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    THE FIFTH SEASON IS NOW AVAILABLE FOR PRE-ORDER!

    We've been jonesing for new N.K. Jemisin since we finished The Shadowed Sun and cannot wait to read this one -- and we know we aren't the only ones. In advance of the release of Jemisin's latest, The Fifth Season...

    SHADOWSHAPER IS NOW AVAILABE TO PRE-ORDER.

    Author Daniel José Older is a WORD favorite and we’re super excited for his YA debut Shadowshaper, on sale June 30. In a starred review, Kirkus called the new book "Warm, strong, vernacular, dynamic—a must."

    Pre-order...

     TWO BOYS KISSING (PAPERBACK) IS NOW AVAILABLE TO PRE-ORDER.

    Celebrated YA author and staff favorite David Levithan will be signing and personalizing copies of ...

     MORE HAPPY THAN NOT IS NOW AVAILABLE TO PRE-ORDER.

    It's already been compared to Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind and Aristotle and Dante Discover the Secrets of the Universe; MTV tells us it'll make us cry on the commute into work; and it's written by a born-...

    WORD is happy to provide signed and personalized copies of author/illustrator Julia Sarcone-Roach's latest book, The Bear Ate Your Sandwich, as well as her previous books Subway Story and The Secret Plan.

    Signed and personalized copies are available. Books shipped via UPS Ground and USPS Priority Mail can be expected 2-3...

    WORD is happy to announce that The Eterna Files by Leanna Renee Hieber (Darker StillThe Twisted Tragedy) is available now! 

    Question: What do Queen Victoria, sceptics, assasins, conmen, the elusive Eterna Compound, and a late-19th century London have in common? Well, for starters, they're all featured in The Eterna...

    Veteran-of-WORD Georgia Clark has written a futuristic eco-adventure novel called Parched. You can get your copy signed and personalized here, and then get tangled up in all the robots, romance, and renewable resources this book has to offer.
     

    Signed copies are available! Personalizations are available based on the...

    Local writing team Alex Flynn (a.k.a. Elisabeth Donnelly & Stu Sherman) has a new book out, and you can get The Misshapes: The Coming Storm from WORD!

    Sarah is no ordinary girl: she can control the weather with her emotions. But in Doolittle Falls where superheroes walk the streets (and fly over them), Sarah's powers aren't enough for admission to the...

    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. 

    Signed bookplates available! Personalizations are not currently available. Books shipped via UPS Ground and USPS Priority Mail can be...

    The paperback edition of Yours for Eternity is available for pre-order now! 

    WORD is proud to be the source for signed copies of Damien Echols and Lorri Davis's books.

    Yours for Eternity comes out in paperback on Tuesday, May 26, and the authors will be signing books on that date. Books will ship out the following day; see details below for shipping estimates. When you place your order, please note "Signed Copy Request" and any other...

    Friend-of-WORD Mira Jacob has written a novel -- and you can order it right here! 

    Signed copies are available! With depth, heart, and agility, debut novelist Mira Jacob takes us on a deftly plotted journey that ranges from 1970s India to suburban 1980s New Mexico to Seattle during the dot.com boom. The Sleepwalker’s Guide to Dancing is an epic, irreverent testimony...

    New York Times and USA Today bestselling author Cora Carmack follows up her hits (Losing It, Faking It, Finding It, and All Lined Up) with All Broke Down, the next book in her Rusk University series. You can order a signed copy right here!

    A limited number of signed copies of her books are available. Books shipped via UPS Ground and...

    We've been fans of Emily St. John Mandel's work since her debut novel, and her latest, Station Eleven​ is here!

    Limited quantities of signed books are 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...

    The rumors are true! Cory Doctorow has written a graphic novel with illustrator Jen Wang, and you can preorder a copy signed by Doctorow right here.

    Limited quantities of signed books are 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...

    Where to get signed copies of the wonderful E. Lockhart's books? Why, right here! 

    A limited number of signed copies are available! Personalizations are available based on the author's schedule. 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...


    Calling all crafty types! Get your signed copy of WORD favorite and local author Jessica Pigza's new book, BiblioCraft.

    There is untold wealth in library collections, and, like every good librarian, Jessica Pigza loves to share. In BiblioCraft, Pigza hones her literary hunting-and-gathering skills to help creatives of all types, from DIY hobbyists to fine artists, develop...

    Brooklyn's own Marie-Helene Bertino, author of the staff favorite Safe as Houses, has a new book out! Order 2 a.m. at the Cat's Pajamas, and we'll get it signed and personalized for you! 

    Limited quantities of signed copies are available; personalizations are available as the author's schedule permits. Please note in the...

    WORD is happy to provide signed copies of Jersey City author Emily Croy Barker's debut novel, The Thinking Woman's Guide to Real Magic!

