Monthly Archives: August 2014

From Page to Projector: ‘If I Stay’

With Hollywood targeting the young female demographic in recent years, it seems that the young-adult novel has become a treasure trove of adaptation ideas. The most recent book to get the big-screen callup is “If I Stay,” published in 2009 … Continue reading

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Central Pennsylvania Romance Writers seeks new members in September

The Central Pennsylvania Romance Writers welcomes visitors and is seeking new members, according to a news release. The group will meet 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Sept. 6 at the Joseph T. Simpson Public Library, 16 N. Walnut St., Mechanicsburg. … Continue reading

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Comic Book Wednesday: ‘Cat Getting Out of a Bag
and other observations’

If you didn’t already know by your Facebook or Instagram feeds, yesterday was National Dog Day. We are a ways off from National Cat Day (Oct. 29), but since my husband and I are a cat-only household — for now … Continue reading

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and other observations’

Cassandre Bolan, M.A. Stone to sign books at Irvin’s Books

Cassandre Bolan of Carlisle recently won the Writers and Illustrators of the Future contest. She’ll be signing books from 1 to 3 p.m. Sept. 6 at Irvin’s Books on White Street in West York. Bolan is getting ready to launch … Continue reading

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Meet the Author: Don Gogniat

Don Gogniat, 68, of Spring Garden Township recently released his travel book, “Crossroads: Becoming a Geographer, Ten Joyful Travel Tips that will change the way you see your world.” “First and foremost, Crossroads is a ‘how to travel’ book.  Its … Continue reading

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BAM bestsellers for the week of Aug. 24.

1.       If I Stay by Gayle Forman 2.       Sixth Extinction by James Rollins 3.       Where She Went by Gayle Forman 4.       Fifty Shades of Grey by E L James 5.       City of Heavenly Fire by Cassandra Clare  

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On the Shelves: ‘One Book, Your Vote’ underway until Aug. 31

By Deb Sullivan York County Libraries What do you want to read and discuss in early 2015? That’s what One Book, One Community organizers want to know as they put their top five picks to a public vote this month. … Continue reading

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From Page to Projector: ‘The Giver’

Young-adult adaptations are all over the Hollywood landscape as of late. It seems like every other month, there’s a new teen book being made into an epic-looking movie. This month, there have been two, the first being a young-adult novel … Continue reading

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Review: ‘The Singular Pilgrim’ by Rosemary Mahoney

I don’t read large books, because it takes me forever to even finish reading one book. But there was a particular reason I picked up this 400-page beast by Rosemary Mahoney: I have been struggling with my spirituality. “The Singular … Continue reading

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