Jersey City

Finance Book Club JC Discusses THINK AND GROW RICH

04/03/2019 - 6:00pm

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Think and Grow Rich: The Landmark Bestseller Now Revised and Updated for the 21st Century (Think and Grow Rich Series) Cover Image
$10.00
ISBN: 9781585424337
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Published: TarcherPerigee - August 18th, 2005

Think and Grow Rich has been called the "Granddaddy of All Motivational Literature." It was the first book to boldly ask, "What makes a winner?" The man who asked and listened for the answer, Napoleon Hill, is now counted in the top ranks of the world's winners himself.

The most famous of all teachers of success spent "a fortune and the better part of a lifetime of effort" to produce the


Contemporary Fiction Book Group JC Discusses THE MARS ROOM

07/01/2019 - 6:00pm

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The Mars Room: A Novel Cover Image
$17.00
ISBN: 9781476756585
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Published: Scribner - May 7th, 2019

TIME’S #1 FICTION TITLE OF THE YEAR • NEW YORK TIMES NOTABLE BOOK OF 2018

FINALIST for the MAN BOOKER PRIZE and the NATIONAL BOOK CRITICS CIRCLE AWARD

LONGLISTED for the ANDREW CARNEGIE MEDAL

An instant New York Times bestseller from two-time National Book Award finalist Rachel Kushner, The Mars Room ea


Contemporary Fiction Book Group JC Discusses HOUSE OF BROKEN ANGELS

06/03/2019 - 6:00pm

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The House of Broken Angels Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9780316154895
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Published: Back Bay Books - March 5th, 2019

In this "raucous, moving, and necessary" (San Francisco Chronicle) story by a Pulitzer Prize finalist, the De La Cruzes, a family on the Mexican-American border, celebrate two of their most beloved relatives during a joyous and bittersweet weekend.


Contemporary Fiction Book Group JC Discusses BLUESCHILD BABY

05/06/2019 - 6:00pm

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Blueschild Baby: A Novel Cover Image
By George Cain, Leslie Jamison (Introduction by)
$16.99
ISBN: 9780062913166
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Published: Ecco - March 12th, 2019

A searing chronicle of the life of a young ex-convict and heroin addict in 1960’s Harlem, an unsparing portrait of a man who couldn’t free himself from the horrors of addiction  


Contemporary Fiction Book Group JC Discusses TANGERINE

04/01/2019 - 6:00pm

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Tangerine: A Novel Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9780062686695
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Published: Ecco - January 8th, 2019

NATIONAL BESTSELLER

“A juicy melodrama cast against the sultry, stylish imagery of North Africa in the fifties.” —The New Yorker


WORD JC Presents: Drag Queen Storytime with Harmonica Sunbeam

03/23/2019 - 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: Arkady Martine and Elizabeth Bear for A MEMORY CALLED EMPIRE and ANCESTRAL NIGHT

03/28/2019 - 7:30pm

 

Join us at WORD Jersey City to celebrate the release of two new space operas written by female authors: Arkady Martine's A Memory Called Empire and Elizabeth Bear's Ancestral Night. Arkady and Elizabeth will read from their new books, then have a conversation about the legacy of women who have written space opera and the state of the genre today. 

A Memory Called Empire (Teixcalaan #1) Cover Image
$25.99
ISBN: 9781250186430
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Published: Tor Books - March 26th, 2019

"A Memory Called Empire perfectly balances action and intrigue with matters of empire and identity. All around brilliant space opera, I absolutely love it."—Ann Leckie, author of Ancillary Justice


Ancestral Night (White Space #1) Cover Image
$25.99
ISBN: 9781534402980
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Published: Gallery / Saga Press - March 5th, 2019

A space salvager and her partner make the discovery of a lifetime that just might change the universe in this wild, big-ideas space opera from multi award-winning author Elizabeth Bear.

Halmey Dz and her partner Connla Kurucz are salvage operators, living just on the inside of the law...usually.


$5 admission to this event at our Jersey City store. Your $5 admission voucher functions like a gift card and can be used toward anything in store, including A Memory Called Empire or Ancestral Night. Please note that if you purchase a copy of either book from WORD there is no need to purchase an admission voucher. 


WORD JC Presents: Patrick Wilson and Mike Avila for THE ART AND MAKING OF AQUAMAN

03/09/2019 - 2:00pm

 

WORD is proud to welcome actor Patrick Wilson and author Mike Avila for a special event celebrating the book The Art and Making of Aquaman. Mike and Patrick will give a presentation on the book followed by a brief period of questions from the audience, then both will sign copies of the book. 

IMPORTANT TICKETING INFORMATION:

The Art and Making of Aquaman  Cover Image
$45.00
ISBN: 9781683835035
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Published: Insight Editions - January 2019

Immerse yourself in the art and making of Aquaman, the movie chronicling Arthur Curry’s path to a future reign as King of the Seven Seas.

The Art and Making of Aquaman takes readers behind the scenes of the highly anticipated 2018 Warner Bros. Pictures film based on the popular DC character.


WORD JC Presents: Lorraine Cink for Marvel Powers of a Girl

03/16/2019 - 3:30pm

 

Higher, further, faster, more—that's the motto of Captain Marvel, aka Earth's Mightiest Hero, and really all of the superheroes featured in Marvel Powers of a Girl. Join us in Jersey City (hometown of Kamala Khan, alias Ms. Marvel) for a special event featuring Lorraine Cink, comedian and author of Powers of a Girl. Costumes not required, of course, but certainly encouraged. 

ABOUT THE BOOK

Marvel Powers of a Girl Cover Image
By Lorraine Cink, Alice X. Zhang (Illustrator)
$16.99
ISBN: 9781368025263
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Published: Marvel Press - February 5th, 2019

This is the Marvel Universe. Where the personalities, powers, and straight-up legends of countless heroic women have captured readers for generations.


Kids Like Me Storytime with Raakhee Mirchandani at WORD JC

03/16/2019 - 11:00am

 

Join us at WORD Jersey City for Kids Like Me, author Raakhee Mirchandani's new storytime series. Raakhee will read from a selection of children's books with diverse characters, and will also raffle off a Super Satya cape to one lucky attendee. 

ABOUT RAAKHEE MIRCHANDANI

Super Satya Saves the Day Cover Image
$19.95
ISBN: 9781643071176
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Published: Bharat Babies - October 2nd, 2018

Super Satya is ready to have a super day, including finally conquering the tallest slide in Hoboken. But her day takes a not-so-super turn when she realizes her superhero cape is stuck at the dry cleaner. Will she be able to face her fears, help her friends, and be the true hero everyone knows she is?


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