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    We couldn't be prouder to be ​the purveyor of signed and personalized copies of Sarah MacLean's fantastic novels! Several of our staff are obsessed with her books, so we're glad to do our part to spread the obsession ever further.

    Getting excited for Sarah's next book, A SCOT IN THE DARK? We are, too! Pre-order the book below (letting us know in the comments field at checkout if and how you'd like it personalized), and you'll receive the book when it is released on 8/30/2016, with a special gift from Sarah!

    Want to order one of Sarah's previous books? We've got them all! Sarah will pop into our store and sign them for you. Order any of Sarah's books below (indicate that you want a signed copy and/or a personalization in the comments field at checkout) and expect your book within 2-3 weeks. Books shipped via UPS Ground and USPS Priority Mail can be expected 2-3 weeks after the order is placed. 

    General notes on shopping Books shipped via UPS Ground and USPS Priority Mail can be expected 2-3 business days after shipping; books shipped via media mail cannot be guaranteed by a certain date but tend to arrive 1-2 weeks after shipping, often sooner. Please email us at brooklyn at wordbookstores.com if you would like your book shipped internationally (it won't work on the website...but we can help you!). 

     

    Check out the top 10 bestselling physical books at WORD Brooklyn for the month of April 2016

    Check out the top 10 bestselling physical books at WORD Brooklyn for the month of August 2014.

    Welcome to our WORD Jersey City book groups! They are open to all; no need to sign up, just come on over and be ready to talk about the book of the month. We've got several for you to choose from:

    Group picks are 10% off, and meetings are held in the café. Hope to see you soon!

    Whether you call it futbol, football, footie, or soccer, we've got a recommendation for you:

    Chad, bookseller, Brooklyn & Jersey CityMost recent staff pick: Wittgenstein Jr. by Lars Iyer Ah, Cambridge University, where the brightest posh boys wrestle with the philosophy of logic, try to kiss girls, and ingest copious drugs -- all this, of course, while also trying to impress that most enigmatic of professors, Wittgenstein Jr. He's the one that cares, the one the boys trust, the one they would follow to the ends of the earth. But graduation is approaching, and to make matters even worse, Cambridge is threatening to cast their beloved professor out -- and what's a professional logician to do in the illogical real world? From the writer that brought you the Spurious trilogy, as well as a literary anti-manifesto called "Nude In Your Hot Tub, Facing the Abyss," comes Wittgenstein Jr., a novel of irony, wit, philosophy, jokes about philosophy, and hope. This is Dead Poets Society face-down in a shallow pool of beer. This is John Williams's Stoner on horse tranquilizers.

    Kirby, events coordinator, Jersey City Most recent staff pick: Isle of Youth by Laura van den Berg (ebook available)An emotional journey that I was happy to be a part of and sad when it was over. Isle of Youth follows a different female narrator for each of its seven stories, and all are written with honesty and incredible insight. From a disappointing honeymoon to a mother-daughter magic act, these stories will entertain you, possibly make you cry, maybe will make you laugh, but will definitely make you think about them long after it's over.

    If you're looking for smart new sci-fi, look no further! Ann Leckie's brilliant series, which began with Ancillary Justice and continues with Ancillary Sword, is available for preorder through WORD. 

    Preorder Ancillary Sword and get a signed bookplate! Copies will be shipped to arrive on/near the release date, October 7. Personalizations are not currently available. Books shipped via UPS Ground and USPS Priority Mail can be expected 2-3 business days after shipping; books shipped via media mail cannot be guaranteed by a certain date but tend to arrive 1-2 weeks after shipping, often sooner. International shipping is available; please email us at brooklyn at wordbookstores dot com if you'd like more information.

    "It's not every day a debut novel by an author you'd never heard of before derails your entire afternoon with its brilliance. But when my review copy of Ancillary Justice arrived, that's exactly what it did. In fact, it arrowed upward to reach a pretty high position on my list of best space opera novels ever." Liz Bourke, Tor.com

    Bags, bookmarks and apparel from the littlest babies on up.

    The Brooklyn Spanish Book Club meets once a month to discuss contemporary fiction and non-fiction. We read in Spanish and discuss in Spanish. We select our titles among already established novels or anthologies (a.k.a. "must-reads"), as well as fresh, brand new writing from Latin America and Spain. Our aim is to create an open, laid-back space where the very private act of reading becomes a group activity. Everybody is welcome to attend, from native Spanish-speakers to learners interested in advanced reading and conversation practice.

    The discussions are led by Guillermo Astigarraga, a writer/editor/translator who has this irresistible urge to talk to other people about everything he reads.

    Sí, you can keep in touch with us on Facebook.