Peregrine's Book Clubs

Peregrine Book Company's mural detail collagePEREGRINE’S BOOK CLUBS

New members are always welcome! Join one of the groups below or create your own club. The books for each specific month featured in the book clubs will be available at 10% off the listed price.* Ask one of our staff for more details, check our Events page for current book club happenings, or sign up for our email newsletter.

LGBT BOOK CLUB
5:30 pm • 1st Wednesday of each month
lgbt book club Come join us for an adventure into literature with an LGBT theme! Host Sharayah Hudson is a local resident in Prescott who moved from Flagstaff to join her wife in this diverse community. It is her vision that people of all persuasions will come together and understand themselves and each other through LGBT literature and poetry. Come one, come all!

MYSTERY BOOK CLUB
The Sandman by Lars Kepler5 pm • 2nd Wednesday of each month
Join the Peregrine Book Company's Mystery Book Club for readers of mysteries, suspense, thrillers, noir, and whodunnits. Questions or comments? Ask for Jon! So far, we have read and discussed: Midnight at the Bright Ideas Bookstore by Matthew Sullivan; In the Woods, The Likeness, and Faithful Place by Tana French; The Drop by Dennis Lehane; The Hollow Men by Rob McCarthy; The Cartel  by Don Winslow; Out by Natsuo Kirino The Woman in the Window by A.J. Finn. • On June 13th, we'll be discussing The Sandman by Lars Kepler.

Natural History Book ClubNATURAL HISTORY BOOK CLUB
9 am • 3rd Friday of each month at the Natural History Institute
Come read with us! Natural History Book Club offers guided discussions on a diverse array of environmental and natural history literature for scholarship, inspiration, and understanding, in a welcoming atmosphere. hidden life of treesThe goal of the Natural History Book Club is to foster discussion of the exploration and discovery of the natural world, its dynamics and the role of humans within it, by reading the best in popular, scientific, adventure, and creative natural history. All are welcome to attend! Previous titles we enjoyed include: E.O. Wilson's Naturalist; and The Reason For Flowers by Stephen Buchmann. You can see what we are currently reading in the Natural History events calendar. Event Location: Natural History Institute, 126 N. Marina St., Prescott. Please email info@naturalhistoryinstitute.org for more information. • The book we will be discussing on June 15th is The Hidden Life of Trees: What They Feel, How They Communicate by Peter Wohlleben, translated by Jane Billinghurst.

FEMINIST BOOK CLUB
5:30 pm • 4th Thursday of each monthorlando
Our goal is to build and strengthen the feminist community in the Prescott area, learn and grow from each other’s experiences and contributions, and create a springboard for feminist-centered, intersectional social change in our community and beyond. So far, we have read and discussed: Ngozie Adichie's We Should All Be Feminists; Roxane Gay's Bad FeministJessica Valenti's The Purity Myth; Andi Zeisler's We Were Feminists Once; and Rita Mae Brown’s Rubyfruit Jungle. Questions or comments? Send an email to Ivy Oistad: ivydante@gmail.com.  • On June 28th, we will be discussing Virginia Woolf’s Orlando.

 

* Please Note: The 10% discount applies to books that are currently in print and available to bookstores.


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