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    WORD Presents Harriet Alida Lye for THE HONEY FARM

    06/12/2018 - 7:30pm

    The Honey Farm Cover Image
    $25.95
    ISBN: 9781631494345
    Availability: In stock at Brooklyn or Jersey City -- click for more details
    Published: Liveright Publishing Corporation - May 29th, 2018

    The drought has discontented the bees. Soil dries into sand; honeycomb stiffens into wax. But Cynthia knows how to breathe life back into her farm: offer it as an artists' colony with free room, board, and "life experience" in exchange for backbreaking labor.


    $5.00
    SKU: honeyvoucher

    This voucher is good towards entrance to this event in our Greenpoint, Brooklyn. The $5 voucher can be used towards anything in the store, including THE HONEY FARM! Please note that if a copy of the event book is purchased at the store, there is no need to purchase a voucher as well. 


    Sartorial Geek X WORD Happy Hour

    05/26/2018 - 7:00pm

    The Sartorial Geek is the nerdy community you’ve been searching for.

    Admit One to the WORD x Sartorial Happy Hour at our Greenpoint, Brooklyn Location. 

    Tickets are $10 when purchased online and $12 when purchased at the door/in-store.

    Please note that if you select the "pay at store" option at check-out, a ticket will be held for you and you will be charged $12 at the door. 

     

     

     


    Special Mother's Day Storytime with Stephanie Six for What Do Mommies Like?

    05/13/2018 - 3:30pm

    Celebrate Mother's Day with a special storytime for What Mommies Like and WORD favorite Stephanie Six! Stephanie delighted us with her book, What Daddies Like and she'll be drawing, reading, and sharing with us once again. 

    What Mommies Like Cover Image
    By Judy Carey Nevin, Stephanie Six (Illustrator)
    $16.99
    ISBN: 9781499805284
    Availability: In stock at Brooklyn or Jersey City -- click for more details
    Published: Little Bee Books - April 10th, 2018

    Following in the footsteps of What Daddies Like, now young readers can find out what mommies like best in this story about a mommy bear and her cub's special day together.

    Mommies like big hugs.

    Mommies like kisses.

    Mommies like "Good morning to you "


    What Daddies Like Cover Image
    By Judy Carey Nevin, Stephanie Six (Illustrator)
    $16.99
    ISBN: 9781499801972
    Availability: In stock at Brooklyn or Jersey City -- click for more details
    Published: Little Bee Books - April 11th, 2017

    Find out what daddies like best in this story about a daddy bear and his cub's special day together.

    Daddies like smooches.

    Daddies like hugs.

    Daddies like "Good morning to you "


    WORD Presents Sarah Gailey for American Hippo in conversation with Max Gladstone

    05/24/2018 - 7:00pm

    American Hippo: River of Teeth, Taste of Marrow, and New Stories Cover Image
    $18.99
    ISBN: 9781250176431
    Availability: In stock at Brooklyn or Jersey City -- click for more details
    Published: Tom Doherty Associates - May 22nd, 2018

    In 2017 Sarah Gailey made her debut with River of Teeth and Taste of Marrow, two action-packed novellas that introduced readers to an alternate America in which hippos rule the colossal swamp that was once the Mississippi River. Now readers have the chance to own both novellas in American Hippo, a single, beautiful volume.


    $5.00
    SKU: hippovoucher

    $5 admission to see Sarah Gailey at WORD Bookstores in Brooklyn. Your $5 voucher can be used towards anything in store, including Sarah's new book, American Hippo !


    WORD Presents Zinzi Clemmons in Conversation with Morgan Jerkins

    06/11/2018 - 7:30pm

    Join us for a conversation between two of WORD's favorite authors in celebration of the launch of What We Lose in paperback.Glass of wine in hand, we'll be discussing craft and identity with two of the brightest ladies around!

    About the Book

    What We Lose Cover Image
    $16.00
    ISBN: 9780735221734
    Availability: In stock at Brooklyn or Jersey City -- click for more details
    Published: Penguin Books - June 5th, 2018

    A National Book Foundation 5 Under 35 Honoree
    NBCC John Leonard First Book Prize Finalist
    Aspen Words Literary Prize Finalist
    California Book Award First Fiction Finalist
    Longlisted for the Andrew Carnegie Medal for Excellence in Fiction


    This voucher is good towards entrance to this event in our Brooklyn location. The $5 voucher can be used towards anything in the store, including WHAT WE LOSE or THIS WILL BE MY UNDOING! Please note that if a copy of the event book is purchased at the store, there is no need to purchase a voucher as well. 


