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Open Bookstore Book Club

Sign up for a monthly dose of literature. Join our club and you’ll receive a book a month carefully chosen for you by the loving literary minds who curate the collection at the Open Book Bookstore. We’ll send you books that are decidedly different, original, well-written, great reads. Treat yourself to terrific books with no energy expended on shopping! Makes a great gift for the readers in your life!

Our debut club is “Lynn’s List.” It will be comprised of literary fiction that meets that standards of publishing expert, teacher, and bookstore co-owner Lynn Rosen for great stories that are well-told and that do something interesting and unique in terms of their literary style. These are great reads that you won’t find in ordinary collections!


How it works:

Step 1: Join the club!
Membership options include 3 month, 6 month, and 12 month memberships. (Pricing info is listed below.) Our debut club is Lynn’s List, and it focuses on literary fiction. We’ll be adding additional clubs in the near future featuring other genres as well!

Step 2: Reap the Rewards!
Each month you will receive a box containing the book, a letter from us on why we chose the book, and a changing variety of other goodies, such as bookmarks, a bookplate signed by the author and other surprises!

Here are the details…

Joining up:
When you register, you will decide the duration of your membership. As we noted above, you may choose a three or six month membership or a full year. At the time of registration, you will input your credit card information and we will bill you (prices listed below).

We will ship our books at the beginning of each new month.  As soon as you join, you’ll be added to the next available mailing.
Note: the Lynn’s List club launches on July 1, 2017.

You may cancel your membership at the end of your term (although we hope you won’t want to do that!). If you elect not to make any changes, your membership will renew automatically at the end of each term. We are not able to make any cancellations during the term of the membership. If you purchase a gift subscription, we’ll check with you before we renew.

Other changes:
If you want to change your mailing address or your credit card, or if you have any other questions, just email us at lynn@openbookphilly.com.

TERM                               COST
*a shipping charge of $3.99 will be added to each order                    

3 MONTH                         $54

6 MONTH                         $108

ONE YEAR                       $216

With questions, email lynn@openbookphilly.com

Stay tuned for Lynn’s List!

Book Club Titles

Coming Soon

Some of the novels we’ve selected and included in past programming:

Sweetbitter by Stephanie Danler
Tuesday Nights in 1980 by Molly Prentiss
Mothering Sunday by Graham Swift
The Unseen World by Liz Moore
Forty Rooms by Olga Grushin
Fates and Furies by Lauren Groff
Your Heart is a Muscle the Size of a Fist by Sunil Yapa
A God in Ruins by Kate Atkinson
The Buried Giant by Kazuo Ishiguro
Neverhome by Laird Hunt
The Year of the Flood by Margaret Atwood
The 19th Wife by David Ebershoff
Caleb’s Crossing by Geraldine Brooks
Serena by Ron Rash
The Story of Edgar Sawtelle by David Wroblewski
The New Republic by Lionel Shriver
American Dervish by Avad Akhtar
The Tiger’s Wife by Tea Obreht
State of Wonder by Ann Patchett
The Snow Child by Eowyn Ivey
The Night Circus by Erin Morgenstern
The Unlikely Pilgrimage of Harold Fry by Rachel Joyce
Please Look After Mom by Kyung-sook Shin
Every Day is for the Thief by Teju Cole
The Spinning Heart by Donal Ryan
The Forgotten Waltz by Anne Enright
In One Person by John Irving
Boy Snow Bird by Helen Oyeyemi

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