Monthly Archives: November 2011

Comic Book Wednesday: Action Comics No. 1 sells big

By Matt Moore at the Associated Press: PHILADELPHIA — A rare and pristine copy of the first issue of Action Comics, famed for the first appearance of Superman, has set a record Wednesday for the most money paid for a … Continue reading

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“Keystone Tombstones” authors to sign books

Joe Farrell and Joe Farley will sign copies of their new book, “Pennsylvania Tombstones,” from 5:30 to 8 p.m. Dec. 2 at Gullifty’s, 1104 Carlisle Road in Camp Hill. The authors’ book, which they say is the first volume in … Continue reading

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Last week’s best-sellers

Best-sellers nationwide as reported by Publishers Weekly for the week ending Nov. 19: Fiction: 1. “Kill Alex Cross” by James Patterson. 2. “11/22/63” by Stephen King. 3. “V Is for Vengeance” by Sue Grafton. 4. “The Litigators” by John Grisham. … Continue reading

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Red Lion author to sign books

Lauren Rudacille of Red Lion has written her third novel, “Invisible Women,” the story of three women who embark on a quest to awaken their inner goddess.  She is also the author of “Saltwater Cowboy” and “Here’s the Thing …”. … Continue reading

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Comic Book Wednesday: “Wolverine and the X-Men”

In the universe where the X-Men reside, their world is torn apart, literally. Cyclops and Wolverine had a falling-out and the once united team fractures into two — and two comics. Wolverine and the X-Men is just one half of … Continue reading

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What do you think of new store?

Has anyone been to Books a Million?

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Cooks ’n’ Books to bake for diabetics

Members of the Cooks¤’n’ Books discussion group, from left, Lucille Bupp, Mary Sturman and Suzy Hershey, are shown at a meeting in 2007. They’ll focus on baking for diabetics at their Nov. 30 meeting. By DEBORAH SULLIVAN On the Shelves … Continue reading

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“Salvage the Bones” wins National Book Award

From the Associated Press: NEW YORK — The National Book Awards ceremony, held just blocks from the Occupy Wall Street protests, was a gilded tribute to the 99 percent. Stories of resilience in the face of poverty, displacement and disappearance … Continue reading

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Comic Book Wednesday: Morning Glories

It has been described as “Runaways (a comic) meets Lost.” On the surface, “Morning Glories” looks like it came straight out of the young adult book section, ABC Family or CW. This might have deterred some avid comic readers to … Continue reading

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Novel writing month

The local support group for “National Novel Writing Month” will meet 10:30 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday and Nov. 26 at The York Emporium used book and curiosity shop, 343 W. Market St. in York. National Novel Writing Month, known … Continue reading

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