Book Clubs

Would you like to meet and discuss books with other book lovers? Book clubs meet on the second floor during our store hours. We will also happily support off-site book clubs with recommendations or stocking your titles.

Participating book clubs will receive a 10% discount on their selections.

General Fiction Book Club
Gather with other folks who’d like to read and discuss General Fiction books. Moderated by Holly W.
Meets the 4th Tuesday of each month at 6PM
See Events page for details and this month’s selection


Science Fiction & Fantasy Book Club
Gather with other folks who’d like to read and discuss science fiction/fantasy books. Moderated by Margaret H.
Meets the 1st Sunday of each month at 4PM
See Events page for details and this month’s selection


Mystery/Suspense/Thriller Book Club
Gather with other folks who’d like to read and discuss mystery/suspense/thriller books. Moderated by Vicki B.
Meets the 3rd Sunday of each month at 4PM
See Events page for details and this month’s selection


We would also like to have the following book clubs if there’s enough interest:

Well-Read Black Girl, Local Chapter
We are proud to be hosting the local chapter of Well-Read Black Girl, part of a nationwide program in partnership with American Booksellers Association and Glory Edim, creator of Well-Read Black Girl. We’re currently awaiting instructions and materials from the national team, so no first meeting date has been set, but if you’d like to make sure to you’re notified as soon as we have more info, join our mailing list and under Book Clubs, check the box next to Well-Read Black Girl

Non-Fiction Book Club
Gather with other folks who’d like to read and discuss non-fiction books. Moderated by Margaret H. If you’d like to make sure to you’re notified as soon as we have more info, join our mailing list and under Book Clubs, check the box next to Non-Fiction Book Club

Gay Men’s Fiction Book Club
Gather with other folks who’d like to read and discuss gay men’s fiction books. Moderated by Steve P. If you’d like to make sure to you’re notified as soon as we have more info, join our mailing list and under Book Clubs, check the box next to  Gay Men’s Fiction Book Club

Romance Book Club
Gather with other folks who’d like to read and discuss romance. Moderated by the store’s owner Angela Trigg (Quarles). If you’d like to make sure to you’re notified as soon as we have more info, join our mailing list and under Book Clubs, check the box next to Romance Book Club

Next steps, if you’re interested!

  1. Join our mailing list and indicate which book clubs you’d like to be on the mailing list for
  2. Show up at the next meeting, if you’re able to. All book clubs take place on the second floor of The Haunted Book Shop, 109 Dauphin St. Meetings are also held on times and dates when parking is free downtown, even at metered spots. To see all the book clubs scheduled in a calendar format, see our events page.
  3. Join our online social network. Once registered and approved, you can see a list of groups you can join.

Have your own book club idea/request?

Register your book club with us, and we will order enough copies of your next selection for your members. Please give us at least 3 weeks notice for each upcoming book, and we can offer you a 10% discount in accordance with the agreement on the form.

Please note:

  • Groups of 4 or more with regularly scheduled discussions are considered a book club.
  • Club members must identify themselves at checkout to get this discount. Only members of the registered Book Clubs will be eligible for the discount.
  • Discount will be discontinued at the end of that book’s discussion month.

See our events page for a list of upcoming book clubs you can join.