    This Will Be My Undoing: Living at the Intersection of Black, Female, and Feminist in (White) America Cover Image
    $15.99
    ISBN: 9780062666154
    Availability: In stock at Brooklyn or Jersey City -- click for more details
    Published: Harper Perennial - January 30th, 2018

    NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER

    "A writer to be reckoned with."-Roxane Gay


    Bring Your Own Baby Comedy Show

    05/23/2018 - 10:15am

    $10.00
    SKU: byobcomedy

    One ticket to the bring your own bub comedy show. Parents bring their babies and enjoy a hilarious comedy show from NYC’s top comics. Recommended age for BABIES younger than 13 months as regular adult content will be performed. as Stroller parking will be limited., it is recommended that you bring a baby carrier or car seat.


    WORD & Dobbin St Present Franchesca Ramsey for Well, That Escalated Quickly

    05/22/2018 - 7:30pm

    $33.00
    SKU: Ramseyticket

    ONLINE SALES HAVE NOW ENDED BUT TICKETS ARE AVAILABLE AT THE DOOR. 

    Entrance to Franchesca Ramsey and Francheska Medina for the launch of Well, That Escalated Quickly at Dobbin St and a signed copy of Franchesca's book.  

    Fine Print: Please contact events@wordbookstores.com with any questions. If you have purchased a ticket but cannot make it to this event, you may put the ticket in someone else's name up to 24hr prior to the event. There are no refunds for ticketed events, but a copy of the book will be held for 30 days for you after the event.


    WORD Presents Jamel Brinkley for A LUCKY MAN in conversation with Tomi Obaro

    05/18/2018 - 7:30pm

    A Lucky Man: Stories Cover Image
    $26.00
    ISBN: 9781555978051
    Availability: In stock at Brooklyn or Jersey City -- click for more details
    Published: Graywolf Press - May 1st, 2018

    "This is the rare debut that introduces not a promising talent but a major writer, fully formed." --Garth Greenwell In the nine expansive, searching stories of A Lucky Man, fathers and sons attempt to salvage relationships with friends and family members and confront mistakes made in the past.


    $5.00
    SKU: JamelVoucher

    $5 admission to see Jamel Brinkley at 7:30 p.m. on Friday, May 18, 2018 at WORD Bookstores in Brooklyn. Your $5 voucher can be used towards anything in store, including A Lucky Man.


    WORD presents Andrea Jarrell & Melissa Scholes Young for FLOOD and I’M THE ONE WHO GOT AWAY

    05/17/2018 - 7:00pm

    Please join us at WORD, Brooklyn for an evening of wine and discussion between Andrea Jarrell and Melissa Scholes Young on their craft and the pressing nature of their books. 

    About the Books

    I'm the One Who Got Away: A Memoir Cover Image
    $16.95
    ISBN: 9781631522604
    Availability: In stock at Brooklyn or Jersey City -- click for more details
    Published: She Writes Press - September 5th, 2017

    As featured in the New York Times "Modern Love" column * a Redbook Magazine must-read * Rumpus, Hello Giggles, Bustle, and Southern Living magazine Fall book pick Fugitives from a man as alluring as he is violent, Andrea Jarrell and her mother develop a powerful, unusual bond.


    Flood Cover Image
    $14.99
    ISBN: 9781478970774
    Availability: In stock at Brooklyn or Jersey City -- click for more details
    Published: Center Street - May 8th, 2018


    Winner of the Literary Fiction Category for the 2017 Best Book Award

    Now includes a reading group guide

    A sparkling debut set in Mark Twain's boyhood town, Flood is a story of what it means to be lost . . . and found.


    $5 admission to see Andrea Jarrell and Melissa Scholes Young at 7 p.m. on Thursday, May 17, 2018 at WORD Bookstores in Brooklyn. Your $5 voucher can be used towards anything in the store, including Flood and I'm the One That Got Away. 


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