Book Clubs

We currently run 9 Book Clubs which all meet at the shop. For adults, Book Chat meets on a Wednesday evening and Book & a Beer on a Thursday evening. Cosy Crime meets on a Tuesday afternoon and Cosy Elevenses on a Tuesday morning.

For children and young people we run book clubs for Year 3/4, Year 5/6, Teen (Year 7/8), YA (Year 9-11) and a Crossover book club for those in Year 12+

You can see what each book club is currently reading below. For further information on any of the book clubs, please call in at the shop, send us an email or give us a call.

Book & a Beer Book Club

30th May 2019, 7.30pm at Booka

Currently reading: Notes From An Exhibition by Patrick Gale

Book & Beer book club

Synopsis: A bestselling ‘Cornish’ novel, NOTES FROM AN EXHIBITION is a moving, intuitive novel of artistic compulsion, marriage, and the secrets left behind. Celebrated artist Rachel Kelly dies alone in her Penzance studio, after decades of struggling with...

Book Chat Book Club

29th May 2019, 7.30pm at Booka

Currently reading: The Salt Path by Raynor Winn

Book Chat book club

Synopsis: Just days after Raynor learns that Moth, her husband of 32 years is terminally ill, their home and livelihood is taken away. With nothing left and little time, they make the brave and impulsive decision to walk the 630 miles of the sea-swept South West Coast...

Books & Buggies Book Club

24th May 2019, 11.00am at Booka

Currently reading: What Shall We Do With The Boo-Hoo Baby by Cressida Cowell

Booka & Buggies

Discover, share and enjoy great books for babies and toddlers at our new Books & Buggies Book Club. Each session includes a story-time with a featured book plus the showcasing of a variety of other books for parents/carers to share and enjoy with their young...

Young Adult Book Club

21st May 2019, 4.45pm at Booka

Currently reading: The Secret Runners of New York by Matthew Reilly

Young Adult book club

Synopsis: Gossip Girl meets Mad Max in this breakneck thriller from an international bestselling author where the line between rich and poor is the line between life and death. ‘The windows on all the skyscrapers are smashed . . . No power, no lights, no people...

Crossover Book Club

14th May 2019, 4.45pm at Booka

Currently reading: The Truth About Keeping Secrets by Savannah Brown

Crossover book club

Synopsis: A stunning coming-of-age tale from poet and writer Savannah Brown. Sydney’s dad is the only psychiatrist for miles around in their small Ohio town. He is also unexpectedly dead. Sydney believes the crash was anything but an accident. And when the...

Children Year 3/4 Book Club

8th May 2019, 4.15pm at Booka

Currently reading: Storm Hound by Claire Fayers

Year 3/4 book club

Synopsis: Storm of Odin is the youngest stormhound of the Wild Hunt that haunts lightning-filled skies. He has longed for the time when he will be able to join his brothers and sisters but on his very first hunt he finds he can’t keep up and falls to earth,...

Teen Book Club

7th May 2019, 4.45pm at Booka

Currently reading: The Boy Who Flew by Fleur Hitchcock

Teen book club

Synopsis: Athan Wilde dreams of flight. When his friend, Mr Chen, is murdered, Athan must rescue the flying machine they were building together and stop it falling into the wrong hands. But keeping the machine safe puts his family in terrible danger. What will Athan...

Children Year 5/6 Book Club

1st May 2019, 4.15pm at Booka

Currently reading: Pog by Padraig Kenny

Year 5/6 book club

Synopsis: EDavid and Penny’s strange new home is surrounded by forest. It’s the childhood home of their mother, who’s recently died. But other creatures live here … magical creatures, like tiny, hairy Pog. He’s one of the First Folk,...

Cosy Crime Book Club

30th April 2019, 2.30pm at Booka

Currently reading: The Story Keeper by Anna Mazzola

Cosy Crime book club

Synopsis: Audrey Hart is on the Isle of Skye to collect the folk and fairy tales of the people and communities around her. It is 1857 and the Highland Clearances have left devastation and poverty, and a community riven by fear. The crofters are suspicious and hostile...

Cosy Elevenses

30th April 2019, 11.00am at Booka

Currently reading: Mothering Sunday by Graham Swift

Cosy Elevenses

Synopsis: It is March 30th 1924. It is Mothering Sunday. How will Jane Fairchild, orphan and housemaid, occupy her time when she has no mother to visit? How, shaped by the events of this never to be forgotten day, will her future unfold? Beginning with an intimate...