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Staff Recommended Reads June 2014

  • We are Called to Rise

    We are Called to Rise
    Laura McBride

    Paperback · 19 Jun 2014 · €18.50
    Our Price: €14.99

    Beyond the bright lights and casinos lies the real Las Vegas where four lives will be brought together by one split-second choice.

  • The Homesman

    The Homesman
    Glendon Swarthout

    Paperback · 13 Mar 2014 · €11.35

    Soon to be a major film directed by and starring Tommy Lee Jones and co-starring Meryl Streep, Hilary Swank, and John Lithgow.

  • The Thrill of it All

    The Thrill of it All
    Joseph O Connor

    Paperback · 15 May 2014 · €18.50
    Our Price: €14.99

    At college in 1980s Luton, Robbie Goulding, an Irish-born teenager, meets elusive Fran Mulvey, an orphaned Vietnamese refugee. Together they form a band. This title tells a story of loyalties, friendship, the call of the muse, and the beguiling shimmer of teenage dreams.

  • Sand

    Hugh Howey

    Paperback · 05 Jun 2014 · €18.50

    Palmer has never been the same since his father walked out twelve years ago. His elder sister, Vic, is trying to run away from the past; his younger brothers, Connor and Rob, are risking their lives to embrace it. His mother, left with nothing but anger, is just trying to forget.

  • One Summer

    One Summer
    Bill Bryson

    Paperback · 22 May 2014 · €12.80
    Our Price: €9.99

    In summer 1927, America had a booming stock market, a president who worked just four hours a day, a sensational murder trial, and an unknown aviator named Charles Lindbergh who became the most famous man on earth. This book brings to life a forgotten summer when America came of age, took centre stage, and changed the world.

  • Theft of Life

    Theft of Life
    Imogen Robertson

    Paperback · 22 May 2014 · €19.85
    Our Price: €15.99

    The electrifying new historical thriller featuring Harriet Westerman and Gabriel Crowther from 'one of the best writers of historical fiction currently at work' BBC History Magazine

  • Eyrie

    Tim Winton

    Paperback · 22 May 2014 · €19.85
    Our Price: €14.99

    From the Booker shortlisted author of Dirt Music and Cloudstreet, Eyrie is a heart-stoppingly moving novel for our times.