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Himalaya Salt Lamps

Himalayan Salt Lamps: something new at the ABC

The Himalayan Salt Lamps have arrived! These beautiful stones of original Himalayan salt are probably best known for their power to cleanse the air in your home. “How do they do this?” you might ask. “It’s just a clump of …

Our Favorite Reads 2016

Our Favorite Reads 2016

Are you ready for our FAVORITE READS OF THE YEAR?  I can’t heeeeeeeeear yooooouuuu!!  ARE YOU READY??? Well, here we go!    Below you will find the Top 5(ish) reads of 2016 of a lot of the ABC Staff.  Presented alphabetically, …

Patricia Highsmith: The Dark Queen of Crime

The Dark Queen of Crime

Patricia Highsmith is an amazing writer. She was one of the first female authors who delved into the dark side of her characters and came up with some bizarre twists and turns that laid bare the ugly side of the …

The Daughter of Time - Josephine Tey

Staff Review: The Daughter of Time – Josephine Tey

Reviewed by Jilles The Daughter of Time is still one of the most popular Jospehine Tey titles and was voted one of the greatest mystery novels of all time by the Crime Writers’ Association in 1990. Inspector Alan Grant of Scotland …