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English Books

We don't just sell Dutch books. Our stores in Haarlem and The Hague both have an up-to-date collection of English novels, children's books, young adult titles, cookbooks and non fiction.

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Warmly recommended Ian McEwan
Lessons Ian McEwan is back! And how! Missed opportunities, lost loves, music, friend, literature, sex, politics.. This book has it all.
New Queer
A Collection Of Lgbtq Writing From Ancient Times To Yesterday Frank Wynne
Discover A beautiful gift

Souvenir The House of Fortune
Jessie Burton Sequel to The Miniaturist
Discover Jesse Burton An elegant, atmospheric story, set in 18th century Amsterdam
Poetry Winter Roses
after Fall From the authors of The New York Times bestsellers Empty Bottles Full of Stories and Falling Toward the Moon comes a brand-new collection of compelling poetry and prose.
Discover Robert M. Blake, r.h. Sin

Gift Carpets and Rugs
Karolien Van Cauwelaert Pleasing both eyes and toes
The Comfort Book

Matt Haig

Reflections on hope, survival and the messy miracle of being alive. Nothing is stronger than a small hope that doesn't give up. The Comfort Book is a collection of little islands of hope. It gathers consolations and stories that give new ways of seeing ourselves and the world. Matt Haig's mix of philosophy, memoir and self-reflection builds on the wisdom of philosophers and survivors through the ages, from Marcus Aurelius to Nellie Bly, Emily Dickinson to James Baldwin. This is the book to pick up when you need the wisdom of a friend, the comfort of a hug or a reminder that hope comes from unexpected places.

Aesthetically satisfying magical realism Circus of Wonders
Elizabeth MacNeal Moving from the pleasure gardens of Victorian London to the battle-scarred plains of the Crimea, Circus of Wonders is an astonishing story about power and ownership, fame and the threat of invisibility
Discover Elizabeth MacNeal Magical realism, in a steampunky setting
Aesthetically satisfying magical realism The Leviathan
Rosie Andrews Richly researched, incredibly atmospheric, and deliciously unsettling, The Leviathan is set in England during a time of political turbulence and religious zealotry. It is a tale of family and loyalty, superstition and sacrifice, but most of all it is a spellbinding story of impossible things.
Discover Atmospheric magical realism, for readers who enjoyed The Binding

The Lamplighters
1972. Three keepers vanish from a remote lighthouse, miles from the shore. The entrance door is locked from the inside. The clocks have stopped. The Principal Keeper’s weather log describes a mighty storm, but the skies have been clear all week. What happened to those three men, out on the tower?
Eye candy Vegan at home
Solla Eiriksdottir Recipes for a modern plant-based lifestyle
Discover Lean and clean and lovely.

Spooky tales

Popular ghost- and horrorstories

Warmly recommended The Winsor Knot
S.J. Bennett The Queen Investigates A Murder In This Delightfully Clever Mystery For Fans Of The Thursday Murder Club
Popular History of the monarchy
The Kings and Queens of England A concise full-colour history of the kings and queens of England.
Discover Robert J. Parker

English Children's Books | Popular and Bookloverbaby's tips

Bookloverbaby's favourite If I had a dinosaur
Gabby Dawnay A witty and charmingly illustrated bedtime story about a little girl who imagines what it would be like to have a dinosaur of her very own.
Also available as board book These books never get old. Interactive, original, playfull and with exactly the right amount of poop.
Bookloverbaby's favourite If I had a Sleepy Sloth
Gabby Dawnay Charmingly playfull and with only a wee bit of pee.

Booklover's favourite Jessica Love
I considered buying a box of ten copies. One for my toddler, eight to have a stock of truely beautifull maternity gifts for my procreating friends, and one for me to cut the pages out, frame them, and hang them all over the house. But then I discovered that Jessica Love also sells art prints, so I ordered a huge poster instead.
See also: Julian is a Mermaid Aesthetically perfect, and beautifully diverse. A real asset to any bookcase.
Bookloverbaby's favourite The Squirrels who squabbled
Rachel Bright and Jim Field The Squirrels look a bit silly, but the background illustrations are magical and brimming with autumn vibes. Lovely story and verse..

Theme English Young Adult
Discover more English Young Adult Books. From Fantasy to Contemporary, and from Thriller to Romance.
Look both ways
In ten stories (one per block), find out what really happens on the walk home from school, when there are no parents or teachers to supervise (or stop the fun!). From hilarious escapades to brave challenges, join the walkers for one journey and many, many detours...