Annie's Book Stop of Worcester

The little bookstore that's bigger on the inside

Another year at the helm of ABSW / Tower Books, and it’s time for another peek behind the curtain at some of the books that shaped and continue to linger in the mind of your humble chief bookseller, here at the little bookstore that’s bigger on the inside. All the titles from last year’s “desert …

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Following up and expanding on yesterday’s blog about singleton designs for holiday greeting cards, we’d like to offer even more selections for you, aimed towards those of us who have less time to pick and choose. Yes, we are talking about boxed greeting cards! While our little bookstore that is bigger on the inside has …

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The necessity of social distancing during the COVID-19 pandemic over the last year and a half has had many different effects on how friends and family communicate, especially at this time of year. One thing we’ve definitely noticed here at our little bookstore that’s bigger on the inside is a sharp increase in people wanting …

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Today is Small Business Saturday, the annual “Shop Small Shop Local” promotion to combat the excesses of big box stores and their “doorbusters”. Here at our little bookstore that’s bigger on the inside, we’re using today to spotlight a holiday gift idea that focuses on our community itself,,, the Worcester edition of the ever-popular game …

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One of the best presents for a book lover [besides books themselves, of course!] is something in which to transport the books from place to place. ABSW / Tower Books sells two kinds of tote bags for you to choose from for holiday gift-giving. First, we’d like to spotlight our upcycle tote bags made by …

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    Annie’s Book Stop of Worcester is very happy to shine our Friday spotlight on thriller author Andrea Bartz. Andrea, can you please tell us briefly a little about yourself and your writing? How would you like us to introduce you?   I’m Andrea Bartz, the New York Times-bestselling author of We Were Never Here, The …

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Every holiday season here at our little bookstore that’s bigger on the inside, we get asked for books about the world outside. Field guides are a perennial favorite for gift giving, and we’re pleased to share our picks for nature lovers. Just in time for the Worcester Mineral Club’s presentation on this year’s Small Business …

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Welcome to our Holiday Gift Guide, 2021 Edition! From November 24th through December 24th, ABSW / Tower Books will be presenting books, sidelines, and more to help you celebrate the winter holidays and to assist in your shopping picks. Hanukkah is fast approaching and will start at sundown this coming Sunday. We’ve got a spread …

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“I just thought… you might fancy a trip.”   The world’s longest-running science fiction series in multiple media was launched on Saturday, November 23, 1963. What started as a “curiosity in a junkyard” has spawned a multiverse of characters and stories in a period of nearly sixty years. Fans of DOCTOR WHO span the generations, …

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Once again the week of Thanksgiving, celebrated in November here in the United States, has arrived. What we are most thankful for, here at our little bookstore that’s bigger on the inside, is YOU, our loyal customers. The year 2021 marks twelve years that we’ve been your full-service independent bookstore at 65 James Street in …

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