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    Octavia's Brood & Activism Workshop

    06/24/2018 - 3:00pm to 6:00pm

    Join three speculative fiction experts, writers, activitsts, and community leaders to at WORD to learn how Afro Futurism can lead to concrete social engagement in your current community. 

    For the Octavia's Brood and Activism workshop at WORD Jersey City on June 24, 2018 from 2-5pm. Admission, a signed copy of Octavia's Brood, supplies, and a beverage from the cafe at WORD Jersey City are included. 


    WORD Presents Drag Queen Storyhour

    08/11/2018 - 11:00am

    Storyhour with Harmonica Sunbeam audaciously encourages the creativity and boundless energy & excitement of child's play as they relate to both gender neutrality and non-conformity, while promoting positive LGBTQ role models. Harmonica Sunbeam will read oppression and ism-free books and timeless favorites in addition to leading participants in song between stories and a craft at the end of the event! 

    WORD Presents Winnie M Li for Dark Chapter in conversation with

    06/20/2018 - 7:30pm to 8:30pm

    WORD is delighted to host the paperback launch of the Edgar Nominated novel, Dark Chapterwith author and producer Winnie M Li. The riveting story is a compelling narrative based on the author's own experiences and shows how the best crime fiction can be a call to action, empathy, and the best mirror to society. Please join us, enjoy a glass of wine, and what is sure to be a memoriable evening. 

    Dark Chapter Cover Image
    $16.00
    ISBN: 9781947993310
    Availability: In stock at Brooklyn or Jersey City -- click for more details
    Published: Polis Books - April 17th, 2018

    NOMINATED FOR THE EDGAR AWARD FOR BEST FIRST NOVEL Vivian is a cosmopolitan Taiwanese-American tourist who often escapes her busy life in London through adventure and travel. Johnny is a 15-year-old Irish teenager, living a neglected life on the margins of society.


    YA Book Group Discusses Aristotle and Dante Discover the Secrets of the Universe

    06/20/2018 - 6:30pm
    Aristotle and Dante Discover the Secrets of the Universe Cover Image
    $11.99
    ISBN: 9781442408937
    Availability: In stock at Brooklyn or Jersey City -- click for more details
    Published: Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers - April 1st, 2014

    This Printz Honor Book is a "tender, honest exploration of identity" (Publishers Weekly) that distills lyrical truths about family and friendship.


    Grown Up Storytime with Michael Ian Black and Debbie Ridpath Ohi

    06/08/2018 - 7:30pm

    This voucher is good towards entrance to this event in our Jersey City location. The $5 voucher can be used towards anything in the store, including I'm Sad or I'm Bored! Please note that if a copy of the event book is purchased at the store, there is no need to purchase a voucher as well. 


    I'm Sad (I'm Books) Cover Image
    $17.99
    ISBN: 9781481476270
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    Published: Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers - June 5th, 2018

    A girl, a potato, and a very sad flamingo star in this charming sequel to I'm Bored by New York Times bestselling author and comedian Michael Ian Black and celebrated illustrator Debbie Ridpath Ohi.

    Everyone feels sad sometimes--even flamingos.

    Sigh.


    I'm Bored (I'm Books) Cover Image
    $17.99
    ISBN: 9781442414037
    Availability: In stock at Brooklyn or Jersey City -- click for more details
    Published: Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers - September 4th, 2012

    There is NOTHING boring about being a kid, but one little girl is going to have to prove it in this anything-but-boring picture book from comedian Michael Ian Black.


    A Child's First Book of Trump Cover Image
    By Michael Ian Black, Marc Rosenthal (Illustrator)
    $17.99
    ISBN: 9781481488006
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    Published: Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers - July 5th, 2016

    A New York Times bestseller


    Naked! Cover Image
    $18.99
    ISBN: 9781442467385
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    Published: Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers - April 29th, 2014

    A hilarious new book about a boy who refuses to wear clothes, from comedian Michael Ian Black and illustrator Debbi Ridpath Ohi, the team that brought you I'm Bored, a New York Times Notable Children's Book.


