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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: 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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Julie Kress launches poetry collection with mass appeal

When Hanover poet Julie Kress is inspired, she finds a quiet place to write. Usually outdoors. “I write everything by hand, and when I have a few poems, I’ll put them in the computer,” Kress said. The 31-year-old Hanover native … Continue reading

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Adams County author C. James Gilbert Jr. talks about creating characters for ‘A Darker Shade of Freedom’

By Sarah Chain For the Daily Record/Sunday News If you asked C. James Gilbert Jr. what he likes best about writing, he’d tell you about his characters. Specifically, he might tell you about James Langdon, the son of a cotton … 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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York County educator releases new novel, “Casting the First Stone”

Having spent 27 years as an educator, Lisa Lawmaster Hess often heard her colleagues joke about writing a book. Now, two years after declaring her intent to retire early, Hess is celebrating the release of her first novel, “Casting the First Stone.” … Continue reading

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Stewartstown Historical Society to present ‘Letters from Home’

“Letters from Home,” by Springettsbury Township author Ronald L. Hershner, will be presented by the Stewartstown Historical Society at 7:30 April 2 at Stewartstown United Methodist Church, 26 S. Main St., Stewartstown. The book offers rare personal insight into the … 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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Midtown Scholar to host book signings with three local authors Sept. 14

Midtown Scholar Bookstore in Harrisburg will host three southcentral Pennsylvania authors for book signings 2 p.m. Sept. 14, 2013.

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Martin Library announces first Local Authors Week in July

Martin Library in downtown York will host its first Local Authors Week July 8-13, 2013.

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