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Special Announcement: Due to Covid-19 health concerns, Bookshop Benicia will be temporarily closed, beginning on Tuesday, March 17 at 3:00 pm. Our Book Groups have been postponed through the end of April. We will continue to update this information. 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:   

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. 

*March 23: The Blue Sword by Robin McKinley  POSTPONED

April 27: Rediscovery: Science Fiction by Women, 1958-1963, ed. by Gideon Marcus et al (*formerly March selection) POSTPONED

May 25: The Parable of the Sower by Octavia Butler

 

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

Thursday, March 26: Transcription by Kate Atkinson POSTPONED

Thursday, May 28: Chicago by David Mamet

 

LGBTQ+ Teen & YA Book Group:

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! 

March 25: Aristotle and Dante Discover the Secrets of the Universe by Benjamin Alire Sáenz POSTPONED

April 22: Symptoms of Being Human by Jeff Garvin POSTPONED

May 27: The Gentlemen's Guide to Vice and Virtue by Mackenzi Lee

June 24: Luna by Julie Anne Peters

 

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: bookshopbenicia@hotmail.com 
This group is lead by owner Christine and focuses on contemporary fiction and occasional nonfiction. 

 

 

 


 

Blue Sword Cover Image
Email or call for price.
ISBN: 9780441068807
Availability: Special Order
Published: Ace - March 15th, 1987

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)
$14.99
ISBN: 9781951320003
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Journey Press - August 30th, 2019

Parable of the Sower Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9781538732182
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Grand Central Publishing - April 30th, 2019

Only to Sleep: A Philip Marlowe Novel Cover Image
$16.00
ISBN: 9781524759629
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Hogarth - April 2nd, 2019

The Long Goodbye (A Philip Marlowe Novel #6) Cover Image
$16.00
ISBN: 9780394757681
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Vintage Crime/Black Lizard - August 12th, 1988

Transcription: A Novel Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9780316176668
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Back Bay Books - April 23rd, 2019

Chicago: A Novel Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9780062797209
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Custom House - November 13th, 2018

Aristotle and Dante Discover the Secrets of the Universe Cover Image
$14.99
ISBN: 9781442408937
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers - April 1st, 2014

Symptoms of Being Human Cover Image
$9.99
ISBN: 9780062382870
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Balzer + Bray - November 14th, 2017

The Gentleman's Guide to Vice and Virtue (Montague Siblings #1) Cover Image
$9.99
ISBN: 9780062382818
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Katherine Tegen Books - September 4th, 2018

Luna Cover Image
$10.99
ISBN: 9780316011273
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers - February 1st, 2006