Monthly Archives: September 2012

Lebanon’s Peggy Holt releases ‘Healing for the Heart’

Lebanon author Peggy Holt published “Healing for the Heart,” a Bible-based book offering encouragement to those suffering from chronic illnesses.

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Series Sunday: ‘The Giver’

Many books in my book queue are waiting to be read, and a common theme among them is they’re all part of a series, trilogy or saga. Each Sunday, I’ll share a book from a series. You can read along … Continue reading

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Hanover author Terry Gildow aims for seven novels — one page a day

Hanover author Terry Gildow is writing his first of seven novels, “Brown Blankets; The Crooked Crosshatch,” one page at a time via his blog, hewritesonepageaday.com.

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Annual PA Poetry Society Conference will be Nov. 1-3 in Gettysburg

Poetry readings are not the only events for poets to enjoy. We should really get ourselves to a conference once in a while, too. Especially when the conference is right in our backyard, and a great deal of talent comprises … Continue reading

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From Page to Projector: ‘Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets’

Dan Rorabaugh compares book and movie No. 2 in the Harry Potter franchise, ‘Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets.’

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Recently released: ‘The Casual Vacancy’ by J.K. Rowling

Entertainment reporter Erin McCracken previews “The Casual Vacancy” by JK Rowling.

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Roger Lynch releases novel ‘Assassins Within’

Windsor Township author Roger Lynch releases “Assassins Within” a novel that focuses on a terrorist plot that partially targets the York Fair.

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Stephanie Kranes to sign copies of HIV narratives

Stephanie Kranes will sign copies of her book, “A Method, An Imprint, A Link and A Breath” Sept. 29 at Midtown Scholar Bookstore in Harrisburg.

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Clifford the Big Red Dog celebrates 50 years

Clifford the Big Red Dog turned 50 on Sept. 24, prompting a celebration by Scholastic in New York City.

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Will JK Rowling release another ‘Harry Potter’ novel?

JK Rowling says she might write another novel set in Harry Potter’s world — not a prequel or sequel, but a “side step.”

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