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ABC Staff Picks: The birthday edition

By Lília Continuing with the celebration of our 52 years of existence, ABC’s Iris and Luke asked colleagues their book choices for the occasion. Most of them revolved around the lives of normal people in somewhat exceptional settings (reminiscent of ABC!), with overcoming adversity a prominent theme. No one chose it, [...]

ABC Bestsellers – April 2024

Here at ABC our experts always strive to bring the best to our customers and let you know what we love. We also get an inkling at what books you love through our monthly(ish) Bestseller lists, compiled from the lists of our three stores. We love to share this with you, [...]

The Pulitzer Prizes 2024

By Lauren The 2024 winners of the prestigious Pulitzer Prizes were announced earlier this week at New York’s Columbia University. Read on to see what they are and what the jurists had to say about them. Fiction Night Watch by Jayne Anne Phillips “A beautifully rendered [...]

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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What to read this Black History Month

Written by Lauren It’s February, which means it’s Black History Month in the United States and Canada, a celebration and recognition of Black culture and history and its enduring legacy in lands far removed from the African continent. At the ABC, we’ve put together a list of reading recommendations for Black [...]

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 [...]

Book to screen: the fantasy edition

Written by Lília When I was 15 or 16-years-old, I got obsessed with The Lord of the Rings and its first film adaptation. It opened a world of fantasy books and films to me. Back then, having a fantasy book filmed was not as popular as it is nowadays. Fast-forward several [...]

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