Monthly Archives: December 2012

Shrewsbury author Jessica Buck releases ‘The Departure’

Shrewsbury author Jessica Mary Buck released “The Departure,” a novel on assisted suicide, in October 2012.

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Series Sunday: ‘Life, The Universe and Everything’

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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Have you entered Martin Library’s poetry contest?

Martin Library hosts its annual poetry contest for students in grades 1 through 12, with submissions due by Jan. 19, 2012.

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York County readers pick their favorite reads for 2012

York County independent bookstore owners and York Daily Record/Sunday News staff pick their favorite reads of 2012.

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My bedside stack of books

I’m a happy reader. I have a towering stack of books I received at Christmas and it makes me smile when I look at it. With so much to read, I’m ready for winter. Here’s what I have, starting from … Continue reading

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From Page to Projector: ‘Les Miserables’

Dan Rorabaugh compares the new ‘Les Miserables’ film with the original novel by Victor Hugo.

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Shrewsbury grave hunter Kevin Buck chronicles visits in new book ‘Looking for Miss Crabtree’

Shrewsbury author and gravehunter Kevin Buck released “Looking for Miss Crabtree: And Other Confessions of a Gravehunter” in November 2012.

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Scott Mingus reviews Civil War book on Cannonball

York County author and Civil War lecturer Scott Mingus reviews the recent release “The Civil War in Pennsylvania: A Photographic History.”

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Comic Book Wednesday: ‘I Love Trouble’

Felicia seems to love trouble, but in the beginning of “I Love Trouble,” she is running away from it. Unfortunately for her, trouble loves her back.

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Conewago Twp. author David Duggin releases novel in episodes

Conewago Township author David R. Duggin is releasing his series of novels “The Man From Atlantis” in a series of episodes.

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