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Recommended Reads

Every month our Booksellers pick their favourite recent titles and review them.

Many of their choices have gone on to become bestsellers as well as great selections for Book Clubs.


  • Frog Music

    Frog Music
    Emma Donoghue

    Paperback · 27 Mar 2014 · €19.30
    Our Price: €13.99

    Frog Music is a wonderfully evocative novel of intrigue and murder from Emma Donoghue, the author of the international bestseller Room, an emotive and powerful novel that was shortlisted for the 2010 Man Booker and Orange Prizes.

  • A Love Like Blood

    A Love Like Blood
    Marcus Sedgwick

    Paperback · 27 Mar 2014 · €19.30
    Our Price: €15.99

    The first novel for adults by hugely acclaimed YA writer Marcus Sedgwick, A LOVE LIKE BLOOD is a gripping tale of love, revenge and obsession.

  • The Temporary Gentleman

    The Temporary Gentleman
    Sebastian Barry

    Paperback · 03 Apr 2014 · €19.30
    Our Price: €14.99

    Jack McNulty is a 'temporary gentleman', an Irishman whose commission in the British army in the Second World War was never permanent. In 1957, sitting in his lodgings in Accra, he urgently sets out to write his story. He feels he cannot take one step further, or even hardly a breath, without looking back at all that has befallen him.

  • The Son 3 for 2 item

    The Son
    Philipp Meyer

    Paperback · 27 Feb 2014 · €10.99

    From the author of the highly acclaimed American Rust comes his eagerly awaited second novel, an extraordinary multi-generational Texan epic

  • Levels of Life 3 for 2 item

    Levels of Life
    Julian Barnes

    Paperback · 03 Apr 2014 · €10.99

    Gives us Nadar, the pioneer balloonist and aerial photographer; gives us Colonel Fred Burnaby, reluctant adorer of the extravagant Sarah Bernhardt; then, finally, it gives us the story of author's own grief, unflinchingly observed.

  • Orfeo

    Richard Powers

    Paperback · 03 Apr 2014 · €20.70
    Our Price: €18.99

    A major and thrilling new novel that explores private fears, public hysteria and the art of music, by one of America's most important living writers


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