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    WORD Presents: Sam Maggs for GIRL SQUADS

    10/03/2018 - 7:30pm
    Sam Maggs Girl Squads

    Join us as we welcome author Sam Maggs to celebrate the release of her book Girl Squads: 20 Female Friendships That Changed HistoryFeaturing illustrations by Jenn Woodall, Girl Squads is a love letter to iconic crews in fields as diverse as politics, sports, history, and pop culture.

    Girl Squads: 20 Female Friendships That Changed History Cover Image
    By Sam Maggs, Jenn Woodall (Illustrator)
    $16.99
    ISBN: 9781683690726
    Availability: Coming Soon - Available for Pre-Order Now
    Published: Quirk Books - October 2nd, 2018

    A fun and feisty tour of famous girl BFFs from history who stuck together and changed the world.

    A modern girl is nothing without her squad of besties. But don't let all the hashtags fool you: the #girlsquad goes back a long, long time. In this hilarious and heartfelt book, geek girl Sam Maggs takes you on a tour of some of history's most famous female BFFs, including:


    The Fangirl's Guide to the Galaxy: A Handbook for Girl Geeks Cover Image
    $15.95
    ISBN: 9781594747892
    Availability: In stock at Brooklyn or Jersey City -- click for more details
    Published: Quirk Books - May 12th, 2015

    This ultimate handbook for ladies living the nerdy life is a fun and feminist take on the often male-dominated world of geekdom.
     


    $5 admission to this event at our Jersey City store. Your $5 voucher can be used towards anything in store, including Girl Squads. Please note that if you purchase a copy of the book from WORD that there is no need to purchase a voucher.


    WORD Presents: Lindsey Stanberry for REFINERY29 MONEY DIARIES

    09/20/2018 - 7:30pm
    Lindsey Stanberry R29 Money Diaries

    Join us as we welcome author Lindsey Stanberry to celebrate the release of her book Refinery29 Money Diaries: Everything You've Ever Wanted to Know About Your Finances...and Everyone Else's. An offshoot of Refinery29's popular Money Diaries series, Lindsey's book features 10 new diaries, accompanied by real-life financial advice you can apply to real life, whether you're an intern with a generous allowance or an executive making six figures.

    Refinery29 Money Diaries: Everything You've Ever Wanted To Know About Your Finances... And Everyone Else's Cover Image
    $19.99
    ISBN: 9781501197994
    Availability: In stock at Brooklyn or Jersey City -- click for more details
    Published: Touchstone - September 4th, 2018

    Does it feel like you’re NEVER going to finish paying back your student loans?
    Do you spend more on coffee per month than you put into your 401(k)?
    Do you avoid looking at your bank balance because it’s easier to live in denial?
    The first step to getting your financial life in order is tracking what you spend.

    Money Diaries, the breakout series from Refiner


    $5 admission to this event at our Jersey City store. Your $5 voucher can be used towards anything in store, including Refinery29 Money Diaries. Please note that if you purchase a copy of the book from WORD that there is no need to purchase a voucher.


    New Fiction Book Group Reads THOSE WHO KNEW

    12/03/2018 - 6:00pm

    Those Who Knew: A Novel Cover Image
    $26.00
    ISBN: 9780525560432
    Availability: Coming Soon - Available for Pre-Order Now
    Published: Viking - November 6th, 2018

    "Those Who Knew speaks with uncommon prescience to the swirl around us. Novey writes, with acuity and depth, about questions of silence, power, and complicity. The universe she has created is imagined, and all too real." --Rebecca Traister, author of All the Single Ladies


    New Fiction Book Group Discusses CRUDO

    11/05/2018 - 6:00pm

    Crudo Cover Image
    $21.00
    ISBN: 9780393652727
    Availability: In stock at Brooklyn or Jersey City -- click for more details
    Published: W. W. Norton & Company - September 11th, 2018

    "She had no idea what to do with love, she experienced it as invasion, as the prelude to loss and pain, she really didn't have a clue."

    Kathy is a writer. Kathy is getting married. It's the summer of 2017 and the whole world is falling apart. Fast-paced and frantic, Crudo unfolds in real time from the perspective of a commitment-phobic artist who might be Kathy Acker.


