Electric Book Club

Electric Book Club is a private book club.

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:

  • January/February 2022- The Actual Star by Monica Byrne 
  • March- Cloud Cuckoo Land by Anthony Doerr

  • April- You’ll Never Believe What Happened to Lacey by  Amber Ruffin

  • May- Entangled Life: How fungi make our worlds… by Merlin Shedldrake

  • June- Harrow by Joy Williams

  • July- Harlem Shuffle by Colson Whitehead

  • August- Cowboys and East Indians by Nina McConigley

  • September- How high we go in the dark by Sequoia Nagamtsu

  • October- Sankofa by Chibundu Onuzo

  • Nov- Manywhere: Stories by Morgan Thomas

  • Dec- Sad Ghost Club by Lize Meddings

  • Jan 2023- The Lost Apothecary by Sarah Penner

The Actual Star: A Novel Cover Image
$27.99
ISBN: 9780063002890
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Published: Harper Voyager - September 14th, 2021

David Mitchell’s Cloud Atlas meets Octavia Butler’s Earthseed series, as acclaimed author Monica Byrne (The Girl in the Road) spins a brilliant multigenerational saga spanning two thousand years, from the collapse of the ancient Maya to a far-future utopia on the brink of civil war.


Cloud Cuckoo Land: A Novel Cover Image
$30.00
ISBN: 9781982168438
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Published: Scribner - September 28th, 2021

A New York Times Notable Book, a Barack Obama favorite, selected as a Top 10 Book of the Year by Fresh Air, Time, and Entertainment Weekly, and a Best Book of the Year by Goodreads Choice Awards, the Associated Press, and many more

“If you’re looking for a superb novel, look no further.” —The Washi


You'll Never Believe What Happened to Lacey: Crazy Stories about Racism Cover Image
$28.00
ISBN: 9781538719367
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Published: Grand Central Publishing - January 12th, 2021

*NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER*
*INDIE NEXT PICK*
*A LIBRARY JOURNAL BEST BOOK OF THE YEAR*

Writer and performer on Late Night with Seth Meyers Amber Ruffin writes with her sister Lacey Lamar with humor and heart to share absurd anecdotes about everyday experiences of racism.


Entangled Life: How Fungi Make Our Worlds, Change Our Minds & Shape Our Futures Cover Image
$18.00
ISBN: 9780525510321
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Published: Random House Trade Paperbacks - April 13th, 2021

INTERNATIONAL BESTSELLER • “Merlin Sheldrake’s marvelous tour of these diverse and extraordinary life forms is eye-opening on why humans should consider fungi among the greatest of earth’s marvels. . . . Wondrous.”—Time


Harrow: A novel Cover Image
$26.00
ISBN: 9780525657569
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Published: Knopf - September 14th, 2021

In her first novel since The Quick and the Dead (a finalist for the Pulitzer Prize), the legendary writer takes us into an uncertain landscape after an environmental apocalypse, a world in which only the man-made has value, but some still wish to salvage the authentic.
 


Harlem Shuffle: A Novel Cover Image
$28.95
ISBN: 9780385545136
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Published: Doubleday - September 14th, 2021

A NEW YORK TIMES NOTABLE BOOK OF THE YEAR NEW YORK TIMES BEST SELLER • From the two-time Pulitzer Prize-winning author of The Underground Railroad and The Nickel Boys, a gloriously entertaining novel of heists, shakedowns, and rip-offs set in Harlem in the 1960s.


Cowboys and East Indians: Stories Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780692443446
Published: Curtis Brown Unlimited - June 22nd, 2015

Set in Wyoming and India, the stories in Cowboys and East Indians explore the immigrant experience and collisions of cultures in the American West as seen through the eyes of outsiders.


How High We Go in the Dark: A Novel Cover Image
$27.99
ISBN: 9780063072640
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Published: William Morrow - January 18th, 2022

"Haunting and luminous, How High We Go in the Dark orchestrates its multitude of memorable voices into beautiful and lucid science fiction. An astonishing debut."  — Alan Moore, creator of Watchmen and V for Vendetta


Sankofa: A Novel Cover Image
$26.00
ISBN: 9781646220830
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Published: Catapult - October 5th, 2021

A REESE'S BOOK CLUB PICK | AN AMAZON BEST BOOK OF THE YEAR


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Manywhere: Stories Cover Image
$26.00
ISBN: 9780374602482
Availability: Coming Soon - Available for Pre-Order
Published: MCD - January 25th, 2022

Named a Most Anticipated Book of 2022 by Nylon, Autostraddle, Electric Literature, Lambda Literary, The Millions, and Lit Hub

Morgan Thomas's Manywhere features lush and uncompromising stories about characters crossing geographical borders and gender binaries.


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The Lost Apothecary Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9780778311973
Availability: Coming Soon - Available for Pre-Order
Published: Park Row - February 22nd, 2022