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Rom-Com Rendezvous

09/17/2019 - 7:00pm

About the Event

Join William Morrow and Avon Books for the first-ever Rom-Com Rendezvous event! Hosted on the gorgeous rooftop lounge of The William Vale hotel in Brooklyn, this unique event will feature bestselling authors Tessa Bailey (Fix Her Up), Sonali Dev (Pride, Prejudice and Other Flavors) and Alisha Rai (The Right Swipe). The authors will mix and mingle with guests before a panel discussion, led by Elena Nicolaou of Refinery29.

WRBG Book Club BK Discusses HOW LONG 'TIL BLACK FUTURE MONTH?

09/07/2019 - 3:00pm

 

ABOUT THE BOOK:

Three-time Hugo Award winner and NYT bestselling author N. K. Jemisin challenges and delights readers with thought-provoking narratives of destruction, rebirth, and redemption that sharply examine modern society in her first collection of short fiction, which includes never-before-seen stories.

How Long 'til Black Future Month?: Stories Cover Image
$26.00
ISBN: 9780316491341
Availability: In stock at Brooklyn or Jersey City -- click for more details
Published: Orbit - November 27th, 2018

"Whether she's exploring alien life forms or political machinations, self-sacrifice or monsters in New Orleans, Jemisin's characters are boldly drawn, complex, and so engaging. This is a great gift for any long-time fan and a solid introduction to her work for the curious, and I highly recommend you grab yourself the gorgeous hardcover version."—Book Riot/Swords & Spaceships


Scholastic Summer Read-A-Palooza @ WORD BK

07/20/2019 - 10:00am to 4:00pm

SCHEDULE & EVENT INFO

$15.00
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This voucher will cover a staff pick to be donated to our Read-A-Palooza book drive! 


Future Astronaut (Future Baby) Cover Image
By Lori Alexander, Allison Black (Illustrator)
$8.99
ISBN: 9781338312225
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Published: Cartwheel Books - June 25th, 2019

Discover all the out-of-this-world ways babies of today can become astronauts of the future!

Ground Control to Major Baby: Could you be an astronaut?


Share Your Smile: Raina's Guide to Telling Your Own Story Cover Image
$12.99
ISBN: 9781338353846
Availability: In stock at Brooklyn or Jersey City -- click for more details
Published: Graphix - April 30th, 2019

Get ready to journal and learn to tell your own story with Raina Telgemeier, the #1 New York Times bestselling creator of Smile, Sisters, Drama, and Ghosts!

Calling all fans of Raina Telgemeier!


Glitch Cover Image
By Sarah Graley, Sarah Graley (Illustrator)
$14.99
ISBN: 9781338174519
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Published: Graphix - May 14th, 2019

From comics rising star Sarah Graley, a fresh and funny middle-grade graphic novel featuring a girl who must save a virtual world... and her own!


Kristy's Big Day (The Baby-Sitters Club Graphix #6): Full-Color Edition Cover Image
By Ann M. Martin, Gale Galligan (Illustrator)
$10.99
ISBN: 9781338067613
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Published: Graphix - August 28th, 2018

Kristy's mom is getting married, and Kristy is going to be a bridesmaid! The only problem? Fourteen kids are coming to town for the wedding. Kristy, Claudia, Mary Anne, Stacey, Dawn, and Mallory think they can handle it, but that's before they spend a week changing diapers, stopping arguments, solving mix-ups, and planning activities.


The Bad Guys (The Bad Guys #1) Cover Image
By Aaron Blabey, Aaron Blabey (Illustrator)
$5.99
ISBN: 9780545912402
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Published: Scholastic Press - December 27th, 2016

They sound like bad guys, they look like bad guys . . . and they even smell like bad guys. But Mr. Wolf, Mr. Piranha, Mr. Snake, and Mr. Shark are about to change all of that...


Lost Treasure of the Emerald Eye (Geronimo Stilton #1) Cover Image
$7.99
ISBN: 9780439559638
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Published: Scholastic Paperbacks - February 2004

Who Is Geronimo Stilton?
That's me! I run a newspaper, but my true passion is writing tales of adventure. Here on Mouse Island, my books are all best-sellers! What's that? You've never read one? Well, my books are full of fun. They are whisker-licking good stories, and that's a promise!

