Annie's Book Stop of Worcester

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  Annie’s Book Stop of Worcester is happy to shine our Friday spotlight on Science Fiction Author Jeffrey A. Carver.  Jeffrey A. Carver is a writer of science fiction novels that explore a realm somewhere between hard science fiction and space opera—with believable, well-realized characters, male and female, human and alien, organic and “inorg,” as …

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This week’s installment of Speculative Fiction Tuesday features a new title by William Gibson, as well as the reissue of V.E. Schwab’s first novel, two spacefaring debuts, and a galaxy-spanning adventure. All titles are either in stock or en route to us. AGENCY by William Gibson THE NEAR WITCH by V. E. Schwab FROZEN ORBIT …

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Welcome back to our regular feature Speculative Fiction Tuesday, after its holiday hiatus. We’ve gotten in an excellent spread of horror, fantasy, and science fiction releases to start off the New Year… there’s bound to be something for every imaginative taste. First are the Rainbow Readers of Massachusetts book club selections for January and February… …

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A quick update this week for adventures in space and time.  We have received the following and look forward to exploring them with our fellow DOCTOR WHO fans: Doctor Who Main Series #254 – “Emissary Of The Daleks”, featuring Colin Baker as The Sixth Doctor and Nicola Bryant as Peri Brown. The War Master, Volume …

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Our deliveries this week and last have brought us some wonderful releases in the fields of science fiction, swords-and-sorcery, and urban fantasy. First we have Tamsyn Muir’s debut novel GIDEON THE NINTH, which is the first of a proposed trilogy blending science fiction, fantasy, gothic chiller, and classic house-party mystery. Next comes LIBRIOMANCER by Jim …

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It’s been an excellent week for releases and restocks of science fiction, fantasy, horror and thriller titles here at our little bookstore that’s bigger on the inside. First off, we’ve gotten in several titles from Small Beer Press, run by Gavin J. Grant and Kelly Link: AIR LOGIC by Laurie J. Marks SOONER OR LATER …

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Our little bookstore that is bigger on the inside has always been a place where speculative fiction has its well-earned niche. We’ve just gotten in this month’s DOCTOR WHO MAGAZINE, issue 540, featuring a Third Doctor cover; Jon Pertwee’s 100th birthday was July 7th.  Perfect timing for this weekend’s Doctor Who Meetup on Sunday, July …

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Annie’s Book Stop of Worcester is happy to shine our Friday spotlight on Science Fiction author Robert Buettner.  Robert is a nationally best-selling author of science fiction, and, lately, historical techno-thrillers.  He was a Quill Award nominee for Best New Writer of 2005, and his debut novel, Orphanage, called “a classic of modern military science …

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If you look at out shelves this week, you’ll see a group of brand new copies of great reads we’ve just marked down to 50% off cover!  Yup, a new copy of a new book at the same discount we normally give to used paperbacks.  Along with school summer reading list titles, and the books …

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Annie’s Book Stop of Worcester is happy to shine our Friday spotlight on Jeff Hecht, a freelance science and technology journalist for magazines, and author of nonfiction books and short science fiction stories. Jeff writes nonfiction for magazines including New Scientist, Laser Focus World, Nature, IEEE Spectrum, and Optics & Photonics News. He has written …

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