Category Archives: Young adult

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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Reading is Good for You!

Jemsbooks.com  This is a post I wrote back in 2017 that I wanted to share again. The Books for all ages! When we read a book it is like traveling around the world, or to outer space, or to a … Continue reading

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Calling all Authors for Guest Posts or Interviews!

I happened upon a wonderful post today by Mindy McGinnis on her blog. Check it out here. She gives a list of six ways to support your favorite authors. We authors will thank you for all that you can do to … Continue reading

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#Adventure Series for Girls and Boys – Abby & Holly Series in ghostly stories that will delight all ages!

I first wrote Abby & Holly Book 1, School Dance followed closely by Abby & Holly Series, Book 2, Unfortunate Events in 2018. I wrote these books for my granddaughter who is now nine years old and enjoying them. Watch … Continue reading

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Interview with Author Bailey Ordiway!

Please help me welcome author Bailey Ordiway to Jemsbooks Interview an Author. It’s a pleasure to have you here, Bailey. The floor is all yours. Please tell us something about yourself.Describing yourself is difficult and hard to not sound arrogant … Continue reading

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Do Your Children Love Dragons?

I have been thinking about creating a new series of books on dragons. What do you think about that? Do your children love dragons? Last year I read to my grandson’s PK class from my book, Louey the Lazy Elephant. … Continue reading

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New Books Are Brewing at Jemsbooks.com!

It’s the New Year 2019 and things are brewing up for a full year of new books for Jemsbooks! I took some time off over the holiday to spend time with family and catch up with friends. Now it’s back … Continue reading

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New Review of Abby & Holly School Dance, Book 1 by Readers’ Favorite!

https://readersfavorite.com/book-review/abby-holly I was thrilled to receive a new review of my MG/PT/YA Series, Abby & Holly School Dance from Readers’ Favorite. Reviewed by Kim Anisi for Readers’ Favorite School Dance by Janice Spina is book one in the new series, … Continue reading

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Watch for New Book from Jemsbooks Coming Soon!

WATCH FOR NEW BOOK FROM JEMSBOOKS COMING SOON! I have completed Book 2 of Abby & Holly Series and it is now in the hands of my lovely Beta Readers! I am excited that it is done. Now I look … Continue reading

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