Jersey City

JC Kids: Zorgoochi Intergalactic Pizza with Dan Yaccarino

10/12/2014 - 11:00am

This event will take place at our Jersey City location. (GMaps)Writer and illustrator Dan Yaccarino presents a spacey storytime to celebrate his new book, Zorgoochi Intergalactic Pizza. Perfect for young fans of James Kochalka’s Glorkian Warrior and Ben Hatke’s Zita the Spacegirl. Recommended for kids aged 7 and up; open to all ages. Facebook RSVP encouraged, but not required. 

Zorgoochi Intergalactic Pizza: Delivery of Doom Cover Image
By Dan Yaccarino, Dan Yaccarino (Illustrator)
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ISBN: 9781250008442
Availability: Unavailable
Published: Feiwel & Friends - September 30th, 2014

When Luno's dad FINALLY gives him the responsibility of delivering pizza orders all over the galaxy, Luno is excited, mostly. He knows that delivering pizza is no walk on the moon.


JC: Party Games with R. L. Stine

10/02/2014 - 7:30pm

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

Master of spooky children’s literature R. L. Stine returns to his bestselling Fear Street series with Party Games and joins us for a reading, Q&A, and signing.

Facebook RSVP encouraged, but not required. 

Party Games: A Fear Street Novel Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781250051615
Availability: Out of Print
Published: St. Martin's Griffin - September 30th, 2014

R. L. Stine's hugely successful young adult horror series Fear Street is back with the first new book in almost 2 decades. With more than 80 million copies sold around the world, Fear Street is one of the bestselling young adult series of all time. Now, with Party Games, R.L.


JC Kids: Star Wars Day Storytime

10/11/2014 - 11:00am

This event will take place at our Jersey City location. (GMaps)The Force is strong with this storytime! Come listen to Star Wars stories and color, fold, glue, and answer your way through some spacey crafts and games. Recommended for kids of all ages.
Facebook RSVP encouraged, but not required. 

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Darth Vader and Son (Star Wars Comics for Father and Son, Darth Vader Comic for Star Wars Kids) Cover Image
$14.95
ISBN: 9781452106557
Availability: In stock at Brooklyn or Jersey City -- click for more details
Published: Chronicle Books - April 18th, 2012

What if Darth Vader took an active role in raising his son? What if "Luke, I am your father" was just a stern admonishment from an annoyed dad? In this hilarious and sweet Star Wars® comics reimagining, Darth Vader is a dad like any other—except with all the baggage of being the Dark Lord of the Sith.


JC: Judith Jones presents Love Me, Feed Me at K9dergarten

10/29/2014 - 7:30pm

This event will take place K9dergarten, 173 Newark Ave. (GMaps)Whether you’re already a canine chef or you’re curious about home-cooking for dogs, you’ll want to come by for advice from food editor Judith Jones. She’ll present Love Me, Feed Me: Sharing with Your Dog the Everyday Good Food You Cook and Enjoy, take questions, and sign. Dogs welcome!Facebook RSVP encouraged, but not required. 

Love Me, Feed Me: Sharing with Your Dog the Everyday Good Food You Cook and Enjoy Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780385352147
Availability: Unavailable
Published: Knopf - October 28th, 2014

From the esteemed food editor and author Judith Jones, a charming, practical guide to sharing the pleasures of home cooking with your dog.


JC: Educator Night

10/28/2014 - 7:00pm

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

 

Meet Random House Children’s Books sales rep Bobbie Ford and Penguin Young Readers sales rep Nicole Davies, at our very first Indies & Educators Night. They’ll be giving advice on setting up author visits at your school, recommending exciting new titles for your classroom, and much more!

Facebook RSVP encouraged, but not required. 

JC Kids: Costumed Storytime

10/25/2014 - 11:00am

This event will take place at our Jersey City location. (GMaps)Join us for a costumed storytime! We'll read Halloween-themed books, have a costume show-and-tell, and finish it off with a no-mess, all ages Jack-o-lantern craft. And of course, no Halloween is complete without candy!
Facebook RSVP encouraged, but not required. 

