Book Club

Gibson's Book Club reads Parable of the Sower, by Octavia Butler

cover art for The Parable of the Sower, by Octavia ButlerMonday, October 3, 2022, 5:30pm, in-store

This month Gibson's Book Club is reading Parable of the Sower, by Octavia Butler.

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$16.99
ISBN: 9781538732182
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Grand Central Publishing - April 30th, 2019

This acclaimed post-apocalyptic novel of hope and terror from an award-winning author "pairs well with 1984 or The Handmaid's Tale" and includes a foreword by N. K. Jemisin (John Green, New York Times).


Gibson's Book Club reads Forget the Alamo: The Rise and Fall of an American Myth

cover art for Forget the AlamoMonday, September 12th, 2022, 5:30pm, in-store

This month Gibson's Book Club is reading Forget the Alamo: The Rise and Fall of an American Myth, by by Bryan Burroughs, Chris Tomlinson, and Jason Stanford.

Forget the Alamo: The Rise and Fall of an American Myth By Bryan Burrough, Chris Tomlinson, Jason Stanford Cover Image
$19.00
ISBN: 9781984880116
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Published: Penguin Books - June 7th, 2022

A New York Times bestseller!

“Lively and absorbing. . ." — The New York Times Book Review


"Engrossing." —Wall Street Journal

“Entertaining and well-researched . . . ” Houston Chronicle


Gibson's Book Club: Pickapalooza!

Monday, August 1st, 2022, 5:30 pm

August is our Pickapalooza! Our book club picks a year's worth of book club reads this month; come prepared to defend your suggestions (of which you may bring many!), and we'll decide for the coming year. If you've been hopeful to join our book club but were hoping for different styles of books, now is the time to make your case! We are democratically run, and you can deal yourself in as the spirit moves you.

Gibson's Book Club reads The Mysteries, by Marisa Silver

cover art for The Mysteries, by Marisa SilverMonday, July 11th, 2022, 5:30pm, in-store

This month Gibson's Book Club is reading The Mysteries, by Marisa Silver.

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$26.00
ISBN: 9781635576443
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Published: Bloomsbury Publishing - May 4th, 2021

From the New York Times bestselling author of Mary Coin, a masterful, intimate story of two young girls, joined in an unlikely friendship, whose lives are shattered in a single, unthinkable moment.


Gibson's Book Club reads Double Whammy, by Carl Hiaasen

cover art for Double Whammy, by Carl HiaasenMonday, June 6th, 2022, 5:30pm, in-store, in-person

This month Gibson's Book Club is reading Double Whammy, by Carl Hiaasen.

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$17.00
ISBN: 9780593334751
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Published: Berkley - November 24th, 2020

"Follow the adventures of a news-photographer-turned-private-eye as he seeks truth, justice, and an affair with his ex-wife" (The New York Times) in this hilarious caper from bestselling author Carl Hiaasen.


Gibson's Book Club reads Black Buck, by Mateo Askaripour

Monday, May 2nd, 2022, 5:30 pm, in-person, in-store.

cover art for Black Buck by Mateo AskaripourThis month Gibson's Book Club is reading Black Buck, by Mateo Askaripour.

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$16.99
ISBN: 9780358627982
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Mariner Books - January 18th, 2022

A New York Times Bestseller 
A Read with Jenna Today Show Book Club Pick!
Longlisted for the Center for Fiction's First Novel Prize


“Askaripour closes the deal on the first page of this mesmerizing novel, executing a high wire act full of verve and dark, comic energy.”
—Colson Whitehead, author of The Nic


Gibson's Book Club reads These Fevered Days: Ten Pivotal Moments in the Making of Emily Dickinson

cover art for These Fevered Days, by Martha AckmannMonday, April 4th, 2022, 5:30pm, in store, in person

This month Gibson's Book Club is reading These Fevered Days: Ten Pivotal Moments in the Making of Emily Dickinson, by Martha Ackmann.

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$16.95
ISBN: 9780393867534
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Published: W. W. Norton & Company - July 27th, 2021

A New York Times Book Review Editors’ Choice, this engaging, insightful portrayal of Emily Dickinson sheds new light on one of American literature’s most enigmatic figures.


Gibson's Book Club reads Blacktop Wasteland, by S.A. Cosby

cover art for Blacktop Wasteland by S.A. CosbyMonday, March 7th, 2022, 5:30pm in-store, in person

This month Gibson's Book Club is reading Blacktop Wasteland: A Novel, by S.A. Cosby.

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$16.99
ISBN: 9781250252692
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Published: Flatiron Books - June 1st, 2021

A New York Times Notable Books of 2020

Like Ocean’s Eleven meets Drive, with a Southern noir twist, S. A. Cosby’s Blacktop Wasteland is a searing, operatic story of a man pushed to his limits by poverty, race, and his own former life of crime.


Gibson's Book Club reads Interior Chinatown, by Charles Yu

cover art for Interior Chinatown: A Novel, by Charles YuMonday, February 7th, 2022, 5:30 pm, in-store, in-person

This month Gibson's Book Club is reading Interior Chinatown: A Novel, by Charles Yu.

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$16.00
ISBN: 9780307948472
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Published: Vintage - November 17th, 2020

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • NATIONAL BOOK AWARD WINNER • From the infinitely inventive author of How to Live Safely in a Science Fictional Universe, a deeply personal novel about race, pop culture, immigration, assimilation, and escaping the roles we are forced to play.


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