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    Future Hits Workshop for Kids

    07/15/2018 - 1:00pm

     

    Future Hits: Songs for Learning! Playbook Cover Image
    $14.99
    ISBN: 9780990589556
    Availability: In stock at Brooklyn or Jersey City -- click for more details
    Published: Tiger Stripe Publishing - July 4th, 2017

    Songs for Learning Playbook is a song-driven activity book that explores phonics, literacy, and language. Written by elementary school teacher and musician Matt Baron, this colorful book includes ten songs, which are all (secretly) aligned to learning themes. Literary devices, social emotional learning, spelling patterns, idioms and more are planted in the lyrics.


    WORD Presents Katherine Dion in conversation with Adam Haslett for THE DEPENDENTS

    06/27/2018 - 7:30pm

    Join us for the launch of Katharine Dion's debut novel and a conversation between her and Adam Haslett at our Brooklyn store! 


    About the Book

    The Dependents Cover Image
    $26.00
    ISBN: 9780316473873
    Availability: In stock at Brooklyn or Jersey City -- click for more details
    Published: Little Brown and Company - June 19th, 2018

    One of TIME magazine's best summer reads, a "wise" (Entertainment Weekly) and "resplendent" (O, The Oprah Magazine) debut that follows a new widower confronting the truth about his long marriage
    One of the best books of the summer: TIME, Entertainment Weekly, O: The Oprah Magazine, Real Simple, Brit + Co.


    $5 admission to see  at 7:30 p.m. on June 27 at WORD Bookstores in Brooklyn. Your $5 voucher can be used towards anything in store, including The Dependents and Imagine Me Gone. Please note that if you purchase a copy of the book from WORD that there is no need to purchase a voucher. 


    Imagine Me Gone Cover Image
    $15.99
    ISBN: 9780316261333
    Availability: In stock at Brooklyn or Jersey City -- click for more details
    Published: Back Bay Books - February 21st, 2017

    FINALIST for the PULITZER PRIZE
    LONG-LISTED for the NATIONAL BOOK AWARD
    WINNER of the LOS ANGELES TIMES BOOK PRIZE
    FINALIST for the NATIONAL BOOK CRITICS CIRCLE AWARD
    FINALIST for the KIRKUS PRIZE
    LONG-LISTED for the ANDREW CARNEGIE MEDAL


    Poetry Book Group Discusses Something Bright, Then Holes

    07/15/2018 - 5:00pm

    Join bookseller Alex in a discussion of Maggie Nelson's Something Bright, Then Holes  and check out the remainder of the poetry club's readings here

    Something Bright, Then Holes: Poems Cover Image
    $16.00
    ISBN: 9781593762308
    Availability: In stock at Brooklyn or Jersey City -- click for more details
    Published: Soft Skull Press - June 12th, 2018

    These days
    the world seems to split up
    into those who need to dredge
    and those who shrug their shoulders
    and say, It's just something


    Romance Book Club Discusses Uptown Thief

    07/07/2018 - 2:45pm

    Summer sizzle find a home with this July's Romance Book Club meeting of 2018! Check out all of our offers for this club here

    Uptown Thief (Justice Hustlers #1) Cover Image
    $9.95
    ISBN: 9781496704702
    Availability: In stock at Brooklyn or Jersey City -- click for more details
    Published: Dafina Books - July 26th, 2016

    In this sexy, heart-stopping tale, one smart, sizzling mami robs the rich and protects the exploited--until one heist too many puts everything at stake. . .


    WORD Presents Gabriel Tallent for the paperback launch of MY ABSOLUTE DARLING

    06/26/2018 - 7:30pm

    Join us for a beer or glass of wine and celebrate the beautiful, heartrending, and stunning debut novel from Gabriel Tallent on the day of its paperback release! Did you miss one of the best reviewed novels of 2017 the first go round? Been holding out for a travel friendly paperback? Or you just can't get enought Darling? You won't want to miss this event. 

