Category Archives: Coming soon

Windsor writer pens new Harlequin romance

Name: Cerella Sechrist Age: 35 Lives in: Windsor Occupation: Author/Barista/Secretary Family: My father is Wayne Sechrist (owner of local business, Co-Del Construction) This book is dedicated to him. Hobbies: Pugs, coffee, history, writing Name of book: “Harper’s Wish” Release date: … Continue reading

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‘Being Mortal’ brings end of life issues to light

Have you read this year’s A Summer Read, “Being Mortal: Medicine and What Matters in the End” by Atul Gawande? Through this book, Dr. Gawande challenges the reader to “consider how we want to die, how we want our loved … Continue reading

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Second book by regional romance author hits shelves in August

HANOVER, Pa.—Hanover native Heidi Hormel, whose debut Western romance novel was a Kindle Best Seller, will release in August her second connected book, THE CONVENIENT COWBOY. The novel, which received a four-star review from RT Book Reviews magazine, is published … Continue reading

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Summer reading program kicks off May 30

York County Libraries and GO York! will launch the 2015 “Every Hero Has a Story | Go and Find your Hero!” summer program with an official kick-off.  The free event runs from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, May 30 … Continue reading

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Dover author rises above adversity, finds happiness in writing

Elaine Foust’s three children are glad their mother is finding ways to make her life better. In 1991, Foust, then 39, was a single mother, raising 3 children on her own and graduating from York College with a degree in … Continue reading

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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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Megan Erickson returns with ‘Make It Count’

by Sarah Chain, for Book Buzz When Megan Erickson began writing her newest novel, she didn’t set out to write something funny. A scene just popped into her head – a girl, sitting in a college library, zoning out as … Continue reading

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Cartoonist, illustrator Mimi Pond to lecture at York College March 31

York College will host professional cartoonist and illustrator Mimi Pond for a lecture 3 p.m. Monday, March 31, in the Cora Miller Gallery of Wolf Hall at York College of PA, 441 Country Club Rd., York. The author and illustrator of … Continue reading

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Farming more than vegetables in central Pa.: Review of Arlo Crawford’s ‘A Farm Dies Once a Year’

I picked up the publisher’s advance copy of Arlo Crawford’s “A Farm Dies Once a Year” from the review pile here at the YDR because I adore two things: vegetables and a good memoir. The book jacket said this was … Continue reading

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Springettsbury Twp. author Chrissi Hart writes third children’s book

Springettsbury Township author Chrissi Hart will release her third children’s book, “The Legend of the Cross,” Feb. 2, 2014.

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