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Lee-thal Latte   

Now available from the shop – Make fresh natural turmeric latte in your own home with no mess and no fuss. Just heat Lee-thal Latte Turmeric concentrate in your milk of choice and enjoy … while relaxing with a good book.

Writing Group

See the Events Calendar for our next meeting.

Cat Connor will be hosting a writing group in the shop, every 3rd Saturday of the month. Talk with other writers, get some feedback from the group on your work. Tell us what do you need from a writing group. All welcome, refreshments provided. $5  Next meeting – Saturday 16th June 2018

Meet the Author

We will be having authors in the shop for the week 2 July to 6 July – between 3 pm and 5 pm

Wed 4 July – Michele Clark McConnochie author of The Strange Sagas of Sabrina Summers series

More information will be posted on the Meet the author page of this website, Facebook, in eventfinda and the ‘What’s On’ page of Upper Hutt Leader and Hutt News community papers plus Neighbourly.

Wairarapa Word

First Sunday of the month at 3pm – Carterton Events Centre
Featured writers and open mic. Entry by koha
To check what events are on – Follow Wairarapa Word on Facebook
Hosted by Almo’s Books, High St, Carterton.
Supported by Carterton District Creative Communities Scheme.

Upper Hutt Bookclub

Enjoy reading and would like to belong to a book club?
Book Club here in Upper Hutt — see Meetup.com
Put ‘Upper Hutt Book Club’ in the search, there is a meeting scheduled every month.

South Wairarapa Book & Wine Club

A new group to discuss a good book and try some of the local food at wine – at a different restaurant in the South Wairarapa. Check it out on Meetup.com

What else?

Book clubs, sign up for one now!
A Book a Month bookclub—a great Christmas or birthday idea.
Rent a desk for the day in the shop—refreshments and Internet access provided.
Editing/proofing/beta reading services available at competitive costs.
Publishing assistance provided.
Storytelling sessions.

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