Bedtime Book Club

Bedtime Book Club is a public book club.

Curious Conversation for Imperfect Parents: Reading and discussing parenting advice, parenting memoir, and adjacent fiction books. Interested in joining contact Keri Smith Gaylord at

Book club members, make sure to mention your book club when checking out in-store at Bookmarks to save 20% off your book club purchases.  

Upcoming Selections:


  • May 14, 2024 Essential Labor by Angela Garbes
  • June 11, 2024 The Secret Life of an Uncool Mom by  Serena Terry
  • July 9, 2024 What My Mother and I Don't Talk About by Michele Filgate
Essential Labor: Mothering as Social Change By Angela Garbes Cover Image
ISBN: 9780062937360
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Harper - May 10th, 2022


From the acclaimed author of Like a Mother comes a reflection on the state of caregiving in America, and an exploration of mothering as a means of social change.

The Secret Life of an Uncool Mom By Serena Terry Cover Image
ISBN: 9780008553296
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: HarperCollins - November 1st, 2022

From the creator of viral Tiktok sensation, Mammy Banter, comes a hilarious warts-and-all novel about modern motherhood - and how having it all sometimes isn't what you think it might be.

She used to want it all.
Now she just wants a nap.

What My Mother and I Don't Talk About: Fifteen Writers Break the Silence By Michele Filgate (Editor) Cover Image
By Michele Filgate (Editor)
ISBN: 9781982107352
Availability: Available to order; typically arrives at Bookmarks in 5-10 days
Published: Simon & Schuster - August 11th, 2020

“You will devour these beautifully written—and very important—tales of honesty, pain, and resilience” (Elizabeth Gilbert, New York Times bestselling author of Eat Pray Love and City of Girls) from fifteen brilliant writers who explore how what we don’t talk about with our mothers affects us, for better or for worse.

As an unde