Local nutritional therapist and author Mandy Blume (Real Food Recovery: The Busy Mom's Guide to Health and Healing) will serve samples and sign her book at 2 p.m. Oct. 2 at Haslam's Book Store, 2025 Central Ave., St. Petersburg.
Anda Peterson, adjunct instructor of writing at the University of South Florida St. Petersburg, will discuss three memoirs (Scott Simon's Unforgettable, Paul Kalanithi's When Breath Becomes Air and her own Walks With Yogi: The Enlightenment Experience) as part of the book talks series at noon Oct. 4 at Cathedral Church of St. Peter, 140 Fourth St. N, St. Petersburg. Free; lunch available, $5.
Bestselling author Jennifer Weiner (Hungry Heart: Adventures in Life, Love and Writing) will be the keynote speaker at the Schaarai Zedek Sisterhood fundraising luncheon at 10 a.m. Oct. 26 at Renaissance Tampa International Plaza Hotel, 4200 Jim Walter Blvd., Tampa. Tickets are $75 until Oct. 5, $90 after, at tbtim.es/16lf.
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