Monthly Archives: January 2023

A New Review of my newest children’s book – Make Believe is Fun: Bedtime Stories for Children Series Book 2!

It’s always a thrill to see a new review up on Amazon or Goodreads or Barnes & Noble. Thank you, Amazon Customer, for this lovely review. I am so happy you enjoyed this book. 5.0 out of 5 stars Another great … Continue reading

Posted in Amazon book reviews, book reviews, children's books, Make Believe, Make Believe (Bedtime Stories for Children Book 1), Make Believe is Fun: Bedtime Stories for Children Book 2, Writing, book reviews and publishing, poetry, children's books, YA and novels | Tagged , , , , , | 1 Comment

Looking for Avid Readers and Reviewers! Free Kindles!

Do you review books? If not, then I guess you are not interested in what I have to say here. But stick around just in case. You might enjoy my lovely Word Art creations! Word Art for Jemsbooks.com If you … Continue reading

Posted in book reviewers, Books for MG/PT/YA, Books for YA, children's books, Free kindle, multi-genres, novels by J.E. Spina, readers, Writing, book reviews and publishing, poetry, children's books, YA and novels | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment

How do you stay Positive in a Negative World?

There is so much negativity in the news on TV, newspapers and online. Everywhere you look something horrific is happening. I don’t want to reiterate what we already know about the terrible news we are inundated with in every direction. … Continue reading

Posted in be kind to others, Children’s Books, Make Believe, Make Believe (Bedtime Stories for Children Book 1), Make Believe is Fun: Bedtime Stories for Children Book 2, novels, positive thoughts, The Misunderstood Angel (Branyrd the Angel Series Book 1), Think Positive, Writing, book reviews and publishing, poetry, children's books, YA and novels, YA book | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | 4 Comments

More Snow and Blue Birds!

As I sit having my lunch after the latest snowfall I am fascinated by the myriad blue birds that stop at our meal worms feeder. They can’t seem to get enough of these tasty dried worms. Yuck! Here are some … Continue reading

Posted in birds, Birds in winter, Bluebirds, snow, Writing, book reviews and publishing, poetry, children's books, YA and novels | Tagged , , , , , , , | 6 Comments

What is the difference between Sympathy and Empathy?

There are distinctive differences between these two words/feelings. My interpretation of Sympathy and Empathy are: This is what I found online at diffen.com. This is more comprehensive than my feelings. I consider myself an empathic and sympathetic person. Each time … Continue reading

Posted in Angel, Davey & Derek Junior Detectives Series, Sympathy and Empathy, The Misunderstood Angel (Branyrd the Angel Series Book 1), Writing, book reviews and publishing, poetry, children's books, YA and novels | Tagged , , , , , | 8 Comments

Snow, Snow, Snow! Love it!

We have had a little snow from time to time, but the latest snowfall was more significant than the previous ones in 2022. This is our first snowfall in 2023! We were expecting up to a foot of snow, but … Continue reading

Posted in First snowfall, snow, snowstorm, Writing, book reviews and publishing, poetry, children's books, YA and novels | Tagged , , , | 11 Comments

Authors – What is your favorite book you wrote? Readers – What is the favorite book you read?

I am not only an author but an avid reader as you already know from all my book reviews each month. As an author I have a favorite book that I wrote and also a favorite book that I read. … Continue reading

Posted in children's books, favorite books, Louey the Lazy Elephant, Writing, book reviews and publishing, poetry, children's books, YA and novels | Tagged , , , , , , | 6 Comments

New Review of Latest Children’s Book – Make Believe is Fun: Bedtime Stories for Children Book 2!

It is always a joy to read a review of my new book or any book! I received this one from BMGN Theodocia McLean. Thank you so much, Theodocia! Make Believe Is Fun: Bedtime Stories for Children (Age 5-8)  Book 2  by … Continue reading

Posted in award-winning children’s books, book reviews, Children’s Books, Children’s books for PS-Grade 3, Make Believe, Make Believe (Bedtime Stories for Children Book 1), Make Believe is Fun: Bedtime Stories for Children Book 2, Writing, book reviews and publishing, poetry, children's books, YA and novels | Tagged , , , , , , | 4 Comments

Update – WIP coming along!

I have been sick with some kind of virus for three weeks now. I was told by my doctor that it has to run its course and could last for 4 1/2 weeks! Yikes! Well, I’m not letting any pesty … Continue reading

Posted in Angel, new book, New book coming from Jemsbooks, The Misunderstood Angel (Branyrd the Angel Series Book 1), Writing, book reviews and publishing, poetry, children's books, YA and novels | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | 20 Comments

New Additions to our freshwater tank!

As you know we no longer have Freddie the frog in our freshwater tank. There are only four tetras and a lonely swordtail that are doing well but probably still looking around for Freddie. He was always getting in their … Continue reading

Posted in fish, fish tanks, Freshwater frog, Neon Tetras, Striped Tetras, Writing, book reviews and publishing, poetry, children's books, YA and novels | Tagged , , , , , | 4 Comments