Annie's Book Stop of Worcester

The little bookstore that's bigger on the inside

Normally our Thursday blog highlights “New Arrivals & Old Favorites”… books that we’ve just unpacked from our publisher partners and wholesale partners.  We’ll post that blog this week on Saturday.  It seemed best for today’s blog to thank everyone who has supported us by reserving appointment slots, and to advise people how our day-to-day business …

Continue reading

It’s a somber but hopeful Memorial Day here at our little bookstore that’s bigger on the inside. On the one hand, the number of cases from the COVID-19 pandemic continues to be alarming, and we are proceeding with every caution to keep our employees and customers healthy.  We very much appreciate the support that we …

Continue reading

We here at Annie’s Book Stop of Worcester continue to abide by the Governor’s Office order to remain closed to the public during the COVID-19 pandemic until at least 12noon on Tuesday, May 19th.  That may change in light of the four-phase plan proposed for reopening the state of Massachusetts, and may force us to …

Continue reading

Here at our little bookstore that’s bigger on the inside, we continue to STAY inside to do our part in helping everyone to weather the COVID-19 lockdown. While we cannot open our doors to the public until at least May 4th, according to the guidelines set out by the Governor’s Office, we are still receiving …

Continue reading

In the spring of 2011, less than a year into taking over ownership of our little bookstore that’s bigger on the inside, we were alarmed and concerned by the commencement of the construction and closure of the James Street bridge, which would not be completed until September of that year. We worried about the effects …

Continue reading

This week is a great one for listening to new and classic British science fiction and horror audio dramas.  Here are the current releases from a variety of title ranges. The Diary of River Song Series 7 DW Main 261: Psychic Circus DW Main 262: Subterfuge The Twelfth Doctor Chronicles Dracula’s Guests CD Blake’s 7 …

Continue reading

The first thing we at Annie’s Book Stop of Worcester want to say to our customers and friends is THANK YOU. Thank you for the phone calls and e-mails of support to us and to our employees. Thank you for taking care of yourselves and your loved ones by observing the #StayHomeStaySafe guidelines set out …

Continue reading

Due to the COVID-19 order from the Governor’s Office on Monday the 23rd, our storefront will be closed for on-site business for now.  In line with the Governor’s communication, we are planning on reopening our doors at noon on Tuesday, April 7th, 2020, and resuming normal hours from there.  If the advice or orders from …

Continue reading

Today is Monday, March 16, 2020 and this is a very different blog than we expected to be writing even a few weeks ago. [Photo credit Rod Lee.] With the ongoing increase in cases of the novel coronavirus COVID-19 in the USA, and with a state of emergency being declared in Massachusetts, we at Annie’s …

Continue reading