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WORD BROOKLYN PRESENTS: CHRISTINA LAUREN, HANNAH ORENSTEIN & JASMINE GUILLORY FOR TWICE IN A BLUE MOON

10/21/2019 - 7:30pm

 

**VENUE CHANGE*** This will now be held at Greenpoint Church 136 Milton St, Brooklyn, NY 11222, just around the corner from WORD Brooklyn and 1 block from the Greenpoint Ave stop on the G train. 

Purchase of Twice In A Blue Moon or a $5 Admission Voucher is necessary to attend this event. 

ABOUT THE BOOK:

Twice in a Blue Moon Cover Image
$16.00
ISBN: 9781501197420
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Published: Gallery Books - October 22nd, 2019

From the New York Times bestselling author of The Unhoneymooners and the “delectable, moving” (Entertainment Weekly) My Favorite Half-Night Stand comes a modern love story about what happens when your first love reenters your life when you least expect it…

Sam Brandis was Tate Jones’s first: Her first love. Her first everything.


Love at First Like: A Novel Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9781982117795
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Published: Atria Books - August 6th, 2019

Named a Best Book of Summer by Glamour, BuzzFeed, Cosmopolitan, and many more!

From the author of Playing with Matches, the rollicking tale of a young jewelry shop owner who accidentally leads her Instagram followers to believe that she’s engaged—and then decides to keep up the ruse.

Eliza Roth and her sister Sophie co-own a jewe


The Wedding Party Cover Image
$15.00
ISBN: 9781984802194
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Published: Berkley - July 16th, 2019

As seen on The Today Show! 

The new exhilarating New York Times bestselling romance from the author of The Proposal, Reese Witherspoon x Hello Sunshine Book Club Pick!

 
Maddie and Theo have two things in common:

1. Alexa is their best friend
2. They hate each other


Voucher can be applied to any in-store purchase the night of 10/21/2019. Including the authors' titles. 


Embodying the Poetry of Wisława Szymborska

09/12/2019 - 7:00pm

About the Event

"Embodying the Poetry of Wisława Szymborska" is a theatrical poetry event performed by Open Heart Surgery Theatre. The evening will feature live music and excerpts from their US premiere of This Is Why We Live, opening September 19th at La MaMa, along with a discussion on Szymborska’s work led by Columbia professor Anna Frajlich. 

View with a Grain of Sand: Selected Poems Cover Image
$15.99
ISBN: 9780156002165
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Published: Mariner Books - May 26th, 1995

From one of Europe’s most prominent and celebrated poets, a collection remarkable for its graceful lyricism. With acute irony tempered by a generous curiosity, Szymborska documents life’s improbability as well as its transient beauty to capture the wonder of existence. Preface by Mark Strand.


Here Cover Image
By Wislawa Szymborska, Clare Cavanagh (Translated by), Stanislaw Baranczak (Translated by)
$14.95
ISBN: 9780547592091
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Published: Mariner Books - August 7th, 2012

An exciting collection of poems by Wislawa Szymborska. When Here was published in Poland, reviewers marveled, “How is it that she keeps getting better?” These twenty-seven poems, as rendered by prize-winning translators Clare Cavanagh and Stanislaw Baranczak, are among her greatest ever.


Poems New and Collected Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9780156011464
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Published: Mariner Books - November 16th, 2000

Described by Robert Hass as "unquestionably one of the great living European poets" and by Charles Simic as "one of the finest poets living today," Szymborska mesmerizes her readers with poetry that captivates their minds and captures their hearts.


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


WORD BK Presents: Neal Shusterman for The Toll

11/23/2019 - 4:00pm

Toll Tour update: due to a personal emergency, Neal had to cancel his appearance. He offers his sincere apologies for any inconvenience. We hope top reschedule this event for January 2020. 

Join us at WORD Greenpoint to celebrate the relase of The Toll, the highly-anticipated thrilling conclusion to the Printz Honor–winning Arc of a Scythe series!

The Toll (Arc of a Scythe #3) Cover Image
$19.99
ISBN: 9781481497060
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Published: Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers - November 5th, 2019

In the highly anticipated finale to the New York Times bestselling trilogy, dictators, prophets, and tensions rise. In a world that’s conquered death, will humanity finally be torn asunder by the immortal beings it created?

Citra and Rowan have disappeared. Endura is gone.


Clone of Rhyming Couplets Book Club BK

08/27/2019 - 6:00pm

Do you, like we do, have an old soul? Wearing nothing but cozy sweaters and beanies with a notebook in one hand and a pen in the other? Do you like seeing the world through a different perspective than others? Is poetry more than a hobby? Is it a passion for you? Then WORD has the Book Group just for you. We, Ashante and Mustafa, are opening up our own little Poetry group for people who enjoy sitting back and reading the words and inspirations of authors who struggled, loved, and experienced.

She Just Wants to Forget (What She Felt #2) Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9781449497545
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Published: Andrews McMeel Publishing - April 2nd, 2019

Discussion: August 22, 2019


Calling a Wolf a Wolf Cover Image
$16.95
ISBN: 9781938584671
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Published: Alice James Books - September 12th, 2017

Discussion: September 27, 2019


Don't Call Us Dead: Poems Cover Image
$16.00
ISBN: 9781555977856
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Published: Graywolf Press - September 5th, 2017

Discussion: October 25, 2019


Night Sky with Exit Wounds Cover Image
$16.00
ISBN: 9781556594953
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Published: Copper Canyon Press - April 5th, 2016

Discussion: November 22, 2019


The Essential Neruda: Selected Poems Cover Image
By Pablo Neruda, Mark Eisner (Editor)
$16.95
ISBN: 9780872864283
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Published: City Lights Publishers - City Lights Publishe - April 1st, 2004

Discussion: December 27, 2019


I Hope My Voice Doesn't Skip Cover Image
This item is currently unavailable and can not be ordered.
ISBN: 9781449494247
Availability: Unavailable
Published: Andrews McMeel Publishing - June 5th, 2018

Discussion: January 24, 2020


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

"A good series for children who love reading, science, and want to learn more on their own." --School Library Journal


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

"A good series for children who love reading, science, and want to learn more on their own."--School Library Journal


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
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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.
 


WORD BK PRESENTS: SARA ALEXANDER for A ROMAN RHAPSODY

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

About the book

A Roman Rhapsody Cover Image
$15.95
ISBN: 9781496715500
Availability: Available from our distributor; 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
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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
SKU: booksellerpic

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
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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

SOON TO BE A MAJOR MOTION PICTURE!

"I wish I'd had these books as a kid. Hilarious!" -- Dav Pilkey, creator of Captain Underpants and Dog Man

This New York Times bestselling illustrated series is perfect for fans of Dog Man and Captain Underpants.


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

From worldwide bestselling author and artist Dav Pilkey comes Dog Man, the canine cop who's part dog, part man, and ALL HERO!


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

The heroic hound is send to jail in the sixth Dog Man book from worldwide bestselling author and artist Dav Pilkey.


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

The most terrifying events in history are brought vividly to life in this New York Times-bestselling series!


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. . . .


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