Jersey City

JC Graphic Novel Book Group: Coffin Hill

10/13/2014 - 6:00pm

All book group picks are 10% off!

Coffin Hill Vol. 1: Forest of the Night Cover Image
By Caitlin Kittredge, Inaki Miranda (Illustrator)
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ISBN: 9781401248871
Availability: Hard to Find
Published: Vertigo - May 20th, 2014

Following a night of sex, drugs and witchcraft in the woods, Eve Coffin wakes up naked, covered in blood and unable to remember how she got there. One friend is missing, one is in a mental ward--and one knows that Eve is responsible.


JC Fridays: Card Crafting with Esther K. Smith

09/05/2014 - 7:00pm to 8:30pm

This event will take place at our Jersey City location. Drop by on JC Friday for a card-making workshop with local artist Esther Smith of Purgatory Pie Press!Facebook RSVP encouraged, but not required.  

How to Make Books: Fold, Cut & Stitch Your Way to a One-of-a-Kind Book Cover Image
$25.00
ISBN: 9780307353368
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Potter Craft - November 6th, 2007

From zines you can fold in a minute to luxurious leather journals and sumptuous sketchbooks, How to Make Books will walk you through the easy basics of bookmaking. Whether you’re a writer, a scrapbooker, a political activist, or a postcard collector, let book artist Esther K. Smith be your guide as you discover your inner bookbinder.


Magic Books & Paper Toys: Flip Books, E-Z Pop-Ups & Other Paper Playthings to Amaze & Delight Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780307407092
Availability: Hard to Find
Published: Potter Craft - November 18th, 2008

Everyone loves a good book, but what’s better than one you’ve made by hand? And not just any straightforward book, but simple pop-up books, flip books, magic pamphlets, pop-up maps, and accordions! Esther K. Smith, author of How to Make Books, unlocks the secrets of making tricky book forms even if you’ve never worked with paper before.


JC Much Ado About Classics: To Kill a Mockingbird

11/18/2014 - 6:00pm

All book group picks are 10% off!

To Kill a Mockingbird Cover Image
$8.99
ISBN: 9780446310789
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Grand Central Publishing - October 11th, 1988

The unforgettable novel of a childhood in a sleepy Southern town and the crisis of conscience that rocked it, To Kill A Mockingbird became both an instant bestseller and a critical success when it was first published in 1960. It went on to win the Pulitzer Prize in 1961 and was later made into an Academy Award-winning film, also a classic.


JC: Lev Golinkin presents A Backpack, a Bear, and Eight Crates of Vodka

11/04/2014 - 7:30pm

This event will take place at our Jersey City location. (GMaps)

Lev Golinkin presents his darkly comic memoir of being a child in the final decade of the Soviet Union and his struggle to confront his past and track down the strangers who helped him escape. He’ll be reading, answering questions, and signing books. He'll be in conversation with Helene Stapinski (Five-Finger Discount).

A Backpack, a Bear, and Eight Crates of Vodka Cover Image
$25.95
ISBN: 9780385537773
Availability: Special Order: Please email for availability
Published: Doubleday Books - November 4th, 2014

" A] hilarious and heartbreaking story of a Jewish family's escape from oppression."--The New York Times


JC Graphic Novel Book Group: The Shadow Hero

09/08/2014 - 6:00pm

All book group picks are 10% off!

The Shadow Hero Cover Image
By Gene Luen Yang, Sonny Liew (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9781596436978
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: First Second - July 15th, 2014

Gene Luen Yang is the National Ambassador for Young People's Literature and is a MacArthur Fellow, a recipient of what's popularly known as the MacArthur "Genius" Grant.

A New York Times bestseller


JC Mystery Book Group: In the Woods

09/15/2014 - 6:00pm

All book group picks are 10% off!

In the Woods: A Novel Cover Image
$17.00
ISBN: 9780143113492
Availability: In stock at Brooklyn or Jersey City -- click for more details
Published: Penguin Books - May 27th, 2008

The bestselling debut, with over a million copies sold, that launched Tana French, author of The Witch Elm and “the most important crime novelist to emerge in the past 10 years” (The Washington Post). 


JC: Amy Stewart-Wilmarth presents Along the Morris Canal

08/06/2014 - 7:30pm

This event will take place at our Jersey City location.

Amy Stewart-Wilmarth presents her new book, Along the Morris Canal, which chronicles the history and preservation of engineering marvel Morris Canal in northern New Jersey. She’ll be reading, answering questions, and signing books. Facebook RSVP encouraged, but not required. 

Along the Morris Canal (Images of Modern America) Cover Image
$22.99
ISBN: 9781467121576
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Arcadia Publishing (SC) - July 28th, 2014

Dug by hardworking men in the late 1820s, the Morris Canal is considered to be an engineering marvel. Comprised of 34 locks and 23 inclined planes, it created a waterway from the Delaware River in Phillipsburg, across northern New Jersey, and down into the Hudson River in Jersey City. It was drained in 1924, with its prisms mostly filled in.


JC Short Story Book Group: Birds of America

09/01/2014 - 6:00pm

All book group picks are 10% off.

Birds of America: Stories (Vintage Contemporaries) Cover Image
$16.95
ISBN: 9780307474964
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Vintage - January 12th, 2010

“Fluid, cracked, mordant, colloquial…. Stand[s] by itself as one of our funniest, most telling anatomies of human love and vulnerability.” —The New York Times Book Review

The celebrated collection of twelve stories from one of the finest authors at work today.

New York Times Book of the Year 


JC Mystery Book Group: The Spellman Files

08/18/2014 - 6:00pm

All book group picks are 10% off.

The Spellman Files: Document #1 Cover Image
$15.99
ISBN: 9781416532408
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Simon & Schuster - February 2008

From the award-winning author of The Passenger comes the first novel in the hilarious Spellman Files mystery series featuring Isabel "Izzy" Spellman (part Nancy Drew, part Dirty Harry) and her highly functioning yet supremely dysfunctional family of private investigators.


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