Monthly Archives: January 2011

Best-sellers at Borders

Best-sellers at Borders Books & Music in Springettsbury Township for the week that ended Jan. 23. 1. “Shadowfever” by Karen Moning. 2. “The Inner Circle” by Brad Meltzer. 3. “Water for Elephants” by Sara Gruen. 4. “Decision Points” by George … Continue reading

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“Growing Up Laughing” by Marlo Thomas

A review from reader Loretta Martin: Being a huge fan of the TV show “That Girl,” reading this book was a no-brainer for me. Who doesn’t like to hear stories of funny? Thomas does it well in this book and … Continue reading

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EbookFling is Netflix for digital books

From the Los Angeles Times: It’s no secret that users of Amazon’s Kindle and Barnes & Noble’s nook digital book readers can “lend” copies of the books they’ve purchased to friends. But imagine if your universe of friends consisted of … Continue reading

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Southern York County group published another photo book

Eight junior classmates at Fawn Township Vocational High School clown around in 1934. That’s “Chub” Howard Brown’s car, a Ford Model T sedan. Kathryn (Brown) Jordan is on the fender. On the hood, from left: Janet (Morris) Edie, Betty Brown, … Continue reading

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“Under the Dome” by Stephen King

A review from reader Loretta Martin: At 1,072 pages, “Under the Dome” is one of King’s longer novels. To me, it went much too fast — I wasn’t ready for it to be over. An invisible dome settles down over … Continue reading

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Spy Dubai: next Bond novel has Gulf setting

From the Associated Press: DUBAI, United Arab Emirates — British superspy James Bond is heading to Dubai on his next mission. The author of the upcoming Bond novel, “Carte Blanche,” says the Gulf city-state will be the backdrop for 007’s … Continue reading

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Liven up winter with library’s help

DEBORAH SULLIVAN On the Shelves Not a fan of cold weather, I would personally like to skip winter and go straight to spring. But since that is impossible, my New Year’s resolution, if you want to call it that, is … Continue reading

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“Angelina” by Andrew Morton

A review from reader Loretta Martin: First of all, I am not, repeat — not — an Angelina Jolie fan. Never have been. And the more I hear and read about her, the more I don’t care for her at … Continue reading

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“Wolfsbane and Mistletoe”

A book review from reader Loretta Martin: “Wolfsbane and Mistletoe” contains 15 hair-raising holiday tales by 15 different authors, including Charlaine Harris, author of the Sookie Stackhouse series. If you’re a Sookie fan, the references made to the series are … Continue reading

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Warm up winter with a good book

The Mason-Dixon Public Library in Stewartstown will hold a two-day “Winter Used Book Sale” on Feb. 4 and 5. The sale, held in the back room of the library at 250 Bailey Drive in Stewartstown will be from 10 a.m. … Continue reading

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