Category Archives: Book news

Meet the author: Robert Breneman

Robert Breneman, 85, of East Manchester Township released his book, “A Victim of Circumstance” in July. “Upon looking back over the many experiences I’ve had in my lifetime, some where I had been in the valley of death so many … Continue reading

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Meet the author: Jonathan Brandow

Jonathan Brandow, 63, of Lemoyne, released his book “The Just Market: Torah’s Response to the Crisis of the Modern Economy” in July. “The book is based on my knowledge of Jewish source texts and personal career experiences as a labor … Continue reading

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18-year-old York native Gabriella Gill pens novel, films book trailer

Morgan Elise Beatty, left, receives direction from author Gabriella Gill and assistant director Aimee Kallstrom. Gill wrote a young adult superhero novel, “Saving Metropolis,” and in July, she shot a book trailer to accompany the novel. The group met under … Continue reading

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Local author Mike Harris to sign books in York, Gettysburg

Local author Mike Harris will sign books from 12 to 2 p.m. Aug. 10 at Irvin’s Books in West Manchester Township and at 3 p.m. Aug. 16 at Pages of the Past in Gettysburg. Here’s a synopsis of his new … Continue reading

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One book. One community. Five choices.

It’s time to select the book that will be read for the One Book One Community initiative. The program is in its 11th year and represents a collaboration between 80 libraries in six counties, according to a news release. One … Continue reading

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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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