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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: firstname.lastname@example.org
This group is lead by owner Christine and focuses on contemporary fiction and occasional nonfiction.