    Navel Gazing: True Tales of Bodies, Mostly Mine (But Also My Mom's, Which I Know Sounds Weird) Cover Image
    $16.00
    ISBN: 9781476748832
    Availability: In stock at Brooklyn or Jersey City -- click for more details
    Published: Gallery Books - August 15th, 2017

    New York Times bestselling author and stand-up comedian Michael Ian Black (author of A Child's First Book of Trump) delivers a "memorable and funny" (Kirkus Reviews) memoir about confronting his genetic legacy as he hits his forties.


    WORD Presents Sarah Beth Durst and Peter Brett for Queen of Sorrow

    06/06/2018 - 7:30pm

    About The Queens of Renthia Trilogy

    The Queen of Sorrow: Book Three of The Queens of Renthia Cover Image
    $21.99
    ISBN: 9780062413383
    Availability: In stock at Brooklyn or Jersey City -- click for more details
    Published: Harper Voyager - May 15th, 2018

    The battle between vicious spirits and strong-willed queens that started in the award-winning The Queen of Blood and continued in the powerful The Reluctant Queen comes to a stunning conclusion in The Queen of Sorrow, the final volume of Sarah Beth Durst’s Queens of Renthia trilogy.


    $5.00
    SKU: durstvoucher

    This voucher is good towards entrance to this event in our Jersey City location. The $5 voucher can be used towards anything in the store, including Sarah Beth Durst or Peter Brett's books! Please note that if a copy of the event book is purchased at the store, there is no need to purchase a voucher as well. 

     


    The Reluctant Queen: Book Two of The Queens of Renthia Cover Image
    $7.99
    ISBN: 9780062474117
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    Published: Harper Voyager - January 30th, 2018

    In The Queen of Blood, Daleina used her strength and skill to survive the malevolent nature spirits of Renthia and claim the crown. But now she is hiding a terrible secret: she is dying. If she leaves the world before a new heir is ready, the spirits that inhabit her realm will once again run wild, destroying her cities and slaughtering her people.


    The Queen of Blood: Book One of The Queens of Renthia Cover Image
    $7.99
    ISBN: 9780062474094
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    Published: Harper Voyager - April 25th, 2017

    Everything has a spirit: the willow tree with leaves that kiss the pond, the stream that feeds the river, the wind that exhales fresh snow…


    The Core: Book Five of the Demon Cycle Cover Image
    $8.99
    ISBN: 9780345531513
    Availability: Coming Soon - Available for Pre-Order Now
    Published: Del Rey Books - July 31st, 2018

    The Warded Man: Book One of the Demon Cycle Cover Image
    $7.99
    ISBN: 9780345518705
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    Published: Del Rey Books - March 23rd, 2010

    As darkness falls after sunset, the corelings rise--demons who possess supernatural powers and burn with a consuming hatred of humanity.


    WORD Presents Elisabeth Cohen for THE GLITCH in conversation with Lizzie Skurnick

    05/30/2018 - 7:30pm

    WORD is proud to present Elisabeth Cohen in conversation with Jersey City's own Lizzie Skurnick discussing Cohen's The Glitch, a hilarious, cutting novel about motherhood, expectations, and being a work-a-holic. We're partnering with Slow & Low Rock & Rye for a night of old fashions, laughter, and a great debut novel. 

    The Glitch Cover Image
    $26.95
    ISBN: 9780385542784
    Availability: In stock at Brooklyn or Jersey City -- click for more details
    Published: Doubleday Books - May 22nd, 2018

    A fast, funny, deeply hilarious debut--The Glitch is the story of a high-profile, TED-talking, power-posing Silicon Valley CEO and mother of two who has it all under control, until a woman claiming to be a younger version of herself appears, causing a major glitch in her over-scheduled, over-staffed, over-worked life.


