Annie's Book Stop of Worcester

The little bookstore that's bigger on the inside

  Jerry Craft is an award-winning graphic novel author and illustrator. His latest books, New Kid and Class Act depict young African-Americans in ways that have been in short supply in books – as normal, family loving, ordinary people. This interview with Jerry includes more information on these books, and his thoughts on being a …

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  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:     Fiction:     …

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    Hello, and welcome back after a nice holiday weekend, certainly weather wise here in Wormtown. Or Wootown. Or Worcester.   This week’s new arrivals (and next week’s arrivals marked with an *) are mainly different types of romances, with a few non-fiction books and a thriller thrown in for sport.   Let’s start …

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    This week our shelves are filled with the memoirs of celebrities. Some you may have heard of, some you may not, but the books themselves should prove pretty entertaining.     BRIGHTER BY THE DAY: WAKING UP TO NEW HOPES AND DREAMS by Robin Roberts. Robin was a longtime host of GOOD MORNING …

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The medium of storytelling through sequential art is not a new one, but its recent growth as part of the book industry is wonderful to see. Reading comic books and graphic novels helps to teach the brain to develop particular higher order thinking skills which promote and solidify learning. Here at our little bookstore that’s …

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There is something magical about book series – tales that unfold over multiple front and back covers. There’s something even more magical about having all the titles in one series in a slipcase; boxed sets make wonderful presents to give during the holidays. We highlighted a few boxed set series in a previous Holiday Gift …

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If you are a fan of tales of underdogs standing up to overlords… if you are a fan of slightly twisted history combined with some truly excruciating puns… then do we have a gift for you! Taking place in the days of the Roman Empire, there is one indomitable little village in Gaul that holds …

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  Annie’s Book Stop of Worcester is happy to shine our Friday spotlight on urban fantasy author Kim Harrison. My first question to you, Kim, is can you please tell us briefly a little about yourself and your writing? How would you like us to introduce you?     My name is Kim Harrison, and …

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Annie’s Book Stop of Worcester is happy to shine our Friday spotlight on Matt Phelan, Author and Illustrator of children’s books and graphic novels. Matt is the award-winning creator of the graphic novels Snow White, The Storm in the Barn, Bluffton, and Around the World, and the picture book Druthers. He is also the illustrator of many books for young …

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New sequential art book arrivals for this week, as well as restocking some favourites: THE BOY WHO BECAME A DRAGON: A BRUCE LEE STORY, written and illustrated by Jim DiBartolo THE ESSENTIAL DYKES TO WATCH OUT FOR, written and illustrated by Alison Bechdel THE GASHLYCRUMB TINIES, written and illustrated by Edward Gorey [we also have …

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