Category Archives: Fiction

York author publishes kids book that teaches fun lessons

The Adventures of Jonnie (A Rooftop Squirrel), a new book by Sandra D. (Marin) Reynolds-Herrell, has been released by RoseDog Books. This is a story written to help children learn and identify some of the dangers of life. It was … Continue reading

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Hanover author pens Harlequin cowboy romance

Hanover native Heidi Hormel is a debut author with the June release of her Western romance “The Surgeon and the Cowgirl,” which was inspired by an Adams County therapeutic riding program. In “The Surgeon and the Cowgirl,” retired rodeo rider Jessie … Continue reading

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Meet local author Rachel Walter

Name: Rachel Walter Age: 28 Lives in: York Family: Husband, three step-children, one daughter Hobbies: Reading and collecting coffee mugs Book title: “Pucked” Release date: Feb. 10, 2015 Published through: Self published Where to purchase: Amazon, Barnes & Noble, Kobo … Continue reading

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From Page to Projector: ‘The Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part 1′

Continuing the trend of splitting the final book in a popular series into two films, “The Hunger Games” released part 1 of “Mockingjay,” the movie version of the last installment of Suzanne Collins’ dystopian teen series, last week. With the … Continue reading

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From Page to Projector: ‘The Prestige’

Acclaimed director Christopher Nolan is back in theaters with his space epic “Interstellar.” A fair amount of my favorite movies of the 21st century — “Memento,” “The Dark Knight,” “Inception” — are Nolan works. One that often gets lost in the shuffle … Continue reading

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From Page to Projector: ‘The Princess Bride’

Few movies pull at all emotions quite like “The Princess Bride,” a fantasy movie from 1987 that has become a cult classic for its particular sense of humor, its blending of romance and action and its enduring list of quotable … Continue reading

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Poll: Which book is the scariest?

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From Page to Projector: ‘Pet Sematary’

‘Tis the Halloween season, and few authors’ works are more fitting for the occasion in both book and movie form than Stephen King. I’ve reviewed King classics “The Shining” and “Carrie” previously in this space, and this year, I thought … Continue reading

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From Page to Projector: ‘Gone Girl’

When “Gone Girl,” a thriller by Gillian Flynn, became a rapid best-seller almost immediately after its 2012 publication, people knew a movie would shortly follow. Sure enough, just two years later, a film adaptation directed by David Fincher (of “Fight Club” and … Continue reading

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From Page to Projector: ‘Alice in Wonderland’

There are so many childhood staples that I realize I missed out on while growing up, it’s hard to know how I managed to develop any kind of social cognition. I watched a bunch of Disney cartoons as a kid, … Continue reading

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