Great Books on the Screen

The Handmaid's Tale

Paperback, 22/05/2017, €12.15
The Republic of Gilead offers Offred only one function: to breed. If she deviates, she will, like dissenters, be hanged at the wall or sent out to die slowly of radiation sickness. But even a repressive state cannot obliterate desire - neither Offred's nor that of the two men on which her future hangs.

Call Me By Your Name

Paperback, 21/09/2017, €12.15
The novel that inspired the major motion picture. Released in Autumn 2017, the glittering team behind last year's cinematic sensation, A Bigger Splash, brings you a sultry, sensual film of obsession and desire.

The Nightingale

Paperback, 05/10/2017, €10.80
Two sisters. One must be brave. One should be afraid.


Paperback, 03/02/2012, €10.80
Auggie wants to be an ordinary ten-year-old. Born with a terrible facial abnormality, Auggie has been home-schooled by his parents his whole life. Now, for the first time, he's being sent to a real school - and he's dreading it. All he wants is to be accepted - but can he convince his new classmates that he's just like them, underneath it all?

A Wrinkle in Time

Paperback, 29/01/2018, €9.45

The Hate u Give

Paperback, 01/03/2017, €10.80
A Dubray Teen Recommended Read... A powerful and brave YA novel about what prejudice looks like in the 21st century.

Ready Player One

Paperback, 30/01/2018, €12.15
And like most of humanity, Wade is obsessed by the ultimate lottery ticket that lies concealed within this alternate reality: OASIS founder James Halliday, who dies with no heir, has promised that control of the OASIS - and his massive fortune - will go to the person who can solve the riddles he has left scattered throughout his creation.

The Knife of Never Letting Go

Paperback, 01/02/2018, €10.80

On Chesil Beach

Paperback, 03/01/2008, €12.15
In a hotel overlooking Chesil Beach, Edward and Florence, who got married that morning, are sitting down to dinner in their room. Neither is entirely able to suppress their anxieties about the wedding night to come. This book presents the story that tells how the course of life can be changed by a gesture not made or a word not spoken.

Ready Player One

Paperback, 05/04/2012, €12.15
It's the year 2044, and the real world has become an ugly place. Like most of humanity, Wade Watts escapes this depressing reality by spending his waking hours jacked into the OASIS, a sprawling virtual utopia where you can be anything you want to be, where you can live and play and fall in love on any of ten thousand planets.

Fahrenheit 451

Paperback, 30/06/1993, €12.15
The hauntingly prophetic classic novel set in a not-too-distant future where books are burned by a special task force of firemen.

The Goldfinch

Paperback, 03/06/2014, €12.95
A Dubray Books Favourite Book of 2014 'It dazzled me from start to finish; I would have read it in one sitting if it had been possible.' Aifric McMahon, Bray 'A captivating book, demonstrating the fickleness of fate, with an absorbing storyline filled with obsession, loss and survival.' Grace Looby, Bray 'The beautifully descriptive and engaging story of Theo, an orphan, as he keeps a huge secret from those closest to him while navigating growing up.' Siobhan Power, Grafton St. 'Complex characters and a gripping narrative make this a great read.' Jane Fogarty, Grafton St.


Paperback, 23/06/2011, €12.95
Set in the closing months of World War II in an American bomber squadron off the coast of Italy, this title tells the story of a bombardier named Yossarian who is frantic and furious because thousands of people he has never even met keep trying to kill him.

Simon vs the Homo Sapiens Agenda

Paperback, 25/03/2015, €10.80
Simon Spier is sixteen and trying to work out who he is, and what he's looking for. When one of Simon's emails to the mysterious Blue falls into the wrong hands, things get complicated. Can Simon find a way to step out of his comfort zone before he's pushed or is it already too late for him and the most adorable guy he's never met?

Burial Rites

Paperback, 27/02/2014, €12.15
A Dubray Books Favourite Book of 2014. 'A beautiful and compelling novel about murder and regret set against the harsh landscape of 19th century Iceland.' Josie van Embden, Dun Laoghaire.

The Girl in the Spider's Web

Paperback, 07/04/2016, €12.15
The girl with the dragon tattoo is back: Lisbeth Salander and Mikael Blomkvist return in the 1 bestselling continuation of Stieg Larsson's Millennium series.

Where'd You Go, Bernadette?

Paperback, 25/06/2013, €12.15
'Like A VISIT FROM THE GOON SQUAD written by Tina Fey' The 2013 Women's Prize shortlisted, NEW YORK TIMES bestseller. Includes Reading Group Notes.

All the Bright Places

Paperback, 07/01/2015, €10.80
Theodore Finch is fascinated by death, and he constantly thinks of ways he might kill himself. But each time, something good, no matter how small, stops him. Violet Markey lives for the future, counting the days until graduation, when she can escape her Indiana town and her aching grief in the wake of her sister's recent death.

