Category Archives: book reviews

New Review from Red City Review!

NEW REVIEW FROM RED CITY REVIEW OF CLARENCE HENRY THE HERMIT CRAB! http://redcityreview.com/clarence-henry-the-hermit-crab-by-janice-spina-illustrated-by-john-spina/ CLARENCE HENRY THE HERMIT CRAB BY JANICE SPINA, ILLUSTRATED BY JOHN SPINA ★★★★  Clarence Henry the Hermit Crab, written by Janice Spina and illustrated by John Spina, … Continue reading

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Sally’s Cafe and Bookstore – Author Update #Reviews – Janice Spina, Deanie Humphrys-Dunne and John Quinn

Thank you, Sally Cronin, for featuring my book, Abby & Holly Book 1 School Dance, on this lovely post with these two talented authors. I appreciate your kind support. 🤗 While you are at Sally’s fabulous blog, check out all … Continue reading

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Have you Read Hunting Mariah and Mariah’s Revenge Yet? Check out these Book Trailers!

CHECK OUT THESE BOOK TRAILERS OF HUNTING MARIAH AND MARIAH’S REVENGE! Grab your copies today on Amazon (link below) or Barnes & Noble or hop over to the right of this post and click on Purchase Links. Start reading and … Continue reading

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Looking Back at My Jobs!

LOOKING BACK AT MY JOBS! I stumbled upon this sweet little book when I was cleaning out a book shelf the other day. It brought back happy memories of when I was a school secretary at the Marsh Grammar School … Continue reading

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Interview with Author Gigi Sedlmayer

GIGI SEDLMAYER Please help me welcome author Gigi Sedlmayer of the Talon Series to Jemsbooks Interview an Author Segment. Hi Gigi. So nice of you to stop in today to share your wonderful books. 1. When did you know that … Continue reading

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Wonderful Reviews of Abby & Holly Series, Book 1 School Dance!

WONDERFUL REVIEWS OF NEW BOOK, ABBY & HOLLY SERIES, BOOK 1, SCHOOL DANCE! I am thrilled to share all the reviews of my new middle-grade series for girls! Please check them out today. If you have any middle-grade children who … Continue reading

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Limerick – Jemsbooks – Lucy!

LIMERICK – JEMSBOOKS – LUCY THE TALENTED TOY TERRIER! Here is the last limerick for my young children’s books – ages 0-8, grades – PS-Gr 3. Hope you enjoy it! Read about all the other Limericks for Jemsbooks, Louey, Ricky, … Continue reading

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Limerick – Jemsbooks – Colby!

Another limerick for you to enjoy, hopefully!! Here is the limerick for my eighth children’s book, Colby the Courageous Cat (2016). If you would like to read the other limericks, go to Louey, Ricky, Lamby, Jerry, Jesse, Broose and Sebastian. Limerick Colby … Continue reading

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Limerick – Jemsbooks – Sebastian!

  Here’s another limerick to enjoy from Jemsbooks’ Children’s Books. I have been having a grand old time writing these limericks each day. I hope you are enjoying them too! This one is about my seventh published book, Sebastian Meets Marvin … Continue reading

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Fantastic Red City Review of Book 4, Davey & Derek Junior Detectives Series!

I am thrilled to receive a fantastic review of Book 4, The Case of the Brown Scraggly Dog of Davey & Derek Junior Detectives Series. Thank you, Red City Review! THE CASE OF THE BROWN SCRAGGLY DOG (DAVEY & DEREK … Continue reading

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