This morning I received word from The Wishing Shelf Book Awards that The Nine Lives of Oliver placed as a finalist in the children’s 9-12-year-old category. Amazon Link for Hardcover: https://www.amazon.com/Nine-Lives-Oliver-J-Schlenker/dp/B0BQ9GFFFZ/ The Nine Lives of Oliver is a story of Reincarnation and of Always Meeting Loved Ones from Life to Life. A curious kitten begsContinue reading “My First Children’s Book”
Category Archives: Books
A Coming of Age Story
Today and tomorrow, November 30 and December 1, the Kindle version of Alice Black can be downloaded for free. It’s also on Kindle Unlimited. Alice’s perfect childhood changes when at age six, shortly after a visit from a policeman, her father and brother disappear from their home in Queens. Alice is left with a shellContinue reading “A Coming of Age Story”
My Newest Release
Enter to win a Kindle copy on Goodreads! Goodreads Book Giveaway The Imaginary Life of Abigail Jones by J. Schlenker Giveaway ends November 18, 2022. See the giveaway details at Goodreads. Enter Giveaway
I have a habit (I don’t know if it’s bad or good) of designing covers for books I’ve barely started. This could possibly be the third cover for the third book in the A Peculiar School series.
Do we create our own reality? Jessica moves to an island to make a new start after her divorce. A whole new idyllic world opens up for her, but all is not as it seems. A Novel Tea Book Club Selection, Wishing Shelf Book Awards Finalist, William Faulkner-William Wisdom Writing Contest Finalist, 5 Star Readers’Continue reading “On Sale”
Romance, Women’s Fiction, Mystery–All Rolled Into One
A Peculiar School
Working on a new book. Working on a cover.
H is for Hawk
So thrilled to get to go to Author Helen Macdonald’s talk last night. It happened via a series of synchronicities. We had something else scheduled which got cancelled and then saw where someone had tickets he couldn’t use. Surprisingly, we were the first to request and got them. We had good seats. This was onContinue reading “H is for Hawk”
Woke up to a Great Review
5.0 out of 5 starsA delightfully complex book with lots of color By P. Blevins on August 30, 2016 Format: Paperback Verified Purchase The Color of Cold and Ice is a novel by J. Schlenker. This is her second novel. I read and reviewed her first novel Jessica Lost Her Wobble. She asked me toContinue reading “Woke up to a Great Review”
My newest review for The Color of Cold and Ice.
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