Category Archives: Book news

York Rescue Mission seeking books for spring sale

The York Rescue Mission is looking for books as part of its spring sale to benefit the organization. People can donate books at the mission’s Economy Store at 283 W. Market St. in York – not far from the York … Continue reading

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Spring Grove graduate returns to sign book ‘Pack of Dorks’

Meet middle-grade author and York County native Beth Vrabel 11 a.m. Jan. 10 at Glatfelter Library in Spring Grove. Vrabel will sign copies of her first book, “Pack of Dorks,” which is about two loners who pair up to take on frenemies … Continue reading

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Hearts and Minds Bookstore hosting local author

Hearts & Minds Bookstore, 234 E. Main St., Dallastown, will host a celebration of the newly released books by local United Methodist pastor, the Rev. Dr. Kenneth M. Loyer, at 7 p.m. Dec. 9. Loyer will read excerpts of his … Continue reading

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Enter coloring contest and you might win bag of books

There’s still time to enter YDR’s Thanksgiving coloring page contest and get a chance to win this bag of books from York County Libraries and a $25 Target gift card. The deadline is 11:59 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 7. Winner will be … Continue reading

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Meet the author: Deb Lerew a.k.a. Leta Hawk

Franklin Township writer Deb Lerew, 45, recently released her book, “The Newbie: A Kyrie Carter Ghost Hunting Adventure.” “This book had its origins as fan fiction for the Syfy show Ghost Hunters. I love reading and writing both ghost stories … Continue reading

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Marathon reading of ‘Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone’ set

Penn State York will host a marathon reading of “Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone” starting at noon on Sept 25. The reading, in the Lee R. Glatfelter Library, will end when the book is completed, or about 7 p.m, … Continue reading

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Fifth edition of ‘Journal of York County Heritage’ to debut Sept. 28

The fifth edition of the Journal of York County Heritage, a publication of the York County Heritage Trust, will be premiering at a reception at 1 p.m. Sept. 28 at the Historical Society Museum, according to a news release. The … Continue reading

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Dover native writes memoir on baking, resourcefulness

Florence Ditlow, 67, never thought she would receive such interesting feedback from readers after publishing her book, “The Bakery Girls,” in November 2011. “One woman (who wrote to me) grew up smelling sticky buns because she lived so close to … Continue reading

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Feeling overwhelmed? Join a book discussion

Remember when I posted about the summer read program featuring Brigid Schulte’s “Overwhelmed: Work, Love and Play When No One Has The Time”? Book discussion groups are forming at a library near you! Talks are scheduled: 2 to 3 p.m. … 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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