This brief ran Tuesday in the Books section of the Press & Sun-Bulletin:

Mary Pat Hyland plans book signing

     Local author and former Press & Sun-Bulletin writer/editor Mary Pat Hyland will sign copies of her debut novel, “The Cyber Miracles,” from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Friday at Barnes & Noble Booksellers, Town Square Mall, Vestal.
     The novel’s heroine, Maeve Kenny, leaves New York City and returns home to Binghamton, where she learns by accident what happens when faith and modern technology collide.
     For more information, visit the novel’s official blog at
     The bookstore is hosting the event for local authors who are either self-published or published through small press houses.
     Genres range from children’s books to local history, drama to mystery.
     Other participating authors are Constance Watkins, Carol Anne Gendle, Jen Bokal, Paul Juser, Emory Titus, Claude Sheffield, Elaine Sullivan and Dwight Kemper.
     Their books can be purchased at the event, and the authors will be available for one-on-one discussion and for readings.