    Garbage Water Thursday's Reads DESTROY ALL MONSTERS

    11/08/2018 - 6:00pm

    Destroy All Monsters: The Last Rock Novel Cover Image
    $16.00
    ISBN: 9780374537661
    Availability: Coming Soon - Available for Pre-Order Now
    Published: FSG Originals - October 16th, 2018

    “At some point, I began to think of it as an ancient folk tale. It’s fine work, with a kind of scattered narrative set within a tight frame. Fast-moving throughout—fragile characters who suggest a bleak inner world made in their own collective image.” —Don DeLillo


    Garbage Water Thursday's Reads TRIP

    10/11/2018 - 6:00pm

    Trip: Psychedelics, Alienation, and Change Cover Image
    By Tao Lin
    $16.00
    ISBN: 9781101974513
    Availability: In stock at Brooklyn or Jersey City -- click for more details
    Published: Vintage - May 1st, 2018

    Part memoir, part history, part journalistic exposé, Trip is a look at psychedelic drugs, literature, and alienation from one of the twenty-first century's most innovative novelists--The Electric Kool-Aid Acid Test for a new generation. A Vintage Original.


    Garbage Water Thursday's Reads THE SEXY PARTS OF THE BIBLE

    09/13/2018 - 6:00pm

    The Sexy Part of the Bible (Akashic Urban Surreal) Cover Image
    $15.95
    ISBN: 9781936070961
    Availability: In stock at Brooklyn or Jersey City -- click for more details
    Published: Akashic Books - June 21st, 2011

    Number 7 on HEY, SMALL PRESS's Best Of 2011 list (heysmallpress.org)

    "From the malignant forces of racism and sexism to corruption and cloning, Boof catwalks her way through a shrewdly satirical, erotic, and suspenseful novel of defiance."
    --Booklist


    WORD Presents a PRIDE Storytime with Christian Trimmer and Jessie Sima!

    08/25/2018 - 11:00am

    Snow Pony and the Seven Miniature Ponies Cover Image
    By Christian Trimmer, Jessie Sima (Illustrator)
    $17.99
    ISBN: 9781481462686
    Availability: In stock at Brooklyn or Jersey City -- click for more details
    Published: Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers - August 21st, 2018

    From Christian Trimmer and bestselling illustrator Jessie Sima comes an adorable and imaginative twist on the tale of Snow White…with lots more ponies!

    Sweet Snow Pony is loved by all for her beautiful coat as white as snow and her mane as black as ebony.


    Teddy's Favorite Toy Cover Image
    $17.99
    ISBN: 9781481480796
    Availability: In stock at Brooklyn or Jersey City -- click for more details
    Published: Atheneum Books for Young Readers - February 27th, 2018

    A mom goes to great lengths to rescue her son's favorite doll in this delightful tribute to treasured toys--and mothers.

    Teddy has a lot of cool toys. But his very favorite doll has the best manners, the sickest fighting skills, and a fierce sense of style.


    Harriet Gets Carried Away Cover Image
    By Jessie Sima, Jessie Sima (Illustrator)
    $17.99
    ISBN: 9781481469111
    Availability: In stock at Brooklyn or Jersey City -- click for more details
    Published: Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers - March 6th, 2018

    From the author and illustrator of the bestselling Not Quite Narwhal comes a sweet and funny story about remembering where you belong, no matter how far you roam, or what you’re wearing when you get there.

    Harriet loves costumes. She wears them to the dentist, to the supermarket, and most importantly, to her super-special dress-up birthday party.


    Not Quite Narwhal Cover Image
    By Jessie Sima, Jessie Sima (Illustrator)
    $17.99
    ISBN: 9781481469098
    Availability: In stock at Brooklyn or Jersey City -- click for more details
    Published: Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers - February 14th, 2017

    In the tradition of Uni the Unicorn and Gaston, this heartwarming and adorable debut picture book tells the story of a young unicorn who was born under the sea to a family of narwhals.


    Kids Poetry Workshop!

    08/16/2018 - 4:00pm to 6:00pm

    Children ages 6 and up will listen to poetry, learn about the basic building blocks of poetry, and have the opportunity to write, color, and create a small poetry booklet in this fun, interactive workshop.

    Admission and supplies for the Children's Poetry Workshop at WORD Jersey City 


    WORD Presents Anne Lamott for ALMOST EVERYTHING

    10/23/2018 - 7:30pm

    Almost Everything: Notes on Hope Cover Image
    $20.00
    ISBN: 9780525537441
    Availability: Coming Soon - Available for Pre-Order Now
    Published: Riverhead Books - October 16th, 2018

    From the bestselling author of Hallelujah Anyway, Bird by Bird, and Help, Thanks, Wow, comes a new book about the place hope holds in our lives.


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