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July 22, 2015

WORD Bookstores Books of the Week - July 22, 2015

In the Largehearted Word series, the staff of Brooklyn's WORD bookstore highlights several new books released this week.

WORD Bookstores are independent neighborhood bookstores in Greenpoint, Brooklyn and Jersey City, New Jersey. Our primary goal is to be whatever our communities needs us to be, which currently means carrying everything from fiction to nonfiction to absurdly cute cards and stationery. In addition, we're fiends for a good event, from the classic author reading and Q&A to potlucks and a basketball league (and anything set in a bar). If a weekly dose of WORD here isn't enough for you, follow us on Twitter: @wordbookstores.

Not Funny Ha-Ha

Not Funny Ha-Ha
by Leah Hayes

A poignant illustrated story of two young women who go through two different abortions.

New American Stories

New American Stories
edited by Ben Marcus

Ben Marcus' roll call of some recent short-form highlights (which includes a few surprises!).

Beautiful You

Beautiful You
by Chuck Palahniuk

Palahniuk's tale of erotic deception gets the paperback treatment.

A B See

A B See
by Elizabeth Doyle

Revisit the alphabet with this colorful, alliterative board book

WORD Brooklyn links:

WORD website
WORD Facebook page
WORD on Instagram
WORD Tumblr
WORD Twitter

also at Largehearted Boy:

other Word Bookstores Books of the Week (weekly new book highlights)

Antiheroines (interviews with up and coming female comics artists)
Atomic Books Comics Preview (weekly comics & graphic novel highlights)
Book Notes (authors create music playlists for their book)
guest book reviews
Librairie Drawn & Quarterly Books of the Week (recommended new books, magazines, and comics)
musician/author interviews
Note Books (musicians discuss literature)
Short Cuts (writers pair a song with their short story or essay)