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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Fort Greene Book Groups

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

Led by Greenlight bookseller Nick, 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 Nick to RSVP or for more information.
Next meeting date: Monday, March 27, 7:30 PM (*rescheduled from March 14!!)
Featured title: Walking with Abel by Anna Badkhen

* Meetings at Greene Grape Annex


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, April 18, 7:30 PM
Featured title: The Testament of Gideon Mack by James Robertson

* Meetings at Greene Grape Annex


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

Led by Greenlight receiving manager Grace, 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 Grace to RSVP or for more information.
Next meeting date: Tuesday, March 28, 5:30 PM
Featured title: Raven in a Dove House by Andrea Davis Pinkney

* Meetings at the Fort Greene store

Prospect Lefferts Gardens Book Groups

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, April 12, 7:30 PM
Featured title: How We Survived Communism & Even Laughed by Slavenka Drakulic

* Meetings at the PLG store


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

Led by Greenlight general manager Alexis, our fiction book group in PLG 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: Wednesday, April 19, 7:30 PM
Featured title: School for Love by Olivia Manning

* Meetings at the PLG store


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

Led by Greenlight marketing coordinator Stephanie, 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 Stephanie to RSVP or for more information.
Next meeting date: Wednesday, March 22, 5:30 PM
Featured title: The Great Greene Heist by Varian Johnson

* Meetings at the PLG store

 

 
The Great Greene Heist Cover Image
$5.94
ISBN: 9780545525534
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Arthur A. Levine Books - April 28th, 2015

Raven in a Dove House Cover Image
$7.64
ISBN: 9780544230163
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Harcourt Brace and Company - April 15th, 2014

An African in Greenland Cover Image
By Tete-Michel Kpomassie, A. Alvarez (Introduction by), James Kirkup (Translator)
$14.41
ISBN: 9780940322882
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: New York Review of Books - October 31st, 2001

How We Survived Communism & Even Laughed Cover Image
$13.59
ISBN: 9780060975401
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Harper Perennial - June 7th, 2016

The Testament of Gideon Mack Cover Image
$12.75
ISBN: 9780143113195
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Penguin Books - March 2008

School for Love Cover Image
By Olivia Manning, Jane Smiley (Introduction by)
$13.56
ISBN: 9781590173039
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: New York Review of Books - February 3rd, 2009