Monthly Archives: June 2012

New Oxford author doesn’t let eye disease hinder him

Kevin Turnbaugh, a blind author from New Oxford, doesn’t let eye disease hinder him.

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‘Love in a Nutshell’ by Janet Evanovich and Dorien Kelly

This is a fun, quick read, along the lines of Evanovich’s more famous work, the Stephanie Plum series. I’m wondering how much input she had. Is her name on the cover to boost sales, or did she help with plot … Continue reading

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Jeff Shaara to sign books at Gettysburg reenactment

Civil War author Jeff Shaara will hold a book signing July 4-7 at the American Civil War Wax Museum complex gift center in Gettysburg.

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Recently released: ‘The Age of Miracles’

Entertainment reporter Erin McCracken previews Karen Thompson Walker’s new novel, “The Age of Miracles.”

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Gettysburg author Jessica James honored for novel

Gettysburg author Jessica James’ novel “Noble Cause” is honored by Foreword Magazine.

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Poet and sexual violence victims advocate’s face replaces Sandusky’s on major PSU mural

Days after Jerry Sandusky was arrested in November, his face was removed from a mural on the Penn State campus. Now, days after Sandusky was convicted on 45 of 48 counts, artist Michael Pilato filled that space with the likeness … Continue reading

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Scavenger hunt offers chance for Hersheypark tickets

Enter the scavenger hunt at Buffy’s World by July 1 for a chance to win two free tickets to Hersheypark.

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Comic Book Wednesday: Liquid Comics
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Comic Book Wednesday takes a different course this week and explores the world of motion comics. What does this mean for the next generation?

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‘Rain Dragon’ by Jon Raymond

Amy and Damon are trying to start a new life, leaving behind ho-hum jobs in Los Angeles and visiting organic farms and small sustainable businesses in Oregon to see where they fit in. Their relationship is on rocky ground, too, … Continue reading

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Poet Jon Chambers to sign copies of ‘My Poetic Truth’

Harrisburg poet Jon Chambers will sign copies of “My Poetic Truth” July 7 at Midtown Scholar Bookstore, Harrisburg.

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