Jersey City

WORD Kids Presents Mike Cavallaro

08/09/2022 - 6:00pm

All our favorite ancient myths and legends get an epic makeover in the third volume of Mike Cavallaro's hilarious graphic novel series!

 

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Nico Bravo and the Trial of Vulcan Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9781250218872
Availability: Coming Soon - Available for Pre-Order Now
Published: First Second - August 9th, 2022

All our favorite ancient myths and legends get an epic makeover in the third volume of Mike Cavallaro's hilarious graphic novel series!

Got a problem? The seasoned staff at Vulcan's Celestial Supply Shop—a kid named Nico Bravo, a sphinx named Lula, and a unicorn named Buck—have got just the thing in their inventory of magical merchandise.


WORD Presents Alison B. Hart

07/20/2022 - 7:00pm

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The Work Wife Cover Image
$27.99
ISBN: 9781525899768
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Published: Graydon House - July 19th, 2022

"A bold and wholly satisfying novel about power, ambition, and the price women must often pay for their dreams." --Emma Straub, New York Times bestselling author of This Time Tomorrow


WORD Presents Greg Lockard

07/13/2022 - 7:00pm

NEW DATE: WED, JULY 13 at 7P.

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Liebestrasse Cover Image
By Greg Lockard, Tim Fish (Illustrator), Hector Barros (Illustrator)
$19.99
ISBN: 9781506724553
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Published: Dark Horse Books - July 12th, 2022

Nominated for Outstanding Comic by the GLAAD Media Awards, Liebestrasse tells the heart-wrenching, poignant tale of forbidden love and survival through the rise of hatred.


WORD Presents Wendy Barnes

06/24/2022 - 7:00pm

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Landscape with Bloodfeud (Juniper Prize for Poetry) Cover Image
$16.95
ISBN: 9781625346414
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Published: University of Massachusetts Press - April 29th, 2022

Scarred by nuclear smokestacks, oil wells, and surging floodwaters, and haunted by the legacies of slavery, racism, and French rule, the Louisiana of Landscape with Bloodfeud is disenchanted but still exerts an undeniable pull.


WORD Presents Rosalie Knecht

06/21/2022 - 7:00pm

FREE EVENT at our JERSEY CITY STORE!

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Vera Kelly: Lost and Found Cover Image
$15.95
ISBN: 9781953534163
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Published: Tin House Books - June 21st, 2022

A Star Tribune Best Book of Summer, an iBooks and ALTA Journal Best Book of the Month, and a Book Riot Best Crime Book of the Month

A Publishers Weekly and Book Riot Best Book of the Week

One of Crime Reads' Most Anticipated Books of the Year


The Verifiers Cover Image
$17.00
ISBN: 9780593313794
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Published: Vintage - February 22nd, 2022

Introducing Claudia Lin: a sharp-witted amateur sleuth for the 21st century. This debut novel follows Claudia as she verifies people's online lives, and lies, for a dating detective agency in New York City. Until a client with an unusual request goes missing. . . .


WORD Presents James Campion

05/20/2022 - 7:00pm

Take a Sad Song is a tribute to how a song can define, inspire, and affect us in ways we do not always fully comprehend, as well as a celebration of a truly amazing track in the Beatles canon that reveals one band’s genius and underscores its lasting voice in our cultural and musical landscape.

Join us at WORD Jersey City, Friday May 20 at 7PM

 

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Take a Sad Song: The Emotional Currency of
$27.95
ISBN: 9781493062379
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Published: Backbeat Books - June 1st, 2022

In Take a Sad Song: The Emotional Currency of Hey Jude, James Campion dives deeply into the song's origins, recording, visual presentation, impact, and eventual influence, while also discovering what makes Hey Jude a classic musical expression of personal comfort and societal unity conceived by a master songwriter, Paul McCartney.


WORD Presents Rachel Feltman

05/19/2022 - 7:00pm

From historical attempts at birth control to Hildegard von Bingen's treatise on the female orgasm, Been There, Done That by Rachel Feltman is a rollicking, myth-busting romp that demystifies plenty of urban legends along the way.

