November at Mill Street Books

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Mill Street Books is planning some great events for people who must eat gluten free. Mary Lumsden has many gluten free friends and has always tried to keep specialized cookbooks on the shelves to meet their needs. This Thursday, November 17th at 7:30pm Kathy Smart, author of the new book Live the Smart Way will do a cooking demonstration at Equator Coffee Roasters and talk about her Gluten Free Cookbook. Check out http://www.livethesmartway.com/ and join others who are meeting the challenges and seeing the benefits of changing to a gluten free diet.

Local Ottawa Author, Nerys Parry, will visit Palms Coffee Shop on Thursday November 24th at 7 pm to talk about the pleasures and pitfalls she experienced during her journey to bring her novel to print, and the surprising lessons she learned along the way. Attendees will walk away with tips on how to get their stories published and inspiration to keep their literary dreams alive.

On Sunday Nov 20th from 1:30 to 2:30 pm at Palms Coffee Shop, Grete Hale winner of the Order of Canada for her commitment to volunteer work will  share some of her experiences and will sign copies of her book, The Baker’s Daughter.

 Mary  recommends Submission, a novel with a contemporary feel. It is a fictitious account of the search for a memorial for 9/11.Terry Lumsden is absorbed by Ratking, the first book in the Inspector Zen series by Michael Dibdin.

Mill Street Books is ready for Christmas shoppers with new releases, Christmas books, quirky items like the morph pad and some items that are kept hidden from children so there are surprises Christmas morning.  Christmas music will start in the shop in December and the Christmas window display will go up early in that month.