Brooklyn

Storytime at WORD BK with JULIE FOGLIANO

11/10/2019 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm

Everything you might need to fly…or sing…or laugh. Just in case.

just in case you want to fly
here’s some wind
and here’s the sky

Funny and sweet, told with lyrical text and bright, unexpected illustrations, Just in Case You Want to Fly is a celebration of heading off on new adventures—and of knowing your loved ones will always have your back when you need them.

Just In Case You Want to Fly Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9780823443444
Availability: In stock at Brooklyn or Jersey City -- click for more details
Published: Neal Porter Books - October 8th, 2019

Everything you might need to fly . . . or sing . . . or laugh. Just in case.

just in case you want to fly
here's some wind
and here's the sky


WORD BK Presents: Rafi MIttlefehldt for What Makes Us

11/09/2019 - 4:00pm to 5:00pm

About the book:

What Makes Us Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9780763697501
Availability: In stock at Brooklyn or Jersey City -- click for more details
Published: Candlewick - October 15th, 2019

A viral video reveals a teen’s dark family history, leaving him to reckon with his heritage, legacy, and identity in this fiery, conversation-starting novel.


Basement Readers Theater Reads SAVAGE CONVERSATIONS (Brooklyn)

11/10/2019 - 4:00pm

 

Savage Conversations Cover Image
$15.95
ISBN: 9781566895316
Availability: In stock at Brooklyn or Jersey City -- click for more details
Published: Coffee House Press - February 5th, 2019

May 1875: Mary Todd Lincoln is addicted to opiates and tried in a Chicago court on charges of insanity. Entered into evidence is Ms. Lincoln's claim that every night a Savage Indian enters her bedroom and slashes her face and scalp. She is swiftly committed to Bellevue Place Sanitarium.


WORD BK Presents: Emily Flake and Riane Konc for THAT WAS AWKARD

11/05/2019 - 7:30pm

 

 

Please note that admission to this event requires either a purchase of the book OR a $5 admission voucher. Books and vouchers can be purchased online in advance or at the door on the day of the event; advance orders will be available for pickup at the store on the day of the event. The admission voucher functions like a gift card and is good toward $5 off anything in store at WORD on the day of the event only. 

About the book:

That Was Awkward: The Art and Etiquette of the Awkward Hug Cover Image
$16.00
ISBN: 9781984879585
Availability: In stock at Brooklyn or Jersey City -- click for more details
Published: Viking - October 15th, 2019

A Lit Hub "Most Anticipated Books of 2019"

From New Yorker humorist Emily Flake, a hilarious, oddly enlightening book of illustrations, observations, and advice that embraces the inescapable awkwardness of two human beings attempting to make physical contact with each other


We've all been there.


$5.00
SKU: emilyfvoucher

$5 admission voucher to this event. Your voucher functions like a gift card and can be used toward anything in store on the night of the event only.


WORD Presents The White Man's Guide to White Male Writers of the Western Canon

11/13/2019 - 7:00pm

Please note that admission to this event requires either a purchase of the book OR a $5 admission voucher. Books and vouchers can be purchased online in advance or at the door on the day of the event; advance orders will be available for pickup at the store on the day of the event. The admission voucher functions like a gift card and is good toward $5 off anything in store at WORD on the day of the event only. 

The White Man's Guide to White Male Writers of the Western Canon Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9780062867872
Availability: In stock at Brooklyn or Jersey City -- click for more details
Published: Harper Perennial - November 5th, 2019

How do you use ‘taraddidle’ in a sentence? Is it possible to make a Gin Ricky that’s also a metaphor for the American Dream?  How can you tell your Faulkner from your Franzen if you haven’t actually read either?


$5.00
SKU: whitemanvoucher

$5 admission voucher to this event. Your voucher functions like a gift card and can be used toward anything in store on the night of the event only.


