Category Archives: Young adult

From Page to Projector: ‘If I Stay’

With Hollywood targeting the young female demographic in recent years, it seems that the young-adult novel has become a treasure trove of adaptation ideas. The most recent book to get the big-screen callup is “If I Stay,” published in 2009 … Continue reading

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From Page to Projector: ‘The Giver’

Young-adult adaptations are all over the Hollywood landscape as of late. It seems like every other month, there’s a new teen book being made into an epic-looking movie. This month, there have been two, the first being a young-adult novel … Continue reading

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York author Rachel Walter fills everyday stories with meaning

York author Rachel Walter, 27, and her husband, Randy, were transplanting a rosebush in their yard one day. They didn’t know what color the roses would be on the rosebush, as it had not bloomed yet. “Do you know what … Continue reading

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From Page to Projector: ‘The Fault In Our Stars’

Young-adult novel adaptations are hardly anything new in recent years, but unlike the vast majority of installations in the genre, the one sitting atop the box office as of the publication of this review is neither fantasy nor dystopian. “The … Continue reading

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Local author Buffy Andrews will sign books May 24 at Irvin’s Book Store

Manchester Township author Buffy Andrews will sign her newest book, “The Lion Awakens,” noon to 2 p.m. May 24 at Irvin’s Book Store, 2159 White St., in West Manchester Township. “The Lion Awakens” is an action-packed young adult fantasy that … Continue reading

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Two area libraries team up to support local author Melissa March

The Paul Smith Library of Southern York County and the Arthur Hufnagel Public Library of Glen Rock will team up to host Melissa March in a discussion and signing of her first book beginning 7 p.m. May 14 in 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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Local author Buffy Andrews signs another book contract

Manchester Township author Buffy Andrews has signed a contact with MuseItUp Publishing for her third middle-grade book. “High Streets Dares” is scheduled for publication in winter 2014/2015. Andrews’ two previous middle-grade books are called “Freak Frank” and “Will, Middle Name … 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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