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    Helene Stapinski Presents MURDER IN MATERA

    03/20/2018 - 7:30pm

    This event takes place in our Jersey City store.

    Helene Stapinski goes deep into the heart of Italy to unravel a century-old family mystery in this spellbinding memoir that blends the suspenseful twists of Making a Murderer and the emotional insight of Elena Ferrante’s Neapolitan Novels.

    Murder In Matera: A True Story of Passion, Family, and Forgiveness in Southern Italy Cover Image
    $15.99
    ISBN: 9780062438492
    Availability: In stock at Brooklyn or Jersey City -- click for more details
    Published: Dey Street Books - March 20th, 2018

    “A murder mystery, a model of investigative reporting, a celebration of the fierce bonds that hold families together through tragedies…Murder in Matera is a gem.” San Francisco Chronicle

    "Tantalizing" NPR


    $5.00
    SKU: Helenevoucher

    $5 admission to see Helene Stapinski on Tuesday, March 20, 2018 at WORD Bookstores in Jersey City. Your $5 voucher can be used towards anything in store, including Murder In Matera: A True Story of Passion, Family, and Forgiveness in Southern Italy.


    WORD Presents Trivia Night!

    03/03/2018 - 6:00pm

    This event takes place in our Jersey City store. 

    Get your nerd on WORDies!

    We're launching our new monthly Trivia night this Saturday March 3rd at 6pm with Vincent Onorati, the host with the most and husband to Christine, the store owner. Vinnie is a culture connoisseur and will be changing the theme each month. 

    $5.00
    SKU: triviavoucher

    Entrance to WORD Trivia. Voucher can be used towards anything in the store on night of the event. 


    Jessica Spotswood and Dhonielle Clayton Presents THE RADICAL ELEMENT

    03/21/2018 - 7:30pm

    This event takes place in the Jersey City Store.

    In an anthology of revolution and resistance, a sisterhood of YA writers shines a light on a century and a half of heroines on the margins and in the intersections.

    The Radical Element: 12 Stories of Daredevils, Debutantes & Other Dauntless Girls Cover Image
    By Jessica Spotswood (Editor)
    $17.99
    ISBN: 9780763694258
    Availability: In stock at Brooklyn or Jersey City -- click for more details
    Published: Candlewick Press (MA) - March 13th, 2018

    In an anthology of revolution and resistance, a sisterhood of YA writers shines a light on a century and a half of heroines on the margins and in the intersections.


    $5 admission to see Jessica Spotswood and Dhonielle Clayton on Wednesday, March 21, 2018 at WORD Bookstores in Jersey City. Your $5 voucher can be used towards anything in store, including The Radical Element. 


    WORD Presents Junot Diaz for Islandborn Storytime

    04/14/2018 - 10:00am

    WORD Jersey City Presents Junot Diaz for Islandborn Storytime

    DAY OF THE EVENT PLEASE SIMPLY COME TO THE STORE! WE ARE NO LONGER PROCESSING WEB ORDERS AS OF 8:30am Saturday 4/14 FOR IN STORE PICK UP.  

    Islandborn Cover Image
    By Junot Diaz, Leo Espinosa (Illustrator)
    $17.99
    ISBN: 9780735229860
    Availability: In stock at Brooklyn or Jersey City -- click for more details
    Published: Dial Books - March 13th, 2018

    From New York Times bestseller and Pulitzer Prize winner Junot D az comes a debut picture book about the magic of memory and the infinite power of the imagination.


    Lola: Edición En Español de Islandborn Cover Image
    By Junot Diaz, Leo Espinosa (Illustrator)
    $17.99
    ISBN: 9780525552819
    Availability: In stock at Brooklyn or Jersey City -- click for more details
    Published: Dial Books - March 13th, 2018

    Del exitoso autor en ventas seg n el New York Times y ganador del Premio Pulitzer, Junot D az, nos llega su primer lbum ilustrado acerca de la magia de los recuerdos y el poder infinito de la imaginaci n, ahora en espa ol

    Todos los ni os en la escuela de Lola ven an de otra parte. Era una escuela de lugares lejanos.


    WORD Presents Peter Brown for The Wild Robot Escapes!

    03/13/2018 - 7:00pm

    About the Author

    The Wild Robot Escapes Cover Image
    $16.99
    ISBN: 9780316382045
    Availability: In stock at Brooklyn or Jersey City -- click for more details
    Published: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers - March 13th, 2018

    An instant New York Times bestseller
    The sequel to the bestselling The Wild Robot, by award-winning author Peter Brown


    $5.00
    SKU: brownvoucher

    $5 Admission to see Peter Brown for the launch of THE WILD ROBOT ESCAPES! at WORD, Jersey City. The voucher can be used towards anything in the store, including Peter's new book. 


    Hudson County Sierra Club Book Group discusses THE END OF NATURE

    03/29/2018 - 6:30pm

    The newly-formed Hudson County Sierra Club Book Group reads and discusses literature about environmental justice, conservation policy, climate change, sustainable development, and more.  

    The End of Nature Cover Image
    $16.00
    ISBN: 9780812976083
    Availability: In stock at Brooklyn or Jersey City -- click for more details
    Published: Random House Trade - June 13th, 2006

    Reissued on the tenth anniversary of its publication, this classic work on our environmental crisis features a new introduction by the author, reviewing both the progress and ground lost in the fight to save the earth.


    YA Oughta Book Group discusses I AM NOT A SERIAL KILLER

    10/17/2018 - 6:00pm
    I Am Not a Serial Killer (John Cleaver Books) Cover Image
    $11.99
    ISBN: 9780765327826
    Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
    Published: Tor Books - March 30th, 2010

    John Wayne Cleaver is dangerous, and he knows it.

    He's spent his life doing his best not to live up to his potential.


    YA Oughta Book Group discusses SHADOWSHAPER

    09/19/2018 - 6:00pm
    Shadowshaper (the Shadowshaper Cypher, Book 1) Cover Image
    $9.99
    ISBN: 9781338032475
    Availability: In stock at Brooklyn or Jersey City -- click for more details
    Published: Scholastic Inc. - August 30th, 2016

    The joyful, bold New York Times bestseller. Look for the sequel, Shadowhouse Fall, out 9/12

    "Magnificent." --Holly Black, New York Times Book Review

    "A must." --Kirkus Reviews, starred review

    "Exceptional." --Publishers Weekly, starred review


    YA Oughta Book Group discusses SHIVER

    08/15/2018 - 6:00pm
    Shiver Cover Image
    $9.99
    ISBN: 9780545682787
    Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
    Published: Scholastic Inc. - April 29th, 2014

    From a dazzlingly talented young writer, a haunting and original supernatural romance in the vein of TWILIGHT.


    YA Oughta Book Group discusses ALANNA

    07/18/2018 - 6:00pm
    Alanna: The First Adventure (Song of the Lioness #1) Cover Image
    $11.99
    ISBN: 9781442426412
    Availability: In stock at Brooklyn or Jersey City -- click for more details
    Published: Atheneum Books for Young Readers - December 7th, 2010

    From Tamora Pierce, the first book in the Song of the Lioness Quartet, honored with the Margaret A. Edwards Award.

    "From now on I'm Alan of Trebond, the younger twin. I'll be a knight."


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