Jersey City

WORD Live Presents: Catherine Newman with How To Be A Person!

05/26/2020 - 3:00pm to 4:00pm

Come virtually hang out with us for another interactive #homeWORDboundkids Digital Author Event! 

How to Be a Person: 65 Hugely Useful, Super-Important Skills to Learn before You're Grown Up Cover Image
$16.95
ISBN: 9781635861822
Availability: Available from our distributor; usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Storey Publishing, LLC - May 26th, 2020

For the kid who leaves a wet towel wadded up on the floor or forgets to put a new roll on the toilet-paper thingy, humorous writer and etiquette columnist Catherine Newman has created the ultimate guidebook to becoming a person whom everyone will like being around more.


WORD Live Presents: Michael Buckley with Finn and the Intergalactic Lunchbox

05/01/2020 - 3:00pm to 4:00pm

WORD Live: the new Instagram Live event series from WORD Bookstores. Though we have to remain six feet apart, books can keep us connected. Remember: Shelf Care is Self Care. 

 

Finn and the Intergalactic Lunchbox (The Finniverse series #1) Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9780525646877
Availability: Available from our distributor; usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Delacorte Books for Young Readers - April 28th, 2020

From the New York Times bestselling author of the Sisters Grimm and NERDS comes a new action-packed middle-grade series with aliens, robots, and kids saving the world!


WORD JC presents: Book Launch with Jasmyn Wright!

02/17/2020 - 4:00pm to 5:00pm

COME CELEBRATE THE BOOK LAUNCH OF JASMYN WRIGHT'S PICTURE BOOK, I'M GONNA PUSH THROUGH
Exclusive event posters will be given out only at the book launch! Msake sure you get yours to help inspire you keep pushing through!

 

About the Book:

I'm Gonna Push Through! Cover Image
By Jasmyn Wright, Shannon Wright (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9781534439658
Availability: In stock at Brooklyn or Jersey City -- click for more details
Published: Atheneum Books for Young Readers - February 18th, 2020

Based on the Push Through movement that inspires kids worldwide, this is an empowering, energetic, and all-inclusive picture book that celebrates resilience in the face of adversity.

Hold your head high. No matter what stands in the way of your dreams, remember this: YOU can push through anything!
If someone tells you it’s too hard, don’t you
ever listen.


Garbage Water Thursdays JC Discusses IN THE CAFE OF LOST YOUTH

03/12/2020 - 7:00pm

 

ABOUT THE BOOK

In the Café of Lost Youth Cover Image
By Patrick Modiano, Chris Clarke (Translated by)
$14.00
ISBN: 9781590179536
Availability: In stock at Brooklyn or Jersey City -- click for more details
Published: NYRB Classics - March 8th, 2016

“[M]odiano at his height. In 1950s Paris, a young woman nicknamed Louki haunts a café called the Condé, casting a decided allure yet remaining mysterious and unknowable. A young hanger-on, the husband she abandoned, the detective searching for her—all try to grasp her and fail. Not unexpectedly, Modiano withholds her secret life to the end.” —Library Journal, starred review— Cristina Rivera Garza, author of The Iliac Crest


WORD Jersey City presents Lizzie Skurnick and Dagmara Domińczyk for PRETTY BITCHES

03/04/2020 - 7:00pm

 

 

Please note that admission to this event requires either a purchase of the book OR a $5 admission voucher. Books and vouchers can be purchased online in advance or at the door on the day of the event; advance orders will be available for pickup at the store on the day of the event. The admission voucher functions like a gift card and is good toward $5 off anything in store at WORD on the day of the event only.

About the Book

Pretty Bitches: On Being Called Crazy, Angry, Bossy, Frumpy, Feisty, and All the Other Words That Are Used to Undermine Women Cover Image
By Lizzie Skurnick, Rebecca Traister (Introduction by)
$28.00
ISBN: 9781580059190
Availability: In stock at Brooklyn or Jersey City -- click for more details
Published: Seal Press - March 3rd, 2020

These empowering essays from leading women writers examine the power of the gendered language that is used to diminish women -- and imagine a more liberated world.


$5.00
SKU: bitchesvouch

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


WORD Jersey City presents Maisy Card for THESE GHOSTS ARE FAMILY

03/03/2020 - 7:00pm

 

 

Please note that admission to this event requires either a purchase of the book OR a $5 admission voucher. Books and vouchers can be purchased online in advance or at the door on the day of the event; advance orders will be available for pickup at the store on the day of the event. The admission voucher functions like a gift card and is good toward $5 off anything in store at WORD on the day of the event only.

About the Book

Staff Pick Badge
These Ghosts Are Family: A Novel Cover Image
$26.00
ISBN: 9781982117436
Availability: In stock at Brooklyn or Jersey City -- click for more details
Published: Simon & Schuster - March 3rd, 2020

A “rich, ambitious debut novel” (The New York Times Book Review) that reveals the ways in which a Jamaican family forms and fractures over generations, in the tradition of Homegoing by Yaa Gyasi.


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


Pre-Order Signed Copy* of Memoirs and Misinformation: Available July 7th

07/07/2020 - 10:00am

*Signature is on a bookplate and can not be personalized. Quantities are limited.

 

“None of this is real and all of it is true.”—Jim Carrey


About the Book

Memoirs and Misinformation: A novel Cover Image
$27.95
ISBN: 9780525655978
Availability: In stock at Brooklyn or Jersey City -- click for more details
Published: Knopf - July 7th, 2020

"None of this is real and all of it is true." --Jim Carrey


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