Budhos to launch new book at Words Bookstore

MAPLEWOOD, NJ — Award-winning Maplewood author Marina Budhos will be celebrating the publication launch of her latest young adult novel, “Watched,” at Words Bookstore on Saturday, Sept. 17, at 5 p.m. Budhos will be joined in conversation with Maplewood resident Helen Wan, author of “The Partner Track,” and, following the presentation, Budhos will be signing […]

Get ready for ‘back to school’ at Words

MAPLEWOOD, NJ — Words Bookstore is hosting a back-to-school celebration with bestselling author Brad Meltzer and illustrator Chris Eliopoulos on Tuesday, Sept. 6, at 7 p.m. to celebrate the release of the newest titles in their children’s book series “Ordinary People Change the World.” The first 100 children to arrive at the store will receive […]

Darling of baseball to speak at Words

MAPLEWOOD, NJ — Ron Darling, World Series champion, former All-Star and award-winning television analyst, will be greeting fans and signing copies of his latest book on Thursday, July 21, at 7:30 p.m. at Words Bookstore, 179 Maplewood Ave. in Maplewood. Prior to the book signing, Darling will speak and be interviewed by NY1 correspondent Budd […]

Pollan family to share food wisdom at Words

MAPLEWOOD, NJ — Corky, Lori, Dana and Tracy Pollan — actress and wife of actor Michael J. Fox — will be at Words Bookstore on Monday, June 6, at 12:30 p.m. to celebrate the paperback release of their cookbook, “The Pollan Family Table.” The Pollan family will be signing copies of their book as well […]

Conklin speaks to full house at Words

Conklin speaks to full house at Words

SOUTH ORANGE / MAPLEWOOD, NJ — South Orange author Melanie Conklin addressed an audience of more than 30 individuals at Words Bookstore in Maplewood on April 21. She discussed her debut novel, “Counting Thyme,” and signed copies of the books for her new fans. Approximately half the audience was composed of children, who asked illuminating […]

Harlan Coben returns to Words with latest thriller

MAPLEWOOD, NJ — Harlan Coben fans have learned to expect anything within the pages of his No. 1 New York Times bestselling thrillers. Yet, somehow, he always manages to shock them. From the return of long-lost lovers to the uncovering of family secrets with deadly implications, Coben has earned a reputation as a master storyteller […]

V.C. Chickering takes a bite out of suburban boredom

MAPLEWOOD, NJ — Sex sells. Maplewood author V.C. Chickering is taking full advantage of this with her debut novel “Nookietown,” which came out Tuesday, Feb. 23, through St. Martin’s Griffin. She will read from the book and sign copies at Words Bookstore, 179 Maplewood Ave. in Maplewood, on Saturday, Feb. 27, at 7:30 p.m. for […]