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Indies First Day

    11/30/2013 - 5:35pm

    Thanks to Sherman Alexie’s call to action, authors all over the borough-- and the country -- are stopping by their local bookstores on Small Business Saturday to help handsell their favorite titles. Here at WORD, you can meet and chat with authors, find out what they’re recommending this holiday season, and get signed books!Schedule: 11 a.m., Emma Straub and John Bemelmans Marciano12 p.m., Susannah Cahalan and Tim O'Mara2 p.m., Jami Attenberg and Myke Cole3 p.m., Amy Shearn4 p.m., Jennifer Keishin Armstrong5 p.m., Sarah McCarry

    The Nine Lives of Alexander Baddenfield Cover Image
    ISBN: 9780670014064
    Availability: Special Order: Please email for availability
    Published: Viking Children's Books - October 3rd, 2013

    Alexander Baddenfield is a horrible boy a really horrible boy who is the last in a long line of lying, thieving scoundrels. One day, Alexander has an astonishing idea. Why not transplant the nine lives from his cat into himself? Suddenly, Alexander has lives to spare, and goes about using them up, attempting the most outrageous feats he can imagine.

    Laura Lamont's Life in Pictures Cover Image
    ISBN: 9781594631825
    Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
    Published: Riverhead Books - July 2nd, 2013

    A Bookpage Best Books of 2012 pick
    -At once a delicious depiction of Hollywood's golden age and a sweet, fulfilling story about one woman's journey through fame, love, and loss.---Boston Globe

    Mary and Lou and Rhoda and Ted: And all the Brilliant Minds Who Made The Mary Tyler Moore Show a Classic Cover Image
    ISBN: 9781451659207
    Availability: Special Order: Please email for availability
    Published: Simon & Schuster - May 7th, 2013

    The story of the making of a classic and groundbreaking TV show, as experienced by its producers, writers, and cast.

    Crooked Numbers Cover Image
    ISBN: 9781250009005
    Availability: Hard to Find
    Published: Minotaur Books - October 15th, 2013

    When one of Raymond Donne's former students is found stabbed to death under the Williamsburg Bridge, Ray draws on his past as a cop to find the truth in Tim O'Mara's second New York mystery.

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    The Middlesteins Cover Image
    ISBN: 9781455507207
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    Published: Grand Central Publishing - June 4th, 2013

    For more than thirty years, Edie and Richard Middlestein shared a solid family life together in the suburbs of Chicago. But now things are splintering apart, for one reason, it seems: Edie's enormous girth. She's obsessed with food--thinking about it, eating it--and if she doesn't stop, she won't have much longer to live.

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    Brain on Fire: My Month of Madness Cover Image
    ISBN: 9781451621389
    Availability: In stock at Brooklyn or Jersey City -- click for more details
    Published: Simon & Schuster - August 6th, 2013

    An award-winning memoir and instant New York Times bestseller that goes far beyond its riveting medical mystery, Brain on Fire is the powerful account of one woman's struggle to recapture her identity.

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    All Our Pretty Songs Cover Image
    ISBN: 9781250027085
    Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
    Published: St. Martin's Press - July 30th, 2013

    This is a story about love, but not the kind of love you think. You'll see...

    The Mermaid of Brooklyn Cover Image
    ISBN: 9781451678284
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    Published: Touchstone Books - April 2nd, 2013

    Hailed by The Washington Post as "tantalizing" and "mesmerizing," The Mermaid of Brooklyn is a whip-smart, heartfelt exploration of what happens when modern day motherhood meets with a little touch of magic.

    Sometimes all you need in life is a fabulous pair of shoes--and a little help from a mermaid

    Shadow Ops: Fortress Frontier Cover Image
    ISBN: 9780425256367
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    Published: Ace Books - January 29th, 2013

    The Great Reawakening did not come quietly. Across the country and in every nation, people began to develop terrifying powers--summoning storms, raising the dead, and setting everything they touch ablaze. Overnight the rules changed...but not for everyone.

    Rivington Was Ours: Lady Gaga, the Lower East Side, and the Prime of Our Lives Cover Image
    ISBN: 9780062125583
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    Published: It Books - August 27th, 2013

    Lady Gaga's old friend and former DJ Brendan Jay Sullivan paints a vivid picture of the downtown scene from which she emerged.