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Each month, University Book Store's expert team of booksellers and book lovers host a variety of book clubs! To help grow our local reading community, University Book Store offers 20% SAVINGS on every book club title of the month!

Join us every month for lively discussions on the titles our book club hosts love. As an added bonus, attendees save 20% on next month's title to read ahead for next month's meeting!


The Odd Shelf Book Club

From history to memoir to cultural criticism – The Odd Shelf Book Club will discuss the best in new and classic non-fiction. Meets the second Thursday of each month at 6:30pm.

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Next Meeting: Thursday, July 11 @ 6:30pm

Mill Creek Store

June 13 • 6:30pm

The Mirage Factory by Gary Krist

The Mirage Factory

by Gary Krist

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July 11 • 6:30pm

The Feather Thief by Kirk Johnson

The Feather Thief

by Kirk Johnson

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August 8 • 6:30pm

Small Fry by Lisa Brennan Jobs

Small Fry

by Lisa Brennan Jobs

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Main Street Book Club

Readers of contemporary titles rejoice! Each month, The Main Street book club reads and discusses the hot new title that’s on everyone’s must read list on the fourth Wednesday of the month.

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Next Meeting: Wednesday, June 26 @ 6:30pm

Mill Creek Store

June 26 • 6:30pm

A Gentleman in Moscow by Amor Towles

A Gentleman in Moscow

by Amor Towles

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July 24 • 6:30am

A Place For Us by Fatima Farheen Mirza

A Place For Us

by Fatima Farheen Mirza

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August 28 • 6:30pm

The End of Loneliness by Benedict Wells

The End of Loneliness

by Benedict Wells

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The Usual Suspects

For fans of mystery, The Usual Suspects will help you find your next can't-put-it-down read on the last Friday of the month.

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Next Meeting: Friday, June 28 @ 7pm

Mill Creek Store

June 28 • 7pm

The Devotion of Suspect X by Keigo Higashiro

The Devotion of Suspect X

by Keigo Higashiro

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July 24 • 7pm

The Likeness by Tana French

The Likeness

by Tana French

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August 30 • 7pm

The Blessing Way by Tony Hillerman

The Blessing Way

by Tony Hillerman

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Pillow Fort Book Club

The Pillow Fort Book Club is perfect for readers ages 8-12! This book club is a fun meet up and introduces kids to the latest and greatest middle-grade titles. Discover new books, meet new friends, and encourage a life-long love of reading on the Last Sunday of the month.

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Next Meeting: Sunday, June 30 @ 11am

Mill Creek Store

June 30 • 11am

The Last Fifth Grade of Emerson Elementary by Laura Shovan

The Last Fifth Grade of Emerson Elementary

by Laura Shovan

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July 28 • 11am

The Westing Game by Ellen Raskin

The Westing Game

by Ellen Raskin

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August 25 • 11am

Pax by Sara Pennypacker

Pax

by Sara Pennypacker

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Murder & Mayhem

Summer Vacation

Our Murder & Mayhem Book Club is taking the summer off to catch up on grisly murders from sandy beaches. We hope to see you in the fall!

April 28 • 3pm

Bluebird, Bluebird by Attica Locke

Bluebird, Bluebird

Attica Locke

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May 26 • 3pm

The Murder of Roger Ackroyd by Agatha Christie

The Murder of Roger Ackroyd

Agatha Christie

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June 30 • 3pm

Descent by Tim Johnston

Descent

Tim Johnston

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Nick's Book Club

Join veteran bookseller and author Nick DiMartino for his monthly pick from the best of our new arrivals on the last Monday of the month in the book store café.

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Next Meeting: Wednesday, June 24 @ 6pm

U District store

May 20 • 6pm

A Treatise Selling Beans by Wieslaw Mysliwski

A Treatise on Shelling Beans

by Wieslaw Mysliwski

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June 24 • 6pm

Good Riddance by Elinor Lipman

Good Riddance

by Elinor Lipman

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July 29 • 6pm

Ma Bo'le's Second Life by Xiao Hong

Ma Bo'le's Second Life

by Xiao Hong

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The Other Book Club

Nick DiMartino's "Other Book Club" does things a little differently—they meet every Wednesday in the book store café and read only a portion of the best in LGBTQ+ and international fiction for an evolving discussion!

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Next Meeting: Wednesday, July 3 @ 6pm

U District store

May 8, 15, 22, 29 • 6pm

Leading Men by Christopher Castellani

Leading Men

by Christopher Castellani

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June 12, 19 • 6pm

Foucault in California by Simeon Wade

Foucault in California

by Simeon Wade

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July 3, 10, 17, 24, & 31 • 6pm

My Brother's Husband by Gengoroh Tagame

My Brother's Husband

by Gengoroh Tagame

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The Live Poet Society

For the best in contemporary poetry with a focus on POC and queer poets. Beret and turtleneck optional. Join us on the third Wednesday by the fireside on the main floor.

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Next Meeting: Wednesday, July 17 @ 6pm

U District store

June 19 • 6pm

Night Sky with Exit Wounds by Ocean Vuong

Night Sky with Exit Wounds

by Ocean Vuong

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July 17 • 6pm

1919 by Eve L. Ewing

1919

by Eve L. Ewing

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August 21 • 6pm

Dresses From the Old Country by Laura Read

Dresses From the Old Country

by Laura Read

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Kids Graphic Novel Book Group

Meet others who love comics and graphic novels and learn how to write and illustrate your own! This group will meet every Wednesday at 10:30 a.m. in July and August at our U District store!

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Next Meeting: Wednesday, July 10 @ 10:30am

U District store

July 10 • 10:30am

Phoebe and Her Unicorn: Unicorn Bowling by Dana Simpson

Phoebe and Her Unicorn: Unicorn Bowling

by Dana Simpson

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July 17 • 10:30am

Dog Man: Brawl of the Wild by Dav Pilkey

Dog Man: Brawl of the Wild

by Dav Pilkey

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July 24 • 10:30am

Amulet: The Stonekeeper by Kazu Kibuishi

Amulet: The Stonekeeper

by Kazu Kibuishi

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StoryTime for Kids!

Join us at our U District store for dramatic readings of the best in new and classic kids books. You bring the kids, and we'll provide the activities and entertainment. StoryTime for Kids is appropriate for ages 3 - 7.