Category Archives: books

Interview with Author Bailey Ordiway!

Please help me welcome author Bailey Ordiway to Jemsbooks Interview an Author. It’s a pleasure to have you here, Bailey. The floor is all yours. Please tell us something about yourself.Describing yourself is difficult and hard to not sound arrogant … Continue reading

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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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Jemsbooks.com Goals for 2018 were Reached!

This year – 2018 – has been a productive year for Jemsbooks! We published 5 books. My goal was to write and publish 5 books! We did it!! To purchase any of these new books from 2018 click on the … Continue reading

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Smorgasbord Blog Magazine – Weekly Round Up – Brussel Sprouts, Fire Ants, music, books, health, humour and a full guest list

Please check out Sally Cronin’s Cafe and Bookstore for lovely books, music and many other informative posts. There are many wonderful books that would make perfect gifts for Christmas too! I am honored to be among the authors that Sally … Continue reading

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Taking a Break from Writing and Blogging!

After completing five books this year and also working on two more at the same time, that are yet to be published, has been a tiring project. It’s time to take a deep breath and get some much-needed time off. … Continue reading

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Smorgasbord Blog Magazine Weekly Round Up – St. Kitts, Mother Sauces, Family Drama, Music, Short Stories and Humour

Honored to be included in this fabulous week of posts on Sally Cronin’s fantastic blog! Please check out all these wonderful posts for captivating reading and the hilarious videos of dogs and a talking parrot. A real treat is the … Continue reading

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Twin Lakes Civitan – Helping Special Needs Children to Read!

TWIN LAKES CIVITAN – HELPING SPECIAL NEEDS CHILDREN TO READ! BOOKS NEEDED! I have blogged in the past about this admirable organization, Twin Lakes Civitan, that helps special needs children of all ages to read by collecting books from authors. … 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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Autumn is on its Colorful Way!

AUTUMN IS ON ITS COLORFUL WAY! Autumn or fall is my favorite time of year. Each fall I love to take long walks and snap photos of all the beauty around me. I will share some of the gorgeous colors … Continue reading

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Why do Book Reviews?

WHY DO BOOK REVIEWS? First, let’s define exactly what a book review is. By the dictionary app that I have on my iPad, a Book Review is a critical description, evaluation, or analysis of a book, especially one published in a … Continue reading

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