Category Archives: Book news

Stewartstown author Donald Reinsel helps job seekers with ‘The Career Puzzle’

Stewartstown author Donald Reinsel, 53, is a business instructor at Consolidated School of Business in York.  He interacts with students of all age levels and socioeconomic backgrounds regularly, he said via the Book Buzz local author web form. “While the … Continue reading

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For the sake of your health, a summer read

Through September 17, the public is invited to participate in “A Summer Read,” according to a news release. The program encourages residents to visit local libraries and borrow “Overwhelmed: Work, Love, and Play When No One Has the Time,” by Brigid … Continue reading

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Wrightsville fantasy author releases new book

Jessica Eppley has been writing books for several years now. Yet, the Wrightsville author who recently published her fourth book has not settled on a routine for writing. “Usually an idea will just hit me, and I will write down … Continue reading

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Bestsellers from Books-A-Million for the week of July 11

Here are the top 5 bestsellers from Books-A-Million in Springettsbury Township. 1.       Invisible by James Patterson, HC, $28.00 2.       Mr. Mercedes by Stephen King, HC, $30.00 3.       The Fault in Our Stars by John Green, TP, $12.99 4.       Top Secret Twenty-One (A Stephanie Plum … Continue reading

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Reading aloud helps children grow

A couple weeks ago, I read a story on the New York Times about the value of reading aloud to children when they’re young. The American Academy of Pediatrics recommended that parents read aloud to children as a “daily fun … Continue reading

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Three authors to sign books July 19 at Irvin’s Books

Three authors will hold book signings from noon to 2 p.m. July 19 at Irvin’s Books, 2159 White Street, West York. Matt Swayne, Rachel Walter and Buffy Andrews will be signing books at that time. For details, call 717-843-2947 or … Continue reading

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Adams County author C. James Gilbert Jr. talks about creating characters for ‘A Darker Shade of Freedom’

By Sarah Chain For the Daily Record/Sunday News If you asked C. James Gilbert Jr. what he likes best about writing, he’d tell you about his characters. Specifically, he might tell you about James Langdon, the son of a cotton … Continue reading

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“to linger on hot coals” and other poetry that addresses grief

Writers Paige Cole and Catherine Bayly will be joined by Angie Yingst and Devany LeDrew from 2 to 4 p.m. June 28 for a free event at Midtown Scholar Bookstore, according to a news release.   The writers, who contributed to … Continue reading

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York author Rachel Walter fills everyday stories with meaning

York author Rachel Walter, 27, and her husband, Randy, were transplanting a rosebush in their yard one day. They didn’t know what color the roses would be on the rosebush, as it had not bloomed yet. “Do you know what … Continue reading

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York County educator releases new novel, “Casting the First Stone”

Having spent 27 years as an educator, Lisa Lawmaster Hess often heard her colleagues joke about writing a book. Now, two years after declaring her intent to retire early, Hess is celebrating the release of her first novel, “Casting the First Stone.” … Continue reading

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