Category Archives: Local author

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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Author Harold Holzer to sign books in Gettysburg on Nov. 15

Author Harold Holzer will be at the Gettysburg National Military Park Museum and Visitor Center from 3 to 3:45 p.m. Nov. 15. He will be signing his new book, “Lincoln and the Power of the Press: the War for Public … Continue reading

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Meet the author: Susan Lapp-Mellott

Susan Lapp-Mellott, a 66-year-old retiree, recently released her book, “White to Black – With Many Shades in Between.” “Back in 2006 I was very close to death and I needed to write down all the blessings and joys I’d experienced … 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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Meet the author: Zachary Zinn

West York resident Zachary Zinn self-published his book, “A Song for Swans” in 2012. He discussed his book via our local author web form. The book follows Landon Hughes, a teen who experienced the anguish of cancer at a young age, Zinn … 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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Kreutz Creek library starts new ‘Chick Lit’ group

Kreutz Creek Valley Library Center is launching a new “Chick Lit” book group that focuses on women’s experiences in novels as penned by contemporary American women writers. The first meeting will take place on Thursday, Sept. 11th with a discussion … Continue reading

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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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Central Pennsylvania Romance Writers seeks new members

The Central Pennsylvania Romance Writers welcomes visitors and is seeking new members. The group will meet from 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Aug. 2 at the Joseph T. Simpson Public Library, 16 North Walnut St., Mechanicsburg. Published and unpublished writers … Continue reading

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