Book Groups at Greenlight

In-Store Book Groups

Greenlight hosts several regular book group meetings in the store. As with all our events, book groups are open to the public and seating is first come, first served. Scroll down for buying information for featured book group selections. Current book group picks are always 15% off at Greenlight, in the store or online -- see below for buying information.

Greenlight Nonfiction Book Group
Second Tuesday of every other month

Led by Greenlight bookseller Geo, our new nonfiction book group reads and discusses the most fascinating topics in nonfiction, both classic and contemporary, with seasonal themes covering a variety of genres. This season's theme is Places.
Next meeting: Tuesday, September 9, 7:30 PM
Book to be discussed: Unfamiliar Fishes by Sarah Vowell




Greenlight Cookbook Club
Second Tuesday of every other month, 7:30 PM

Greenlight’s new Cookbook Club, led by neighbor and educated foodie Grant Bremer, meets on the second Tuesday of every third month to share dishes and discussion of featured cookbooks, with a focus on locally available ingredients and accessible yet adventurous recipes. First-time attendees can attend without cooking; for every subsequent meeting attendees are asked to contribute a recipe for the group.
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Next meeting: August 12, 7:30 PM
Book to be discussed: First Prize Pies by Allison Kave



Greenlight Fiction Book Group
Third Tuesday of each month, 7:30 PM
Led by Greenlight general manager Alexis, this book group discusses paperback fiction on the third Tuesday of each month.
(Please note: the fiction book group is on hiatus for the month of August.)
Next meeting: Tuesday, September 16, 7:30 PM
Book to be discussed: Nowhere People by Paulo Scott - with special appearance by the author!




Greenlight Young Readers Book Group
Fourth Tuesday of each month, 6:30 PM

Led by Greenlight bookseller and former teacher Brette, this book group is geared toward kids ages 8 to 14, and reads great contemporary and classic chapter books. Parents are welcome (but not required) to attend; pizza is served.
Next meeting: Tuesday, August 26, 6:30 PM
Book to be discussed: Twerp by Mark Goldblatt




Outside Book Groups

Greenlight now offers 15% off to members of any registered book group on their featured books! Email to find out more about registering your book group and getting your discount. Please mention your book group name to get your discount - either at the counter when checking out in the store, or in the "order comments" field when buying online.


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Unfamiliar Fishes (Paperback)

ISBN-13: 9781594485640
Availability: In the Warehouse Now - Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Riverhead Trade, 3/2012

ISBN-13: 9781617691027
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Stewart, Tabori and Chang, 3/2014

Nowhere People (Paperback)

ISBN-13: 9781908276384
Availability: Coming Soon - Available for Pre-Order Now
Published: And Other Stories, 9/2014

Twerp (Paperback)

ISBN-13: 9780375971457
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Yearling, 5/2014

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