Book Clubs

Bookworks Book Group, second Wednesday of each month at 7 pm. This long-running book club that focuses on thought-provoking new fiction and nonfiction chosen by its members is open to the public. 

Vamos a Leer Book Club, first Monday of each month at 5pm: This group is for educators and community members looking for engaging young adult literature with Latino themes. To see the current title and a list of titles, please visit Vamos a Leer's website.


We are always open to book clubs who need a place to meet, or if you want to start a new book club at the store! Please email or call 505-344-8139 for more information about holding a book club meeting at the store, or starting a book club at Bookworks.

Here are the benefits to working with Bookworks:

  • Bookworks can help you pick new selections for your club, based on your club’s interests
  • We can order books for your group and hold them at the store for member pickup
  • 10% off any book club order of 5 books or more
  • Event opportunities with visiting offers, Skype events and special author events for your club.
  • Promotion of your club via our newsletters and online vehicles

So get organized, and get in touch!

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Anne Hillerman, July 24, 7pm
Spider Woman's Daughter

Nell Bernstein, July 28, 7pm
Burning Down the House, on prison reform

Alicia Gaspar de Alba, July 29, 6pm
[Un]framing the "Bad Woman"

Jo-Ann Mapson, July 31, 7pm
Owen's Daughter, a novel

Kimberley Griffiths-Little, Aug 2, 10:30
The Time of the Fireflies, YA fiction

Nikki Loftin, August 2, 10:30 am
Nightingale's Nest, new YA fiction

Livia Blackburne, August 5, 7pm
Midnight Thief, new YA fantasy

Ryan Winfield, August 9, 3:30pm
Romance Panel with Land of Enchantment
Romance Writers of America

Margaret Randall, August 10, 3pm
About Charlie Lindbergh & Other Poems

Carolyn Meyer, August 11, 7pm
Victoria Rebels, historical YA fiction

Lois Rudnick, August 12, 7pm
Intimate Memories, on Mabel Dodge

Benjamin Radford, August 14, 7pm
Mysterious New Mexico

Blair Stocker, August 15, 7pm
Wisecraft, DIY crafting

John Nichols, August 16, 3pm
American Blood & An Elegy for September

Zora O'Neill, August 17, 3pm
Moon's Guide to New Mexico

Susan Slater, August 18, 7pm
Rollover, a new Poisoned Pen mystery

Kevin Fedarko, August 19 & 20, 7pm
The Emerald Mile, the fastest boat race
Rio Grande Nature Center
2901 Candelaria NW

Sherri Burr, August 27, 7pm
A Short and Happy Guide to Financial Planning

Hampton Sides, August 28, 7pm
Kingdom of Ice

Max Evans, August 30, 3pm
Max Evans & a Few Friends, a 90th-birthday-book-bash

Bill Nevins, September 2, 7pm
Heartbreak Ridge, new poems

Deborah Madison, Sept. 6, 11am
Brunch at Slate Street Cafe
515 Slate Ave NW
meal & book included

Lisa Lenard-Cook, Sept. 7, 3pm
Dissonance, a novel of war & music

Mark Tatulli, Sept. 17, 7pm
Desmond Puckett and Lio cartoonist