Annie's Book Stop of Worcester

The little bookstore that's bigger on the inside

“If everybody became a poet the world would be much better. We would all read to each other.” – Nikki Giovanni “Poetry is an echo, asking a shadow to dance.” – Carl Sandburg “Poetry is just the evidence of life. If your life is burning well, poetry is just the ash.” – Leonard Cohen “Poetry …

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In the midst of life’s hustle and bustle, sometimes it’s good to take a break and do something solitary. For those of you who enjoy doing crossword puzzles, we have you covered! Quoting a bit of background information from The American Crossword Puzzle Tournament: “Crossword puzzles are said to be the most popular and widespread …

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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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December has both flown by and crawled by for many of us. Today marks the longest night of the year, and each day will grant us a little more daylight, both literally and [hopefully] metaphorically as well. There is hope on the horizon for coming out on the other side of this difficult pandemic year, …

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What could be a more perfect gift for the writer in your life than a journal? Annie’s Book Stop of Worcester has beautiful leather bound journals for sale, most of them with metal clasps, and with beautiful leather engraving. They come in two sizes, Large and Medium.  There are two designs. The designs are the …

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Happy Holiday Shopping Guide! Today’s choice for gifts at Annie’s Book Stop of Worcester, the “bigger on the inside” bookstore at 65 James Street are crossword puzzles. Crossword Puzzles to me bring back memories of my mother, who always had a crossword puzzle book in her hand, and was constantly working on puzzles. We always …

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Jigsaw Puzzles. They are really fun things to do when you are stuck at home, and want to be social with the people you are with. Or, if you prefer, trying to figure out a jigsaw puzzle by yourself and finishing it gives one a sense of accomplishment. And the beauty of it is, once …

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Something you might think about as a gift for someone are hand crocheted kitchen towels. We have a fantastic selection of them, practically guaranteed to match any kitchen, because they come in all colors! This year, as always, we are happy to have kitchen towels for all seasons, created by local artist Katie Giroux, who …

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Our Fridge Magnets by Laughing Elephant , the same company that makes the beautiful Greeting Cards we have,  https://laughingelephant.com  , make great stocking stuffers, as well as nice little gifts. For only $4.99 each, you can choose from our four different magnets, with artwork from vintage Little Golden Books:   The Dare to Explore and …

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The company named Out of Print, https://outofprint.com , creates a number of products dealing with books, reading, and other related items. Annie’s Book Stop of Worcester is pleased to carry a number of their items, including tote bags, as mentioned in a previous blog, and the wearable pins, as shown below. If you notice, even …

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