Monthly Archives: September 2010

Lewis shares Amish recipes

Beverly Lewis, best-selling author of more than 80 books, is perhaps most popular for her Amish -centered books. Something about the simple life and the way her characters join each other for dinner each night appeals to many readers. (In … Continue reading

Posted in Cookbooks | Leave a comment

Former Gourmet editor to join Random House

From the Associated Press: Former Gourmet magazine editor Ruth Reichl is joining the Random House Publishing Group, where she will both edit and write books, including a memoir of her years at the now shuttered magazine. Reichl, who will serve … Continue reading

Posted in Book news, Food, magazines | Leave a comment

New version of Anne Frank’s diary

Anne Frank’s diary goes graphic. To learn more, click here.

Posted in Book news, Graphic novels, Nonfiction | Leave a comment

Dallastown native writes “Soldiers to Governors”

Richard Saylor, a state archivist and Dallastown native, has written “Soldiers to Governors: Pennsylvania’s Civil War Veterans Who Became State Leaders” (Harrisburg: Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission, 2010). Saylor is active with the Dallastown Historical Society and serves on the … Continue reading

Posted in Civil War books, Local author, Nonfiction, Political reading, War | Leave a comment

“The Graveyard” Review

Imagine a world where the safest place is within the gates of a graveyard, while all that is evil and dangerous waits just outside. This is reality for Nobody, called Bod, in Neil Gaiman’s amazing and award-winning “The Graveyard Book.” … Continue reading

Posted in Children's books, Kids' titles adults will love, Recommended, Thrillers | Leave a comment

New book reflects beauty of Lancaster County

York author and photographer Scott D. Butcher has released his latest book, “Lancaster County Reflections.” The more than 200 color photographs capture the area’s covered bridges, Amish buggies, historic churches, contemporary landscapes and more. The 128-page book sells for $24.99 … Continue reading

Posted in Local author, Nonfiction, Photography | Leave a comment

“Mind Games” by Carolyn Crane will hook you instantly

What if you could take your fears, your anxieties, your anger and depression and give it to another person so you wouldn’t have to feel them? What if that person you gave your disabilities to was a criminal and having … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

Most challenged titles of 2009

The 10 most challenged titles of 2009, as identified by Banned Books Week, include: • “ttyl; ttfn; l8r, g8r” (series), by Lauren Myracle • “And Tango Makes Three,” by Peter Parnell and Justin Richardson • “The Perks of Being a … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

New books by local authors

Area resident Gary Blouse has written “Hey! You Guys: Ever Been Out in a Boat Before?” about his adventures with friends on fishing trips. The book sells for $16 and is available at www.rosedogbookstore.com. Camp Hill resident Mike Silvestri has … Continue reading

Posted in Fiction, Local author, Nonfiction | Leave a comment

Best-sellers at Borders

Best-sellers at Borders Books & Music in Springettsbury Township for the week that ended Sept. 19. 1. “Wicked Appetite” by Janet Evanovich. 2. “Freedom” by Jonathan Franzen. 3. “The Thorn” by Beverly Lewis. 4. “Spooky York, Pa.” by Scott Butcher. … Continue reading

Posted in Best-sellers, Fiction, One Book, One Community | Leave a comment