Monthly Archives: August 2010

Best-sellers at Borders

Best-sellers at Borders Books & Music in Springettsbury Township for the week that ended Aug. 22. 1. “The Postcard Killers” by James Patterson 2. “Eat, Pray, Love” by Elizabeth Gilbert 3. “Power” by Rhonda Byrne 4. “The Girl Who Kicked … Continue reading

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Love overcomes all in ‘The Book Thief’

By BETH VRABEL For the Daily Record/Sunday News At first glance, this year’s One Book, One Community book selection is a lot like last year’s pick. This year, the regional reading campaign chose “The Book Thief” by Markus Zusak. Last … Continue reading

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Learn how to be a supervillain with Vordak the Incomprehensible

Have you ever dreamed of taking over the world, one evil deed at a time? Have you ever scorned superheros for their goodness? Scott Seegert, as the voice of Vordak the Incomprehensible, a silly and over-the-top evil-doer, explains how to … Continue reading

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Books part of Warhol program

Baltimore Museum of Art’s spotlight on artist Andy Warhol will include these author visits: Arthur Danto, author of “Andy Warhol,” will discuss his book at 6 p.m. Nov. 4. Galleries will be open until 9 p.m. Admission: $5; free for … Continue reading

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“The Book Thief” this year’s One Book selection

By BETH VRABEL For the Daily Record/Sunday News Librarians in six counties have struggled with a secret. All summer, they’ve known the 2010 selection for the One Book, One Community program and haven’t been able to tell a soul. And … Continue reading

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Review: Mockingjay has a satisfying ending

Warning: This review contains plot spoilers and other disappointing information.

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“Cleo: The Cat Who Mended a Family” by Helen Brown

When Cleo, the tiny black cat, arrived at their front door, Helen Brown and her family weren’t sure they wanted the new pet. They’d chosen her from the litter just weeks earlier, but in the meantime they’d endured a life-changing … Continue reading

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A book especially for girls with Asperger’s

Sarah Crowther holds a copy of her book, ‘Is Lydia Strange?’ at Borders Books & Music in Springettsbury Township. By BETH VRABEL For the Daily Record/Sunday News At first glance, the illustrations of “Is Lydia Strange?” by Sarah Crowther are … Continue reading

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Kids will love recordable books

If you haven’t visited a Hallmark store lately, you probably don’t know about their recordable storybooks. These are a great idea for grandparents and aunts and uncles who live far away from a little one, or for a parent who … Continue reading

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“Across the Years” by Tracie Peterson

A review from reader Mary Joe Vukmanic: This is the second book in the Desert Roses series by Peterson. The story begins circa 1929 and the main character is Ashley Reynolds, a young widow. She lives with her grandfather and … Continue reading

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