Jersey City

WORD + Art House Productions Present: A NOT MEDEA Discussion of MEDEA

11/28/2018 - 7:30pm

 

Medea and Other Plays Cover Image
By Euripides, Philip Vellacott (Translated by), Philip Vellacott (Introduction by)
$11.00
ISBN: 9780140441291
Availability: In stock at Brooklyn or Jersey City -- click for more details
Published: Penguin Classics - August 30th, 1963

Four plays which exemplify his interest in flawed, characters who defy the expectations of Greek society


Small Business Saturday Author Signings!

11/24/2018 - 1:00pm to 5:30pm

Come to Jersey City on Small Business Saturday afternoon and get signed, personalized copies from some of WORD's favorite local authors. Get a head start on your holiday shopping with beautiful signed books and support the local businesses and creatives that keep Jersey City thriving! Plus, enjoy a Blind-Date-with-a-Book with purchase and a new specialty latte from our cafe! 

Hip Hop at the End of the World: The Photography of Brother Ernie Cover Image
$40.00
ISBN: 9780789334411
Availability: In stock at Brooklyn or Jersey City -- click for more details
Published: Universe - September 25th, 2018

Filled with more than 250 images of artists including Ice Cube, The Notorious B.I.G., LL Cool J, Naughty by Nature, Public Enemy, 50 Cent, N.W.A, Snoop Dogg, Lil' Kim, Flavor Flav, Lauren Hill, Queen Latifah, TLC, many that have never before been published, this book is set to become the new hip-hop photography bible


Awakenings (Guardians of Aandor #1) Cover Image
$20.99
ISBN: 9780765393616
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Tor Books - September 25th, 2012

Cal MacDonnell is a happily married New York City cop with a loving family. Seth Raincrest is a washed-up photographer who has alienated even his closest friends. The two have nothing in common—except that they both suffer from retrograde amnesia. It's as if they just appeared out of thin air thirteen years ago, and nothing has been able to restore their memories.


Something Better Than Home Cover Image
$12.99
ISBN: 9780998917801
Availability: In stock at Brooklyn or Jersey City -- click for more details
Published: Eleven Light City Press - August 13th, 2017

Born with a wit, imagination and an insatiable desire to be herself Onnie Armstrong crowns herself king in her small backyard in Eleven Light City. But being a king isn't what a proper Southern girl should desire. Nor should she kiss other girls, go on adventures, or want to live some place other than the city she was born.


Small Business Saturday Storytime with Jessie Sima

11/24/2018 - 11:00am
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.

Growing up in the ocean, Kelp has always assumed that he was a narwhal like the rest of his family.


Harriet Gets Carried Away Cover Image
By Jessie Sima, Jessie Sima (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9781481469111
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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.


WORD Presents Saturday Storytime with Sonia Panigrahy

11/10/2018 - 11:00am

Join us for an author storytime with Sonia Panigrahy for Nina the Neighborhood Ninja! 

ABOUT THE BOOK

Nina's a girl who takes charge. She uses her brain and her muscles to complete rescue missions. She doesn't mind getting dirty and climbing trees. It's all part of the life of the everyday girl superhero. 

Nina the Neighborhood Ninja Cover Image
$11.99
ISBN: 9780997595604
Availability: In stock at Brooklyn or Jersey City -- click for more details
Published: Sonia Panigrahy - November 2nd, 2016

Nina's a girl who takes charge. She uses her brain and her muscles to complete rescue missions. She doesn't mind getting dirty and climbing trees. It's all part of the life of the everyday girl superhero. Young readers are encouraged to recognize that the traits of being smart, strong, and speedy exist within themselves.


Storytime with Raj Haldar and Chris Carpenter

11/17/2018 - 11:00am

Join us for a storytime with authors Raj Haldar and Chris Carpenter! Turning the traditional idea of an alphabet book on its head, P Is for Pterodactyl is perfect for anyone who has ever been stumped by silent letters or confused by absurd homophones. This whimsical, unique book takes silent letter entries like “K is for Knight” a step further with “The noble knight’s knife nicked the knave’s knee.” Lively illustrations provide context clues, and alliterative words help readers navigate text like “A bright white gnat is gnawing on my gnocchi” with ease.

P Is for Pterodactyl: The Worst Alphabet Book Ever Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9781492674313
Availability: In stock at Brooklyn or Jersey City -- click for more details
Published: Sourcebooks Jabberwocky - November 13th, 2018

A New York Times Bestseller

A "raucous trip through the odd corners of our alphabet." --The New York Times


WORD Presents: George R.R. Martin for FIRE & BLOOD in Conversation With John Hodgman

11/19/2018 - 7:30pm

 

Join us at the historic Loew's Theatre in Jersey City as we welcome George R. R. Martin to celebrate the release of his latest book, Fire & Blood. George R. R. Martin is originally from Bayonne, NJ and we are thrilled to welcome him back for a homecoming celebration of his latest book. This will be Martin's only appearance and book signing for Fire & Blood, so get your tickets fast! John Hodgman will be joining George R. R. Martin on stage to discuss Game of Thrones and the discoveries within Fire & Blood

WORD Presents: Trivia Night! Halloween Edition

10/27/2018 - 6:00pm
WORD Trivia Night

After a long, sweltering summer, it's finally the season of the witch, so what better way to celebrate than with a night of Halloween-themed trivia? Join WORD on Saturday, October 27 at 6 pm for our monthly Trivia Night, and prove to your friends once and for all that you know the most about the spookiest time of year. Our host with the most, Vincent Onorati, husband to WORD owner Christine, is a culture connoisseur and will be quizzing you on everything from movies to books to TV shows to general ghoulishness.  

$5.00
SKU: triviavoucher

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


WORD Presents: Ernie Paniccioli for HIP HOP AT THE END OF THE WORLD

10/17/2018 - 7:30pm
Ernie Paniccioli Hip Hop at the End of the World

Ernie Paniccioli, hailed by The New York Times as "the chronicler of hip-hop," and author of the best-selling book Who Shot Ya, has been taking the most important photographs of the hip-hop scene for the last four decades, getting unprecedented access to such headliners as Public Enemy, Grandmaster Flash, Notorious B.I.G, Tupac, Lauryn Hill, and Snoop Dogg.To this day, Paniccioli’s photography remains the iconic chronicle of one of the most crucial movements in American music. In candid moments, Brother Ernie—who was induct

Hip Hop at the End of the World: The Photography of Brother Ernie Cover Image
$40.00
ISBN: 9780789334411
Availability: In stock at Brooklyn or Jersey City -- click for more details
Published: Universe - September 25th, 2018

Filled with more than 250 images of artists including Ice Cube, The Notorious B.I.G., LL Cool J, Naughty by Nature, Public Enemy, 50 Cent, N.W.A, Snoop Dogg, Lil' Kim, Flavor Flav, Lauren Hill, Queen Latifah, TLC, many that have never before been published, this book is set to become the new hip-hop photography bible


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


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