Category Archives: Writing, book reviews and publishing, poetry, children’s books, YA and novels

A New Review of Gateskin Chronicles Book 1!

I was perusing a site that I use for promotion, BooksShelf.com and noticed review of my book there. Here is an excerpt that was featured there. It filled my heart with joy! Here is the link to my page. https://www.booksshelf.com/books/The-Legend-of-the-Taken-OnesContinue reading

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Turkeys on Parade!

It is that time of year when turkeys strut their stuff by fanning their incredible plumage! They are quite the sight to see! Here are some photos I keep snapping as they parade around our neighborhood and into our yard! … Continue reading

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Looking for an Unforgettable Summer Read for 18+!

Look no further – Jemsbooks has five novels and a short story collection for 18+ that will keep you busy this summer with some unforgettable reads. There will be more books coming over the next couple of years. Keep a … Continue reading

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Summer Reading for YA with Fantasy Series!

All Young Adults out there need some exciting adventures in reading for summer or any time reading. This YA fantasy series will hopefully have six books in all. The Legend of the Taken Ones (Gateskin Chronicles Book 1) is on … Continue reading

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Multi-Award-Winning Author Janice Spina is my Guest Author…

Originally posted on Jane Risdon:
Award-winning Author Janice Spina I’m delighted to welcome author Janice Spina to my blog today. Janice kindly welcomed me as her guest Author earlier this year and it is a pleasure to return the favour.…

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Drystan the Dragon and Friends Book 1: Drystan and Durward Save the Day won a Pinnacle Book Achievement Award!

I am honored and excited to announce that Drystan the Dragon and Friends Book 1: Drystan and Durward Save the Day won a Pinnacle Book Achievement Award! It is always exciting to receive an award for one of my books. … Continue reading

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Books Read in the Month of April 2022!

Here it is already the end of another month. Where does the time go? I have been busy as usual reading some wonderful books for the month of April of 2022. Here are the 6 books I read and reviewed for April. … Continue reading

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Hop on JEMSBOOKS EXPRESS for MG/PT for Summer Reading with plenty of Mystery, Magic, Time Travel, Ghosts and Wizards!

Help your middle-graders/preteens discover the MAGIC, MYSTERY, TIME TRAVEL, GHOSTS & WIZARDS for some fun summer or any time reading. There are two series – one for boys and one for girls but both series of books can and are … Continue reading

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More Books in the Works for Jemsbooks!

There is no end to more ideas that keep popping into my head during the day or at night in a dream. I have two WIP at the moment, a book in a fantasy series, a short story collection for … Continue reading

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A Walk Around the Neighborhood to enjoy the Beauty!

I haven’t been up to snuff lately, fighting a stomach bug. Finally feeling a little better today to go for a walk around the neighborhood. I can’t believe in one week how much has changed, Trees are beginning to flower, … Continue reading

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