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Special Announcement: Due to Covid-19 health concerns, Bookshop Benicia Book Groups have been moved online. We will continue to update Please check our Facebook page for more updates.

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

Other Worlds Book Group:   

Our favorite sci-fi go to guy, Ken, leads this group. He focuses on science fiction, fantasy and graphic novels. 

Normally meets the fourth Tuesday of every month at 7:30 pm.  Zoom meetings, contact Ken for more information (call the store to sign up, 707-747-5155)

Tuesday, April 27: Brilliance by Marcus Sakey


High Crimes Mystery Book Group:   
David Hagerty is running a very good discussions across a variety of genres. Normally meets at 7:30 pm.

To participate in Zoom meetings contact David for more information (call the store to sign up, 707-747-5155).

Thursday, April 1: Deacon King Kong by James McBride

Thursday, May 6: Mean Spirit

Thurssday, June 3: Slow Horses by Mick Herron

Thursday, July 1: Blacktop Wasteland by S.A. Crosby


LGBTQ+ Teen & YA Book Group: Zoom meetings, contact Colin for more information (call the store to sign up, 707-747-5155).

Longtime bookstore friend Colin Amato will be leading this book group, which meets the fourth Wednesday of each month at 6 PM. Colin works for the Solano Pride Center, a 501(c)3 non profit based in Fairfield, CA, whose mission is to promote an inclusive community for all regardless of sexual orientation or gender identity. Bookshop Benicia is proud to partner with the Solano Pride Center. Welcome back, Colin! 


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. 





Brilliance (Brilliance Trilogy #1) Cover Image
ISBN: 9781611099690
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Thomas & Mercer - July 16th, 2013

Deacon King Kong: A Novel Cover Image
ISBN: 9780735216730
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Riverhead Books - February 2nd, 2021