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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. [...]

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 [...]

ABC Staff Picks

Luke and Iris W. are back with our first ABC Staff Picks of 2023. Think cozy titles, biographies, science fiction novellas, a YA horror title and much more…. As the books buyer for Amsterdam’s film section, Luke chose two quite different memoirs from two famous authors. Both have similar themes about [...]

ABC Top 5: 2022 Edition

Here we go again with our 5(ish) favorite reads of 2022. We try very hard to keep to 5, but it’s not always possible. So, there may be 5 or 6, an A and a B list, memorable reads or just plain marvelous books. We hope you enjoy it and [...]

ABC Staff Picks

written by Lília Nothing beats curling up on the couch with a blanket, book and (hot) beverage in the autumn months. We’ve got some great new titles for you spanning the genres—starting with true story-based fiction, passing through pure romantic escapism and falling finally into the magical world of translation. (You’ll [...]

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