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JC: Chilltown Literary Festival

    08/01/2015 - 11:00am to 8:30pm
    Chilltown Literary Festival

    This event takes place at our Jersey City location.

    A joint production with WORD Jersey City and FJB Comics! We bring you the Second Annual Chilltown Literary Festival.

    Schedule for events taking place at our store are as follows.

    11 am Storytime with children's librarian Francina Stevens

    1 pm Street art by Mr. AbILLity and Daniel Jose Older's Shadowshaper

    3 pm YA for Young and Not-So-Young Adults panel with Sona Charaipotra (Tiny Pretty Things), Daniel Jose Older (Shadowshaper), and Evan Roskos (Dr. Bird's Advice for Sad Poets)

    5 pm Whiskey and Cocktail Mixer with Heather Greene (Whiskey Distilled) and Warren Bobrow (Bitters and Shrub Syrup Cocktails)

    7 pm WORD & Vol. 1 Brooklyn presents Jersey Stories featuring Maggie Serota on Danzig; Allison Devers on Asbury Park’s hauntedness; Nicole Haroutunian on Six Flags; and Jon Solomon on City Gardens.

    Facebook RSVP encouraged, but not required. 

    Staff Pick Logo
    Shadowshaper (the Shadowshaper Cypher, Book 1) Cover Image
    ISBN: 9780545591614
    Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
    Published: Arthur A. Levine Books - June 30th, 2015

    The joyful, bold New York Times bestseller. Look for the sequel, Shadowhouse Fall, out 9/12 "Magnificent." --Holly Black, New York Times Book Review"A must." --Kirkus Reviews, starred review"Exceptional." --Publishers Weekly, starred review Sierra Santiago planned an easy summer of making art and hanging with her friends. But then a corpse crashes their first party.

    Dr. Bird's Advice for Sad Poets Cover Image
    ISBN: 9780544439535
    Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
    Published: Houghton Mifflin - April 7th, 2015

    * "Self-deprecating humor abounds in this debut novel that pulls no punches about the experience of depression and anxiety for its teen protagonist. . . . Captivating introspection from a winning character."--Kirkus Reviews, starred review

    Tiny Pretty Things Cover Image
    ISBN: 9780062342393
    Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
    Published: HarperTeen - May 26th, 2015

    Black Swan meets Pretty Little Liars in this soapy, drama-packed novel featuring diverse characters who will do anything to be the prima at their elite ballet school.

    Whiskey Distilled: A Populist Guide to the Water of Life Cover Image
    ISBN: 9780670016808
    Availability: Special Order: Please email for availability
    Published: Penguin Putnam - October 16th, 2014

    In the populist tradition of Andrea Immer, New York City's first female whiskey sommelier translates today's hottest spirit for a new generation of imbibers

    Bitters and Shrub Syrup Cocktails: Restorative Vintage Cocktails, Mocktails, and Elixirs Cover Image
    By Warren Bobrow, Philip M. Dobard (Foreword by)
    ISBN: 9781592336753
    Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
    Published: Fair Winds Press (MA) - May 15th, 2015

    So simple to create at home, Bitters and Shrub Syrups will add an incredible depth of flavor to any beverage.