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Naomi

Naomi has been working at ABC The Hague and ABC Leidschendam since January 2023. She is, of course, an avid reader and almost exclusively reads romantic fiction, in all its subgenres. When she’s not reading, Naomi loves to dance, watch movies or bake something for her colleagues.

She is the buyer for Law&True Crime, Mythology, Religion and Romantasy, and loves finding new and exciting books for the store!

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; [...]

2024-04-06T14:11:32+02:00Tags: , , , , |

Book-to-screen: the crime fiction edition

Written by Naomi Crime fiction is a popular genre, probably because it's a pretty broad one. Spy thrillers, cozy crime, detective fiction and psychological thrillers all fall under its umbrella. That might be why it appeals to a variety of readers, and also why crime fiction is frequently adapted into movies [...]

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 Picks – the Love edition of 2024

Written by Lília With Valentine’s Day falling at mid-month, February is the LOVE month, and in this Staff Picks, Luke and Iris talk about books related to love—in all its forms. We put our heads together and came up with some interesting recommendations. [...]

V: ABC Top 5 2023 Edition: Jesmae, Klaartje and Naomi

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 [...]

New genre watch: Romantasy

Written by Naomi Recently, the Romantasy genre— a subgenre of both romance and fantasy—has experienced a big surge in popularity. This is in large part thanks to online reader communities such as BookTok, Bookstagram and BookTube, where readers can share recommendations and find like-minded people. A great example of the power [...]

2023-11-23T13:31:00+01:00Tags: , , , , |

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 [...]

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