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A New Book is Coming in the Abby & Holly Series for Summer Reading!

I am presently working on Book three in the Abby & Holly Series. Writing these books is a sheer joy to me. I feel like a kid again! Check out the whole series for your MG/PT/YA girls and boys for … Continue reading

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What are Your Middle-Graders Reading This Summer?

If you are worried about some of the books out there for middle-graders/preteens/young adults, stop looking elsewhere and go to Jemsbooks.com for good values and family stories with Davey & Derek Junior Detectives Series Books 1-6 for both boys and … Continue reading

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Pinnacle Book Achievement Award Winner for Jemsbooks!

I am thrilled to announce that my book, Abby & Holly Series Book 2, Unfortunate Events, won a Pinnacle Book Achievement Award! Thank you, Pinnacle, for this honor! I am truly grateful. Blurb: Abby and Holly are cousins who are … Continue reading

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What Constitutes Success in Life?

Dictionaries state that Success is: The favorable or prosperous termination of attempts or endeavors, the accomplishments of one’s goals. The attainment of wealth, position, honors, or the like A performance or achievement that is marked by success, so by the … Continue reading

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Calling all Authors for Guest Posts or Interviews!

I happened upon a wonderful post today by Mindy McGinnis on her blog. Check it out here. She gives a list of six ways to support your favorite authors. We authors will thank you for all that you can do to … Continue reading

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What Will You and Your Children be Reading this Summer?

It feels like summer will never get here. This spring in New England USA has been rainy and cold. But we New Englanders are a hardy stock and know that if we just show a little patience summer will be … Continue reading

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Where Does Inspiration Come from?

I wonder sometimes where inspiration comes from. I never know when or where my muse is going to inspire me. Plans can be made sometimes to write but they don’t always work out. When I write a book I begin … Continue reading

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Davey & Derek Junior Detectives, Book 6, The Case of the Mystery of the Bells is NOW HERE!

I am so excited to introduce my newest book in the Davey & Derek Junior Detectives Series – Book 6, The Case of the Mystery of the Bells, for both boys and girls! As with all Jemsbooks, my husband, John, … Continue reading

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#Adventure Series for Girls and Boys – Abby & Holly Series in ghostly stories that will delight all ages!

I first wrote Abby & Holly Book 1, School Dance followed closely by Abby & Holly Series, Book 2, Unfortunate Events in 2018. I wrote these books for my granddaughter who is now nine years old and enjoying them. Watch … Continue reading

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