We host several different book clubs here at the Bookshop! You can check out our next selections below. The meetings are very informal, and anyone is welcome to attend. The books are always available at 10% off list price.
If your book club would like to register with us, we can offer you a 10% discount on your picks, too! Email firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
General Interest Book ClubThe next General Interest Book Club Meeting will be held on Sunday, October 27th at 1pm.
We'll be discussing Give Me Your Hand by Megan Abbott, available in store 10% off up until the date of the discussion.
Questions about this group? Email us at email@example.com.
Past Book Club Selections
Astoria Theater Book Club
The Astoria Theatre Book Club is a place for people to meet to discuss both classical and contemporary plays as vibrant literary and theatrical works. The club is for people with all levels of experience and comfort with theatre. It is not just for experts - even if you’ve never read a play before, please come join us. From Shakespeare and the ancient Greeks, to playwrights whose work is being performed right now for the first time, this club will read a diverse and expansive spectrum of dramatic works.
Our first month's pick is The Crucible by Arthur Miller, which will be 10% all month!
Our first meeting will be on November 9th at 1pm!
Mindful Astoria Book Club
We gather together every six weeks to share our understanding of and interest in a book related to mindfulness and meditation in a friendly and supportive setting.
Our next book club pick is Tao Te Ching translated by Ursula K. Le Guin, which is 10% off in store all month! We will be meeting on November 17th at 3:30pm
If you have any questions, please email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Book Club Past Selections
Young Adult Book ClubWelcome to the Astoria Bookshop YA Book Club! We'll be reading books published for readers ages 12 and up. The book club is open to everyone.
The next meeting will be on November 19th from 3-4pm. We will be reading In Other Lands by Sarah Rees Brennan.
For more information about the YA Book Club, email email@example.com
YA Book Club Past Selections
Feminist Reading Group
Our focus is on an intersectional exploration of women's rights and status worldwide.
The next selection is Juliet Takes a Breath by Gabby Rivera, which we will discuss on Thursday, October 24th at 7pm. The book is available for purchase at the Bookshop at 10% off all month long.
Questions about this group? Email Jen at AstoriaFeministBookGroup@gmail.com.
Feminist Reading Group Past Selections
Feminerdy Book Club
The next meeting is scheduled for Sunday, November 3rd at 1pm. We'll be discussing The Lies of Lock Lamora by Scott Lynch, available in store 10% off up until the date of the discussion.
Questions about this group? Email firstname.lastname@example.org
Feminerdy Book Club Past Selections
Parenting for Social Justice Book Club
Parenting for Social Justice meets every other month after reading a predetermined book that focuses on topics such as race, gender, social class, and similar subjects.
All are welcome to attend, however, meetings will aim to encourage dialogue between parents. Discussions will include issues such as implicit racial bias, cultural appropriation, and white privilege in order to raise self-awareness on these topics and also consider how personal insights can be translated into parenting techniques as well as interactions with other families and people in our community.
The next selection is Brown White Black by Nishta J. Mehra, which we will discuss on January 12th at 3pm
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Parenting for Social Justice Book Club Past Selections