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Bookbits for January 14th, 2011

Huh, it’s more of a collection of links than proper news this week, but I hope you’ll like them anyway. Let’s start off with a whopping list: the Top 100 Books for Tweens.  And keeping with the category, our Tiemen …

Bookbits for January 7th, 2011

Whew, December was a crazy month for us all, both in the store and on the blog with all those top 5s. No time for Bookbits, in other words – but we’re into a new year, and I’m determined to …

Your Favorite Books of 2010

Here they are, YOUR favorite reads of 2010!  Thank you so much for sending in your lists – as ever they give us all great tips on new writers to try out.  May 2011 be filled with as much literary …

Bookbits for November 25th, 2010

Happy US Thanksgiving!  I hope you’re reading this after a lovely morning/afternoon/evening/full day spent at either ABC Amsterdam or ABC Den Haag (if you’re reading this while still at one of our stores: I salute you!).    I was at …

Bookbits for November 18th, 2010

And now we’re back in regular time… Awards! Rebecca Skloot has won the Wellcome Trust Book Prize (for medicine in literature) for The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks, which follows the amazing journey the cancer cells of Henrietta Lacks make, …