Category Archives: Book discussion

Kids’ review: “The Story of Solomon Screech Owl” by Beth Lancione

In the mountain of books Stacia and I receive for review, we get a handful of children’s books. I gave one of the books, “The Story of Solomon Screech Owl,” to Matt Anderson, one of my coworkers, to take home … Continue reading

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Dillsburg Area Public Library to host discussion on Cheryl Strayed memoir April 29

“Wild: From Lost to Found on the Pacific Crest Trail,” a memoir by Cambria County, Pa., native Cheryl Strayed, is the topic of a book talk to be held 7 p.m. April 29 at the Dillsburg Area Public Library, 17 … Continue reading

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Local author J. Arthur Moore to sign books at Gettysburg battlefield April 12

J. Arthur Moore of Narvon (Lancaster County) will sign copies of his four-part Civil War novel “Journey Into Darkness” 1 to 3 p.m. April 12 at Gettysburg National Civil War Battlefield’s museum bookstore, 1195 Baltimore Pike, Gettysburg. Moore will also share … Continue reading

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Stewartstown Historical Society to present ‘Letters from Home’

“Letters from Home,” by Springettsbury Township author Ronald L. Hershner, will be presented by the Stewartstown Historical Society at 7:30 April 2 at Stewartstown United Methodist Church, 26 S. Main St., Stewartstown. The book offers rare personal insight into the … Continue reading

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Two Mennonite women authors to speak in Lancaster

Two writers from two generations will speak side by side about their experiences as Mennonite women authors. Shirley Showalter and Valerie Weaver-Zercher will also reflect about their writing processes at 7 p.m. Feb. 24 at Mellinger Mennonite Church in Lancaster. … Continue reading

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Friday Five: Reads of romance gone wrong

Sarah Chain looks at five novels where romance takes a turn for the dark side in this Jan. 31, 2014, post.

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2014 One Book, One Community programs kick off in York

York County Libraries announces planned programs for its 2014 One Book, One Community read, focusing on “The Worst Hard Time” by Timothy Egan.

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Friday Five: Books I’d re-read in a heartbeat

In this Friday Five post for Jan. 10, 2014, Sarah Chain reflects on five books she’d re-read in a heartbeat.

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The best (and worst) books of 2013

Dallastown resident and former Red Lion Area High School English teacher Rebecca Thiegs lists some of her favorite — and not-so-favorite — reads from 2013.

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Author Howard Ernst to speak on Chesapeake Bay at Adams County Ag Center

Strawberry Hill Nature Preserve will host Howard Ernst, author of “Fight For the Bay,” Jan. 28, 2014, at the Adams County Ag Center in Gettysburg, Pa.

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