Books

Books by JJ Barnes

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Lilly Prospero And The Magic Rabbit

JJ Barnes at the Lilly Prospero And The Magic Rabbit book release party
Lilly Prospero And The Magic Rabbit by JJ Barnes YA Book Series Magical Teenage Witches

Lilly Prospero And The Magic Rabbit is a young adult urban fantasy exploring the corrupting effects of absolute power on a teenage girl.

When the unpopular and lonely Lilly Prospero is given a talking pet rabbit, she discovers a long hidden and incredible power inside herself and is thrust into a world of magic, mystery, and danger.

Lilly must learn how to control a power she doesn't understand, and who her real friends are, in a world filled with people who will exploit her.

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Lilly Prospero And The Mermaid's Curse

JJ Barnes at the Lilly Prospero And The Mermaid's Curse book release party
Lilly Prospero And The Mermaid's Curse by JJ Barnes YA Book Series Teenage Girl Magical Witch

Lilly Prospero And The Mermaid’s Curse is a young adult, urban fantasy following Lilly Prospero and her friend Saffron Jones on a magical adventure to Whitstable.


Whilst on a family holiday, Lilly and Saffron meet mermaids under attack from a mysterious and violent stranger intent on kidnapping the mermaids and selling their body parts on the magical black market.


Together with a coven of elderly witches, Lilly and Saffron must fight to save not only the lives of the mermaids, but their own lives as well...

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Emerald Wren And The Coven Of Seven

JJ Barnes at the Emerald Wren And The Coven Of Seven book release party
Emerald Wren And The Coven Of Seven by JJ Barnes for Siren Stories

As a child, Emerald's grandfather gives her a magic lamp with the promise that she will change the world. As an adult, Emerald is working hard as a waitress by day, and leading a crime fighting coven of witches by night.

When Emerald and her friends get word of a dangerous man working his way across the country, hunting for a mysterious girl and leaving the bodies of burned women in his wake, they must take on their biggest challenge yet.

Emerald and her friends must risk everything in their quest.

Who will find the girl first?

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Nature-Girl Vs Worst Nightmare

Rose McKinney with Nature-Girl Vs Worst Nightmare, child author
Nature-Girl Vs Worst Nightmare by Rose McKinney and JJ Barnes

Nature-Girl vs Worst Nightmare is the debut novel from six year old Rose McKinney, with just a smidge of help from her mother, author J.J. Barnes.


Deep in the Sparkling Forest, Nature-Girl and her friends are training to be super heroes at Miss Sparkle's Academy for Magical Children. 


When old enemy Worst Nightmare sends an army of Bad Dreams to attack the school, Nature-Girl must use everything she's learned, and face her biggest fears, if she's going to stop him.

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How To Write A Story

Paperback, kindle, and free to read on kindle unlimited.

JJ Barnes with How To Write A Story
How To Write A Story by JJ Barnes

If you're a passionate writer with a love of stories, but need a few hints, tips and tricks, then this is the book for you.


Each section is dedicated to story craft, a writing technique, or an element of characterisation, using references from popular fiction and film.


I want to help you become a better and more confident writer, on your journey to becoming published.

Colour And Rhyme!

Colour And Rhyme Illustrated Colouring In Poetry Book For Children
Colour And Rhyme Colouring In Zentangle Poetry Book For Children

Colour And Rhyme!

The First Ever Poetry Book You Design Yourself

Written by Sarah Wood

Illustrated by JJ Barnes


This collection of funny, silly and surprising poems for kids aged 5-10 is for every budding artist to read, create and colour their own matching designs!

A book full of fun and joy!

This beautiful book is the latest release from the Siren Smalls brand of Siren Stories.

Written by Sarah Wood and inspired by her children. Illustrated by JJ Barnes. Each picture was drawn freehand in black ink on white paper.

What Ivy Wants

JJ Barnes What Ivy Wants New Book
What Ivy Wants by JJ Barnes Book Womens Fiction Divorce Story Chick Lit

When Ivy Rhodes turns 30, her life suddenly changes. She goes from being married and employed with a lovely house she shares with her husband, to unemployed, single, and sleeping in her childhood bed

Faced with having to start her life over unexpectedly, Ivy has some difficult choices to make.

With her best friends, Julia and Mya, at her side, Ivy sets out to rediscover herself. Who is she, what is she worth, and what does she really want?

What Ivy Wants is a journey of self discovery, and a story about what how important it is to be true to yourself.

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