We had to close the bookstore on November 30, 2020. A great big thank you to all of our loyal customers thru the past 37 years. The building was sold and demolished. There will be high end condos built in its place. Please visit Annie's Book Stop of Nashua. You can find it online under the website.

The END IS NEAR Book Sale

Nov 13, 2020 – Nov 13, 2020

Open 9-6 today
Most used mass market paperback and kids chapter books are $1.00
Most used trade sized books are $2.00

Bookshelves for sale. Hardwood. Very heavy. $100. Holds small mass market paperback books. 6 ft 6 in tall 48" wide. 6 in deep.

Introverts and reading are related! Just saying... Open Saturday from 10-4. Closing specials continue. Sadly, it's the end of an era.

Books are essential to a readers happiness! Learn, share, and experience new things! Open Wednesdays thru Saturdays 10-4.

We will be opening next week on Wednesdays (August 12th) as we navigate turbulent waters. Also, we will cease accepting Keen-on-reading discount cards and book credits within the next week or two so use them up! You have had 9 weeks to do this and numerous reminders! Thank you very much for your ...

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Please wear a mask if you come into the store. If you know what books you want, call the store and we can do a curbside pickup.


9 months ago
The people who work there are friendly and professional. Great service. I found a great deal on a puzzle, a game (for gift), also a book for my plane trip. The card selection was what I went in looking for but I found some other good deals with great prices! They currently are going out of business. The prices are 75% off the cover price of most used books. Books under $7.99 are selling for $2.00 each. Yellow stickers are new books and are typically 20% off anyway... Green stickers are rare and fantastic finds with great prices. Book shelves are for sale as well... WOW. Spinners, furniture, store decorations, and book holders .. they tell me everything must go. Love this store; it's sad to see it close for good
- Keith H
a year ago
Always have great books here! I'll bring 5 or 10 a books and usually with 5 or 10! Great selection, they are very very helpful and finding and suggesting books you may not know are you looking for! Great way to find new authors of interest! Can't wait till you open back up!
- joanne p
11 months ago
Great small book store. Wish there were more stores and people like this.
- Gary m


Annie's Book Stop stores have been the leading pre-read book stores since their beginning in the early 1970's. In the late 1970's the original Annie (Anne Tryon Adams), a Lawrence Massachusetts native, began franchising throughout the New England states, and eventually as far as Florida, Arizona and California. The book shop originally specialized in the romance genre. Annie's Book Swap and Annie's Book Stop are the same. Annie's started as a Book Swap, but many of the newer stores were named Book Stop. The remaining eleven stores are individually owned and operated by independent booksellers and are not associated with one another except by trade name.
Annie’s Book Stop of Laconia has been serving the Lakes Region and surrounding area since Memorial Day weekend in 1983.
Our store is organized by genre, then by author and title.  We continue to have the characteristically strong collection of various romance novels. We pride ourselves in our strong collection of mysteries, science fiction and westerns. We also have self-help selections, classics, historical fiction, non-fiction, history, adventure thriller, inspirational, local interest, and young adult, to name a few! We are not a thrift store. We do offer an alternative to purchasing new books at new book prices.

We have a room dedicated to children including chapter books, board books, and beginning reading books. We have a wonderful local section including books written by local authors, and books about New Hampshire.

Annie’s of Laconia offers new and used puzzles by different manufacturers including: White Mountain Puzzle, Ravensburger, Melissa & Doug, and much, much more! Come and see what we have in stock!

We also have unique bookmarks, book covers, book lights, greeting cards (House Mouse, Oatmeal Studios, and 
Leanin’ Tree), games, Melissa & Doug puzzles and activity pads and etc. You never know what treasures you'll find.

New Books
Although Annie’s Book Stop is typically a pre-read bookstore, we do offer a new book service. We order books and offer a discount on most new books. There is no shipping fee if you pick up your book at the store. If you wish to have a book shipped directly to your home, then we charge shipping and handling fees.

Hard to Find Books
We offer assistance with ordering out-of-print and collectible books not found on our shelves.

Gift Certificates are available in any amount, please ask a staff member at the desk. Gift Certificates are usable at any Annie’s Book Stop location.  

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1330 Union Avenue
Laconia, NH 03246
United States
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