Book Groups at Greenlight

In-Store Book Groups

Greenlight hosts book groups at both the Fort Greene and Prospect Lefferts Gardens stores! See below for featured book group selections and upcoming meeting dates, and feel free to contact the group leaders with questions. You can also purchase current book group picks through the links at the bottom of the page -- current picks are always 15% off at Greenlight, in the store or online.

Outside Book Groups

Greenlight offers 15% off to members of any registered book group on their featured books! Check out our Book Group Signup page for information on how to register your group and get your exclusive discount.

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Book Groups at Greenlight
(scroll down for links to purchase all featured titles at 15% off)

 

Curveball Cover Image
$19.95
ISBN: 9781910620052
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Nobrow - November 17th, 2015

FG Graphic Novels Book Group
7:30 PM, First Tuesday of each month

Led by Greenlight bookseller Emily, our graphic novels book group in Fort Greene reads and discusses graphic novels ranging from memoirs to adventures to fantasies and beyond.  Email Emily to RSVP or for more information.

Next meeting date: Tuesday, October 1, 2019
Featured title: Curveball by Jeremy Sorese

* Meetings at Greene Grape Annex


Curveball Cover Image
$19.95
ISBN: 9781910620052
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Nobrow - November 17th, 2015

PLG Graphic Novels Book Group
7:30 PM, First Wednesday of each month

Led by Greenlight bookseller Emily, our graphic novel book group in PLG reads and discusses graphic novels ranging from memoirs to adventures to fantasies and beyond. Email Emily to RSVP or for more information.

Next meeting date: Wednesday, October 2, 2019
Featured title: Curveball by Jeremy Sorese

* Meetings at the PLG store


A Field Guide to Getting Lost Cover Image
$18.00
ISBN: 9780143037248
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Penguin Books - June 27th, 2006

FG Nonfiction Book Group
7:30 PM, Second Tuesday of each month

Led by Greenlight bookseller Katie, our nonfiction book group in Fort Greene reads and discusses the most fascinating topics in nonfiction, both classic and contemporary, with seasonal themes covering a variety of genres.  Email Katie to RSVP or for more information.

Next meeting date: Tuesday, October 8
Featured title: A Field Guide to Getting Lost by Rebecca Solnit

* Meetings at Greene Grape Annex


H Is for Hawk Cover Image
$16.00
ISBN: 9780802124739
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Grove Press - March 8th, 2016

PLG Nonfiction Book Group
7:30 PM, Second Wednesday of each month

Led by PLG store manager Geo, our nonfiction book group in PLG reads and discusses the most fascinating topics in nonfiction, both classic and contemporary, with seasonal themes covering a variety of genres.  Email Geo to RSVP or for more information.

Next meeting date: Wednesday, October 9
Featured title: H is for Hawk by Helen Macdonald

* Meetings at the PLG store


The Last Samurai Cover Image
$16.11
ISBN: 9780811225502
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: New Directions Publishing Corporation - May 31st, 2016

FG Fiction Book Group
7:30 PM, Third Tuesday of each month

Led by Greenlight general manager Alexis, our fiction book group in Fort Greene discusses paperback fiction, reading broadly in contemporary fiction with the occasional diversion into classics. Email Alexis to RSVP or for more information.

Next meeting date: Tuesday, September 17
Featured title:  The Last Samurai by Helen DeWitt

* Meetings at Greene Grape Annex


A Lucky Man: Stories Cover Image
$13.60
ISBN: 9781555978433
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Graywolf Press - June 4th, 2019

PLG Fiction Book Group
7:30 PM, Third Wednesday of each month

Led by Greenlight bookseller Rose, our fiction book group in PLG discusses paperback fiction, reading broadly in contemporary fiction with the occasional diversion into classics.  Email Austin to RSVP or for more information.

Next meeting date: Wednesday, September 18
Featured title:  A Lucky Man: Stories by Jamel Brinkley

* Meetings at the PLG store


Pashmina Cover Image
$14.44
ISBN: 9781626720879
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: First Second - October 3rd, 2017

FG Young Readers Book Group
5:30 PM, Fourth Tuesday of each month

Led by Greenlight bookseller Sarah, our young readers book group in Fort Greene is geared toward kids ages 9 to 12, and reads great contemporary and classic chapter books. Parents are welcome (but not required) to attend, and pizza is served.  Email Sarah to RSVP or for more information.

Next meeting date: Tuesday, September 24
Featured title: Pashmina by Nidhi Chanani

* Meetings at the Fort Greene store


The Girl Who Drank the Moon (Winner of the 2017 Newbery Medal) Cover Image
$8.46
ISBN: 9781616207465
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Algonquin Young Readers - April 30th, 2019

PLG Young Readers Book Group
5:30 PM, Fourth Wednesday of each month

*Note: the September meeting will take place a week later, on the first Wednesday of October* 

Led by Greenlight bookseller Wynne, our young readers book group in PLG is geared toward kids ages 9 to 12, and reads great contemporary and classic chapter books. Parents are welcome (but not required) to attend, and pizza is served.  Email Wynne to RSVP or for more information.

Next meeting date: Wednesday, October 2
Featured title: The Girl Who Drank the Moon by Kelly Barnhill

* Meetings at the PLG store