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What We're Reading: November 2015

What We’re Reading

Intra-store Score This Post: Amsterdam 9 – The Hague 13 Tiemen:  I’m reading the ARC of Planetfall by Emma Newman.  Kind of a crossing between Interstellar, Prometheus and Ursula le Guin’s scifi.  Really good. PeterL:  Just finished Never Saw It Coming …

What We're Reading, Oct. 2015

What We’re Reading

Or, In Which The Hague Atones For Last Time’s Paltry Effort Martijn: The Aeronaut’s Windlass by Jim Butcher. High expectations (I resent those)!!  Undermajordomo Minor by Patrick DeWitt.  I really liked The Sisters Brothers and with a title like this… Daria: Still …

The Kind Worth Killing - Peter Swanson

What We’re Reading

Or, In Which The ABC Amsterdam Staff Makes An Extremely Strong Showing PeterL: The Kind Worth Killing by Peter Swanson.  About cheating couples with money and killing urges and double identities.  A little like Gone Girl, “leest als een trein”. Jesse: …

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Bookbits for August 18th, 2015

Awards!  Just before my summer vacation, the always excellent Carnegie Medal and Kate Greenaway Medal were awarded, for children’s book writing and illustration, respectively.   The Carnegie went to Buffalo Soldier by Tanya Landman and the Kate Greenaway to Shackleton’s Journey …

What We're Reading August 2015

What We’re Reading

Or, In Which Our New Colleague Daniele Makes His First Appearance. Tiemen: The Long Way to a Small, Angry Planet by Becky Chambers. Immensely fun space opera that doesn’t, for once, revolve around massive space battles and explosions. Lynn:  Lila by …