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)

 

The Wicked + the Divine Volume 1: The Faust Act (Wicked & the Divine Tp #1) Cover Image
$8.49
ISBN: 9781632150196
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Image Comics - November 25th, 2014

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

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

Next meeting date: Tuesday, January 7, 2020
Featured title: The Wicked + the Divine Vol. 1: The Faust Act by Kieron Gillen, Jamie McKelvie (Artist)

* Meetings at Greene Grape Annex


Invisible Kingdom Volume 1 Cover Image
By G. Willow Wilson, Christian Ward (Illustrator)
$16.99
ISBN: 9781506712277
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Berger Books - November 5th, 2019

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: Thursday, January 9, 2020
**(Please note: January's meeting resides on a Thursday, not a Wednesday.)
Featured title: Invisible Kingdom Vol. 1 by G. Willow Wilson, Christian Ward (Artist)

* Meetings at the PLG store


And Now We Have Everything: On Motherhood Before I Was Ready Cover Image
$14.44
ISBN: 9780316393850
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Back Bay Books - April 16th, 2019

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, January 14
Featured title: And Now We Have Everything: On Motherhood Before I was Ready by Morgan Jerkins

* Meetings at Greene Grape Annex


Dishing Up the Dirt: Simple Recipes for Cooking Through the Seasons Cover Image
$25.49
ISBN: 9780062492227
Availability: Available at our distributor; usually ships in 1-5 days
Published: Harper Wave - March 14th, 2017

PLG Cookbook Club
7:30 PM, quarterly

Led by PLG neighbor and blogger Erin Orr of the blog Big Sis Little Dish, the quarterly Cookbook Club in Prospect Lefferts Gardens comes together to create connection and build community through food.

Please contact Erin to RSVP and confirm what dish you will be bringing. Erin is happy to recommend a recipe from the book if you’d like help deciding!

Next meeting date: Monday, January 13, 7:30 PM
Featured title: Dishing Up the Dirt: Simple Recipes for Cooking Through the Seasons by Andrea Bemis

* Meetings at the PLG store


The Other Wes Moore: One Name, Two Fates Cover Image
$13.60
ISBN: 9780385528207
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Spiegel & Grau - January 11th, 2011

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, January 8
Featured title: The Other Wes Moore by Wes Moore

* Meetings at the PLG store


By Night in Chile Cover Image
By Roberto Bolano, Chris Andrews (Translator)
$13.95
ISBN: 9780811215473
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: New Directions Publishing Corporation - December 17th, 2003

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, January 21
Featured title: By Night in Chile by Robert Bolaño
Featured title (below): Fever Dream by Samantha Schweblin

 

* Meetings at Greene Grape Annex


Fever Dream: A Novel Cover Image
By Samanta Schweblin, Megan McDowell (Translated by)
$16.00
ISBN: 9780399184604
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Riverhead Books - March 6th, 2018

Boy, Snow, Bird: A Novel Cover Image
$16.00
ISBN: 9781594633409
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Riverhead Books - March 3rd, 2015

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 Rose to RSVP or for more information.

Next meeting date: Wednesday, January 15
Featured title:  Boy, Snow, Bird by Helen Oyeyemi

* Meetings at the PLG store


The Inexplicable Logic of My Life Cover Image
$9.99
ISBN: 9781328498021
Availability: Available at our distributor; usually ships in 1-5 days
Published: Clarion Books - October 23rd, 2018

*NEW!* PLG Young Adult Book Group
5:30 PM, Fourth Monday of each month

Led by Greenlight bookseller Rose, our brand new YA book group in Prospect Lefferts Gardens is geared toward kids ages 13 and up, and reads great contemporary and classic YA books. Adult readers of YA are also welcome to attend, and pizza is served. Email Rose to RSVP or for more information.

Next meeting date: Monday, January 27
Featured title: The Inexplicable Logic of My Life by Benjamin Alire Saenz

* Meetings at the PLG store


Hurricane Child (Scholastic Gold) Cover Image
$7.99
ISBN: 9781338129311
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Scholastic Press - October 1st, 2019

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, January 28
Featured title: Hurricane Child by Kacen Callender

* Meetings at the Fort Greene store


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Ronia, the Robber's Daughter Cover Image
By Astrid Lindgren, Patricia Crampton (Translated by)
$6.99
ISBN: 9780140317206
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Puffin Books - February 5th, 1985

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

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, January 22
Featured title: Ronia, the Robber's Daughter by Astrid Lindgren

* Meetings at the PLG store