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ABC’s Favorite Books of 2009, part A

Ah yes, it’s December, the time of looking over the past year and deciding what was great, what was so-so, and what could be done better next year.  In what is now very much a tradition, the ABC staff has …

We Love Books!

Recommendations from your ABC bookseller: Hester The Quilter’s Kitchen by Jennifer Chiaverini Continuing in the tradition of Chiaverini’s bestselling holiday offerings, The Christmas Quilt and The New Year’s Quilt, this work tells the story of how Chef Anna, one of …

ABC’s Favorite Books of 2008 (H – J)

(My NaNo wordcount: still 14104) Another post chock-full of this year’s favorites, right here! This post has recommendations from Hester (Biography, Fiction, Poetry and Yoga buyer, Tante, Amsterdam), Jasper (Art, Animation, Fantasy Art, and Film & Television Buyer, Amsterdam), and …

Books With Bite: perfect titles for your students

At this time of year, teachers often ask us to find ‘good’ books for their students. Something with a little ‘bite’. Books with ‘bite’ – vampire stories  – are hugely popular now, and books from autuhors like Stephenie Meyer and Darren …