    My Absolute Darling Cover Image
    $16.00
    ISBN: 9780735211186
    Availability: In stock at Brooklyn or Jersey City -- click for more details
    Published: Riverhead Books - June 26th, 2018

    INSTANT NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER
    LA TIMES BOOK PRIZE FINALIST
    NBCC JOHN LEONARD PRIZE FINALIST
    ONE OF THE NEW YORK TIMES'S MOST NOTABLE BOOKS OF 2017
    ONE OF THE WASHINGTON POST'S MOST NOTABLE BOOKS OF 2017
    ONE OF NPR'S 'GREAT READS' OF 2017
    A USA TODAY BEST BOOK OF THE YEAR


    $5 admission to see  Gabriel Tallent at 7:30 p.m. on June 26 at WORD Bookstores in Brooklyn. Your $5 voucher can be used towards anything in store, including My Absolute Darling. Please note that if you purchase a copy of the book from WORD that there is no need to purchase a voucher. 


    Sartorial Geek X WORD Happy Hour: Book Club Edition!

    06/29/2018 - 7:00pm to 9:00pm

    WORD is thrilled to welcome back the Sartorial Geek for their summer kick-off book club! The Sartorial Geek loves reading in all forms, whether it be novels, graphic novels, one-issues, poems, etc. We love reading and we want all of you to join us in our passion. We'll be announcing our July book for the Sartorial Geek Book Club!

    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. 

     

     

     


    Wards of Merkin Comedy Night

    06/22/2018 - 7:30pm

    Comedy is back at WORD!

    We're delighted to have the Wards of Merkin back in the house for an all star showing.

    Admission is $10 cash at the door.

    WORD Presents a walking tour of Greenpoint with author Adrienne Onofri

    06/16/2018 - 1:00pm to 3:00pm

    Join the WORDies and Adrienne Onofri for a guided tour of our beloved Greenpoint and discuss its long history and recent changes. We'll start our tour with a quick meet up at the Brooklyn store and begin and end with a freshing glass of wine or juice and copies of Walking Brooklyn. Water bottles will be provided on the tour and a discussion back at the shop will finish up the event. 

    $20.00
    SKU: walkingticket

    1 ticket to the walking tour of Greenpoint, BK with author Adrienne Onofri including wine and water refreshments and a copy of Walking Brooklyn. 


    WORD Presents Madeline Miller for CIRCE

    06/21/2018 - 7:30pm

    We're delighted to welcome Madeline Miller, bestselling author of The Song of Achilles, to WORD Brooklyn for an evening of light refreshment and conversation on her latest novel Circe, a spell-binding and profoundly imaginative retelling of the goddess's story. 

    About the book

    Circe Cover Image
    $27.00
    ISBN: 9780316556347
    Availability: In stock at Brooklyn or Jersey City -- click for more details
    Published: Little Brown and Company - April 10th, 2018

    "A bold and subversive retelling of the goddess's story," this #1 New York Times bestseller "manages to be both epic and intimate in its scope, recasting the most infamous female figure from the Odyssey as a hero in her own right" (Alexandra Alter, The New York Times).


    $5.00
    SKU: circevoucher

    $5 admission to see Madeline Miller at 7:30 p.m. on June 21 at WORD Bookstores in Brooklyn. Your $5 voucher can be used towards anything in store, including Circe. Please note that if you purchase a copy of Circe from WORD there is no need to purchase a voucher. 


    Geek Girl Strong's Fangirl Dance Party (Sponsored by Logan Arch)

    06/23/2018 - 6:30pm to 9:30pm

    Geek Girl Strong is a wellness community for female-identifying people (and some men) who want a non-traditional and wholistic coaching experience ...and Geek Girl Strong is hosting a dance party!

    This FANGIRL DANCE PARTY is for anyone who identifies as a fangirl. Get a dance work-out while you geek-out!

    We're partying Cantina style, so of course you can smuggle (BYOB)!

    Join us for:

    A geek girl dance playlist

    Free "bar" snacks

    Star Wars themed raffles and more!

    Admit one to the Geek Girl Strong Fangirl Dance Party at our Greenpoint, Brooklyn store. 

    Tickets are $22 when purchased online and $24 when purchased at the door/in-store.

    Please note that if you select "pay at store" at check-out, a ticket will be held for you and you'll be charged $24 at the door. 


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