Category Archives: 5-star reviews

New Reviews on Sally Cronin’s on Smorgasbord Children’s Cafe!

I am honored and thrilled to be on Sally Cronin’s Fabulous Blog! Congrats to my fellow authors, Elizabeth Jade and Jann Weeratunga for the wonderful reviews if their books too! Thank you so much, Sally, for your unending support of … Continue reading

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Books Read in the Month of May of 2020!

Here it is already the end of another month. Where does the time go? I have been busy as usual reading some wonderful books for the month of May of 2020. Here are the 8 books I read and reviewed for May. … Continue reading

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Do Your Children Love Kittens?

I wrote Colby the Courageous Cat to memorialize my daughter’s cat, Colby. He was quite an adventuresome cat and always getting into mischief. In this story Colby is a kitten and takes on the care of his siblings. All Jemsbooks … Continue reading

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Do Your Children Know it is Important to be Kind to Animals?

Do your children know it is important to be kind to animals? I wrote Sebastian Meets Marvin the Monkey for my youngest grandson when he was only three. He wanted a book about his favorite stuffed animal, a monkey. He … Continue reading

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Do Your Children Love Elephants?

Louey the Lazy Elephant is the first book I wrote for children. As with all Jemsbooks, it is written in rhyme with life lessons. It’s a fun adventure that teaches children to listen to one’s mother for she knows best. … Continue reading

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Jemsbooks Newsletter for 2019!

I have been a busy bee all this year! I usually write two newsletters a year but I have been too busy to get around to doing more than one. Here is what has been happening with Jemsbooks aka Janice … Continue reading

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Wonderful New Reviews on Sally Cronin’s Blog!

Thank you, Sally Cronin, for sharing the new reviews of my book and my fellow authors’ books. Your kind support is appreciated! https://smorgasbordinvitation.wordpress.com/2019/09/23/sallys-cafe-and-bookstore-author-updates-reviews-janice-spina-marian-beaman-and-marcia-meara/comment-page-1/#comment-218140 Please check out Sally’s fabulous blog while you are there. You will find plenty of talented authors … Continue reading

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A New Review of Abby & Holly Series Book 3 Secrets of the Trunk!

I am excited to share this wonderful new review of Abby & Holly Series Book 3 Secrets of the Trunk! It is thrilling to receive new reviews. It feels like early Christmas gifts when I see one on Amazon or … Continue reading

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A Wonderful New Review of Mariah’s Revenge!

I am excited to share a new review of my thriller/crime/mystery/suspense novel, Mariah’s Revenge! It is always thrilling to receive a new review of any of my books! Thank you, Mystery Fran! You made my day! Mystery “Fran”5.0 out of … Continue reading

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Book 6, Davey & Derek Junior Detectives Won a Pinnacle Book Achievement Award!

I am thrilled to announce that my Book 6, Davey & Derek Junior Detectives, The Case of the Mystery of the Bells has won a Pinnacle Book Achievement Award! It’s so exciting to receive this award! Thank you, Pinnacle, for … Continue reading

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