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

Do You Ever Experience Writer’s Block?

As a writer, have you ever experienced writer’s block? I haven’t yet, thank goodness. But if I ever do I would do these things right away. Take a long walk outside in good weather or on my treadmill or elliptical … Continue reading

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A 20th Anniversary Celebration!

I can’t believe it has been 20 years that my husband and I have been married! He surprised me with a gorgeous bouquet of 20 roses in different colors! I was delighted! Here are a couple of photos of the … 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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Check out New Book of Poetry by Richard Buchanan!

I recently copy edited a lovely book of poetry by talented poet, Richard Buchanan. He has a flair for creating beautiful poems that touch on a myriad of subjects. Here is the Link to Richard’s book on Amazon. My review … 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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What are Your Middle-Graders Reading This Summer?

If you are worried about some of the books out there for middle-graders/preteens/young adults, stop looking elsewhere and go to Jemsbooks.com for good values and family stories with Davey & Derek Junior Detectives Series Books 1-6 for both boys and … Continue reading

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New Review of Mariah’s Revenge!

I am happy to share a new review of my book, Mariah’s Revenge! Thank you, Gigi Sedlmayer, for this lovely review! I wrote this book in 2018 after I was requested by a couple of readers for another book about … 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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Fabulous Cruise to the Greek Isles on Holland Amerca!

As I mentioned in an earlier post, I was taking some time off from blogging, writing, etc. Well, my husband and I just came back from a fabulous cruise on Holland America to the Greek Isles! Wow, what a wonderful … Continue reading

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Books Read in the Month of May 2019!

The months are flying by too quickly. The year is nearly half over. I have read 13 books in May of 2019 which I am sharing with you here in this new segment of Jemsbooks.blog Monthly Reads. I hope you … Continue reading

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