Annie's Book Stop of Worcester

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.C. Eaton is actually the pen name for a married couple, Ann I. Goldfarb and James E. Clapp, who write Cozy Mysteries. Ann gives a wonderful explanation of cozies, as they are called, in this interview. She also talks about their books, including their Wine Trail mystery series, and the Sofie Kimball mystery series, which …

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  This week, memoirs take center stage in New Arrivals at Annie’s Book Stop of Worcester with STRAIGHT SHOOTER: A MEMOIR OF SECOND CHANCES AND FIRST TAKES by Stephen A. Smith, a popular sports media figure who rose from being a poor son of Caribbean immigrants having an obsession with sports to having a role …

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  This week’s new arrivals are all fiction books – albeit a wide array of  genres. First we have Hell Bent, by Leigh Bardugo, a paranormal fantasy, the sequel to Ninth House. It seems to me as though you can’t really put it in one genre, it seems to border on fantasy, horror, and suspense/thriller. …

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  Happy Holiday Shopping Guide! Annie’s Book Stop of Worcester, the “bigger on the inside” bookstore at 65 James Street, is happy to present our 2022 recommendations of gifts for the winter holidays.   Mysteries and thrillers always make great gifts for book lovers. This year we decided to highlight some of our local mystery …

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NOTE: This was originally published in November, 2016! We thought we would reprint this to bring back an old favorite and a old November memory. Annie’s Book Stop of Worcester is happy to shine our Friday Spotlight on local author Lisa Shea! Lisa Shea is a fervent fan of honor, loyalty, and chivalry. She brings …

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  This week’s new arrivals are actually pretty great. There are some memoirs that could prove to be pretty funny, what with Steve Martin’s Number One Is Walking: My Life in The Movies, cartoons and Lauren Graham’s anecdotes and laugh-out-loud observations about life as an actor in Hollywood, in Have I Told You This Already?: …

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  This week we have a good mix of genre books arriving. There are quite a few memoirs coming out now, which leads me to believe that people like to talk about themselves. And people like to read about famous people’s lives. So, there you have it. The famous people this week are related to …

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  Hello everyone. As Autumn begins, and the weather cools, passions heat up. This week there are many books about love, romance, hardships, and heart adorning our shelves. We also do have a new R.A. Salvatore fantasy, one mystery, one literary fiction book and one Neil DeGrasse Tyson science book. Enjoy!   ROMANCES:   DRUNK …

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  NEW ARRIVALS THURSDAY – THRILLERS AND THE WEATHER WILL GIVE YOU THE CHILLS Hello, folks, this week we have some interesting non-fiction books, several really chilling thrillers, (I’m not kidding about that!), and a few new novels in several different series. So, sit back with one of these books, relax, and enjoy!     …

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  This week there are more literary fiction books coming across our shelves than any other genre. Granted, a few types of fiction, but fiction nonetheless.  There are fiction, Asian-American fiction, and historical fiction books in the mix. Then we have one epic fantasy, one horror book, one romance and one mystery. All-in-all, a pretty …

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