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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Beth Howard, April 18, 7pm
Ms. American Pie, an American Gothic

Slim Randles, April 23, 7pm
Saddle Up, on writing

Ken Arkind, April 26, 5pm
Coyote, new poetry

Carlos Contreras, April 29, 7pm
Time Served, a poetry & prose debut

Allison Moore, April 30, 7pm
Shards, on being a narc cop & addict

Nathaniel Philbrick, May 1, 7pm
Bunker Hill: A City, A Siege, a Revolution

Natalie Goldberg, May 4, 3pm
Living Color, on painting & writing

Michael McGarrity, May 7, 7pm
Backlands, a Kerney crime novel

Piper Kerman, May 8, 7pm
Orange is the New Black, a fundraiser
for NM Women's Justice Project
UNM Woodward Hall
with Women's Resource Center
$20 priority TICKETS; $5 donation onsite

Wendy Van Draanen & Mark Parsons
May 13, 7pm, He Said-She Said Tour
authors of Road Rash & Sammy Keyes books

Craig Johnson, May 14, 7pm
Any Other Name, new Longmire

Patrick Dawson, May 17, 3pm
Vintage Beer book event
La Cumbre Brewing Co, 3313 Girard NE

Douglas Preston, May 20, 7pm
The Kraken Project, a Wyman Ford thriller

Nasario Garcia, May 24, 3pm
Bernalillo, bilingual recollections

Antonya Nelson, June 3, 7pm
Funny Once, new stories

Arthur Sze, June 5, 7pm
Compass Rose, new poetry