Annie's Book Stop of Worcester

The little bookstore that's bigger on the inside

Today is Martin Luther King Jr. Day, a day on the calendar that means a lot more than just another vacation from school and work. Here at the little bookstore that’s bigger on the inside, we support the freedoms that MLK fought to have recognized universally, and we acknowledge the struggles that still continue to this day.


Our thanks go to local author Jean M. Grant for coming out to share her book talk about her contemporary fiction title WILL RISE FROM ASHES and her historical paranormal titles A HUNDRED KISSES and A HUNDRED BREATHS.  Although the event was lightly attended because of the imminent snowfall, we very much enjoyed hearing Jean speak about the writing process and the research that goes into her books.


We have autographed copies of all three titles here for sale, to purchase in-store or via mail order.  Remember, for any of our events, you can call us to pay for and put aside any of our author guests’ books to be autographed if you cannot make it on the day of the book signing.  Please contact us at 508-796-5613.

Here’s our schedule for upcoming events… As a reminder, the majority of our events here at ABSW are free and open to the public. Check out our page on!  

RECURRING EVENT TONIGHT!  Monday, January 20 at 7PM – Spinning Yarns Craft and Audiobook Social! Bring a craft and enjoy an audiobook or audio drama with other crafty booklovers!

RECURRING EVENT: TOMORROWTuesday, January 21 at 7PM – Game Night! Join us weekly on Tuesday nights starting at 7PM for card games, board games and more. Best score of the night wins a $10.00 gift certificate!

RECURRING EVENT: Sunday, January 26 at 2PM – Doctor Who Monthly Meetup! Join us for a monthly meeting of fans as we talk about the world’s longest-running science fiction series and its classic and modern incarnations – television, novels, audios, comics, and more. This is a kid-friendly and adult-friendly gathering; all are welcome.

RECURRING EVENT: Monday, January 27, 7PM-9PM – The Free People’s Artists Workshop! This critique group meets on the fourth Monday of each month. Networking and feedback from other artists and creators of all types. Co-sponsored by the Worcester County Poetry Association.

RECURRING EVENT: Tuesday, January 28 at 7PM – Game Night! Join us weekly on Tuesday nights starting at 7PM for card games, board games and more. Best score of the night wins a $10.00 gift certificate!

SPECIAL EVENT: Saturday, February 1 at 1PM – Online Astrobiology Presentation With David Warmflash! Join us for a virtual event with science writer David Warmflash, author of MOON: AN ILLUSTRATED HISTORY.

Exciting things are happening at our little bookstore that’s bigger on the inside… more opportunities to serve the Worcester community… more book talks, more author signings, and more workshops.  Keep an eye on the Events Calendar on our website for more details.

May your world be filled with wonderful words!



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