Category Archives: MG/PT/YA Books

What Books Are Your Children Reading?

Being an author of books for young children’s, middle-grade, preteen, young adult and 18+ I am always interested in what everyone is reading. We parents, grandparents and caregivers want our children to read good, clean, wholesome books that will inspire … Continue reading

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Wonderful New Reviews on Sally Cronin’s Blog!

Thank you, Sally Cronin, for sharing the new reviews of my book and my fellow authors’ books. Your kind support is appreciated! https://smorgasbordinvitation.wordpress.com/2019/09/23/sallys-cafe-and-bookstore-author-updates-reviews-janice-spina-marian-beaman-and-marcia-meara/comment-page-1/#comment-218140 Please check out Sally’s fabulous blog while you are there. You will find plenty of talented authors … Continue reading

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A New Review of Abby & Holly Series Book 3 Secrets of the Trunk!

I am excited to share this wonderful new review of Abby & Holly Series Book 3 Secrets of the Trunk! It is thrilling to receive new reviews. It feels like early Christmas gifts when I see one on Amazon or … Continue reading

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NEW BOOK COMING FROM JEMSBOOKS! COVER REVEAL!

Are you ready for a new book in the Abby & Holly Series? Introducing Abby & Holly Series, Book 3, Secrets of the Trunk. Well, I have been avidly working on Book 3 of this series for both girls and … Continue reading

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Book 2 Mystery Series for Girls and Boys – Abby & Holly Series!

This is Book 2 of Abby & Holly Series, Unfortunate Events. All my series books for MG/PT/YA are stand along books that can be read in any order but I recommend reading them in order. The characters do grow in … Continue reading

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Mystery Series for MG/PT/YA Girls and Boys – Abby & Holly Series, Book 1!

This is my newest series for both girls and boys, Abby & Holly, School Dance. These two characters, Abby & Holly, were first introduced in Book 5 of Davey & Derek Junior Detectives Series. If you would like to begin … Continue reading

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Do Your Middle-Graders and Preteens Love Mysteries?

I have written two separate series for boys and girls ages 8-13, Davey & Derek Junior Detectives Series, Books 1-6, and Abby & Holly Series, Books 1 & 2. Both of these series are enjoyed by boys and girls and … Continue reading

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Book Signing at Northern Essex Community College, Haverhill, MA – June 29, 2019 – 12 Noon – 6:00 pm FREE TO PUBLIC!

2019 New England Authors Expo Saturday, June 29, 2019 Northern Essex Community College – Haverhill Campus Moore Atrium in the Hartleb Technology Center 100 Elliot Street, Haverhill MA This event is free to the public! 12:00 Noon to 6:00 PM All … Continue reading

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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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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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