Search form

Search by Title, Author, Keyword, ISBN

San Marco Books and More Book Club

The San Marco Books and More Book Club meets from September-December and February-May.  We are thrilled to have Stacey Goldring, of Chapter Endnotes and the First Coast Connect Book Club, as our facilitator.  The cost is $10 each month.  Refreshments are served and RSVP is preferred.  Please call 904.396.7597 or email  



Books for upcoming months will be highlighted here.    

Staff Pick Badge
There There Cover Image
ISBN: 9780525436140
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Vintage - May 7th, 2019

October Book Club - October 15th, 2019

"Tommy Orange's wondrous and shattering novel follows twelve characters from Native communities: all traveling to the Big Oakland Powwow, all connected to one another in ways they may not yet realize. Among them is Jacquie Red Feather, newly sober and trying to make it back to the family she left behind. Dene Oxendene, pulling his life together after his uncle's death and working at the powwow to honor his memory. Fourteen Orvil, coming to perform traditional dance for the very first time. Together, this chorus of voices tells of the plight of the urban Native American-grappling with a complex and painful history, with an inheritance of beauty and spirituality, with communion and sacrifice and heroism. Hailed as an instant classic, There There is at once poignant and unflinching, utterly contemporary and truly unforgettable."

Virgil Wander Cover Image
ISBN: 9780802147127
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Grove Press - August 20th, 2019

November Book Club - November 12th, 2019

The first novel in ten years from award-winning, bestselling author Leif Enger, Virgil Wander is a sweeping story of new beginnings against all odds that follows the inhabitants of a hard luck town in their quest to revive its flagging heart. Carried aloft by quotidian pleasures of kite-flying, movies, fishing, baseball, necking in parked cars and falling in love, Virgil Wander is a swift, full journey into the heart and heartache of an often overlooked upper Midwest by an award-winning master storyteller.

The Essex Serpent: A Novel Cover Image
ISBN: 9780062666383
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Custom House - April 24th, 2018

December Book Club - December 10th, 2019

"London, 1893. Seeking refuge after the death of her husband, Cora Seaborne departs for coastal Essex. Once there, she hears rumors that after nearly three hundred years, the mythical Essex Serpent, a fearsome creature that once roamed the marshes, has returned. Eager to investigate, Cora is introduced to parish vicar William Ransome. As they attempt to discover the truth, these seeming opposites find themselve inexorably drawn together--and as their pursuit becomes more urgent, Cora's London past follows her to the coast, with striking consequences."

Autopsy of a Boring Wife Cover Image
ISBN: 9781487004613
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Arachnide Editions - September 3rd, 2019

February Book Club - February 11, 2020

Like a Québécois Bridget Jones's Diary, Marie-Renée Lavoie's Autopsy of a Boring Wife tells the hysterically funny and ultimately touching tale of forty-eight-year-old Diane, a woman whose husband leaves her and is having an affair because, he says, she bores him. Diane takes the charge to heart and undertakes an often ribald, highly entertaining journey to restoring trust in herself and others that is at the same time an astute commentary on women and girls, gender differences, and the curious institution of marriage in the twenty-first century. All the details are up for scrutiny in this tender, brisk story of the path to recovery. Autopsy of a Boring Wife is a wonderfully fresh and engaging novel of the pitfalls and missteps of an apparently "boring" life that could be any of ours.

*SPECIAL NOTE:  This book sold out in just days when it was published in early September 2019.  The 2nd printing will be available in December.  We will be taking pre-orders to ensure our book clubs get their books.  Please call or email to reserve your book!