Lost Treasure of the Emerald Eye


The Hawaiian Heist (Geronimo Stilton #72) Cover Image
$7.99
ISBN: 9781338306231
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Published: Scholastic Paperbacks - April 30th, 2019

When you're with Geronimo Stilton, it's always a fabumouse adventure!

The most famouse goldsmith in Hawaii created a necklace for a famous actress, but someone wants to steal it! Can Geronimo figure out who the thief is before they run away with the jewels?


Clifford the Big Red Dog Cover Image
By Norman Bridwell, Norman Bridwell (Illustrator)
$16.99
ISBN: 9781338304732
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Scholastic Inc. - December 26th, 2018

"I'm Emily Elizabeth,
and I have a dog.
My dog is a big red dog."

This is how it all began -- in 1963, Norman Bridwell published his very first Clifford book, and kids have loved Clifford ever since. He's an adorable dog whose well-meaning bumblings have great kid appeal. Clifford is Emily Elizabeth's, and everyone's, favorite big red dog!


Dog Man: From the Creator of Captain Underpants (Dog Man #1) Cover Image
By Dav Pilkey, Dav Pilkey (Illustrator)
$9.99
ISBN: 9780545581608
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Published: Graphix - August 30th, 2016

Howl with laughter with Dog Man, the internationally bestselling series from Dav Pilkey, the creator of Captain Underpants!


Dog Man: Brawl of the Wild: From the Creator of Captain Underpants (Dog Man #6) Cover Image
By Dav Pilkey, Dav Pilkey (Illustrator)
$9.99
ISBN: 9781338236576
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Published: Graphix - December 24th, 2018

Howl with laughter with Dog Man, the internationally bestselling series from Dav Pilkey, the creator of Captain Underpants!


I Survived the Sinking of the Titanic, 1912 (I Survived #1) Cover Image
By Lauren Tarshis, Scott Dawson (Illustrator)
$4.99
ISBN: 9780545206945
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Published: Scholastic Paperbacks - June 2010

Ten-year-old George Calder can't believe his luck -- he and his little sister, Phoebe, are on the famous Titanic, crossing the ocean with their Aunt Daisy. The ship is full of exciting places to explore, but when George ventures into the first class storage cabin, a terrible boom shakes the entire boat. Suddenly, water is everywhere, and George's life changes forever.


The Apprentice Witch Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9781338118582
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Published: Chicken House - July 25th, 2017

A special middle grade debut of magic and courage in a world of witches, written with the charm and enchantment of Circus Mirandus and The Apothecary.



Arianwyn has flunked her witch's assessment: She's doomed. Declared an apprentice and sent to the town of Lull in disgrace, she may never become a real witch-- much to the glee of her arch-rival, Gimma.


Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone Cover Image
By J.K. Rowling, Brian Selznick (Illustrator), Mary GrandPré (Illustrator)
$12.99
ISBN: 9781338299144
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Published: Arthur A. Levine Books - June 26th, 2018

A special new edition in celebration of the 20th anniversary of the publication of Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone, with a stunning new cover illustration by Caldecott Medalist Brian Selznick.

Harry Potter has never been the star of a Quidditch team, scoring points while riding a broom far above the ground.


Wings of Fire Book One: The Dragonet Prophecy Cover Image
$7.99
ISBN: 9780545349239
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Published: Scholastic Press - April 30th, 2013

The beginning of a thrilling new dragon saga-- now in paperback!

Clay and his friends have grown up under a mountain, secretly raised by the Talons of Peace to fulfill a mysterious prophecy. The five young dragons are destined to end the war that's been raging between the tribes of Pyrrhia -- but how they'll do this, none of them knows.

But not every dragonet wants a destiny.


The Hunger Games Cover Image
$12.99
ISBN: 9780439023528
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Published: Scholastic Press - July 2010

Now in paperback, the book no one can stop talking about . . .

In the ruins of a place once known as North America lies the nation of Panem, a shining Capitol surrounded by twelve outlying districts.


