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Uprooted - Naomi Novik

This Just In: Science Fiction & Fantasy

Eight Recently-Arrived Titles from the Science Fiction & Fantasy Section: ABC Amsterdam SF&F buyer Tiemen on Uprooted: “Love this books to bits. This is Harry Potter meets Name of the Wind mixed with the horrors of Clive Barker’s Pinhead stories …

Purity - Jonathan Franzen

What We’re Reading

Or, In Which Advanced Reader Copies (ARCs) and Dutch Authors Make A Strong Showing JeroenW: Bonita Avenue by Peter Buwalda.  Bought this on impulse from our neighbours at Van Stockum*.  I’ve read the first 50 pages or so and thus far …

Broken Monsters - Lauren Beukes

This Just In: Science Fiction & Fantasy

Ten Recently-Arrived Titles from the Science Fiction & Fantasy Section: Please contact our stores for an exact stock check. Ebooks also available for The Shadow Throne, Bête, The Immortal Crown, and Broken Monsters. Read Tiemen’s interview with Django Wexler here, Oscar’s review …

Nobody Move - Denis Johnson

What We’re Reading

Or, In Which We May Or May Not Have Spoilers Tjeerd: Jesus’ Son – Denis Johnson, The Laughing Monsters – Denis Johnson, The Nearest Thing to Life – James Wood, The Clown – Heinrich Böll, The End of the Story …

The Sugar Book - Damon Gameau

What We’re Reading

Or, In Which The Rest Of Us Make a Concerted Effort To Counter Tjeerd’s All-Encompassing Literary Gluttony. Pleun: Before We Met – Lucie Whitehouse (ebook) PeterL:  No Name Lane – Howard Linskey (ebook).  “A novel that takes police procedural, serial killer, whodunnit and thriller and …