Jersey City

Spec Fic Book Group JC Discusses A DARKER SHADE OF MAGIC

03/19/2019 - 6:00pm

 

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A Darker Shade of Magic: A Novel (Shades of Magic #1) Cover Image
$15.99
ISBN: 9780765376466
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Published: Tor Books - January 19th, 2016

A Darker Shade of Magic, from #1 New York Times bestselling author V.E. Schwab

Kell is one of the last Antarimagicians with a rare, coveted ability to travel between parallel Londons; Red, Grey, White, and, once upon a time, Black.


Spec Fic Book Group JC Discusses ROSEWATER

02/19/2019 - 6:00pm

 

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Rosewater (The Wormwood Trilogy #1) Cover Image
$15.99
ISBN: 9780316449052
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Published: Orbit - September 18th, 2018

Tade Thompson's Rosewater is the start of an award-winning, cutting edge trilogy set in Nigeria, by one of science fiction's most engaging new voices.

*Nommo Award for Best Speculative Fiction Novel, winner
*Arthur C. Clarke Award for Best Science Fiction Novel, finalist


WORD JC Presents: César Brioso for LAST SEASONS IN HAVANA

03/21/2019 - 7:30pm


Last Seasons in Havana explores the intersection between Cuba and America’s pastime from the late 1950s to the early 1960s, when Fidel Castro overthrew Cuban dictator Fulgencio Batista. César Brioso takes the reader through the triumph of the revolution in 1959 and its impact on professional baseball in the seasons immediately following Castro’s rise to power.

Last Seasons in Havana: The Castro Revolution and the End of Professional Baseball in Cuba Cover Image
$29.95
ISBN: 9781496205513
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Published: University of Nebraska Press - March 2019

Last Seasons in Havana explores the intersection between Cuba and America’s pastime from the late 1950s to the early 1960s, when Fidel Castro overthrew Cuban dictator Fulgencio Batista.


$5.00
SKU: cesarvoucher

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


WORD JC Presents: Drag Queen Storytime with Harmonica Sunbeam

02/09/2019 - 11:00am

 

Storytime with Harmonica Sunbeam encourages the creativity and boundless energy and 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. 

Thanks to our friends at Jersey City Pride for bringing Drag Queen Storyhour to downtown Jersey City.

WORD JC Presents: Irvine Welsh and Tony O'Neill for DEAD MEN'S TROUSERS

02/28/2019 - 7:30pm

 

Dead Men's Trousers Cover Image
$26.99
ISBN: 9781612197555
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Published: Melville House - February 26th, 2019

The International Bestseller from the author The New York Times called "blisteringly funny" — it's the wild and wooly crew from Trainspotting back for one last adventure


$5.00
SKU: welshvoucher

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


Sick City: A Novel Cover Image
$13.99
ISBN: 9780061789748
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Published: Harper Perennial - July 20th, 2010

Sick City is fun, twisted and brutal….O’Neill could be our generation’s Jim Thompson.”


WORD JC Presents: James Boice for WHO KILLED THE FONZ?

02/19/2019 - 7:30pm

 

Late October, 1984. Prince and Bruce are dominating FM radio. Ron and Nancy are headed back to the White House. Crockett and Tubbs are leading men everywhere to embrace pastels. And Richard Cunningham? Well, Richard Cunningham is having a really bad Sunday.

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Who Killed the Fonz? Cover Image
$26.00
ISBN: 9781501196881
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Published: Simon & Schuster - February 19th, 2019

The legendary 1950s-era TV show Happy Days gets reinvented as a gritty 1980s noir.

Late October, 1984. Prince and Bruce are dominating FM radio. Ron and Nancy are headed back to the White House. Crockett and Tubbs are leading men everywhere to embrace pastels. And Richard Cunningham?


Contemporary Fiction Book Group JC Discusses BLACK WAVE

03/04/2019 - 6:00pm

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Black Wave Cover Image
$18.95
ISBN: 9781558619395
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Published: Amethyst Editions - September 13th, 2016

Desperate to quell her addiction to drugs, disastrous romance, and nineties San Francisco, Michelle heads south for LA. But soon it's officially announced that the world will end in one year, and life in the sprawling metropolis becomes increasingly weird.


WORD JC Presents: Joshua Levy and Nicole Melleby for SEVENTH GRADE VS. THE GALAXY

03/05/2019 - 7:30pm

 

Join us at WORD Jersey City for a launch party celebrating the release of Joshua Levy's debut middle-grade novel, Seventh Grade vs. the Galaxy. You can also preorder a signed copy here

ABOUT THE BOOK

Seventh Grade vs. the Galaxy Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9781541528109
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Published: Carolrhoda Books (R) - March 5th, 2019

PSS 118 is just your typical school--except that it's a rickety old spaceship orbiting Jupiter. When the school is mysteriously attacked, thirteen-year-old Jack receives a cryptic message from his father (the school's recently-fired-for-tinkering-with-the-ship science teacher).


Gotham Writers Workshop at WORD JC

02/10/2019 - 5:00pm to 6:00pm

 

Join us at WORD Jersey City for a free creative writing class held by the Gotham Writers Workshop, led by instructor Cullen Thomas.  

ABOUT CULLEN THOMAS

Cullen Thomas is the author of the memoir Brother One Cell. His work has also appeared in the New York Times Magazine, the Washington Post, The Daily Beast, Salon, The Rumpus, The Sonora Review, World Hum, Current Biography, and Penthouse.

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