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)

 

Black Hole (Pantheon Graphic Library) Cover Image
$16.96
ISBN: 9780375714726
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Pantheon - January 8th, 2008

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, February 4, 2020
Featured title: Black Hole by Charles Burns

* Meetings at Greene Grape Annex


Mimi and the Wolves - Volume One Cover Image
$16.96
ISBN: 9781910395486
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Avery Hill Publishing - November 15th, 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: Wednesday, February 5, 2020
Featured title: Mimi and the Wolves, Vol. 1 by Alabaster Pizzo

* Meetings at the PLG store


They Can't Kill Us Until They Kill Us Cover Image
By Hanif Abdurraqib, Eve L. Ewing (Foreword by)
$14.44
ISBN: 9781937512651
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Two Dollar Radio - November 7th, 2017

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, February 11
Featured title: They Can't Kill Us Until They Kill Us by Hanif Abdurraqib

* Meetings at Greene Grape Annex


Evicted: Poverty and Profit in the American City Cover Image
$15.30
ISBN: 9780553447453
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Broadway Books - February 28th, 2017

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

Led by Greenlight bookseller Heather, 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 Heather to RSVP or for more information.

Next meeting date: Wednesday, February 12
Featured title: Evicted: Poverty and Profit in the American City by Matthew Desmond

* Meetings at the PLG store


Girl, Woman, Other: A Novel (Booker Prize Winner) Cover Image
$14.45
ISBN: 9780802156983
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Grove Press, Black Cat - November 5th, 2019

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, February 18
Featured title: Girl, Woman, Other by Bernardine Evaristo

* Meetings at Greene Grape Annex


The Price of Salt, or Carol Cover Image
$12.71
ISBN: 9780393325997
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: W. W. Norton & Company - March 17th, 2004

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

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

Next meeting date: Wednesday, February 19
Featured title:  The Price of Salt, or Carol by Patricia Highsmith

* Meetings at the PLG store


The Inexplicable Logic of My Life Cover Image
$8.49
ISBN: 9781328498021
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
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
$6.79
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


This Was Our Pact Cover Image
$12.74
ISBN: 9781626720534
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: First Second - June 11th, 2019

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, February 26
Featured title: This Was our Pact by Ryan Andrews

* Meetings at the PLG store