Annie's Book Stop of Worcester

The little bookstore that's bigger on the inside


Hello, Everyone. I hope that you are doing ok in the weather, wherever you are. With the wildfires, floods and heatwaves, it’s been a tough Summer.



To take some of you away from those problems, we have some great new books arriving in the next 2 weeks:






THE RABBIT HUTCH: A NOVEL by Tess Gunty – “The Rabbit Hutch is a stunning debut novel about four teenagers—recently aged out of the state foster-care system—living together in an apartment building in the post-industrial Midwest, exploring the quest for transcendence and the desire for love.” Goodreads.




WE ARE NOT LIKE THEM: A NOVEL by Christine Pride. A story of a lifelong bond between two best friends, one black and one white, and when a tragic event occurs their lives become indelibly altered. This is a book about race, and how it can affect people’s daily lives.




HARLEM SHUFFLE: A NOVEL by Colson Whitehead. “A gloriously entertaining novel of heists, shakedowns, and rip-offs set in Harlem in the 1960s.” Goodreads.






Thrillers/Mysteries/Crime Novels



RECKONING by Catherine Coulter. An FBI thriller with Agents Savich and Sherlock, who are enlisted to help women with traumatic pasts who are in mortal danger.



THE FAMILY REMAINS: A NOVEL (THE FAMILY UPSTAIRS #2) by Lisa Jewell. This is a standalone sequel to The Family Upstairs. It is a haunting novel filled with stories about the lengths we will go to protect the ones we love and uncover the truth.




THREE ASSASSINS: A NOVEL by Kotaro Isaka is a thriller set Tokyo’s criminal underworld, and it pits one ordinary man whose wife has been murdered, against a network of highly skilled contract killers.




HEAT 2: A NOVEL by Michael Mann. This novel is an all-new story about what happened before and after Mann’s classic movie HEAT.




WRONG PLACE WRONG TIME: A NOVEL by Gillian McAllister. This is a time travel mystery. A woman looks out her window and sees her 17-year-old son kill a stranger, and then get put into custody. She finally falls asleep, and wakes up the previous day. And then she wakes again. And it is the day before that.






Graphic Novel:




DUNE: THE GRAPHIC NOVEL, BOOK 2: MUAD’DIB by Brian Herbert, Kevin J. Anderson (Adaptors). The second book in the Graphic Novel adaptation of Frank Herbert’s Dune.






Non-Fiction –  Biography:




PATH LIT BY LIGHTNING: THE LIFE OF JIM THORPE by David Maraniss. This is the biography of Indigenous Olympic athlete Jim Thorpe, America’s greatest all-around athlete.









As always, thank you for making our shelves your destination.


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