Book Clubs

Book Clubs at BookPeople

Book Clubs

Our clubs cover a variety of genres, from Kids books to classic fiction to mystery, science fiction, fantasy, nonfiction—just about everything! Every BookPeople book club is established, coordinated and moderated by a BookPeople bookseller.

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Book Club Meetings are Free

BookPeople book club meetings are free and open to the public!

Book Club Picks are 10% Off

When shopping online, include the coupon code “BOOK CLUB” at checkout.

Upcoming Book Club Events

View our Upcoming Events to see our upcoming book club meetings!

Amplify Calendar

When We Meet: Last Mondays at 7pm

Where We Meet: BookPeople cafe

What We Read: Books by BIPOC authors.

How to Join: Just show up! Follow us on Instagram here.

ATX SciRead Book Club Logo

When We Meet: First Sundays at 4pm

Where We Meet: BookPeople + virtually

What We Read:  Join the Austin Texas Science Writers for a book club devoted to the best of science and nature writing. We’ll revisit the classics and explore cutting-edge titles, from neuroscience to natural history, astrophysics to animal behavior.

Happy Hour Book Club

When We Meet: Third Thursdays at 6pm

Where We Meet: In-person at locations around Austin announced via our email list.

Kids Book Club with Austin Allies Logo

When We Meet: Fourth Saturdays at 1pm

Where We Meet: BookPeople kids amphitheater

What We Read:  Building empathy in young readers, one book at a time! This book club is open to all kids ages 8-12. This book club is co-hosted with our friends from local volunteer group, Austin Allies.

Ludicrous Speed Book Club

When We Meet: Third Mondays at 7pm

Where We Meet: BookPeople cafe

What We Read:  From speculative fiction, deep space adventures, and alternate histories to epic fantasy realms, all who can admit their dorkdom are welcome to join.

New and Noteworthy Book Club Logo

When We Meet: Last Thursdays at 7pm

Where We Meet: BookPeople cafe

What We Read: Hot new titles and noteworthy favorites.

Nightmare Factory Book Club Logo

When We Meet Third Tuesdays at 7pm

Where We Meet: BookPeople

What We Read:  Join our crypt-keepers as we help you navigate the bloody byways and diabolic depths of your fears with our horrific book club.

How to Join: Just show up! 

Required Reading Revisited Book Club Logo

When We Meet: Second Sundays at 4pm

Where We Meet: Virtually

What We Read:  We read the classics, but we define that broadly. Everything from the super old classics to modern classics, required reading within a genre, literature in translation, and cultural required reading.

The Book Club Was Better Promo Graphic

When We Meet: Second Mondays at 7pm

Where We Meet: BookPeople 3rd floor

What We Read:  Bestsellers with buzzy new adaptations? Under-the-radar classics? Movies you didn't even know were based on books? Join us to discuss what's lost (or found) in adaptation.

How to Join: Subscribe to our mailing list or just show up!

The New Romantics Book Club Promo Graphic

When We Meet: First Mondays at 7PM

Where We Meet: BookPeople

What We Read: Come together and make some new friends while we read about new lovers each month in BookPeople’s first romance book club.

The Seven Per-Cent Solution Book Club logo

When We Meet: First Thursdays at 7PM

Where We Meet: Virtually 

What We Read:  Come join as we explore the worlds of fiction's greatest mysteries. But you must hurry - the game is already afoot.

How to Join: Join our facebook group!

Y'all Means All Book Club graphic

When We Meet: Second Tuesdays at 8pm

Where We Meet: Virtually

What We Read:  Queer books! Anything goes: adult fiction, nonfiction, young adult, middle grade, graphic novels, etc. We love reading queer joy and don't love being sad, well, okay sometimes. This club is a variety pack of queer stories!