Annie's Book Stop of Worcester

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    Fiction:   How can we start the New Arrivals blog without a new James Patterson thriller? This week we have:   ESCAPE (BILLY HARNEY THRILLER #3) by James Patterson, which seems like a fun “escape” read with his Billy Harney character. Other mysteries/thrillers include:   THE HOUSE ACROSS THE LAKE by Riley Sager. …

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    Lee Hollis is a cozy mystery writer, whose latest book, Poppy Harmon and the Hung Jury came out on February 23, 2021. Lee talks about his books, his time as a screenwriter, how his name came about, and all about his life as a writer in this interview with Selina from Annie’s Book …

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    Annie’s Book Stop of Worcester is happy to shine our Friday spotlight on speculative fiction author Peng Shepherd. Peng Shepherd is the nationally bestselling author of The Cartographers, The Book of M, and The Future Library.   Her second novel, The Cartographers, was a USA Today bestseller, a national Independent Bookstores bestseller, and was named a Best Book of March …

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  The new arrivals this week are again following the pattern of many more non-fiction books than fiction or genre books. Memoirs/biographies top the list, but with a bit of a twist:   INTO THE INFERNO: A PHOTOGRAPHER’S JOURNEY INTO CALIFORNIA’S MEGAFIRES AND FALLOUT by Stuart Palley is actually a book of photographs, but it …

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  The first new arrivals to don our shelves this week are some interesting genre books.   We have a thriller:   THE MATCH by Harlan Coben,   and a mystery:   GIVE UNTO OTHERS (A COMMISSARIO GUIDO BRUNETTI MYSTERY) by Donna Leon     Then for those of you who enjoy the TV series, …

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  Annie’s Book Stop of Worcester is happy to shine our Friday spotlight on author Jacqueline Winspear. When asked to tell us a little about herself and her writing, this was her response:   My name is Jacqueline Winspear, I am the author of fiction, non-fiction, essays and articles.  Readers are probably more familiar with …

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  This week and next we will have a variety of book titles coming through our doors, in different genres, and from many best-selling authors. Since it’s very cold outside, I thought I would start with the thrillers, to get the blood running through your veins to keep you warm. We have: ONE STEP TOO …

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  Christion Brecher is an author of Cozy mysteries. For those of you unfamiliar with Cozy Mysteries, they are mysteries in which the main character is usually an amateur sleuth. They could be a male or a female, although many of them are female. The sleuth could be a bookstore owner, librarian, teacher, dog trainer, …

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    This week’s new arrivals carry a lot of emotional weight. No wonder they were so heavy! First we have:   A LITTLE CLOSER TO HOME: HOW I FOUND THE CALM AFTER THE STORM by Ginger Zee, a Biography, followed by THE BETRAYAL OF ANNE FRANK: A COLD CASE INVESTIGATION by Rosemary Sullivan. The …

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Another year at the helm of ABSW / Tower Books, and it’s time for another peek behind the curtain at some of the books that shaped and continue to linger in the mind of your humble chief bookseller, here at the little bookstore that’s bigger on the inside. All the titles from last year’s “desert …

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