Books Beneath the Bridge

07/22/2019 - 7:00pm

Brooklyn's Bridge Park's annual literature series returns to the Granite Prospect steps featuring 6 evenings curated by local, independent bookstores. Each program will include a reading, Q&A, and book signing with the authors.

WORD Brooklyn is proud to present Rob Sheffield and Jenn Pelly on Monday, July 22nd at 7pm.

ABOUT ROB SHEFFIELD 

Dreaming the Beatles: The Love Story of One Band and the Whole World Cover Image
$15.99
ISBN: 9780062207661
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Published: Dey Street Books - June 19th, 2018

NPR Best Book of 2017

Winner of the 2017 Virgil Thomson Award for Outstanding Music Criticism

“This is the best book about the Beatles ever written”  Mashable


On Bowie Cover Image
$19.99
ISBN: 9780062562708
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Published: Dey Street Books - June 28th, 2016

From the New York Times bestselling author of Love Is a Mix Tape, a thoughtful and loving meditation on the life of the late David Bowie that explores his creative legacy and the enduring and mutual connection he enjoyed with his fans


Love Is a Mix Tape: Life and Loss, One Song at a Time Cover Image
$13.99
ISBN: 9781400083039
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Published: Three Rivers Press - December 4th, 2007

“The happiest, saddest, sweetest book about rock ‘n’ roll that I’ve ever experienced.”—Chuck Klosterman
 


Talking to Girls About Duran Duran: One Young Man's Quest for True Love and a Cooler Haircut Cover Image
$15.00
ISBN: 9780452297234
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Published: Plume - April 26th, 2011

From the bestselling author of Love Is a Mix Tape and Turn Around Bright Eyes, "a funny, insightful look at the sublime torture of adolescence."—Entertainment Weekly


Turn Around Bright Eyes: A Karaoke Journey of Starting Over, Falling in Love, and Finding Your Voice Cover Image
$15.99
ISBN: 9780062207630
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Published: It Books - May 20th, 2014

Once upon a time I was falling apart. Now I'm always falling in love.


The Raincoats' the Raincoats (33 1/3) Cover Image
$14.95
ISBN: 9781501302404
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Published: Bloomsbury Academic - October 5th, 2017

In 1979, from the basement of a London squat, the Raincoats reinvented what punk could be. They had a violin player. They came from Portugal, Spain, and England. Their anarchy was poetic. Working with the iconic Rough Trade Records at its radical beginnings, they were the first group of punk women to actively call themselves feminists.


WORD BROOKLYN PRESENTS: SOB SISTERS

07/31/2019 - 7:00pm

Sob Sisters is the journalists' club founded in 2018 by the authors Karen Abbott (The Ghosts of Eden Park), Susannah Cahalan (The Great Pretender), and Ada Calhoun (St. Marks Is Dead) to celebrate women in nonfiction.

Down City: A Daughter's Story of Love, Memory, and Murder Cover Image
$15.99
ISBN: 9781455563296
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Published: Grand Central Publishing - March 6th, 2018

Like James Ellroy's, My Dark Places, DOWN CITY is a gripping narrative built of memory and reportage, and Leah Carroll's portrait of Rhode Island is sure to take a place next Mary Karr's portrayal of her childhood in East Texas and David Simon's gritty Baltimore.


American Predator: The Hunt for the Most Meticulous Serial Killer of the 21st Century Cover Image
$27.00
ISBN: 9780525428640
Availability: In stock at Brooklyn or Jersey City -- click for more details
Published: Viking - July 2nd, 2019

INSTANT NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER

Washington Post "10 Books To Read in July"

A Los Angeles Times "Seven Highly Anticipated Books for Summer Reading"
A USA Today "20 of the Season's Hottest New Books"
A New York Post "25 Best Beach Reads of 2019 You Need to Pre-Order Now"


Lost Girls: An Unsolved American Mystery Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9780062183651
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Published: Harper Perennial - May 6th, 2014

A Publishers Weekly Top Ten Book of 2013


WRBG Book Club BK Discusses PATSY

07/27/2019 - 3:00pm

 

ABOUT THE BOOK:

