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Book Reviews

Reading Along with the 2023 Ursula K. Le Guin Prize Shortlist

By Sophie Ursula K. Le Guin, 2016, picture by William Anthony. If you've ever seen my Staff Choice list, or any of my recent Top 5s, you'll know I'm a huge Ursula K. Le Guin stan. There's just something about her fantasy and her social science fiction stories that [...]

Happy Ace Awareness Day!

Written by Naomi April 6 is International Asexuality Day! It's an effort to recognize the asexual community and promote awareness of the spectrum of asexuality. The asexual or ace spectrum includes asexuality, where a person doesn't experience sexual attraction; graysexuality, which is when someone experiences little to no sexual attraction; [...]

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Black Love

Written by Naomi February is Black History Month and also features Valentine’s Day. Why not combine the two? Below are some recommendations of romantic fiction where Black people take the lead, both in writing and in being written about. Happy reading! Mead Mishaps series by Kimberley Lemming [...]

Staff Choices: what we’ve read and loved – Part 5

Put together by Lília Written by Jouke, Martijn, Chiara, Sophie, Iris and Simone Warbreaker - Brandon Sanderson Jouke: Two sisters, captive gods, an ingenious magic system featuring breath and colors, and a talking sword. I love Warbreaker and I have no idea why I waited 11 years to [...]

Staff Choices: what we’ve read and loved – Part 4

Put together by Lília Written by EmmaS, Bob, Isabelle, IrisM, Maria and Naomi. In this Part 4 of our Staff Choices we again present titles chosen by ABC colleagues, and everyone has their own reasons for loving them. Read on to see what they are. You might even find one or [...]

ABC Staff Picks: Season 4 kick off!

Luke and Iris discuss books and interview author Natali Simmonds. In the new season of our ABC Staff Picks, Luke and Iris are back discussing the books they and their colleagues are loving right now. They also interview author Natali Simmonds about her new book, Good Girls Die [...]

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