Join us at WORD Jersey City, Thursday May 19 at 7PM

 

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Been There, Done That: A Rousing History of Sex Cover Image
$27.00
ISBN: 9781645037163
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Published: Bold Type Books - May 17th, 2022

A rollicking, myth-busting history of sex that moves from historical attempts at birth control to Hildegard von Bingen’s treatise on the female orgasm, demystifying plenty of urban legends along the way.

Roman physicians told female patients they should sneeze out as much semen as possible after intercourse to avoid pregnancy.


WORD Presents Ian MacAllen

05/11/2022 - 7:00pm

In Red Sauce, Ian MacAllen traces the evolution of traditional Italian-American cuisine, often referred to as “red sauce Italian,” from its origins in Italy to its transformation in America into a new, distinct cuisine. 

Join us at WORD Jersey City, Wednesday May 11 at 7PM

 

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Red Sauce: How Italian Food Became American Cover Image
$32.00
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ISBN: 9781538162347
Published: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers - April 4th, 2022

Tells the story of Italian food arriving in the United States and how your favorite red sauce recipes evolved into American staples. In Red Sauce, Ian MacAllen traces the evolution of traditional Italian-American cuisine, often referred to as "red sauce Italian," from its origins in Italy to its transformation in America into a new, distinct cuisine.


WORD presents Jersey City Reads Poems

04/21/2022 - 7:00pm

Come celebrate National Poetry Month with WORD Bookstores and the debut series, Jersey City Reads Poems, with readings by a stellar group of local JC poets, hosted by Sara Bella Munjack!

 

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Citizen Illegal Cover Image
$16.00
ISBN: 9781608469543
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Published: Haymarket Books - September 4th, 2018

In this stunning debut, poet Jos Olivarez explores the stories, contradictions, joys, and sorrows that embody life in the spaces between Mexico and America. He paints vivid portraits of good kids, bad kids, families clinging to hope, life after the steel mills, gentrifying barrios, and everything in between.


The Breakbeat Poets Vol. 4: Latinext Cover Image
By Felicia Chavez (Editor), José Olivarez (Editor), Willie Perdomo (Editor)
$19.95
ISBN: 9781642591293
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Published: Haymarket Books - April 7th, 2020

In the dynamic tradition of the BreakBeat Poets anthology, The BreakBeat Poets Vol. 4: LatiNext celebrates the embodied narratives of Latinidad. Poets speak from an array of nationalities, genders, sexualities, races, and writing styles, staking a claim to our cultural and civic space. Like Hip-Hop, we honor what was, what is, and what's next.


For the Love of Endings (Stahlecker Selections) Cover Image
$15.95
ISBN: 9781945588051
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Published: Four Way Books - March 6th, 2018

How does it feel to lose your planet, your lover, yourself? Ben Purkert’s debut collection, For the Love of Endings, tests what connects us to this earth and to each other.


Doppelgangbanger Cover Image
$16.00
ISBN: 9781642592658
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Published: Haymarket Books - February 9th, 2021

In his anticipated second poetry collection, Doppelgangbanger, Cortney Lamar Charleston examines the performance of Black masculinity in the U.S., and its relationship to family, love and community.


Storytime at WORD with PRIYA PARIKH

04/23/2022 - 11:30am

Start your Saturday with WORD and dancer and creator PRIYA PARIKH! Priya will read from her book, DANCING DEVI
 

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Dancing Devi Cover Image
$19.95
ISBN: 9781735031934
Availability: Available from our distributor; usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Modern Marigold Books - February 22nd, 2022

Devi knows that she's a good dancer. In fact, she's one of the best Bharatanatyam dancers at her dance school. So she's very upset when she learns she's lost the big dance competition. Her mom is a perfect dancer and Devi needs to be, too. Devi vows to practice her facial expressions and footwork until her dance is flawless, but no matter how much she practices, she keeps making mistakes.


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