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Book Groups

Purchase your book in store and receive a 15% book group discount! Call us at 707-747-5155 to order!

Other Worlds Book Group:   

Meets fourth Monday of every month at 7:30 pm.   
Our favorite sci-fi go to guy, Ken, leads this group.  He focuses on science fiction, fantasy and graphic novels. 

January 23: The Master and Margarita by Mikhail Bulgakov

February 27: Planetside by Michael Mammay

March 26: Rediscovery: Science Fiction by Women 1958-1963Gideon Marcus et al, eds.


High Crimes Mystery Book Group:   
Generally meets every other month 6:00 - 7:00 pm. David Hagerty is running a very good discussion. The Mystery Book Group is accepting new members.  Contact Bookshop Benicia for more information: 707-747-5155.

Thursday, February 6: Only to Sleep, a Marlow novel by Lawrence Osborne AND The Long Goodbye by Raymond Chandler. David encourages book group members to watch the classic movie, The Long Goodbye


LGBT+ Book Group:

Colin Amato will be leading this book group. Upcoming dates to be announced. Please email or call the bookstore to be added to the contact list, bookshopbenicia@hotmail.com707-747-5155.


Contemporary Book Group

The Contemporary Book Group is on hiatus until further notice. If you are interested in the group and have ideas about when you want to meet as a group, please send us an email: 
This group is lead by owner Christine and focuses on contemporary fiction and occasional nonfiction. 





Planetside Cover Image
ISBN: 9780062694669
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Harper Voyager - July 31st, 2018

Rediscovery: Science Fiction by Women (1958 to 1963): Yesterday's luminaries introduced by today's rising stars Cover Image
By Gideon Marcus (Editor), A. J. Howells (Other), Janice Marcus (Composer)
ISBN: 9781951320003
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Journey Press - August 30th, 2019

Only to Sleep: A Philip Marlowe Novel Cover Image
ISBN: 9781524759629
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Hogarth - April 2nd, 2019

The Long Goodbye (A Philip Marlowe Novel #6) Cover Image
ISBN: 9780394757681
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Vintage Crime/Black Lizard - August 12th, 1988