Book Group News

“There is comfort, even among strangers, when people find something they are equally passionate about.” 

Book groups currently meet via Zoom and in-person. Please contact the shop at rakestraw_books@yahoo.com for details.

2nd Monday Evening -- Murder Mystery Monday Book Group
This group meets on Monday, March 13, 2023 at 5:30 PM to discuss Murder Under Her Skin by Stephen Spotswood. Staff facilitators: Susan and/or Ellen.

3rd Tuesday Morning -- Loucy's Book Group
This group meets on Tuesday, 21 February 2023 at 10:30 AM to discuss Sankofa by Chibundu Onuzo. Staff facilitator: Loucy.

3rd Wednesday Evening -- But "First" Wine Book Group
This group meets on Wednesday, 15 February 2023 at 7 PM to discuss Slammed by Colleen Hoover. Staff facilitator: Lisa
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3rd Saturday Morning -- Transatlantic Book Club
This international group -- we have partnered with a great bookshop in England! -- meets virtually on Saturday, 18 February 2023 at 9:00 AM to discuss The Mercies by Kiran Millwood Hargrave.
Staff facilitator: Michael.

4th Tuesday Evening -- "I Love This Book" Book Group
This group is on hiatus. Staff facilitator: Michael.

4th Friday Morning -- Julie's Book Group
This group meets on Friday, 27 January 2023 at 10:30 AM
to discuss The Girl Who Wrote in Silk by Kelli Estes. Staff facilitator: Julie.

These groups are free of charge and open to the whole community. Just read the book and come along to be part of these lively discussions.

Murder Under Her Skin: A Pentecost and Parker Mystery By Stephen Spotswood Cover Image
$17.00
ISBN: 9780593312803
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Vintage Crime/Black Lizard - October 11th, 2022

Sankofa: A Novel By Chibundu Onuzo Cover Image
$17.95
ISBN: 9781646221585
Availability: Coming Soon - Available for Pre-Order Now
Published: Catapult - February 7th, 2023

Slammed: A Novel By Colleen Hoover Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9781476715902
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Atria Books - September 18th, 2012

The Mercies By Kiran Millwood Hargrave Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9780316529235
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Back Bay Books - February 23rd, 2021

The Girl Who Wrote in Silk By Kelli Estes Cover Image
$14.99
ISBN: 9781492608332
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Sourcebooks Landmark - July 7th, 2015