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Bookscover2cover review of Rabbit Warrior

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Goodreads Book Giveaway Rabbit Warrior by Janet Brady Calhoun Giveaway ends March 31, 2017. See the giveaway details at Goodreads. Enter Giveaway In an era of tell-all books and reality TV, it’s still unnerving for the average person to reveal too much about themselves, their dreams and dramas. The translucent nature of living in a world that thinks it knows you simply because it has a few data points results in an exhausting and inauthentic existence. While revealing your deepest secrets along with the attendant emotions you’ve been harboring for the better part of forever is a rough and rickety...

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'Berks County Time Train' host Mike Reinert becomes author

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Many in Berks County know him, and many have heard his voice as a journalist. Now, you can call him an author. Read the full interview below. Click here to watch the interview!

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Book Release: A Vietnam Presence: Mennonites in Vietnam During the American War

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Date: Friday, February 17, 2017, 6:30 p.m. Location: EMM meetinghouse Address: 53 W Brandt Blvd, Salunga, PA 17538 To read the full article visit: https://www.emm.org/what-we-do/events/item/2143-book-release-a-vietnam-presence-mennonites-in-vietnam-during-the-american-war

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J.P. McCaskey with Dolores Parsil on LCTV66

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An interview with Dolores Parsil, author of Lancaster's Good Man J.P. McCaskey. By LCTV66. A great glimpse of what you would find in the the book Lancaster's Good Man, John Piersol McCaskey: A Biography

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From Nicholas Stoltzfus to Klaus Greenywalt

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My books always start with an unresolved question or two. This is very much the case with Both My Sons, published by Masthof Press (2016). Nicholas Stoltzfus is my great (7 greats) grandfather through my grandmother, Emma Yoder, born Emma Stoltzfus to Mast and Mary Stoltzfus. As a teenager, I wondered: Who was Nicholas? Why did he leave his homeland in Germany and his mother there and emigrate across the dangerous North Atlantic to a new land, at great risk to his life? His story has grown more relevant over the last three years. Like the Syrian boat refugees of...

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