The Second Half
The Happy Pear
It's the Little Things
The Blood of Olympus
Keeping Up with the Kalashnikovs
Ross O Carroll Kelly
We are All Completely Beside Ourselves
Karen Joy Fowler
Irish Book Awards
The Bord Gais Energy Irish Book Awards celebrate the best in Irish writing and publishing in several categories. The winner in each category is decided by the votes of the public - go to the IBA website to cast your vote. But don't delay, the closing date for votes is the 21st of November.
For the nominees in each category, see the following pages:
- Novel & Non-Fiction
- Popular Fiction & Crime Fiction
- Irish-Published & Newcomer of the Year
- Sports Books & Cookbooks
- Children's - Junior & Senior
- Listeners' Choice
Children's Book of the Year - Junior
Paperback · 28 Nov 2012 · €4.99
Paperback · 07 Mar 2013 · €8.50
The Beast is back and this time it's up to him to help restore peace to an island, which is being threatened by a scary monster. Determined to face his fears, the Beast sets out to find the monster. But, perhaps, the island monster isn't so scary after all...
Children's Book of the Year - Senior
Hardback · 26 Sep 2013 · €15.65
The day the First World War broke out, Alfie Summerfield's father promised he wouldn't go away to fight - but he broke that promise the following day. Four years later, Alfie doesn't know where his father might be, other than that he's away on a special, secret mission.
Paperback · 02 Sep 2013 · €7.99
When Eva and Kate find an old diary, they end up determined to right old wrongs! But they can't spend all their time living in the past as the present, too, is throwing all sorts of challenges at them ... But when the girls get together they can handle anything!