Category Archives: Blessings of Christmas

Twelve Days of Christmas!

This post which I published in December of 2017 is apropos for today –THE TWELVE DAYS OF CHRISTMAS! I hope you will enjoy it again. Each time I look at this beautiful collage made by my friend, soprano extraordinaire, Charlotte … Continue reading

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Merry Christmas from My House to Yours!

A Very Merry Christmas from My House to Yours! We have decorated our great room to make it festive for the family when they visit. I hope you can feel the warmth and love we put into this room. Here … Continue reading

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Year 2017 in Review! Happy New Year to all in 2018!

This is my second Newsletter for 2017. This is my 2017 year in review.   This newsletter is my way of keeping you in the loop of new books and happenings with Jemsbooks. There have been some new additions and … Continue reading

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It’s Almost Christmas!

IT’S ALMOST CHRISTMAS! As I look out my window this morning it’s snowing. It’s looking a lot like Christmas! I can’t believe it’s almost here! Thank you to all readers who read and leave reviews! Thank you to all my … Continue reading

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Jemsbooks for Christmas!

I recently received a surprise. One of the winners of my 5th Blogging Anniversary drawing – Annika Perry – sent me a photo of the book she won, Hunting Mariah. She made it look so festive in the center of her lovely … Continue reading

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First Snowfall – Feels like Christmas!

We had our first snowfall for the year. It began around 12:30 pm on Saturday and continued lightly throughout the night. The accumulation wasn’t significant – only about 5-6 inches but everything is covered in white and glistening. It’s so … Continue reading

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Christmas is Coming! Are you Ready?

Christmas is coming! Are you ready? We are all shopping, wrapping and preparing for the big day! It will be here soon! Everything is so commercialized that we sometimes forget what the true meaning of Christmas really is. Let’s take … Continue reading

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Jemsbooks Autographed for Christmas!

Hi Everyone! Have you ordered any books yet for Christmas? I have some left in my inventory that I can autograph and send out to you in time for Christmas as long as you contact me ASAP. There is a … Continue reading

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A Short Story for Christmas!

Hi Everyone! I would like to share a short story I wrote two years ago which I hope to publish in a collection of stories next year. I have since written three more short stories and hope to add six … Continue reading

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Pinnacle Book Achievement Award for Book 3 of Davey & Derek Junior Detectives Series!

Best Book in the Category of YOUNG ADULT  Davey & Derek Junior Detectives: The Case of the Magical Ivory Elephant Janice Spina What a wonderful early Christmas present! Book 3, The Case of the Magical Ivory Elephant: Davey & Derek … Continue reading

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