Category Archives: Fiction

L.J. Matarese weaves faith into fiction

One Thanksgiving morning, more than a decade ago, L.J. Matarese woke up with a sentence in her head: “Goodbye, mom and dad. I’ll miss you.” That sentence later became the first sentence of the first draft of Matarese’s manuscript for … Continue reading

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Art Association of Harrisburg to host local authors of new ‘Wizard of Oz’ book

The beloved and iconic film “The Wizard of Oz” is celebrating its 75th anniversary this year. Enjoy local festivities as the Art Association of Harrisburg hosts two area authors – Jay Scarfone and William Stillman, who recently published “The Wizard of Oz: The … Continue reading

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Kaltreider-Benfer Library to host “Catching Fire” party

The Kaltreider-Benfer Library will be hosting a “Catching Fire” party from 7 to 10:30 p.m. March 28 at the 18 South Youth Center in Red Lion. The party is for teens 13 to 18 years old, and cost is $1 … Continue reading

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York College will host author Laura van den Berg Feb. 13

Laura van den Berg will read from her most recently published story collection, “The Isle of Youth,” at 5 p.m. Feb. 13 in the Brossman Art Gallery in Evelyn and Earle Wolf Hall at York College. According to a news release, … Continue reading

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Lancaster County Joel Moore author pens Civil War series, ‘Journey Into Darkness’

Lancaster County Joel Arthur Moore penned the Journey Into Darkness series about a teen boy who follows his father into the Civil War.

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Hopewell Twp. author Marilynn Larew releases thriller ‘The Spider Catchers’

Hopewell Township author Marilynn Larew released the thriller “The Spider Catchers” in October 2013.

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York author Susan Lapp-Mellott to celebrate book release at Irvin’s Books

York author Susan Lapp-Mellott will hold a release party for her novel “Trekking with a Capital ‘T’” Feb. 22, 2014, at Irvin’s Books in York, Pa.

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Review: ‘The All-Girl Filling Station’s Last Reunion’ by Fannie Flagg

Teresa Cook reviews “The All-Girl Filling Station’s Last Reunion” by Fannie Flagg in this Jan. 18, 2014, post.

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York Township author Donna Ferguson to lead children’s story time at Midtown Scholar

York Township author Donna Ferguson will read from and sign copies of her children’s book, “Rail Trail Kitten,” at 11 a.m. Feb. 1, 2014, at Midtown Scholar Bookstore in Harrisburg.

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Review: ‘Andrew’s Brain’ by E.L. Doctorow

David L. Ulin of the Los Angeles Times called E.L. Doctorow’s “Andrew’s Brain” “a memory book, a retrospective, in which Andrew looks back over his life to figure out how he came to be wherever he is.”

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