Tag Archives: middle-grade books

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 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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Year 2017 in Review! Happy New Year to all in 2018!

This is my second Newsletter for 2017. This is my 2017 year in review.   This newsletter is my way of keeping you in the loop of new books and happenings with Jemsbooks. There have been some new additions and … Continue reading

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New Review of Book 3, Davey & Derek Junior Detectives, The Case of the Brown Scraggly Dog, from Reader’s Favorite!

I was thrilled to receive a 5-star review from a Reader’s Favorite reviewer today for Book 5, Davey & Derek Junior Detectives, The Case of the Brown Scraggly Dog.  Thank you, Emily-Jane Hills Orford, of Reader’s Favorite! Here it is! … Continue reading

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Summer Newsletter – Jemsbooks!

Here is my summer newsletter that I wrote in July 2017. I already have more news to share for my fall newsletter which I will post in November. JEMSBOOKS BY Janice Spina aka J.E. Spina BOOKS FOR ALL AGES!   … Continue reading

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Interview with Author Deanie Humphrys-Dunne!

Please welcome award-winning author Deanie Humphrys-Dunne. Deanie is a talented and inspiring person who did the impossible to reach her goal. I’ll let Deanie tell us about herself and her books. Thank you, Deanie, for coming today to share your … Continue reading

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No More Snow!

  Here are some pictures in case you didn’t get any snow where you live. It was tough shoveling our back deck. Had to do it in shifts because of the depth and drifts over the past few weeks. We’ve … Continue reading

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Davey & Derek Junior Detectives Book 3 is here!

I am excited to announce that Book 3 of my MG/PT series, Davey & Derek Junior Detectives, The Case of the Magical Ivory Elephant, is now available on Create Space and coming this week to Amazon, Barnes & Noble, and other … Continue reading

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What Defines You as an Author?

What Defines You as an Author? There are many things that define an author. Voice – Each author has his/her own voice. Certain distinctive patterns in one’s writing can identify them, making them stand out from the rest. Some authors … Continue reading

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Pinnacle Book Achievement Award Winner!

NABE Winter 2016 PINNACLE BOOK ACHIEVEMENT AWARD WINNER Best Books in the Category of YOUNG ADULT Davey & Derek Junior Detectives: The Case of The Missing Cell Phone Janice Spina http://jemsbooks.com I am so excited to receive this award for … Continue reading

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