Category Archives: Reading

A Novel That Touches Your Heart – How Far Is Heaven!

How Far is Heaven is a novel I wrote several years ago in between working. It came to me one night in a dream. It kept repeating in a dream nightly until I began to write it down. This is … Continue reading

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Davey & Derek Junior Detectives, Book 6, The Case of the Mystery of the Bells is NOW HERE!

I am so excited to introduce my newest book in the Davey & Derek Junior Detectives Series – Book 6, The Case of the Mystery of the Bells, for both boys and girls! As with all Jemsbooks, my husband, John, … Continue reading

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Sally’s Cafe and Bookstore – Author Update #reviews – Janice Spina, Terry Tyler and Marina Osipova

I am thrilled to be included in this post on Sally’s Cafe & Bookstore along with these talented authors! Thank you so much, Sally! I am honored! Thank you, DG Kaye, for the beautiful review of my book! I am … Continue reading

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Learn How to be Brave Like – Award-Winning Jeffrey the Jittery Giraffe!

I wrote Jeffrey the Jittery Giraffe in 2017 when a grandmother I met at one of my books signings asked me if I would write a book for her grandson who was having some difficulties about being brave. Unfortunately, I … Continue reading

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Cover Reveal – New Book from Jemsbooks – The Case of the Mystery of the Bells, Davey & Derek Junior Detectives, Book 6!

I am excited to introduce you to a new book coming in the Davey & Derek Junior Detectives Series! Here is the cover for The Case of the Mystery of the Bells, Book 6 of Davey & Derek Junior Detectives! … Continue reading

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Lucy the Talented Toy Terrier – My Adorable Pet!

Many of you have had a special pet or pets in your lifetime that you felt you could never replace. Lucy the Talented Toy Terrier was this sort of pet. She was a lifeline to me in a difficult time … Continue reading

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Love your Siblings – Colby the Courageous Cat!

Colby the Courageous Cat loves and cares for his siblings in this fun adventure. He teaches children that family is important and should be treated with kindness and respect. I wrote this book in memory of my daughter’s cat, Colby, … Continue reading

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Be Kind to Animals – Sebastian Meets Marvin the Monkey!

I wrote this story, Sebastian Meets Marvin the Monkey, for my youngest grandson when he was only three. He still has his monkey with him when he sleeps. He is now five years old. Children will learn that is it … Continue reading

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Teach Your Children to Be Kind to Others – Broose the Moose on the Loose!

It is difficult at times for children to know how important it is to be kind to others. In this Jemsbooks children’s book, children will read about Broose and find out how he reacted when he was treated kindly. He … Continue reading

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Books Read in March of 2019!

Did I ever tell you that I LOVE TO READ?! Well, I do. You can tell by how many books I read in March of 2019, the third month of the new year. My goal for the year is 95. … Continue reading

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