Annie's Book Stop of Worcester

The little bookstore that's bigger on the inside

Thank you to everyone who came out and made this weekend of events extra fabulous! We had a wonderful time with our special guests Ellen Wittlinger, Heidi Stemple, and Jane Yolen! If you didn’t make it out, there are still a few books left from each of the authors, signed.

Signed books make beautiful holiday presents or Thanksgiving gifts—and they don’t require you to wake up early and brave crowds on Black Friday. Just stop into our cozy nook of a bookstore that’s “bigger on the inside” at 65 James Street. Besides the authors we hosted this past weekend, we have many other special, signed copies of books to fit the needs of the readers in your life!

Of course—there’s still more happening this month that you might want to come in for, too!

Take a look!

THIS THURSDAY, November 16, 12:00 PM – 6:00 PM – Come Write In!

Are you doing NaNoWriMo? Want to take a stab at writing 50k words in the month of November? Join us in our cozy bookstore to do just that!

THIS SATURDAY, November 18, ALL DAY – Annual Doctor Who Celebration.

hosts their annual Doctor Who celebration on Saturday November 18, all day, just in time for the winter holidays. Take advantage of one-day-only in-store special sales including 10% off on Doctor Who audio dramas, 20% off on all magazines, and 70% off on selected Blake’s 7 audio titles from B7 Media.

The day will include trivia contests, costume contests, door prizes, and more!

THIS SUNDAY, at the special date and time of November 19, 3:00 – 5:00, Rainbow Readers discusses Soldier’s Scoundrel by Cat Sebastian.

Jack Turner grew up in the darkness of London’s slums, born into a life of crime and willing to do anything to keep his belly full and his siblings safe. Now he uses the tricks and schemes of the underworld to help those who need the kind of assistance only a scoundrel can provide. His distrust of the nobility runs deep and his services do not extend to the gorgeous high-born soldier who personifies everything Jack will never be.

After the chaos of war, Oliver Rivington craves the safe predictability of a gentleman’s life-one that doesn’t include sparring with a ne’er-do-well who flouts the law at every turn. But Jack tempts Oliver like no other man has before. Soon his yearning for the unapologetic criminal is only matched by Jack’s pleasure in watching his genteel polish crumble every time they’re together.
And later in November…

Saturday, November 25, 12:00 – 6:00 PM – Small Business Saturday with Haverhill House Publishing.

Support Massachusetts authors and publishers by supporting your local bookstore this holiday season! A gift of books is a gift of making all sorts of dreams come true.

Thursday, November 30, 11:00 AM – 6:00 PM – Come Write In!

Also, because we love you and are thankful to you, our customers, here’s a look at December!

Sunday, December 3, 1:00 – 3:00 PM – Mindful for the Holidays, exercises for kids and parents to keep cool this holiday season.

NEW LINK: Thursday, December 7, 7:00 PM – Spicy Romance for the Holidays with Cecilia Tan.

Saturday, December 16, 6:00 – 8:00 PM – Rainbow Readers Discuss Harem Master by Megan Derr.

Aaaaaand… here’s a peak at some of our 2018 events that we are also excited about!

Saturday, January 6, 1:00 – 3:00 PM – Maureen Boyle, Shallow Graves, and the New Bedford Serial Killer

Saturday, January 13, 1:00 – 3:00 PM – Cullen Murphy presents Cartoon Country

Tuesday, February 6, Time TBA – Les Johnson, NASA Engineer and SF Author

As a reminder, here are our regular events…

Spinning Yarns Craft and Audiobook Social, every Monday 7:00 PM (except for when the Free People’s Artists Workshop meets the fourth Monday of the month). Bring a craft and enjoy an audiobook or audio drama with other crafty booklovers!

The Free People’s Artists Workshop, the fourth Monday of each month from 7:00-9:00 PM. Networking and feedback from other artists and creators of all types. Co-sponsored by the Worcester County Poetry Association. Next meeting is November 27.

Doctor Who Discussion Nights, the third Thursday of every month from 7:00 – 8:00 PM. Join us for a discussion of our favorite science fiction series. We will not have a specific Doctor Who Discussion Night in November due to our Annual Doctor Who Celebration.

The Rainbow Readers of Massachusetts is an LGBTQIA book club that will meet once a month, usually on the third Saturdays, from 6:00-8:00 PM. Next meeting, special day and time, November 19, 3:00 – 5:00.

As always, keep an eye on our website and Facebook page for the most up-to-date information.

If you had a great time shopping or at any event at Annie’s Book Stop of Worcester at our 65 James Street location, you can leave us a review on TripAdvisor or leave us a review on Yelp.


May your world be filled with wonderful words!

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