Marvel's Spider-Man: From Amazing to Spectacular with Matt Singer and Alex Segura

11/06/2019 - 7:00pm

Please note that admission to this event requires either a purchase of the book OR a $5 admission voucher. Books and vouchers can be purchased online in advance or at the door on the day of the event; advance orders will be available for pickup at the store on the day of the event. The admission voucher functions like a gift card and is good toward $5 off anything in store at WORD on the day of the event only. 

About the book:

Marvel's Spider-Man: From Amazing to Spectacular: The Definitive Comic Art Collection Cover Image
By Matt Singer, J. M. DeMatteis (Foreword by)
$45.00
ISBN: 9781683837442
Availability: In stock at Brooklyn or Jersey City -- click for more details
Published: Insight Editions - October 15th, 2019

Explore over fifty years of Spider-Man with this deluxe art book, featuring exclusive interviews and content from the incredibly talented people who brought this amazing hero to life.

Since he first appeared in the pages of Amazing Fantasy #15 in 1962, Marvel’s number one web-slinger has been swinging into the hearts of super hero fans everywhere.


$5.00
SKU: spidermanvoucher

$5 admission voucher to this event. Your voucher functions like a gift card and can be used toward anything in store on the night of the event only.


Miami Midnight (Pete Fernandez #5) Cover Image
$26.00
ISBN: 9781947993594
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Polis Books - August 13th, 2019

THE THRILLING FINAL CHAPTER IN ALEX SEGURA'S ACCLAIMED PETE FERNANDEZ SERIES A year has passed since Pete Fernandez's latest, closest brush with death. After months of recovery, the newly sober Pete has managed to rebuild his life, contentedly running a small Miami bookstore and steering clear of the dangers of private eye work.


The Archies Vol. 1 Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9781682558935
Availability: In stock at Brooklyn or Jersey City -- click for more details
Published: Archie Comics - June 19th, 2018

The rockin' debut arc featuring the battle of friendship vs. fame, with a few special guests along the way! Follow Archie's quest to make his songwriting dreams a reality, and see what happens when the rock 'n' roll dream starts affecting his relationships with his closest friends.


The Archies Vol. 2 Cover Image
$12.99
ISBN: 9781682558751
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Published: Archie Comics - November 20th, 2018

The second star-studded collection of The Archies, featuring crossovers with popular bands of the past and present!


WORD BK Presents: BYOB Comedy Show

11/14/2019 - 10:30am

 

Join us at WORD for a morning comedy show where bringing your own baby is not only welcome but encouraged. There will also be cookies! Tickets are available below. 

 

DESCRIPTION:

WELCOME TO BYOB (Bring Your Own Baby) Comedy show that features only the HOTTEST and most hilarious comedians in the city! Each ticket gets one adult in with a baby for a one hour comedy show, free cookies, a fun, relaxing and safe environment for parents to meet other parents!

WORD Presents Leanna Renee Hieber

11/12/2019 - 7:00pm

Please note that admission to this event requires either a purchase of the book OR a $5 admission voucher. Books and vouchers can be purchased online in advance or at the door on the day of the event; advance orders will be available for pickup at the store on the day of the event. The admission voucher functions like a gift card and is good toward $5 off anything in store at WORD on the day of the event only. 

Supernatural NYC, Then and Now - Celebrating A SANCTUARY OF SPIRITS

A Sanctuary of Spirits Cover Image
$15.95
ISBN: 9781635730623
Availability: In stock at Brooklyn or Jersey City -- click for more details
Published: Kensington Publishing Corporation - November 12th, 2019

New York, 1899, and the police department's best ally is the secret Ghost Precinct, where spirits and psychics help solve the city's most perplexing crimes . . .

There's more than one way to catch a killer-though the methods employed by the NYPD's Ghost Precinct, an all-female team of psychics and spiritualists led by gifted young medium Eve Whitby, are unconventional to say the least.


Flashed (Happy Endings #3) Cover Image
$15.95
ISBN: 9781496715289
Availability: In stock at Brooklyn or Jersey City -- click for more details
Published: Kensington - August 27th, 2019

When a man makes his living by his looks, he can forget that love—and lust—are more than skin deep. But the right woman can remind him . . .
 


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