Patsy Cover Image
$26.95
ISBN: 9781631495632
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Published: Liveright Publishing Corporation - June 4th, 2019

“A novel that splits at the seams with yearning, elegantly written and deeply felt. Dennis-Benn leads the reader through Patsy's life with empathy and grace.” - Esme Weijun Wang, author of The Collected Schizophrenias


WORD BK Presents: Dexter Palmer and Gabe Henry for MARY TOFT; OR, THE RABBIT QUEEN

11/20/2019 - 7:30pm

 

Join us at WORD Greenpoint to celebrate the release of Dexter Palmer's new book Mary Toft; Or, the Rabbit Queen. Dexter will be joined in conversation by author Gabe Henry. 

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Mary Toft; or, The Rabbit Queen: A Novel Cover Image
$27.95
ISBN: 9781101871935
Availability: Coming Soon - Available for Pre-Order Now
Published: Pantheon - November 19th, 2019

In 1726, in the town of Godalming, England, a woman confounded the nation’s medical community by giving birth to seventeen rabbits. This astonishing true story is the basis for Dexter Palmer’s stunning, powerfully evocative new novel.
 


What the Fact?!: A Daily Trivia Almanac of 365 Strange Days in History Cover Image
By Gabe Henry, Dave Hopkins (Illustrator)
$15.95
ISBN: 9781452168531
Availability: In stock at Brooklyn or Jersey City -- click for more details
Published: Chronicle Books - September 4th, 2018

Truly stranger than fiction, this daily illustrated collection of unusual trivia provides readers fascinating detail on some of the weirdest moments in history. Drawing from a range of subjects including politics, sports, the arts, pop culture, and more, each day of the year explores one What the . .


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


Storytime at WORD BK With Carolyn Sloan

10/20/2019 - 12:00pm

 

Join us at WORD Greenpoint for a special musical storytime featuring author Carolyn Sloan! 

ABOUT THE BOOK

Kids love music. They’re natural singers and dancers, and they improvise every time they play. They were born for jazz! And Welcome to Jazz was made for them.

A follow-up to Welcome to the Symphony, Welcome to Jazz is written by music educator Carolyn Sloan, and uses Symphony’s ingenious, interactive picture-book-and-sound-chip format.

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Welcome to Jazz: A Swing-Along Celebration of America’s Music, Featuring “When the Saints Go Marching In” Cover Image
By Carolyn Sloan, Jessica Gibson (Illustrator)
$24.95
ISBN: 9781523506880
Availability: Coming Soon - Available for Pre-Order Now
Published: Workman Publishing Company - October 15th, 2019

 Are you ready to swing? 
 

Discover the wonders of jazz: How to get in the groove, what it means to play a solo, and the joy of singing along in a call-and-response.
 
In this interactive swing-along picture book with 12 sound chips, you’ll hear the instruments of jazz—the rhythm section with its banjo, drums, and tuba, and the lea


WORD BK Presents: Leland Cheuk and Cheryl Lu-Lien Tan for NO GOOD VERY BAD ASIAN

10/01/2019 - 7:30pm

 

WORD is excited to celebrate the release of Leland Cheuk's new book No Good Very Bad Asian at our Greenpoint location. The evening will begin with stand-up comedy by Wilson McDermut and Cindee Weiss, followed by a discussion between Leland Cheuk and fellow author Cheryl Lu-Lien Tan. 

No Good Very Bad Asian Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781936196999
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Published: C&r Press - September 14th, 2019

Meet Sirius Lee, a fictive famous Chinese American comedian. He's a no good, very bad Asian. He's not good at math (or any other subject, really). He has no interest in finding a "good Chinese girlfriend." And he refuses to put any effort into becoming the CEO/Lawyer/Doctor his parents so desperately want him to be. All he wants to do is making people laugh.


Sarong Party Girls: A Novel Cover Image
$14.99
ISBN: 9780062448972
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Published: William Morrow Paperbacks - April 25th, 2017

A brilliant and utterly engaging novel—Emma set in modern Asia—about a young woman’s rise in the glitzy, moneyed city of Singapore, where old traditions clash with heady modern materialism.


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


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