Tag Archives: Award-winning books

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 Will You and Your Children be Reading this Summer?

It feels like summer will never get here. This spring in New England USA has been rainy and cold. But we New Englanders are a hardy stock and know that if we just show a little patience summer will be … Continue reading

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Where Does Inspiration Come from?

I wonder sometimes where inspiration comes from. I never know when or where my muse is going to inspire me. Plans can be made sometimes to write but they don’t always work out. When I write a book I begin … Continue reading

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Book Signing at Zorvino Vineyards on Friday, January 18, 2019!

My recent book signing was a fun night of networking and meeting and greeting readers. This is the second time my husband, John, and I have been to this venue. Zorvino Vineyards is a lovely place to sit and sample … 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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Jemsbooks Signing at Zorvino Vineyards – 1/18/19!

2019 Author’s Night at the Vineyard – Zorvino Vineyards – Sandown, NH 6:00 – 9:00 pm – FREE ADMISSION! Please stop by On Friday, January 18, 2019 at Zorvino Vineyards, Sandown, NH – 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM. John and I will … Continue reading

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PINNACLE BOOK ACHIEVEMENT AWARD WINNER!

HAPPY NEW YEAR EVERYONE! This is a special way to celebrate the New Year with an award! I am thrilled to announce that Book 1 of my new series for Middle-graders/PT/YA, Abby & Holly, School Dance, just received a Pinnacle … Continue reading

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Jemsbooks Pre-Christmas Sale – Davey & Derek Junior Detectives Book 1!

PRE-CHRISTMAS SALE – DAVEY & DEREK JUNIOR DETECTIVES, BOOK 1, THE CASE OF THE MISSING CELL PHONE! AMAZON (sale begins 11/11/18 through 11/18/18) In plenty of time for Christmas – here is Book 1 of my award-winning series, Davey & Derek … Continue reading

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Limerick – Jemsbooks – Colby!

Another limerick for you to enjoy, hopefully!! Here is the limerick for my eighth children’s book, Colby the Courageous Cat (2016). If you would like to read the other limericks, go to Louey, Ricky, Lamby, Jerry, Jesse, Broose and Sebastian. Limerick Colby … Continue reading

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Limerick – Jemsbooks – Jesse!

This is a post I wrote in 2017 about my children’s book, Jesse the Precocious Polar Bear. Now is the time to stock up for the summer with fun books for your children that will instill in them good behavior. Happy … Continue reading

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