Lao Tzu once said, "A journey of a thousand miles begins with a single step, and a book with a thousand pages begins with a foreword by Malcolm Gladwell." Advance toward epilogues with today's Groupon: for $10, you get $20 worth of new and used books, puzzles, and gifts at Annie's Book Stop.
Annie's Book Stop stocks more than 16,000 new and used books in its 1,350-square-foot shop, with a large section of kids' books and puzzles. Readers peruse shelves of discounted volumes, finding new titles generally 20% off retail price. Light a fiery passion for reading with new paperbacks as intellectual kindling ($7.99–$19.99) or provide a safe home for a stray used book ($0.50–$14.99). Kids can discover the thrills of harrowing mysteries with used children's titles ($0.99–$3.79) or solve mysteries of their own with jigsaw puzzles ($7.99–$19.99). Bibliophiles in search of rare reads can browse the shop's selection of small-press titles or write their own rare books on the backs of napkins or the fronts of birth certificates.
Annie's Book Stop of Worcester
Annie's Book Stop of Worcester fills its shelves with new and pre-read tomes for adults and children alike. Though the inventory constantly changes as books are bought or exchanged for store credit, popular titles include classics by the likes of Ray Bradbury, Evelyn Waugh, and Madeleine L'Engle, which Annie's stocks alongside gifts and toys. The shop also hosts special events such as readings by local authors and poetry nights.