Parkway United Church of Christ Book Club

Parkway United Church of Christ 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:

  • June 6: The Murmur of Bees by SofÍa Sergovia 
  • July 11: Horse by Geraldine Brooks
  • August 1: When God Was a Woman by Merlin Stone
  • September 5: Just Mercy by Bryan Stevenson
  • October 3: Mad Honey by Jodi Picoult
  • November  7: Carolina Built by Kiana Alexander
  • December  5: Take My Hand by Dolen Perkins- Valdez
     
The Murmur of Bees By Sofía Segovia, Simon Bruni (Translator) Cover Image
By Sofía Segovia, Simon Bruni (Translator)
$14.95
ISBN: 9781542040501
Availability: Available to order; typically arrives at Bookmarks in 5-10 days
Published: Amazon Crossing - April 16th, 2019

From a beguiling voice in Mexican fiction comes an astonishing novel--her first to be translated into English--about a mysterious child with the power to change a family's history in a country on the verge of revolution.


Horse: A Novel By Geraldine Brooks Cover Image
$28.00
ISBN: 9780399562969
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Published: Viking - June 14th, 2022

“Brooks’ chronological and cross-disciplinary leaps are thrilling.” —The New York Times Book Review

Horse isn’t just an animal story—it’s a moving narrative about race and art.” —TIME


When God Was A Woman By Merlin Stone Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9780156961585
Availability: Available to order; typically arrives at Bookmarks in 5-10 days
Published: Mariner Books - May 4th, 1978

The landmark exploration of the ancient worship of the Great Goddess and the eventual supression of women's rites.

In the beginning, God was a woman...

How did the shift from matriarchy to patriarchy come about? In fascinating detail, Merlin Stone tells us the story of the Goddess who reigned supreme in the Near and Middle East.


Just Mercy: A Story of Justice and Redemption By Bryan Stevenson Cover Image
$17.00
ISBN: 9780812984965
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: One World - August 18th, 2015

#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • NOW A MAJOR MOTION PICTURE STARRING MICHAEL B. JORDAN AND JAMIE FOXX • A powerful true story about the potential for mercy to redeem us, and a clarion call to fix our broken system of justice—from one of the most brilliant and influential lawyers of our time.


Mad Honey: A Novel By Jodi Picoult, Jennifer Finney Boylan Cover Image
$29.99
ISBN: 9781984818386
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Published: Ballantine Books - October 4th, 2022

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • “Alternatingly heart-pounding and heartbreaking. This collaboration between two best-selling authors seamlessly weaves together Olivia and Lily’s journeys, creating a provocative exploration of the strength that love and acceptance require.”—The Washington Post
 


Carolina Built: A Novel By Kianna Alexander Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9781982163693
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Published: Gallery Books - September 6th, 2022

This “exuberant celebration of Black women’s joy as well as their achievements” (Kate Quinn, New York Times bestselling author) novelizes the life of real estate magnate Josephine N. Leary in a previously untold story of passion, perseverance, and building a legacy after emancipation in North Carolina.

Josephine N.


Take My Hand By Dolen Perkins-Valdez Cover Image
$17.00
ISBN: 9780593337714
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Published: Berkley - April 4th, 2023

Winner of the 2023 NAACP Image Award for Outstanding Literary Work - Fiction

“Deeply empathetic yet unflinching in its gaze…an unforgettable exploration of responsibility and redemption.”—Celeste Ng