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Easter and ANZAC shop hours

Easter is nearly here, which means we’re going to be taking a few well deserved days off to rest and spend time with our families. We wish you a very happy Easter and may the Easter bunny be generous.
Have you considered a book in lieu of chocolate? It is healthier and lasts longer, visit us on Saturday for some great bargains.
Thursday 18th – 9.30am – 5pm
Friday 19th – Closed
Saturday 20th – 10.30pm – 2pm : SALE! 15% off for one day only! Sale in shop only
Sunday 21st – Closed
Monday 22nd – Closed
Tuesday 23rd – 9.30am – 5pm
Wednesday 24th – 9.30am – 5pm
Thursday 25th – Closed
Friday 26th – 9.30am – 5pm

Featherston Booktown

We are thrilled to be at Featherston Booktown again this year – 4th year for us. Every year it just gets bigger and better and we love the way they encourage the younger readers in the area.  For those interested in finding out more – the programme is on their website.

If you are an author of children’s books (picture or chapter) and you want us to promote your books at the festival – email us at writersplotreadersread@outlook.com

New Blog – What types of books were the best sellers in our shop for 2018 – see the stats in the blog.

Writer’s Plot Readers Read Incorporated Society

If you want to have a say in how we are run, have ideas or suggestions for growing the organisation and shop we would love to hear from you. To join the society the application forms are found on the About Us page or email us.

Writers Plot Writing Group

NOTE: There is no meeting in April as Cat will be away.
Cat Connor (Upper Hutt author of the byte series) 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 – 18th May 2019.

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?

A Book a Month book club—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
Kids luck dip books $15
Secret Santa books $20 (already wrapped)

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