Room on the Broom Cover Image
By Julia Donaldson, Axel Scheffler (Illustrator)
$7.99
ISBN: 9780803738416
Availability: Available from our distributor; usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Dial Books - August 16th, 2012

The New York Times bestselling Halloween picture book is now a board book!

This rollicking, rhyming tale from master storyteller Julia Donaldson is the perfect Halloween read-aloud for the youngest listeners. A friendly witch, hungry dragon, and muddy monster learn about friendship, and readers will delight in the surprising (and not too scary) ending.


JC: Open Mic with Len Vlahos

10/24/2014 - 7:30pm

This event will take place at our Jersey City location. (GMaps)Musician and author Len Vlahos (The Scar Boys) is back to host our next Open Mic! Bring your own words or a song (3 minutes max). You can sign up in advance by emailing jerseycity@wordbookstores.com.Facebook RSVP encouraged, but not required. 

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The Scar Boys Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781606844397
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Published: Carolrhoda Lab (R) - January 21st, 2014

A severely burned teenager. A guitar. Punk rock. The chords of a rock 'n' roll road trip in a coming-of-age novel that is a must-read story about finding your place in the world . . . even if you carry scars inside and out.


JC: Kathryn Miles presents Superstorm: Nine Days Inside Hurricane Sandy

10/23/2014 - 7:30pm

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

Almost two years after Hurricane Sandy the East Coast is still recovering from the damages. Join journalist Kathryn Miles as she presents a moment-by-moment account of the largest storm to ever hit the Atlantic in her new book, Superstorm. She'll be reading, answering questions, and signing books.

Facebook RSVP encouraged, but not required. 

Superstorm: Nine Days Inside Hurricane Sandy Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780525954408
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Published: Dutton Books - October 16th, 2014

The first complete moment-by-moment account of the largest Atlantic storm system ever recorded a hurricane like no other


JC: Scary Stories Night with Micol Ostow and Danielle Paige

10/22/2014 - 7:30pm

This event will take place at our Jersey City location. (GMaps)Witches and haunted houses abound at this scary storytelling night with YA writers Micol Ostow (Amity) and Danielle Paige (Dorothy Must Die). Want to share your own story? Sign up by emailing jerseycity@wordbookstores.com.Facebook RSVP encouraged, but not required. 

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$17.99
ISBN: 9780062280671
Availability: Backordered
Published: HarperCollins - April 1st, 2014

The New York Times bestselling first book in a dark new series that reimagines the Oz saga, from debut author Danielle Paige.

I didn't ask for any of this. I didn't ask to be some kind of hero. But when your whole life gets swept up by a tornado—taking you with it—you have no choice but to go along, you know?


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ISBN: 9781606841563
Availability: Unavailable
Published: Carolrhoda Lab (R) - August 26th, 2014

Here is a house of ruin and rage, of death and deliverance.
Here is where I live, not living.
Here is always mine.


JC: #NEWSFAIL with Jamie Kilstein and Allison Kilkenny

10/21/2014 - 7:30pm

This event will take place at our Jersey City location. (GMaps)The creators and co-hosts of Citizen Radio Jamie Kilstein and Allison Kilkenny present their take on the big issues of today in their “comedic-memoir-slash-political-manifesto” #NEWSFAIL. Facebook RSVP encouraged, but not required. 

Newsfail: Climate Change, Feminism, Gun Control, and Other Fun Stuff We Talk About Because Nobody Else Will Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781476706511
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Published: Simon & Schuster - October 14th, 2014

A “feisty, literate, and uncompromising” (Publishers Weekly) primer on the most urgent issues of our day, from the creators and co-hosts of Citizen Radio, a listener-supported show whose slogan is “independent radio that won’t lead you to war.”

#Newsfail is definitely not your grandmother’s comedic-memoir-slash-political-manifesto.


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