Annie's Book Stop of Worcester

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    Annie’s Book Stop of Worcester is very happy to shine our Friday spotlight on children’s book author Kyle Lukoff. Kyle spent ten years as a bookseller, and then nine more years as a school librarian, which means that basically his entire life has always been books. He mostly write picture books, with some …

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  This week, love seems to be a theme in most of the books we see in our new arrivals. Even though they are not all romances, whether it’s familial love or relationship love most of them deal with affairs of the heart.     In the fiction books, Maame: A Novel by Jessica George …

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  It’s the end of January at our little store that’s bigger on the inside, and we welcome you to our Monday Updates blog!         While we wait for the Caldicott medals to be awarded today, January 30, 2023, I thought I would post some of the children’s books that I would …

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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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  Annie’s Book Stop of Worcester is very happy to shine our Friday spotlight on children’s picture book author Kristy Kielbasinski. Kristy is a Boston based stand-up comedian and author. She draws inspiration from her life as a stay-at-home mom and housewife. Her children’s book “I Don’t Know” blends her comedy and love of reading. …

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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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    Hello, everyone. It’s finally Winter! Well, it was white, at least here at the little store that’s bigger on the inside. For how long, nobody knows.         I hope everyone had a nice Lunar New Year, aka the Chinese New Year. In last week’s update I mistakenly said that it …

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  Grace Lin is a Massachusetts children’s book author who has written for most age groups, including new board books for babies, and novels for middle grades, including a new Mulan prequel, BEFORE THE SWORD, which she talks about in this interview. This was originally published on June 18, 2021.      

  Annie’s Book Stop of Worcester is very happy to shine our Friday spotlight on debut romance author Stella Stevenson. Stella is a mom of two toddlers living in central Massachusetts. She’s been writing stories since she was 4, but recently returned to story-crafting when her oldest started preschool. She majored in psychology and creative …

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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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