novels for 18+ for themselves.

Thank you so much for stopping by to read this post. Please come back again real soon. Thank you for your kind support of my books, blog and for all the reviews you may have posted wherever my books are sold.

Blessings & Hugs! Stay Safe, Stay Well and God Bless!


Janice Spina aka J.E. Spina

Award-Winning Author

Jemsbooks for All Ages!










About jjspina

Janice is an multi-award-winning author with 42 books: 20 children's books for PS-Gr 4, 12 middle-grade/preteen, two young adult books, written under Janice Spina, and 7 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 36 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 Taking a Break from my books!

  1. Peace be with you! Have the greatest time in your break. ❤

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