Book Clubs


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When:
Fourth Sunday of the month, 6:15 pm to 7:15 pm
Where:

Location shared on book club newsletter. Sign up here.

What:
Racial Justice, Labor, and the South Book Club reads non-fiction books centering on one or more of these topics. As an extension of the Racial Justice Centering Committee of UGA's United Campus Workers union, we invite all members of the Athens community and surrounding areas to come discuss the history and contemporary relevance of labor and racial justice movements in our lives. Book club members will decide what books to read by voting in person or through email
When:
First Monday of every month, 6:15pm to 7:15pm
Where:

Avid Bookshop, proof of Covid-19 vaccine and mask required.

What:
Hot Fiction reads very fresh (i.e., recent) hardcover fiction releases. Book club members decide what books to read by voting either in person or via email.
Paperback Book Club Avid Bookshop
When:
Third Sunday of the month, 6:15pm to 7:15pm
Where:

Avid Bookshop, proof of Covid-19 vaccine and mask required.

 

What:
The Paperback Fiction Book Club reads fiction paperback books, generally written within the last 30 years. Book club members decide what books to read by voting either in person or via email.
Young Adult Book Club Avid Bookshop
When:
2nd Sunday of the month, 6:15pm to 7:15pm
Where:

Avid Bookshop at Five Points | 1662 S. Lumpkin Street, Athens, GA 30606 | Google Maps

What:
The YA for not-so-YAs Book Club reads newer young adult books, usually alternating between hardcover and paperback. Book club members decide what books to read by voting either in person or via email.
Criminal Binds Book Club image
When:
First Sunday every month, 6:15-7:15pm
Where:

Buvez! | 585 Barber St, Suite A, Athens, GA 30601  | Google Maps

What:
Captivating mysteries and true crime books! We will read a rotation of true crime, classic mysteries, and newer mysteries (published in the last ten years). Book club members decide what books to read by voting either in person or via email.

Upcoming Avid Bookshop Book Club Meetings

Catch Me If You Can by Frank W. Abagnale
Event date:
Sunday, February 6, 2022 - 6:15pm to 7:15pm
The Island of Missing Trees by Elif Shafak
Event date:
Monday, February 7, 2022 - 6:15pm to 7:15pm
We Hunt the Flame by Hafsah Faizal
Event date:
Sunday, February 13, 2022 - 6:15pm to 7:15pm
 LaRose by Louise Erdrich
Event date:
Sunday, February 20, 2022 - 6:15pm to 7:15pm
Five Tuesdays in Winter by Lily King
Event date:
Monday, March 7, 2022 - 6:15pm to 7:15pm
The Ones We're Meant to Find by Joan He
Event date:
Sunday, March 13, 2022 - 6:15pm to 7:15pm
The Five Wounds by Kirstin Valdez Quade
Event date:
Sunday, March 20, 2022 - 6:15pm to 7:15pm
All My Rage by Sabaa Tahir
Event date:
Sunday, April 10, 2022 - 6:15pm to 7:15pm

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