Summer crop of books

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Summer is here and thoughts turn to holidays. Like readers, holidays come in all shapes and sizes: the short ‘staycation’ somewhere in Ireland; lounging on the beach in a Spanish resort; taking in the culture of a European city; tasting the exotic in the Far East; or backpacking just about anywhere. Whatever holiday you decide on, books are an essential part. Reading passes the time on a plane or bus; it helps you to relax when sitting by the pool, and may even be a welcome escape from the reality of an adventure holiday. We’ve put together a selection of books that we hope will suit every holidaymaker. As it’s the holidays, we’ve kept the heavier reading to a minimum (with excess baggage charges being what they are!). We’re sure you’ll find the right holiday reading for you here. And if not, why not tell us what’s your favourite book this summer? We’d love to hear. @booksirelandmag […]

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July/August 2017 (issue no.374) 

July Book Competition

Grace After Henry

by Eithne Shortall

Grace sees her boyfriend Henry everywhere. In the supermarket, on the streets at the graveyard. Only Henry is dead...

'Moving, witty and well written. I loved it.' - Louise O'Neill

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Grace After Henry by Eithne Shortall
ISBN: 9781786493873
Publisher: Corvus Books



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