    Shelf Discovery: The Teen Classics We Never Stopped Reading Cover Image
    $15.99
    ISBN: 9780061756351
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    Published: William Morrow Paperbacks - July 21st, 2009

    Remember that book you read at that time in your life when everything seemed to be going crazy—the one book that brought the world into focus and helped soothe your raging teenage angst?

     


    $5.00
    SKU: glitchvoucher

    One admission to for THE GLITCH by Elisabeth Cohen in conversation with Lizzie Skurnick, author of SHELF DISCOVERY at our Jersey City store. $5 good towards anything in the store that evening, including THE GLITCH or SHELF DISCOVERY. 


    WORD presents Rebecca Soffer for MODERN LOSS

    05/29/2018 - 7:30pm

    Modern Loss: Candid Conversation About Grief. Beginners Welcome. Cover Image
    $24.99
    ISBN: 9780062499189
    Availability: In stock at Brooklyn or Jersey City -- click for more details
    Published: Harper Wave - January 23rd, 2018

    Inspired by the website that the New York Times hailed as "redefining mourning," this book is a fresh and irreverent examination into navigating grief and resilience in the age of social media, offering comfort and community for coping with the mess of loss through candid original essays from a variety of voices, accompanied by gorgeous two-color illustrations and wry infographics.


    This voucher is good towards entrance to this event in our Jersey City location. The $5 voucher can be used towards anything in the store, including Modern Loss! Please note that if a copy of the event book is purchased at the store, there is no need to purchase a voucher as well. 


    WORD Presents Ali Maffucci for Inspiralized and Beyond

    05/09/2018 - 7:30pm

    Join us at WORD for an event celebrating the launch of Inspiralized.com creator local craft cooking Ali Maffucci's new cookbook, Inspiralized and Beyond! She took the cooking with the spiralizer to healthy, fun heights and we're excited to welcome her for a book signing and discussion. Grab a glass of complimentary wine and meet this WORDie favorite and learn a who new way of preparing and enjoying your food! 

    Inspiralized and Beyond: Spiralize, Chop, Rice, and MASH Your Vegetables Into Creative, Craveable Meals Cover Image
    $21.99
    ISBN: 9781524762681
    Availability: In stock at Brooklyn or Jersey City -- click for more details
    Published: Clarkson Potter Publishers - May 1st, 2018

    Spiralizing isn't just about noodles anymore, so blogger Ali Maffucci satisfies paleo, vegan, vegetarian, and gluten-free diets with 125 healthy recipes for vegetarians and meat-eaters. Now, for the very first time, she is going beyond expectations--and beyond spiralizing.


    Admission to our Jersey City event for Ali Maffucci's Inspiralized. $5 good towards anything in the store, including copies of her cookbooks. 


    Inspiralize Everything: An Apples-To-Zucchini Encyclopedia of Spiralizing Cover Image
    $21.99
    ISBN: 9781101907450
    Availability: In stock at Brooklyn or Jersey City -- click for more details
    Published: Clarkson Potter Publishers - August 16th, 2016

    NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER

    From the author of Inspiralized comes the ultimate guide on spiralizing, with clean meals that fit into any diet, from paleo to vegan to gluten-free to raw.


    Inspiralized: Turn Vegetables Into Healthy, Creative, Satisfying Meals Cover Image
    $19.99
    ISBN: 9780804186834
    Availability: In stock at Brooklyn or Jersey City -- click for more details
    Published: Clarkson Potter Publishers - February 24th, 2015

    A New York Times Bestseller


    WORD Presents Drag Queen Storyhour

    06/09/2018 - 11:00am

    Storyhour with Harmonica Sunbeam audaciously encourages the creativity and boundless energy & excitement of child's play as they relate to both gender neutrality and non-conformity, while promoting positive LGBTQ role models. Harmonica Sunbeam will read oppression and ism-free books and timeless favorites in addition to leading participants in song between stories. 

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