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Storytime at WORD BK with Josie Yee

10/06/2019 - 11:00am

 

Join us at WORD Greenpoint for a special storytime featuring illustrator Josie Yee! Josie will be reading from the latest books in The Nocturnals series, followed by a special Draw A Character activity! 

ABOUT THE BOOKS

The Kooky Kinkajou: The Nocturnals Cover Image
By Tracey Hecht, Josie Yee (Illustrator)
$5.99
ISBN: 9781944020248
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Published: Fabled Films Press - September 3rd, 2019

Tobin, Bismark, and Dawn are bored. There's nothing to do So when Karina the kinkajou comes along, she gives them a lesson on using their imaginations. Soon the three nocturnal friends are following Karina and the 'sparkle sprite' over rivers, under waterfalls, and to the end of a rainbow.

Includes bonus Nocturnals fun facts with a glossary of kooky words (Ages 6-8)


The Tasty Treat: The Nocturnals Cover Image
By Tracey Hecht, Josie Yee (Illustrator)
$5.99
ISBN: 9781944020309
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Published: Fabled Films Press - October 8th, 2019

In The Tasty Treat, Dawn the fox wakes up and goes looking for her friends, Tobin the pangolin and Bismark the sugar glider, to share a tasty treat--a pomelo Using basic language, emerging readers are introduced to the Nocturnal Brigade.

Includes bonus pronunciation guide (Ages 4-6)


WORD BK PRESENTS: SARA ALEXANDER for A ROMAN RHAPSODY

08/27/2019 - 3:00pm to 4:30pm

Please note the special 3:00PM start time for this event.

About the book

A Roman Rhapsody Cover Image
$15.95
ISBN: 9781496715500
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Kensington - August 27th, 2019

From the acclaimed author of Four Hundred and Forty Steps to the Sea and Under a Sardinian Sky comes a lyrical new novel set against a stunning Italian backdrop.
 


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 1st, 2004

Re-enter the world of Geronimo Stilton, where another funny adventure is always right around the corner. Each book is a fast-paced adventure with lively art and a unique format kids 7-10 will love

Who Is Geronimo Stilton?


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
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Published: Scholastic Inc. - December 26th, 2018

Clifford the Big Red Dog is back in this classic jacketed hardcover!

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

George and Harold have created a new breed of justice -- one that is part dog, part man, and ALL HERO! With the head of a dog and the body of a human, this heroic hound digs into deception, claws after crooks, rolls over robbers, and scampers after squirrels. Will he be able to resist the call of the wild to answer the call of duty?


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



Is Dog Man bad to the bone? The heroic hound is sent to the pound for a crime he didn't commit! While his pals work to prove his innocence, Dog Man struggles to find his place among dogs and people. Being a part of both worlds, will he ever fully fit in with one?


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 1st, 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 (Hunger Games, Book One) Cover Image
$12.99
ISBN: 9780439023528
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Published: Scholastic Press - July 1st, 2010

The first novel in the worldwide bestselling series by Suzanne Collins!Winning means fame and fortune. Losing means certain death. The Hunger Games have begun. . . .


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
Availability: In stock at Brooklyn or Jersey City -- click for more details
Published: Dey Street Books - June 19th, 2018

An NPR Best Book of the Year • Winner of the 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
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
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

An Amazon “Best Book of 2019”
Washington Post “10 Books To Read in July”
Los Angeles Times “Seven Highly Anticipated Books for Summer Reading”
USA Today “20 of the Season’s Hottest New Books”


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

Soon to be a Netflix film

A literary account of the lives and presumed serial killings of five “Craigslist” prostitutes, whose bodies were found on the same Long Island beach in 2010. Based on the New York Magazine cover story.

Shannan wanted acceptance. Maureen wanted a solution. Megan wanted love. Melissa wanted adventure. Amber wanted to be saved.


WRBG Book Club BK Discusses PATSY

07/27/2019 - 3:00pm

 

ABOUT THE BOOK:

Patsy Cover Image
$26.95
ISBN: 9781631495632
Availability: In stock at Brooklyn or Jersey City -- click for more details
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. 

Mary Toft; or, The Rabbit Queen: A Novel Cover Image
$27.95
ISBN: 9781101871935
Availability: In stock at Brooklyn or Jersey City -- click for more details
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 (Trivia A Day, Educational Gifts, Trivia Facts) Cover Image
By Gabe Henry, Dave Hopkins (Illustrator)
$15.95
ISBN: 9781452168531
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
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 . .


$5.00
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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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