Annie's Book Stop of Worcester

The little bookstore that's bigger on the inside

faceoff ebook cover 600 x 900Happy Labor Day! Annie’s Book Stop WILL be open on Monday, Labor Day, from 10AM-6PM, so if you’re not out enjoying a last beach day or summer getaway, feel free to stop in and spend some quality time with your favorite books!

There’s also one more week left of our August Educators Month. Whether you teach at school or at home, ABSW has a few specials for you before the fall semester really gets underway. See the details on our blog here.

As we start into autumn, there are a few bits of news reminders:

New Fall Hours – ABSW will be closing at 5PM on Sundays starting this weekend, August 31.

New Spinning Yarns Day and Time – Spinning Yarns will be moving to Mondays at 7PM. Join us for a crafty evening with audiobooks and more!

New Literary Genre Trivia Night – will be happening on the second Wednesday of every month. Our first night is September 10th on Strictly Science Fiction literature! Join us for a chance to win a gift certificate through your awesome genre knowledge.

What do YOU think of the new Doctor in Doctor Who? Have an opinion? Feel free to shoot us your thoughts and we might post it on our British Science Fiction blog!

And for events: We’ve got a lot going on!

Saturday, September 6, 11AM-1PM – Old Homes Day with Ellen Cooney

ABSW will be at the Bigelow Free Public Library in Clinton, MA. Patty will be selling books for author Ellen Cooney, including her newest release The Mountaintop School for Dogs and Other Second Chances. For more info, visit the Bigelow Free Public Library page.

Sunday, September 14, 2-5PM – Energy Leadership Workshop with Gayle Suzanne

Are you finding blocks to your success? Do you feel stuck? Join us for an enlightening workshop with Gayle Suzanne, CPC, ELI-MP, ALB, a Certified Professional Coach and Energy Leadership Master Practitioner. Her book, It’s In the Little Things made it to number 74 on Amazon for Self Help. Please pre-register; cost is $29.

NEW EVENT Saturday, September 20, 3-5PM – Matt Herring’s Doctor Who Fan Guidebook

Matt “Matman” Herring, half the team of the popular Secret Identity Podcast, has published a fan guidebook, The Unofficial Doctor Who Companion, and will be at the bookstore celebrating our favorite Doctor!

Friday, September 26, 7-8:30 PM – Worcester Storytellers

The featured reader is TBA, but Worcester Storytellers continues with their regular open mic at ABSW.

Saturday, September 27, 2-4PM – Brian McKeown author discussion

Brian McKeown, author of Hannah’s Left Hook will be here to discuss the research and inspiration behind his book.

Sunday, September 28, 2-4PM – Journey into an Author’s Imagination

Authors Stacy Juba and Amanda Torrey offer their popular panel at ABSW. Find out the strangeness that goes on inside authors’ heads!

So, come on out to 65 James Street—we’ve got lots of reasons to visit our “bigger on the inside” bookstore just this coming month!

May your world be full of wonderful words!

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