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

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

 

Fort Greene Book Groups

 

Prospect Lefferts Gardens 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: March 13, 7:30 PM
Featured title: Provence, 1970: M.F.K. Fisher, Julia Child, James Beard, and the Reinvention of American Taste by Luke Barr

* Meetings at Greene Grape Annex

 

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: March 14, 7:30 PM
Featured title: Hyperbole and a Half: Unfortunate Situations, Flawed Coping Mechanisms, Mayhem, and Other Things That Happened by Allie Brosch

* Meetings at the PLG store

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: March 20, 7:30 PM
Featured title: Intuitionist by Colson Whitehead

* Meetings at Greene Grape Annex

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:  March 21, 7:30 PM
Featured title: Half of a Yellow Sun by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie

* Meetings at the PLG store

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: February 27, 5:30 PM
Featured title: A Wizard of Earthsea by Ursula K. LeGuin

* Meetings at the Fort Greene 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: February 28, 5:30 PM
Featured title: Feathers by Jacqueline Woodson

* Meetings at the PLG store

 

PLG Romance Book Group
7:30 PM, First Tuesday of each month

Led by Brooklyn writer and editor (and Greenlight neighbor) Ashley C. Ford, Greenlight’s new romance book group in Prospect Lefferts Gardens reads and discusses contemporary romance novels. Email Ashley to RSVP or for more information.

Next meeting date: March 6th, 7:30 PM
Featured title: The Wedding Date by Jasmine Guillory

* Meetings at the PLG store

Provence, 1970: M.F.K. Fisher, Julia Child, James Beard, and the Reinvention of American Taste Cover Image
$15.00
ISBN: 9780307718358
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Clarkson Potter Publishers - November 4th, 2014

Hyperbole and a Half: Unfortunate Situations, Flawed Coping Mechanisms, Mayhem, and Other Things That Happened Cover Image
$19.99
ISBN: 9781451666175
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Touchstone Books - October 29th, 2013

The Wedding Date Cover Image
$15.00
ISBN: 9780399587665
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Berkley Books - January 30th, 2018

The Intuitionist Cover Image
$16.00
ISBN: 9780385493000
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Anchor Books - January 3rd, 2000

Half of a Yellow Sun Cover Image
$16.95
ISBN: 9781400095209
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Anchor Books - September 4th, 2007

A Wizard of Earthsea Cover Image
$8.49
ISBN: 9780547722023
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Houghton Mifflin - September 11th, 2012

Feathers Cover Image
$7.64
ISBN: 9780142415504
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Speak - January 7th, 2010