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 By Monica Byrne 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) crafts an unforgettable piece of speculative fiction about where humanity came from, where we are now, and where we’re going—and how, in every age, the same forces that drive us apart also bind us together.


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

On the New York Times bestseller list for over 20 weeks * A New York Times Notable Book * A National Book Award Finalist * Named a Best Book of the Year by Fresh Air, Time, Entertainment Weekly, Associated Press, and many more

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


You'll Never Believe What Happened to Lacey: Crazy Stories about Racism By Amber Ruffin, Lacey Lamar Cover Image
$28.00
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ISBN: 9781538719367
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 By Merlin Sheldrake Cover Image
$18.00
ISBN: 9780525510321
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Published: Random House Trade Paperbacks - April 13th, 2021

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • A “brilliant [and] entrancing” (The Guardian) journey into the hidden lives of fungi—the great connectors of the living world—and their astonishing and intimate roles in human life, with the power to heal our bodies, expand our minds, and help us address our most urgent environmental problems.


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

In her first novel since the Pulitzer Prize–nominated The Quick and the Dead, 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 By Colson Whitehead Cover Image
$28.95
ISBN: 9780385545136
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Published: Doubleday - September 14th, 2021

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER From the two-time Pulitzer Prize-winning author of The Underground Railroad and The Nickel Boys, this gloriously entertaining novel is  “fast-paced, keen-eyed and very funny ... about race, power and the history of Harlem all disguised as a thrill-ride crime novel" (San Francisco Chronicle).


Cowboys and East Indians: Stories By Nina McConigley 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 By Sequoia Nagamatsu Cover Image
$27.99
ISBN: 9780063072640
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Published: William Morrow - January 18th, 2022

NATIONAL BESTSELLER NEW YORK TIMES BOOK REVIEW EDITORS' CHOICE ROXANE GAY'S AUDACIOUS BOOK CLUB PICK FINALIST FOR THE URSULA K. LE GUIN PRIZE


Sankofa: A Novel By Chibundu Onuzo 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


Manywhere: Stories By Morgan Thomas Cover Image
$26.00
ISBN: 9780374602482
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Published: MCD - January 25th, 2022

"These breathlessly imaginative stories are all the more remarkable for the elegant, organic ways in which the author unhooks language from its entrenched assumptions about men and women." —The New York Times Book Review

"Wonderful stories. Impressive range. Delightfully, compellingly queer."—Roxane Gay


The Lost Apothecary By Sarah Penner Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9780778311973
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Published: Park Row - February 22nd, 2022

INSTANT NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER

Named Most Anticipated of 2021 by Newsweek, Good Housekeeping, Hello magazine, Oprah.com, Bustle, Popsugar, Betches, Sweet July, and GoodReads


March 2021 Indie Next Pick and #1 LibraryReads Pick