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Harlem Shuffle: Virtual Event with Colson Whitehead and Adam Serwer

Submitted by Words on Thu, 06/16/2022 - 12:17pm

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.

Harlem Shuffle: A Novel By Colson Whitehead Cover Image
$17.00
ISBN: 9780525567271
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Anchor - August 9th, 2022

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).


The Last White Man: Virtual Event with Mohsin Hamid

Submitted by Words on Thu, 06/16/2022 - 11:24am

Join us for a Zoom event with bestselling author Mohsin Hamid, as he discusses his new book, The Last White Man.

The Last White Man: A Novel By Mohsin Hamid Cover Image
$26.00
ISBN: 9780593538814
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Riverhead Books - August 2nd, 2022

NATIONAL BESTSELLER

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’ DREAMLAND Meet & Greet at [words] LifeTown

Submitted by Words on Fri, 06/10/2022 - 10:42am

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.

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Dreamland: A Novel By Nicholas Sparks Cover Image
$28.99
ISBN: 9780593449554
Availability: Available for Pre-Order Now
Published: Random House - September 20th, 2022

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.
 


Sea of Tranquility signed copy

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.

 

Sea of Tranquility: A novel By Emily St. John Mandel Cover Image
$25.00
ISBN: 9780593321447
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Knopf - April 5th, 2022

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.


Order your copy of Sanctuary signed by Abby Sher

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.

Sanctuary By Paola Mendoza, Abby Sher Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9781984815712
Availability: Usually arrives at our store in 5-14 business days.
Published: G.P. Putnam's Sons Books for Young Readers - September 1st, 2020

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.


Texas Flood signed by Alan Paul

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.


Texas Flood: The Inside Story of Stevie Ray Vaughan By Alan Paul, Andy Aledort Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9781250622266
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: St. Martin's Griffin - August 11th, 2020

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.


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