Annie's Book Stop of Worcester

The little bookstore that's bigger on the inside

We’d like to start off this week’s Events Buzz with a huge THANK YOU. Thank you to our customers and friends; thank you to our staff; thank you to our wholesale and publisher suppliers; thank you to our author colleagues. You’ve all borne with us in these uncertain times over the last few months, and …

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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 …

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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 …

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Here at Annie’s Book Stop of Worcester, we have good reason to refer to ourselves as “the little bookstore that’s bigger on the inside”, and not just because of our love of DOCTOR WHO. All the way at the back of our shop is a very special section we call Hardcover Alley.  While we do …

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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 …

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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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So many beautiful new books have arrived here this week that we needed to postpone our Thursday entry until today! We have restocked on bestsellers like EDUCATED by Tara Westover and WHERE THE CRAWDADS SING by Delia Owens. New releases in mass market paperback and in hardcover include THE ART OF RACING IN THE RAIN …

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It’s the week of Valentine’s Day at ABSW, the little bookstore that’s bigger on the inside, but we believe that love should be celebrated all year ’round. We want to thank YOU, our customers, for all the love you show in supporting us as Worcester’s full-service bookstore. Please check out our Staff Picks page on …

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This week at our little bookstore that’s bigger on the inside, we’re getting ready for more typical wintry weather.  But that’s not going to stop us from bringing you lots of fun events to help you get through the seasonal doldrums. Don’t forget: Do you NOT want to brave the wind chill and the snow …

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Our restock shipments this week have included a nice spread of titles from the WHO IS / WHO WAS / WHAT IS / WHERE IS series from Penguin Workshop.  Just in time for educators to use in their coursework planning for upcoming theme months, these books sell quickly and have a dedicated following.   This …

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