JLWS Sustainer Evening Book Club

JLWS Sustainer Evening Book Club is a private book club. The is open to any member of the Winston-Salem Junior League. The club meets every other month during the evenings during the school year, September to May.

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:

  • July 2024Tom Lake by Ann Patchett
  • September 2024The Women by Kristin Hannah
  • November 2024The Heaven & Earth Grocery Store by James McBride
  • January 2025The Bondwoman's Narrative by Hannah Crafts
  • March 2025Dinner with the President by Alex Prud-homme
  • May 2025 The Covenant of Water by Abraham Verghese
Tom Lake: A Novel By Ann Patchett Cover Image
$30.00
ISBN: 9780063327528
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Harper - August 1st, 2023

#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • A REESE’S BOOK CLUB PICK

In this beautiful and moving novel about family, love, and growing up, Ann Patchett once again proves herself one of America’s finest writers.


The Women: A Novel By Kristin Hannah Cover Image
$30.00
ISBN: 9781250178633
Availability: Available to order; typically arrives at Bookmarks in 5-10 days
Published: St. Martin's Press - February 6th, 2024

A #1 bestseller on The New York Times, USA Today, Washington Post, and Los Angeles Times!

From the celebrated author of The Nightingale and The Four Winds comes Kristin Hannah's The Women—at once an intimate portrait of coming of age in a dangerous time and an epic tale of a nation divided.


The Heaven & Earth Grocery Store: A Novel By James McBride Cover Image
$28.00
ISBN: 9780593422946
Availability: For availability, email staff@bookmarksnc.org
Published: Riverhead Books - August 8th, 2023

THE RUNAWAY NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER

A NEW YORK TIMES NOTABLE BOOK

WINNER OF THE 2024 LIBRARY OF CONGRESS PRIZE FOR AMERICAN FICTION

FROM ONE OF TIME MAGAZINE'S 100 MOST INFLUENTIAL PEOPLE OF 2024

NAMED A BEST BOOK OF THE YEAR BY NPR/FRESH AIR, WASHINGTON POST, THE NEW YORKER, AND TIME MAGAZINE


The Bondwoman's Narrative By Hannah Crafts Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9780446690294
Availability: Available to order; typically arrives at Bookmarks in 5-10 days
Published: Grand Central Publishing - April 1st, 2003

Possibly the first novel written by a black woman slave, this work is both a historically important literary event and a gripping autobiographical story in its own right.


Dinner with the President: Food, Politics, and a History of Breaking Bread at the White House By Alex Prud'homme Cover Image
$35.00
ISBN: 9781524732219
Availability: Available to order; typically arrives at Bookmarks in 5-10 days
Published: Knopf - February 7th, 2023

A sumptuous narrative history of presidential food--from Washington starving at Valley Forge to Trump's well-done steaks with ketchup--from the co-author of My Life in France.


The Covenant of Water (Oprah's Book Club) By Abraham Verghese Cover Image
$32.00
ISBN: 9780802162175
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Grove Press - May 2nd, 2023

OPRAH'S BOOK CLUB PICK - INSTANT NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER - SUBJECT OF A SIX-PART SUPER SOUL PODCAST SERIES HOSTED BY OPRAH WINFREY