Mr Mercedes

Paperback, 23/04/2015, €12.15
Described as 'the best thriller of the year' Sunday Express, the No. 1 bestseller introduces retired cop Bill Hodges in a race against time to apprehend a killer.

The Glass Castle

Paperback, 12/09/2017, €12.15
Published to accompany the major motion picture starring Brie Larson, Naomi Watts and Woody Harrelson.

Watership Down

Paperback, 03/07/2014, €9.45
Fiver's sixth sense is never wrong according to his brother, Hazel. They had to leave immediately, and they had to persuade the other rabbits to join them. And so begins a long and perilous journey of a small band of rabbits in search of a safe home.

Reptile Room

Paperback, 11/01/2018, €9.45

The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society

Paperback, 07/06/2010, €12.15
It's 1946 and author Juliet Ashton can't think what to write next. Out of the blue, she receives a letter from Dawsey Adams of Guernsey - by chance, he's acquired a book that once belonged to her - and, spurred on by their mutual love of reading, they begin a correspondence.


Hardback, 14/09/2011, €23.00
Ben's story takes place in 1977 and is told in words. Rose's story in 1927 is told entirely in pictures. Ever since his mother died, Ben feels lost. At home with her father, Rose feels alone. When Ben finds a mysterious clue hidden in his mother's room, both children risk everything to find what's missing.

The Children Act

Paperback, 09/04/2015, €12.15
Fiona Maye is a leading High Court judge, presiding over cases in the family court. She is renowned for her fierce intelligence, exactitude and sensitivity. But her professional success belies private sorrow and domestic strife. There is the lingering regret of her childlessness, and now, her marriage of thirty years is in crisis.

Altered Carbon

Paperback, 25/01/2018, €12.15
Coming to Netflix in 2018, this must-read story is a confident, action-and-violence packed thriller, and future classic noir SF novel from a multi-award-winning author.

Predator Cities: Mortal Engines

Paperback, 03/09/2015, €10.80
The first instalment in the MORTAL ENGINES quartet, introducing young apprentice Tom Natsworthy and the murderous Hester Shaw, flung from the fast-moving city of London into heart-stopping adventures in the wastelands of the Great Hunting Ground. "My favourite contemporary children's author is Philip Reeve" - Charlie Higson

Miserable Mill

Paperback, 11/01/2018, €9.45

Bel Canto

Paperback, 30/04/2002, €12.15
The poignant - and at times very funny - new novel from the author of 'The Magician's Assistant', shortlisted for the Orange Prize.

Big Little Lies

Paperback, 09/02/2017, €10.80

Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri

Paperback, 26/12/2017, €12.95
After months pass without a culprit in her daughter's murder case, Mildred Hayes pays for three signs challenging the authority of William Willoughby, the town's revered chief of police.

Maze Runner 3: The Death Cure

Paperback, 04/01/2018, €10.80
Soon to be a major motion picture!The Trials are over. But something has happened that no one at WICKED has foreseen: Thomas has remembered more than they think. And the truth is more dangerous than anyone could have imagined .

Disaster Artist

Paperback, 23/11/2017, €12.15
The Disaster Artist is the hilarious, behind-the-scenes story of cult cinematic phenomenon The Room, as well as the tale of an odd and inspiring Hollywood friendship.


Paperback, 20/07/2015, €12.15
A DUBRAY BOOKS RECOMMENDED READ If J.J. Abrams and Margaret Atwood collaborated on a novel, it might look something like 'Annihilation', the first in an extraordinary trilogy.

Journey's End

Paperback, 04/01/2018, €10.80


Paperback, 31/08/2017, €12.15
When Henry McAllan moves his city-bred wife, Laura, to a cotton farm in the Mississippi Delta in 1946, she finds herself in a place both foreign and frightening. Henry's love of rural life is not shared by Laura, who struggles to raise their two young children in an isolated shotgun shack under the eye of her hateful, racist father-in-law.

Bad Beginning

Paperback, 11/01/2018, €9.45

Wide Window

Paperback, 11/01/2018, €9.45

McMafia: Seriously Organised Crime

Paperback, 14/12/2017, €12.15
McMafia is a journey through the new world of international organised crime, from gunrunners in Ukraine to money launderers in Dubai, by way of drug syndicates in Canada and cyber criminals in Brazil.

Molly's Game

Paperback, 14/12/2017, €12.15
NOW A MAJOR MOTION PICTURE STARRING JESSICA CHASTAIN, IDRIS ELBA, KEVIN COSTNER, MICHAEL CERA AND CHRIS O'DOWD, AND DIRECTED BY AARON SORKIN. Molly Bloom reveals how she built one of the most exclusive, high-stakes underground poker games in the world - an insider's story of excess and danger, glamour and greed.

The Leisure Seeker

Paperback, 08/09/2016, €12.15
*Soon to be a major motion picture starring Helen Mirren and Donald Sutherland, coming April 2018*

Darkest Hour

Paperback, €12.15