Jersey City

JC: I Love My Sister Because... Storytime with Maisha Jackson

08/02/2015 - 11:00am

This event will take place at our Jersey City location. 

There are so many reason our siblings are important to us. In I Love My Sister Because... we learn all the reasons that one little sister loves her older sister. Bring your little ones to a special storytime with author Maisha Jackson.

I Love My Sister Because...: The Bella Bee Story Tales Cover Image
$13.99
ISBN: 9781480812840
Availability: Available from our distributor; usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Archway Publishing - December 5th, 2014

It's a fact: little Bella Bee loves her sister.

No matter what, she loves her sister unconditionally. It doesn't matter what they do together, pray or play, run and chase, or even squabble (as even the best sisters sometimes do)--Bella knows that her big sister will always be her best friend (and vice versa).


JC: Things That Go Burp in the Night storytime with Lynne Moerder

07/26/2015 - 11:00am

This event takes place at our Jersey City location. 

Kids will have a blast learning their numbers with author/illustrator Lynne Moerder. In this fun, rhyming tale some brave mice have ventured into the kitchen for a late night raid of the fridge.

Facebook RSVP encouraged, but not required. 

Things that Go Burp! in the Night Cover Image
By Lynne Moerder, Lynne Moerder (Illustrator), Lynne Moerder (Cover design or artwork by)
This item is currently unavailable and can not be ordered.
ISBN: 9781484716694
Availability: Unavailable
Published: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers - June 2nd, 2015

JC: Cross Poetry Reading Series

07/12/2015 - 5:30pm

This event takes place at our Jersey City location.

New Jersey and New York poets unite for the fourth edition of the Cross Poetry Reading Series, in which budding and established poets from the area share their works with us. This month we’re joined by Claudia Cortese, Alice B. Fogel, Chris Slaughter, and Jason Takayuki Ueda.

JC: Jami Attenberg in conversation with Susannah Cahalan

07/15/2015 - 7:30pm

This event takes place at our Jersey City location. 

Bestselling author Jami Attenberg has introduced the world to Mazie Gordon-Phillips in her latest novel, Saint Mazie. Mazie is full of moxie but also has a heart of gold which shines through as she navigates early century New York City. She will be in conversation about tough ladies with Susannah Cahalan (Brain on Fire).

Facebook RSVP encouraged, but not required. 

Saint Mazie: A Novel Cover Image
$29.00
ISBN: 9781455599899
Availability: Available from our distributor; usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Grand Central Publishing - June 2nd, 2015

Meet Mazie Phillips: big-hearted and bawdy, she's the truth-telling proprietress of The Venice, the famed New York City movie theater. It's the Jazz Age, with romance and booze aplenty--even when Prohibition kicks in--and Mazie never turns down a night on the town. But her high spirits mask a childhood rooted in poverty, and her diary, always close at hand, holds her dearest secrets.


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Brain on Fire: My Month of Madness Cover Image
$16.00
ISBN: 9781451621389
Availability: In stock at Brooklyn or Jersey City -- click for more details
Published: Simon & Schuster - August 6th, 2013

An award-winning memoir and instant New York Times bestseller—and inspiration for the major motion picture starring Chloë Grace Moretz—that goes far beyond its riveting medical mystery, Brain on Fire is the powerful account of one woman’s struggle to recapture her identity.

When twenty-four-year-old Susannah Cahalan woke up alone in a hospital roo


JC: DW Gibson discusses The Edge Becomes the Center with Terrence McDonald

07/08/2015 - 7:30pm

This event takes place at our Jersey City location.

As city dwellers we watch the streets around us change everyday. New restaurants and new businesses seem to open daily. DW Gibson, through personal interviews, brings the conversation over gentrification to print. In his latest book he asks, "How does this non-stop change feel to the people living there?" He'll be joined by local Jersey City reporter Terrence McDonald. 

RSVP encouraged, but not required.

The Edge Becomes the Center: An Oral History of Gentrification in the 21st Century Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781468308617
Availability: Unavailable
Published: Harry N. Abrams - May 12th, 2015

JC: Sheena Raja and Mukta Chowdhary present I Heart Art

07/19/2015 - 11:00am

This event takes place at our Jersey City location.

Do you heart art? We heart art. Join authors Sheena and Mukta for a special storytime with their book, I Heart Art. Kids of all ages are welcome!

Facebook RSVP encouraged, but not required. 

I Heart Art Cover Image
This item is currently unavailable and can not be ordered.
ISBN: 9781312367777
Availability: Unavailable
Published: Lulu.com - August 25th, 2015

JC Spanish-Language Book Group: Papi

07/24/2015 - 7:00pm

Spanish-language book group picks must be pre-ordered and pre-paid.

Papi Cover Image
$22.95
ISBN: 9788492865406
Availability: Backordered
Published: Editorial Periferica - November 28th, 2012

A girl waits for her father, a Dominican mobster whom she idolizes and who always shows up without warning. All throughout her life her daddy appears, disappears, and reappears, laden with money and an endless supply of cars, girlfriends, and presents.


JC: Unprocessed with Megan Kimble

07/20/2015 - 7:30pm

This event takes place at our Jersey City location.

Think just because you don't have an enormous garden you can't partake in the unprocessed lifestyle? We welcome Megan Kimble, editor at Edible Baja Arizona, whose new book promises to teach even city-dwellers how to eat whole, unprocessed foods on a budget! 

Unprocessed: My City-Dwelling Year of Reclaiming Real Food Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9780062382467
Availability: Available from our distributor; usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: William Morrow Paperbacks - June 23rd, 2015

In the tradition of Michael Pollan’s bestselling In Defense of Food comes this remarkable chronicle, from a founding editor of Edible Baja Arizona, of a young woman’s year-long journey of eating only whole, unprocessed foods—intertwined with a journalistic exploration of what “unprocessed” really means, why it matters, and how to afford it.


JC Short Story Book Group: A Visit From the Goon Squad

07/06/2015 - 6:00pm

All book group picks are 10% off!

A Visit from the Goon Squad Cover Image
$16.95
ISBN: 9780307477477
Availability: In stock at Brooklyn or Jersey City -- click for more details
Published: Anchor - March 22nd, 2011

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