Category Archives: Local author

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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Camp Hill author publishes mystery novel, will sign books at Recycled Reader April 26

Keith A. Nonemaker of Camp Hill has published “Redemption at Creekside,” a mystery novel and the author’s first book, and will sign copies from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. April 26 at Recycled Reader, 1212 E. Market St., York. The … Continue reading

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Manchester Township author Buffy Andrews releases new book, ‘The Lion Awakens’

Manchester Township author Buffy Andrews’s newest book, “The Lion Awakens,” is now available.   The book is a modern David versus Goliath tale with two worlds, two teens and two destinies.   For thirteen years, Annie Lange and David McClure believed their … Continue reading

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Hallam author Stephanie Giese comes full circle through writing, blogging

As a new mom, Hallam writer Stephanie Giese turned to blogging to make connections with other women, mothers and writers. Just four years later, female writers are now looking to her to get connected. Giese has founded BlogU, a conference … Continue reading

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Local authors funnel Oz fascination into new book for film’s 75th anniversary

Meet Jay Scarfone and William Stillman, the wonderful writers of Oz. Both of the Hershey area, Scarfone and Stillman have published a book called “The Wizard of Oz: The Official 75th Anniversary Companion” that is chock-full of behind-the-scenes images and … Continue reading

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Local author Jessica Eppley will sign books March 1 at York’s Recycled Reader

In an event rescheduled from Feb. 1, local author Jessica Eppley will sign copies of her books from 1 to 3 p.m. March 1 at Recycled Reader Used Book Store, 1212 E. Market St., York. The first two volumes of … Continue reading

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Hallam author Stephanie Giese debuts juvenile fiction book

Hallam’s Stephanie Giese has written plenty for Smart magazine and her blog, Binkies and Briefcases, among other venues. But recently, she delved into uncharted waters with the debut of her first children’s book. According to a press release, “The Cookie … Continue reading

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Hallam author Stephanie Giese founds writers’, bloggers’ conference

Hallam author and blogger Stephanie Giese founded the BlogU Conference, to be held June 6-8, 2014, in Baltimore for blogger, writers, women and moms.

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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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York JCC to host book signing with Holly Metzger

York Jewish Community Center youth fitness director Holly Metzger will sign copies of her children’s book “Tryouts” Feb. 9, 2014, at the York JCC in York, Pa.

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