    "A marvelous plot, clever dialogue, and complex characters distinguish The Thinking Woman's Guide to Real Magic. . . . Fun, seductive, and utterly engrossing." —Deborah Harkness, author of the All Souls Trilogy...

    There's nothing quite like the feeling of getting a debut novel out there, and we're proud to be the source of signed copies of Julia Fierro's Cutting Teeth!

    A limited number of signed copies are available! Personalizations are available based on the author's schedule. Books shipped via UPS Ground and USPS Priority Mail can be expected 2-3 business days after shipping...

    NAIBA Book of the Year Award and Indie Choice Honor award winner Gayle Forman wants YOU ... to have signed copies of her new book! (And some fun goodies.)

    When her best friend Meg drinks a bottle of industrial-strength cleaner alone in a motel room, Cody is understandably shocked and devastated. She and Meg shared everythingso how was there no warning? But when Cody travels to Meg’s college town to pack up the belongings left behind, she discovers that there’s a lot that Meg never...

    Got a hankering for a bona fide, rags-to-riches New York story? Brendan Jay Sullivan has the book for you! Also known as DJ VH1, he is a writer, producer, and DJ best known for his work with Lady Gaga. His work appears in Esquire, Vice, and Interview in the States and L'Optimum and L'Officiel Hommes in France, and WORD is delighted to be the...

    Paul Pope

    NYC is chockful of artistic talent, including internationally acclaimed designer/author and multiple Eisner winner Paul Pope. His newest series, Battling Boy, which began with Battling Boy and continues with The Rise of Aurora West, follows a young demigod in his quest to save the children of Acropolis from a shadowy underworld --...

    Dagmara Dominczyk

    Actress and newly-minted author Dagmara Dominczyk has been a supporter of WORD for many years, and we're thrilled to finally be able to return the favor and be the source for signed copies her debut novel, The Lullaby of Polish Girls!

    “The Lullaby of Polish Girls is a striking and vivid debut novel, absolutely buzzing with energy. Dagmara Dominczyk’s freshly observed...

    ABOUT A GIRL IS NOW AVAILABLE FOR PRE-ORDER

    Sarah McCarry (whom you may know from her blog the rejectionist and through her work on Guillotine, a chapbook series dedicated to revolutionary nonfiction) is a long-time supporter of WORD, and we are delighted to be the home of signed copies of her novels All...

    Peter BrownWe will read anything and everything that local author/artist Peter Brown puts his name on. His books are staff favorites here at the store, and we're delighted to announce that we're now the source for signed copies! If you haven't already met Lucy the Bear (of Children Make Terrible Pets) or thrilled to the amazing illustrations in Creepy Carrots, there's no time like the...

    WORD is proud to be able to offer signed copies of Maya Rodale's books! Maya has written numerous historical romance novels (our favorites are the Writing Girls books -- historical ladies with jobs!) as well as Dangerous Books for Girls. 

    Limited quantities of signed copies are available; personalizations are available as the author's schedule permits. If you'd like...

    Author Emma Straub, Brooklyn local and WORD friend, would absolutely love to sign books for you. You can choose from the fabulous short story collection Other People We Married, her novel Laura Lamont's Life in Pictures, or her latest novel The Vacationers (May 2014).

    Limited quantities of signed copies are available; personalized copies are available as...

    Julie Klam

    Need signed copies from NYC's own Julie Klam, rescuer of dogs and writer of hilarious and bestselling memoirs? Of course you do! And WORD is delighted to help you out with that.

    In her new memoir, Friendkeeping, Klam shares with us her experiences with, advice on, and insight into some of the most meaningful and enjoyable relationships in our lives: our friendships....

    Jami Attenberg

    Author Jami Attenberg is not only local and a staff favorite, but an occasional bookseller for us as well, and we're delighted to be the source for signed copies of her books!

    Preorder your copy of Saint Mazie (forthcoming, June 2 2015) and get it signed, personalized, and mailed to you for release week!

    “A raw, boisterous, generous novel...

    March 31st marks the return of Eloisa James and her Desperate Duchesses. Yep! The New York Times best-selling author has a new romance ready for youIt's called Four Nights with The Duke, and you can pre-order your copy from WORD. All pre-orders come with a signed bookplate, as well as the opportunity to read an...

    Michelle Knudsen

    PRE-ORDER MARILYN'S MONSTER NOW!

    Greenpoint is home to many children's authors, and we are delighted to announce that we can hook you up with signed and personalized copies from one of our favorites, award-winner Michelle Knudsen. Her latest picture book, Marilyn's Monster, is due out March...


    We couldn't be prouder to be the exclusive 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.

    Order Never Judge a Lady... and get a signed copy! (Please note: personalizations may take longer to...