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    BK: Storytime in Your PJs! YAWNING YOGA with Laurie Jordan

    02/04/2018 - 3:30pm

    This event takes place in our Brooklyn store.

    Don your favorite pajamas and join us at WORD for storytime and kid-friendly yoga! Author and yoga instructor Laurie Jordan presents YAWNING YOGA.

    Starting with a gentle Om, Yawning Yoga's simple instructions, gorgeous illustrations, and soothing poetry guide readers through a relaxing routine to end the day. Thoughtful poems depict a series of step-by-step yoga poses. Each of the poses is accompanied by its Sanskrit name, adding to the layers of learning.

    Yawning Yoga Cover Image
    By Laurie Jordan, Diana Mayo (Illustrator)
    $18.95
    ISBN: 9781939775108
    Availability: In stock at Brooklyn or Jersey City -- click for more details
    Published: Little Pickle Press - February 24th, 2017

    A beautiful bedtime routine for yogis of any age


    BK: Storytime! GREGORY THE SPIDER with Cynthia Meyer

    02/25/2018 - 3:30pm

     

    This event takes place in our Brooklyn store.

    Join us at WORD for a musical storytime with GREGORY THE SPIDER: ROMPING THROUGH THE YEAR, with author Cynthia Meyer. 

    Gregory the Spider: Romping Through the Year Cover Image
    $20.99
    ISBN: 9780692939543
    Availability: In stock at Brooklyn or Jersey City -- click for more details
    Published: Bookbaby - November 2nd, 2017

    Join Gregory, a playful and plucky spider, as he journeys through the year and celebrates each Season's special days Parents and kids alike will enjoy Gregory's adventures in this lively read-aloud, sing-along picture book full of vivid illustrations of Gregory and his friends With I-Spy activities included, this is a book that will be enjoyed long after the story ends.


    BK: Storytime! WHEN OLIVER SPEAKS with Kimberly Garvin

    02/18/2018 - 3:00pm

     

    This event takes place in our Brooklyn store.

    Join us at WORD for an afternoon storytime with WHEN OLIVER SPEAKS, with author Kimberly Garvin. 

    When Oliver Speaks Cover Image
    $12.95
    ISBN: 9780999021019
    Availability: In stock at Brooklyn or Jersey City -- click for more details
    Published: Indigo River Publishing - July 26th, 2017

    Tara Jepsen presents LIKE A DOG in conversation with Beth Lisick

    12/05/2017 - 7:00pm

    This event takes place in our Brooklyn location.

    Join us at WORD for a night of great conversation and wine to celebrate the launch of the new novel, LIKE A DOG, with author Tara Jepsen in conversation with Beth Lisick. 

    Like a Dog (City Lights/Sister Spit) Cover Image
    $15.95
    ISBN: 9780872867345
    Availability: In stock at Brooklyn or Jersey City -- click for more details
    Published: City Lights Books - September 26th, 2017

    A scrappy young skateboarder's story of underground worlds and fringe existences, confusing family relationships and the struggle for intimacy.


    Island People: A Storm Relief Benefit & Celebration!

    11/29/2017 - 7:00pm

    A book release party in collaboration with Ace Hotel New York, WORD Bookstores, CARIBBEING, and New York: Caribbean City at NYU, featuring: Joshua Jelly-Schapiro, Gabrielle Bellot, Garnette Cadogan, Carina del Valle Schorske, Tiphanie Yanique with beats by DJ Jneiro Jarel.

    This event takes place at Liberty Hall at Ace Hotel Mahattan. 

    Island People: The Caribbean and the World Cover Image
    $17.00
    ISBN: 9780345804990
    Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
    Published: Vintage - November 28th, 2017

    This masterwork of travel literature and history provides a kaleidoscopic portrait of the Caribbean and illuminates its fierce grip on the world's imagination.


    Small Business Saturday in Brooklyn

    11/25/2017 - 2:00pm

    Join us at our Brooklyn location for a day of bookish fun and giveaways. Kick off your holiday season by shopping small. 

    Raffle give aways every hour!

    2-7pm The Haiku Guys and Gals will compose original, personal haikus upon request

    3pm Storytime with author illustrator Rajiv Fernandez for his book Baby to Brooklyn 

    Baby to Brooklyn Cover Image
    $6.99
    ISBN: 9781576877852
    Availability: In stock at Brooklyn or Jersey City -- click for more details
    Published: POW! - April 4th, 2017

    A series debut, Baby to Brooklyn humorously compares the world ofbabies to that of the hip Brooklyn lifestyle. From baby bowls to Brooklyn Bowl, from toy trains to the G train, this pictographic board book takes cues from the famous landmarks and hipster iconography for which the borough is known.


    102 Haiku Journal: 17 Syllables to Say It All Cover Image
    $14.99
    ISBN: 9781419726774
    Availability: In stock at Brooklyn or Jersey City -- click for more details
    Published: Abrams Noterie - September 5th, 2017

    This unique journal guides and encourages you to reflect on your day in the style of everyone's favorite short-form poem--the haiku. It offers 102 creative prompts to help you think about different aspects of your life and capture them in 17 syllables. Conceived by the Haiku Guys & Gals, this journal also contains examples of their poems for inspiration.


    Sip & Scribe @ WORD on #SmallBusinessSaturday

    11/25/2017 - 7:00pm

    This event takes place at our Brooklyn location.

    Cooper Wilhelm presents DUMBHEART/STUPIDFACE

    12/02/2017 - 7:00pm

    This event takes place in our Brooklyn store.

    "Good love stories aren’t interesting to read about. Thankfully, DUMBHEART/STUPIDFACE provides a wonderful reprieve; Wilhelm writes the brutal truths of what it means to love someone with a detached ferocity generally observed in nature, as when a tiger devours a deer. And it is as exciting to watch." —Bijan Stephen.

    Dumbheart / Stupidface Cover Image
    $15.95
    ISBN: 9781937865955
    Availability: In stock at Brooklyn or Jersey City -- click for more details
    Published: Civil Coping Mechanisms - November 9th, 2017

    "Good love stories aren't interesting to read about. Thankfully, DUMBHEART/STUPIDFACE provides a wonderful reprieve; Wilhelm writes the brutal truths of what it means to love someone with a detached ferocity generally observed in nature, as when a tiger devours a deer. And it is as exciting to watch." -Bijan Stephen.


    S.A. Chakraborty Presents City of Brass

    11/14/2017 - 7:00pm

    This event takes place in our Brooklyn location.

    Join us Tuesday, 11/14 for the launch event of The City of Brass with local speculative fiction maven S.A. Chakraborty. City of Brass. We'll be enjoying some wine and refreshments and hearing the author speak of this harrowing adventure before engaging in a Q&A and signing. 

    The City of Brass: A Novel (The Daevabad Trilogy) Cover Image
    $25.99
    ISBN: 9780062678102
    Availability: In stock at Brooklyn or Jersey City -- click for more details
    Published: Harper Voyager - November 14th, 2017

    NAMED ONE OF THE BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR BY Library Journal Vulture | The Verge | SYFYWire


    BK: Beginning Readers Book Club Reads MY FATHER'S DRAGON

    11/04/2017 - 11:00am
    My Father's Dragon (My Father's Dragon Trilogy) Cover Image
    $6.99
    ISBN: 9780440421214
    Availability: In stock at Brooklyn or Jersey City -- click for more details
    Published: Yearling Books - December 27th, 2005

    The Newbery Honor-winning classic about a daring dragon rescue


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