Annie's Book Stop of Worcester

The little bookstore that's bigger on the inside

“We make up horrors to help us cope with the real ones.” ― Stephen King What gets classified as “genre” writing among booksellers and readers falls into the categories of mystery, fantasy, science fiction, and horror.  All of these often share space under the same umbrella known as “Speculative Fiction” – the stories that ask the …

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The first school buses have started to trundle down the streets of Worcester, bringing students back to their classrooms.  The first colours are starting to show in local foliage, and cooler temperatures and shorter days are marking the fast approach of the Autumnal Equinox. We will be OPEN during the upcoming Labor Day weekend, but …

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This week’s Events Buzz is a little different, since it’s in two parts.  There’s so much information that we don’t want you missing a single word!We continue the celebration of April as National Poetry Month, as well as our own concentration on horror to go with the poet T.S. Eliot’s line “April is the cruellest …

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The last week of February is bringing us snow squalls and gale-force winds, making the proverb of March coming in like a lion an all-too-accurate one.  We have some great reads to help take your mind off Winter and to get you in the mood for Spring. Come in and get a complementary cup of …

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With a growing reputation for acquiring collections of used books, we sometimes come across some unique finds. Recently, we acquired a collection of Soviet Era Russian literature, containing all the titles you might already know, but also a great many from lesser-known Russian authors. Much of this assortment was published in Moscow and imported at …

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Shana Tova to our friends and family who are celebrating Rosh Hoshanah this week! May all of you have a sweet and good new year! For those of you who are stopping into the store this week, check out our new Gothic Novel section—just below our Suspense section—which includes some great vintage titles! We also …

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  This is it! This is the big announcement we’ve been teasing you with since last week! Annie’s Book Stop of Worcester at 65 James Street is having… A SUPER, MASSIVE, FANTASTIC FLASH SALE!! THIS SATURDAY AND SUNDAY, JUNE 23 & 24!!     What makes this so SUPER, MASSIVE, and FANTASTIC, you ask? 70% …

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The newest audio CD releases from Big Finish Productions have arrived here at Annie’s here at 65 James Street in Worcester…. titles in the TORCHWOOD and DOCTOR WHO: THE LOST STORIES ranges as well as the newest main series title ALIEN HEART/DALEK SOUL, a Fifth Doctor and Nyssa adventure [#224]. As the old commercial goes, …

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Happy Holiday Shopping Guide! Annie’s Book Stop of Worcester, the “bigger on the inside” bookstore at 65 James Street, is happy to present our 2016 recommendations for gifts this year. Looking for the perfect holiday gift for that tough to buy for friend or family member this holiday season? With a vintage book from Annie’s, …

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The end of April is in sight and we’ll be moving to May with this weekend! Before we mention anything else, let’s talk a little about this weekend—It’s a special one! THIS WEEKEND, April 30-May 1, we have our Weekend Long Independent Bookstore / Vintage Book Event! ABSW has a great collection of vintage and …

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