Looking for a new book for Middle- Graders/Preteens/Young Adults in 2023?

Jemsbooks have plenty of books to choose from for all ages. There is a fantasy series for Young Adults that will intrigue them – The Legend of the Taken Ones (Gateskin Chronicles Book 1) and The Unknown Territory (Gateskin Chronicles Book 2)!

This series is an epic fantasy with myriad characters, creatures, magic, mayhem and good fighting against evil at every turn. Grab your copies today for an unforgettable adventure series! LET THE ADVENTURES BEGIN!

This is Book 1 of a fantasy series that will have six books in all. In this book learn about the three children of King Gateskin and his wife, Queen Solinara. The children have had powers since they were quite young..

Serena was three years old when she learned of her power to move objects with her mind. Her brother, Simon, can fly and their sister, Catalina, can become invisible or blend into her surroundings. They live with their parents in Sovorotskina, the Land of Light.

With these powers comes responsibility. The children must try to use their powers for the common good and responsibly to help others. The three children befriend a Sprite named Spindle who accompanies them on their adventure. Along the way they meet up with their aunt and uncle, their mother’s brother and his wife, Wizard Hotenfaran and Fairy Procelina. The group must travel into the evil land of Parotovina, Land of Darkness, to save King Gateskin, who was kidnapped, and also rescue some of the descendants of their friends and fellow Sovorotskinans who were captured and taken by the Evil Ones. These descendants have been waiting a long time to be free to return to the villages of their ancestors.

The children have many trials and adventures along the way. Will they be able to rescue their father and fellow Sovorotskinans without endangering their own lives? Will the evil King Kaposkaran and his Queen Beregina stop Serena and her siblings from being successful or will they turn Serena and her siblings to their dark ways?

The adventures continue in this addition of Gateskin Chronicles. Many new characters and creatures are introduced. Spells abound with magic all around. Many visitors come to Sovorotskina looking for asylum from the evil King Kaposkaran of Parotovina. Will King Gateskin accept them all or even be able to trust them not to be spies for the evil King?

Serena uses her powers to assist when wolves come their way. Other creatures are also about and threaten the safety of the village.

Kaposkaran finds himself in trouble when his village is attacked by creatures. Will he turn to Gateskin for help? If he does, what will Gateskin do?

There is a spy about in Sovorotskina. Will the spy be discovered and somehow stopped from undermining the magic of King Gateskin and his family?


Hop over today to Amazon or Barnes & Noble or click on the covers to the right of this post of the books you choose to purchase and let your MG/PT/YA begin adventures that will lift their spirits, make their hearts soar and spark their imagination! Give gifts of books today and you will give them more than just a book, you will give them wings to fly!

Here are reviews from Amazon using AllAuthor.com promos.

As you already know, I am en eclectic writer writing in multi-genres and for all ages. I love to jump around with these genres to keep my writing fresh and different. It also helps to clear my mind of all the stories that keep jumping round in my overcrowded head. Sigh!

I have already begun book 3 in this series but two other series keep invading my head and pushing me to write their sequels. I am in the middle of three books now – Book 3 of Gateskin, Book 2 of Branyrd the Angel, and Book 2 of Bedtime Stories for Children. This last one for children will be published in January, fingers crossed. I am just waiting on illustrations from my husband.

Watch for book 3 in Gateskin Chronicles Series in late 2023! Since this is an epic series to complete each book I will finish off the other two books I am working on and give all my attention to book 3. It does take a tremendous amount of energy and creativity to continue with the story. Hopefully there will be three more books in this series if I have any more energy to exert to complete them.

Start the New Year out on a high note by beginning this fantasy series. There is plenty of magic and surprises to delight fantasy fans and adorable characters that you will love and also those that you will hate.

HAPPY NEW YEAR – 2023! Stay safe and well!

Thank you so much for stopping by to read this post. Come back again soon for more books, reviews and surprises! Thank you for your kind support and for any reviews you post about my books!

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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