Book Groups

Lively Discussions - Free & Open to All!

Join the Bridgeside Books Book Group the first Wednesday of each month for an open and lively book discussion. All are welcome to join the group. Group members receive a 15% discount on Book Group books.


Dates & Book Selections

Our meetings are the first Wednesday of most months.

  • 1/8/20 “White Oleander” by Janet Fitch
  • 2/5/20 “Improvement” by Joan Silber
  • 3/4/20 “March” by John Lewis
  • 4/1/20 Celebrate National Poetry Month! Bring your favorite poetry to share with the group
  • 5/6/20 “American Eden” by Victoria Johnson
  • 6/3/20 “Whiskey When We’re Dry” by John Larison
  • 7/1/20 TBD
  • August NO MEETING
  • 9/2/20 TBD
  • 10/7/20 TBD
  • 11/4/20 TBD
  • December NO MEETING
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Past Book Selections

  • 1/9/19 CANCELED due to weather
  • 2/6/19 Braiding Sweetgrass by Robin Wall Kimmer
  • 3/6/19 The Hounds of Spring by Lucy Andrews Cummin
  • 4/3/19 Binstead’s Safari Rachel Ingalls
  • 5/1/19 An American Marriage Tayari Jones
  • 6/5/19 Stoner John Williams
  • 7/10/19 *MEETING THE SECOND WEDNESDAY Cod Mark Kurlansky
  • August NO MEETING
  • 9/3/19 The Shadow of the Wind Carlos Ruiz Zafon
  • 10/2/19 The Overstory Richard Powers
  • 11/6/19 Into the Silence Wade Davis
  • December NO MEETING
  • Wednesday, January 3rd Red Notice Bill Browder
  • Wednesday, February 7th Pachinko Min Jin Lee
  • Wednesday, March 7th Our Souls at Night Kent Haruf
  • Wednesday, April 4th The Women in the Castle Jessica Shattuck
  • Wednesday, May 2nd The Magician’s Assistant Ann Patchett
  • Wednesday, June 6th Underground Railroad Colson Whitehead
  • Wednesday, July 11th *MEETING THE SECOND WEDNESDAY  Lincoln in the Bardo George Saunders
  • August NO MEETING
  • Wednesday, September 5th Sapiens A Brief History of Humankind  Yuval Noah Harari
  • Wednesday, October 3rd The Song of Achilles Madeline Miller
  • Wednesday, November 7th News of the World Paulette Giles
  • December NO MEETING
  • January The Hare With Amber Eyes Edmund de Waal
  • February My Name is Lucy Barton Elizabeth Strout
  • March The Sympathizer Viet Thanh Nguyen
  • April The Handmaid’s Tale Margaret Atwood
  • May The Sellout Paul Beatty
  • June The Burgess Boys Elizabeth Strout
  • July The Rent Collector Camron Wright
  • September A Tale of Two Cities Chales Dickens
  • October Hero of the Empire Candice Millard
  • November Lab Girl Hope Jahren
  • ‘Between The World and Me’ Ta-Nehisi Coates
  • ‘Euphoria’ Lily King
  • ‘A Constellation of Vital Phenomena’ Anthony Marra
  • ‘The Lowlands’ Jhumpa Lahiri
  • ‘Just Mercy’ Bryan Stevenson
  • ‘Americanah’ Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie
  • ‘The Secret History of Wonder Woman’ Jill Lepore
  • ‘The Last Report on the Miracles at Little No Horse’ Louise Erdrich
  • ‘A Man Called Ove’ Fredrik Backman

Your Book Group

Allow us to host your book club meeting! Just pick a date, gather your group and bring your own refreshments. We provide the space, comfortable seating and will be available to answer all your book questions.

Receive a 15% group discount for placing your book order with us (minimum of three books of a title). Any group is welcome to order copies. We just request the books be picked up and paid for in a timely manner.

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