Category Archives: books

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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Interview with Authors HL Carpenter!

Please help me welcome, Helen and Lorri Carpenter, to Jemsbooks Blog Segment, Interview an Author. HL Carpenter  (Helen and Lorri) Thank you for coming today, Helen and Lorri. Hello, Janice! So happy to meet you! Thanks for the opportunity to … Continue reading

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Who Loves Short Stories? Part 2

This is my new Short Story Segment of Jemsbooks Blog where I share blurbs of my short stories from the book, An Angel Among Us –an eclectic collection of 15 short stories. This collection has something for everyone -romance, grief/loss, mystery, … Continue reading

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The 2018 Interview Series featuring Staci Troilo

Please check out this lovely interview of author Staci Troilo on Don Massenzio’s blog.  She is a talented writer and has some intriguing books. via The 2018 Interview Series featuring Staci Troilo

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