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Book 1 of a New Fantasy Series for Young Adults (13+) coming from Jemsbooks! Watch for Cover Reveal!

I am excited to announce that I have a new Fantasy Series coming soon – Book 1 will be published (fingers crossed) in August of 2021! There will be six books in the series. I wrote this story many years … Continue reading

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Some More Fish Added to our Tank!

We now have two clown fish, three anemones, a Foxface, Lubbock’s Fancy Wrasse, Gold Spotted Rabbit Fish, a Coral Beauty and a Gamma. They all appeared so far to be getting along. I think the anemones are trying to entice … Continue reading

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My Favorite Way to Celebrate my Birthday! Not Counting Anymore!

I can’t believe that I am this old! Celebrating another birthday this year I will have my favorite meal – steamers, lobster and corn on the cob. I love seafood of any kind but this is my favorite combination. I’d … Continue reading

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A Wonderful Review of my Novel, In a Second!

I am over the moon with this new review of my novel, In a Second, that was posted by Carol Balawyder on her blog. Thank you soooo much, Carol! I am grateful and thrilled that you enjoyed my book and … Continue reading

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Happy 4th of July!

Over the past year and a half the whole world has been in turmoil because of the pandemic of COVID-19. It has taken us this long to get out and about once again. We are still wearing masks at doctor’s … Continue reading

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Books Read in the Month of June of 2021!

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 June of 2021. Here are the 6 books I read and reviewed for June. … Continue reading

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Jemsbooks Children’s Books – Award-Winning Books for Summer Reading or all year through! GET ON BOARD JEMSBOOKS EXPRESS THIS SUMMER!

I feel blessed to be able to do what I love to do – write stories for children and all ages! I am a mother and grandmother and step-great grandmother. I know what I want my little ones to read. … Continue reading

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Summer Reading for Kids of All Ages!

This is a post I previously wrote back in 2020 (updated to include new books) and wanted to share again in time for the summer. Jemsbooks for all ages for fun summer reading for the whole family! Pre-School – Grade … Continue reading

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Perfect Summer Reading for MG/PT/YA for Girls! Have your MG/PT/YA Read any of this series – Abby & Holly Books 1-6!

Looking for some perfect books for summer reading for your MG/PT/YA? If your children haven’t read any of this series yet now is the time to check it out. This is a clean, wholesome magical, mystical mystery series that will … Continue reading

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Lunch with Friends at Irish Cottage in Methuen, MA!

This is the first time I had lunch at this quaint, warm and inviting restaurant. John and I went with friends recently and we all had a lovely meal. The Irish Cottage is homey, quaint and comfortable. The perfect place … Continue reading

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