Please place your order on our website and select "curbside pickup" as the delivery option. Our staff will process your order and send you an email letting you know that we are expecting your books in our store soon. When the books arrive, a staff member will place your order in a [words] bag with your name clearly written at the top, and we then will send you an email that your books are ready. All bags will be placed on a book cart in front of our store, under our awning. The cart will be outside during normal store hours. Please feel free to wave to say hello because we miss our customers!
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Please join us for a Zoom event with bestselling author Colson Whitehead for the paperback launch of his novel Harlem Shuffle.
Book purchase is required for this event, and a Zoom link will be emailed to you closer to the event date. Books will be available for pickup or shipped after the event.
NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • From the two-time Pulitzer Prize-winning author of The Underground Railroad and The Nickel Boys, this gloriously entertaining novel is “fast-paced, keen-eyed and very funny ... about race, power and the history of Harlem all disguised as a thrill-ride crime novel" (San Francisco Chronicle).
Join us for a Zoom event with bestselling author Mohsin Hamid, as he discusses his new book, The Last White Man.
NAMED A BEST BOOK OF THE SUMMER BY TIME, ELLE, USA TODAY, ENTERTAINMENT WEEKLY AND MORE
“Perhaps Hamid’s most remarkable work yet … an extraordinary vision of human possibility.” –Ayad Akhtar, author of Homeland Elegies
Nicholas Sparks will be celebrating the launch of his new book Dreamland with a Photo Meet & Greet at our LifeTown location in Livingston, NJ. This is a Meet & Greet only and all pre-signed books purchased from [words] will give you access to the photo line. Please purchase the book below to register for admission to the event.
From the #1 New York Times bestselling author of The Wish comes a poignant love story about risking everything for a dream—and whether it’s possible to leave the past behind.
Preorder your signed copy! Publication date is April, 5 2022.
The award-winning, best-selling author of Station Eleven and The Glass Hotel returns with a novel of art, time, love, and plague that takes the reader from Vancouver Island in 1912 to a dark colony on the moon five hundred years later, unfurling a story of humanity across centuries and space.
NEW YORK TIMES BEST SELLER • The award-winning, best-selling author of Station Eleven and The Glass Hotel returns with a novel of art, time travel, love, and plague that takes the reader from Vancouver Island in 1912 to a dark colony on the moon five hundred years later, unfurling a story of humanity across centuries and space.
It's 2032, and in this near-future America, all citizens are chipped and everyone is tracked--from buses to grocery stores. It's almost impossible to survive as an undocumented immigrant, but that's exactly what sixteen-year-old Vali is doing. She and her family have carved out a stable, happy life in small-town Vermont, but when Vali's mother's counterfeit chip starts malfunctioning and the Deportation Forces raid their town, they are forced to flee.
Co-founder of the Women's March makes her YA debut in a near future dystopian where a young girl and her brother must escape a xenophobic government to find sanctuary.
Order your signed copy today!
An instant New York Times bestseller!
The first definitive biography of guitar legend Stevie Ray Vaughan, with an epilogue by Jimmie Vaughan, and foreword and afterword by Double Trouble’s Chris Layton and Tommy Shannon.
An instant New York Times bestseller!
The definitive biography of guitar legend Stevie Ray Vaughan, with an epilogue by Jimmie Vaughan, and foreword and afterword by Double Trouble’s Chris Layton and Tommy Shannon.