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

However, we'd like to announce a scheduling change for the November meeting that might carry over into the new year: we'll be meeting on Tuesday, November 23 at 7:30 PM, on Zoom. Ken will send the meeting link out closer to the date. As per tradition, Ken's group won't be meeting in December; titles for January and beyond are still TBA, and would love suggestions.

 Tuesday, November 23, 7:30 pm: Shadows of the Short Days by Alexander Dan Vilhjalmsson


High Crimes Mystery Book Group:   
David Hagerty is running a very good discussions across a variety of genres.

Generally meets every other month. Zoom meetings, contact David for more information (call the store to sign up, 707-747-5155).

Thursday, December 3: 7:00 pm The Library Book by Susan Orlean


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. 





Shadows of the Short Days Cover Image
ISBN: 9781789094497
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Titan Books - October 20th, 2020

The Library Book Cover Image
ISBN: 9781476740195
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Simon & Schuster - October 1st, 2019