Monthly Archives: September 2007

Start writing!

Local author Judy Wolfman will lead an intensive one-day seminar, Get the Creative Jucies Flowing, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Oct. 20 at Martin Library, 159 E. Market St., York.

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Dallastown man writes horror stories

Christopher Hivner of Dallastown has had a collection of horror stories published as an electronic book. “The Spaces Between Your Screams” can be found at www.etreasurespublishing.com.

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Take a trip “Into the Wild”

So, which came first, the chicken or the egg? So, which comes first, reading the book or seeing the movie? Rereading the book or reading about the film’s director and its young star? I read the paperback edition of “Into … Continue reading

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Reader review

Here is a review from one of our readers, Judy Wolfman of York: I just finished reading “Hands Upon My Heart,” by local author Perry Foster, and all I can say is WOW! Perry’s personal account of what he experienced … Continue reading

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New book about Penn State football

With the holidays approaching (yes, it’s only September, but the holidays will be here before you know it), we’re getting information about many of the new sports books that are coming out this fall. Many of them could serve as … Continue reading

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Do as the Romans did … in “Pompeii” — a novel by Robert Harris

Numerius Popidius Ampliatus rebuilt Pompeii’s Temple of Isis in 62 A.D., some 17 years before Mount Vesuvius would bury the structure until its unearthing in the mid-1760s. Ampliatus is also one of the main characters of Robert Harris’ historical novel, … Continue reading

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A great book tip

I always tell my kids that little things can mean a lot. In Malcolm Gladwell’s “The Tipping Point: How Little Things Can Make a Big Difference,” we learn that little changes can have big effects. This is an amazing book … Continue reading

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‘Wheel of Time’ author dies

From The Associated Press Author Robert Jordan, whose “Wheel of Time” series of fantasy novels sold millions of copies, died Sunday of a rare blood disease in Charlestown, S.C. He was 58. Jordan, whose real name was James Oliver Rigney … Continue reading

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A visit to heaven

“90 Minutes in Heaven: A True Story of Death and Life” by Don Piper and Cecil Murphey This book is not only for people who believe in heaven, but also for those who don’t. The Rev. Don Piper was driving … Continue reading

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To stop a nuke

Set in October 2002, “Wild Fire” by Nelson DeMille involves an American right-wing plot to nuke two U.S. cities. The blame would be put on Middle East terrorists. The intent is to implement an existing U.S.government plan called Wild Fire, … Continue reading

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