Monthly Archives: September 2011

Drunken Comic Book Monkeys to sign ‘Scary Tales’

Local horror writers Brian Koscienski and Chris Pisano, who love to write themselves into the story, will sign copies of “Scary Tales of Scariness” from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Oct. 15 at the Readers Cafe, 125 Broadway in Hanover.

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Beyond paper swans

A review from Tish Wells of McClatchy Newspapers: “Origami Architecture: Papercraft Models of the World’s Most Famous Buildings” by Yee Tuttle Publishing, North Clarendon, VT (144 pages, $24.95) Want a challenge? Most people are familiar with folded paper origami cranes … Continue reading

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Book Buzz gets a (mini) makeover

Check out our newly updated toolbar at the top of Book Buzz. We’ve added listings for independent bookstores and library branches in York County, plus a calendar of upcoming library book sales where you can snag a good read for … Continue reading

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New Kindles!

New Kindles have arrived! Read all about them here.

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Book Nook opens on weekday

The Book Nook will be open 4 to 7 p.m. Monday, Oct. 3, at 144 W. Main St. Windsor. This is the first weekday book sale the Book Nook has offered. The next regular sale is 9 a.m. to 2 … Continue reading

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“Other People’s Love Letters” edited by Bill Shapiro

I have always been interested in the makings of other people’s lives. (I guess I picked a good job field.) This is what drew me to “Other People’s Love Letters: 150 Letters You Were Never Meant to See” edited by … Continue reading

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Book sale, discussion in Dillsburg

The Dillsburg Area Library, 17 S. Baltimore St., will hold a book sale at the back of the library from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. Oct. 15. Gently used books for all ages will be available. The library needs volunteers … Continue reading

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Horror writers to sign books

Horror writers J.F. Gonzalez, Bob Ford and Kelly Owen will sign their books and chat with fans from 3 to 6 p.m. Oct. 15 at Book Ends of York used book store, 2856 Eastern Blvd., Springettsbury Township. Books will be … Continue reading

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Novel puts human face on Civil War

By BETH VRABEL For the Daily Record/Sunday News The further genealogist and author Clyde Payne delves into the past, the more stories come to life within his mind. And, considering that the York Township resident has traced his roots back … Continue reading

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‘Stuff: Compulsive Hoarding and the Meaning of Things’

“Stuff: Compulsive Hoarding and the Meaning of Things,” by Randy O. Frost and Gail Steketee, opens with the story of the Collyer brothers, two well-known hoarders who lived (and died) in a New York City apartment in the 1940s. Their … Continue reading

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