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What We're Reading: June 2016

What We’re Reading

Or, In Which We Are Mostly Fictional Renate: Rebecca by Daphne Du Maurier. Very well written gothic suspense. (Although the heroine often annoys the hell out of me.) The Girl on the Train by Paula Hawkins. Not very well written, in …

ABC's Top 20 of the past decade

ABC Top 20s of the past decade and year

Hans, one half of our dynamic IT duo, recently looked into the most popular books at ABC this past decade and the past 12 months. Lo and behold!  A Game of Thrones leads the charge this past decade!  Sure, the much-lauded TV …

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 …

Vivek J. Tiwary

Interview with The Fifth Beatle author Vivek J. Tiwary

By Michael Minneboo Vivek J. Tiwary (1973) is an award-winning producer of theater, film and television. He’s also a big comic book fan and writer of the graphic novel The Fifth Beatle: The Brian Epstein story. ‘The message of the …

This Just In: YA, May 2016

This Just In: YA Fiction

Ooooo, look at all these fantabulous new YA titles that Lilia put in a row!  Get thee to the The Hague store for the following fresh-off-the-press books: The Glittering Court – Richelle Mead The Trials of Apollo: The Hidden Oracle …