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Lília

Lília was born in Brazil, worked there as a translator and moved to the Netherlands for love. It was her love for books that brought her to the ABC in July 2000. First buying Romance novels, then Children’s and YA books, then back to Romance and into new adventures about Fashion, Sewing, Psychology and all the magazines. 

In the Netherlands she also found love for sewing, is a certified seamstress. She makes bookmarks and booksleeves that are sold at the ABC under Lília’s Atelier brand.

She still loves reading and Romance, Science Fiction, Fantasy and books about Fashion and Sewing are always on her TBR list.

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, [...]

Book-to-screen: the sci-fi edition

Written by Lília With the second part of Dune finally being released, I started thinking about all the sci-fi books that have been made into films or TV series and was amazed to find there are many more films and series based on books than I [...]

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 [...]

X: ABC Top 5 2023 Edition: Lauren, Maarten and Lília

Here we go again with our 5(ish) favorite reads of 2023! We try very hard to keep it to five, but it’s not always possible. So, there may be five or six suggestions, an A and a B list, memorable reads or just plain marvelous books. This year we’re presenting [...]

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 3

Put together by Lília Written by Renata, Martijn, Lília, Jouke, Sophie, Simone, Jonna and Natalia In this Part 3 of our Staff Choices the titles below were chosen by one or more ABC colleagues, and everyone has their own reasons for loving them. Read on to see what they are. You [...]

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