Jersey City

JC Kids: I Don’t Like Koala Storytime with Sean Ferrell

04/19/2015 - 11:00am

This event will take place at our Jersey City location.

Curl up with your favorite people and listen to Brooklyn author Sean Ferrell read from his new picture book I Don’t Like Koala. Cuddly toy Koala looooves his boy, Adam -- but Adam is not so sure about Koala! Recommended for kids age 3 to 6; open to all ages.

I Don't Like Koala Cover Image
By Sean Ferrell, Charles Santoso (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9781481400688
Availability: Available from our distributor; usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Atheneum Books for Young Readers - April 14th, 2015

What’s not to love about a cute, cuddly...creepy toy koala? This is the story of a boy and the stuffed animal he just can’t seem to shake.

Adam does not like Koala. Koala is a little creepy.

Adam tries explaining this to his parents. He tries putting Koala away—far away. He tries taking Koala on a long, long walk. Nothing works.


JC: Bruce Eric Kaplan presents I Was A Child

04/14/2015 - 7:30pm

This event will take place at our Jersey City location.

Join us as we celebrate the release of this illustrated memoir from Hollywood producer and New Yorker cartoonist “BEK,” which chronicles his childhood growing up in suburban New Jersey. Bruce’s drawings have been described as “all that is beautiful, hilarious, and painful about growing up human.”

I Was a Child: A Memoir Cover Image
This item is currently unavailable and can not be ordered.
ISBN: 9780399169519
Availability: Unavailable
Published: Blue Rider Press - April 14th, 2015

An illustrated memoir by renowned New Yorker cartoonist Bruce Eric Kaplan.
"If The Little Prince had crash-landed, instead of in the Sahara, into a middle-class Jewish home in Maplewood, N.J. in the late 1960s, it might feel something like I Was a Child."--The Hollywood Reporter


JC: Seth Fishman presents The Dark Water

03/25/2015 - 7:30pm

This event will take place at our Jersey City location. 

Author and Jersey City resident Seth Fishman joins us for a reading and signing in honor of the latest book in his Well's End series, The Dark Water. 

Facebook RSVP encouraged, but not required. 

The Dark Water: A Well's End Novel Cover Image
This item is currently unavailable and can not be ordered.
ISBN: 9780399159916
Availability: Unavailable
Published: G.P. Putnam's Sons Books for Young Readers - March 3rd, 2015

To escape Blake Sutton's army at the end of the enthralling The Well's End, Mia and her friends jump into the newly gurgling fountain of youth and swim to its very bottom. When they resurface, an astounding world awaits them an entire underground civilization of humans, the Keepers of the Well.


JC: Much Ado About Classics: Herland

03/19/2015 - 6:00pm

All book group picks are 10% off!

Herland Cover Image
$14.00
ISBN: 9780394736655
Availability: Available from our distributor; usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Pantheon - February 12th, 1979

On the eve of World War I, an all-female society is discovered somewhere in the distant reaches of the earth by three male explorers who are now forced to re-examine their assumptions about women's roles in society.


JC Graphic Novel Book Group: East of West vs. Pretty Deadly

06/08/2015 - 6:00pm

All book group picks are 10% off!

Pretty Deadly Volume 1: The Shrike Cover Image
$9.99
ISBN: 9781607069621
Availability: Available from our distributor; usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Image Comics - May 13th, 2014

Kelly Sue DeConnick (Avengers Assemble, Captain Marvel) and Emma Rios (Dr. Strange, Osborn) present the collected opening arc of their surprise-hit series that marries the magical realism of Sandman with the western brutality of Preacher. Death's daughter rides the wind on a horse made of smoke and her face bears the skull marks of her father.


East of West Volume 1: The Promise Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9781607067702
Availability: Backordered
Published: Image Comics - July 25th, 2017

  • This is the world. It is not the one we wanted, but it is the one we deserved. The Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse roam the Earth, signaling the End Times for humanity, and our best hope for life, lies in DEATH


JC Nonfiction Book Group: The Wild Life of Our Bodies

06/24/2015 - 6:00pm

All book group picks are 10% off! 

The Wild Life of Our Bodies: Predators, Parasites, and Partners That Shape Who We Are Today Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9780061806469
Availability: Available from our distributor; usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Harper Perennial - December 23rd, 2014

“An extraordinary book. . . . With clarity and charm [Dunn] takes the reader into the overlap of medicine, ecology, and evolutionary biology to reveal an important domain of the human condition.” —Edward O. Wilson, author of Anthill and The Future of Life


Nonfiction Book Group: Five-Finger Discount

04/29/2015 - 6:00pm

All book group picks are 10% off!

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Five-Finger Discount: A Crooked Family History Cover Image
$18.00
ISBN: 9780375758706
Availability: In stock at Brooklyn or Jersey City -- click for more details
Published: Random House Trade Paperbacks - March 12th, 2002

Now a PBS documentary, this astonishing memoir of growing up in rough-and-tumble Jersey City “will steal your heart” (People)


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