WORD JC Presents: Jennifer Gilmore and Gayle Forman for IF ONLY

01/17/2019 - 7:30pm


Join us at WORD Jersey City for a conversation about young-adult literature with acclaimed authors Jennifer Gilmore and Gayle Forman. 

Please note that there is a $5 entrance voucher for this event which can be purchased online or at the door. The voucher is good toward anything in store at WORD, including If Only. If you purchase the book directly from WORD at the event or via pre-order there is no need to purchase the admission voucher. 


Jennifer Gilmore is the author is the author of If Only and We Were Never Here as well as three novels for adults: The Mothers, Something Red, and Golden Country (a New York Times Notable Book, a finalist for the Los Angeles Times Book Prize, and a finalist for the National Jewish Book Award). She currently teaches at Lafayette College and lives in Easton, PA with her husband and son. Visit her at jennifergilmore.net.


Award-winning author and journalist Gayle Forman has written several bestselling novels for young adults, including the Just One series, I Was Here, Where She Went and the New York Times bestseller If I Stay, which has been translated into more than 40 languages and in 2014 was adapted into a major motion picture. Gayle published Leave Me, her first novel starring adults, in 2016 and her latest novel I Have Lost My Way was released in March 2018. Gayle’s essays and nonfiction work has appeared in publications like The New York Times, Elle, The Nation and Time. She lives in Brooklyn, New York, with her husband and daughters.

If Only Cover Image
ISBN: 9780062393630
Availability: Available from our distributor; usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: HarperTeen - July 31st, 2018

Acclaimed author Jennifer Gilmore’s intimate and achingly beautiful novel deftly explores the role that chance and choice play in shaping the lives of two teenagers who are separated by sixteen years, but whose lives are intertwined.

*Two Starred Reviews!*

I Have Lost My Way Cover Image
ISBN: 9780425290774
Availability: Available from our distributor; usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Viking Books for Young Readers - March 27th, 2018

The New York Times bestseller from the author of If I Stay
“Heartwrenching…If you are ready to be emotionally wrecked yet again, you are in luck.” – Hypable
A fateful accident draws three strangers together over the course of a single day:

$5 admission to this event at our Jersey City store. Your $5 voucher can be used toward anything in store, including If Only Please note that if you purchase a copy of the book from WORD there is no need to purchase a voucher.