Janice Spina

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Janice Spina is an award-winning author with 15 children's books, Louey the Lazy Elephant, Ricky the Rambunctious Raccoon, (Louey and Rick both won Silver Medal from Mom’s Choice Awards), Jerry the Crabby Crayfish (won Pinnacle Book Achievement Award), Lamby the Lonely Lamb (won the Silver Medal from MOM'S Choice Awards), and Jesse the Precocious Polar Bear, Broose the Moose on the Loose (won a Pinnacle Book Achievement Award), and Sebastian Meets Marvin the Monkey, and Colby the Courageous Cat (Pinnacle Book Achievement Award), Jeffrey the Jittery Giraffe (Pinnacle Book Achievement Award), Clarence Henry the Hermit Crab, Lucy the Talented Toy Terrier, The First Star, Drystan the Dragon and Friends Series, Book 1 - 3, Davey & Derek Junior D ...more

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Janice Spina I don't write unless I feel inspired to do so. I don't think you can force yourself to write. You just have to feel it and want to do it.

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I don't write unless I feel inspired to do so. I don't think you can force yourself to write. You just have to feel it and want to do it.

I am an avid reader, copy editor, and book reviewer in between writing. All this keeps me busy and inspired. I support my fellow authors in every way I can and they in turn support me for which I am truly grateful. We can not do it alone. All this inspires me to write.(less)
Janice Spina I always loved to write poetry and stories in rhyme. When my children were young I read books to them and one day I made up a story for them. They lik…moreI always loved to write poetry and stories in rhyme. When my children were young I read books to them and one day I made up a story for them. They liked it so much that I wrote more stories, some of these have not been published yet.(less)
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I haven’t read any books by Brad Thor before. Black List was a gripping and frightening premise involving the internal government agencies within that have too much power.

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I enjoyed this book but found it a little long. It was almost as if the author didn’t want to end it. That is the reason I gave it four stars instead of five.

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I enjoyed this book but found it a little long. It was almost as if the author didn’t want to end it. That is the reason I gave it four stars instead of five.

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A thriller with strange happenings and surprises that kept me turning pages. I thought I knew who was the killer but then there were twists and turns that shocked me.

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Janice Spina Thank you, likewise for me. I look forward to sharing a lot of good books and warm friendship.

Best Wishes,
Janice


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Hello Janice,
It's such a pleasure having you for a friend. Thank you and best wishes to you!
Warmest regards,
CJ


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