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#Books

# books - Wednesday 11 April, 2018

From TheJournal.ie Late returning a library book? The government wants to scrap late fines National Library Strategy

Late returning a library book? The government wants to scrap late fines

It’s part of a proposal to increase the number of people using libraries.

# books - Thursday 5 April, 2018

From TheJournal.ie Two Irish novels shortlisted for literary award worth €100,000 Dublin Literary Award

Two Irish novels shortlisted for literary award worth €100,000

The award was launched on 7 April 1995 and is now in its 23rd year.

# books - Saturday 10 March, 2018

From TheJournal.ie 'Farming is what saved me, really' - Coming home to fight depression and deliver calves The Cow Book

'Farming is what saved me, really' - Coming home to fight depression and deliver calves

“Life was really good for a time – until it wasn’t.”

# books - Tuesday 20 February, 2018

From TheJournal.ie Writers join together to push Irish author's new book to top spot after terminal diagnosis Emma Hannigan

Writers join together to push Irish author's new book to top spot after terminal diagnosis

Bestselling author Emma Hannigan announced on Friday that her breast cancer is now terminal.

# books - Monday 1 January, 2018

17 upcoming books by women to read in 2018

Hup the gals.

# books - Saturday 30 December, 2017

# books - Friday 29 December, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Here were our favourite books of 2017 - what about you? Turn The Page

# books - Wednesday 27 December, 2017

From TheJournal.ie These are the books we'll all be talking about in 2018 Turn The Page

These are the books we'll all be talking about in 2018

Here’s the definitive list.

# books - Monday 25 December, 2017

Here are the books some of our favourite faces read and loved in 2017

Plus some picks of our own.

# books - Wednesday 22 November, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Three Irish authors shortlisted for major UK book award Costa Book Awards

Three Irish authors shortlisted for major UK book award

The Costa Book Awards is the only major book prize open only to authors resident in Britain and Ireland.

# books - Friday 10 November, 2017

# books - Sunday 5 November, 2017

From TheJournal.ie These Waterford teens have set up Ireland's first youth-run literary festival Lit Festival

These Waterford teens have set up Ireland's first youth-run literary festival

We talked to them about how they did it.

# books - Thursday 2 November, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Newbies, celebrities, and one turkey: These Irish books are in the running to be named the best of 2017 Irish Book Awards

Newbies, celebrities, and one turkey: These Irish books are in the running to be named the best of 2017

The nominees for the Bord Gáis Energy Irish Book awards were announced today.

# books - Monday 30 October, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Stay-at-home mom turned vampire author Clare Daly: 'How I became a writer' Read Me

Stay-at-home mom turned vampire author Clare Daly: 'How I became a writer'

Clare Daly is about to self-publish her first novel, an Irish Vampire story, Our Destiny is Blood.

# books - Friday 6 October, 2017

8 new books to curl up with now it's turned awful cold

It has though, hasn’t it?

# books - Thursday 5 October, 2017

From TheJournal.ie British writer of The Remains of the Day wins Nobel Prize for Literature Kazuo Ishiguro

British writer of The Remains of the Day wins Nobel Prize for Literature

The prize is worth 9 million kronor (€1 million).

# books - Sunday 1 October, 2017

# books - Saturday 30 September, 2017

11 young adult novels that are well worth reading at any age

If you think YA is just for teens, you’re missing out.

# books - Thursday 21 September, 2017

From The42 Here are the 16 sports books longlisted for the William Hill prize Essential Reading

Here are the 16 sports books longlisted for the William Hill prize

Judy Murray’s book on life with her son Andy and a biography on the late Muhammad Ali are among the contenders.

# books - Saturday 16 September, 2017

From TheJournal.ie 'Imaginations flourish': 30 years of good done through the MS Readathon Ms Readathon

'Imaginations flourish': 30 years of good done through the MS Readathon

Did you discover one of your favourite authors during the MS Readathon?

# books - Wednesday 13 September, 2017

10 important things we learned from Roald Dahl books

It’s Roald Dahl Day!

# books - Saturday 9 September, 2017

From TheJournal.ie 'The right to do any job they like': New book sets out a declaration for the rights of boys and girls Gender Roles

'The right to do any job they like': New book sets out a declaration for the rights of boys and girls

Irish publisher Siobhan Parkinson of Little Island tells us why they decided to publish the book.

From TheJournal.ie How the Facebook page Oh My God, What A Complete Aisling became a publishing phenomenon Omgwaca

# books - Sunday 27 August, 2017

25 books by women authors to read before 2017 is out

The best books by women authors this year.

From TheJournal.ie From Australia to Ireland and back again: 'I realised I don't know where home is anymore' Monica Mcinerney

From Australia to Ireland and back again: 'I realised I don't know where home is anymore'

The Irish-based Australian bestselling author tells us about how her own experience with emigration informed her new book.

# books - Wednesday 2 August, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Parents pay €275 per child on secondary school books Back To School Burden

Parents pay €275 per child on secondary school books

“August will be extremely stressful for me… I will lose sleep and I will worry,” one parent said.

# books - Wednesday 19 July, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Two new Harry Potter books to be published this year Flog-warts

Two new Harry Potter books to be published this year

The books expand on the universe of the Harry Potter series.

# books - Wednesday 12 July, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Half a million books to be moved and €10m spent to preserve National Library collections National Refurb This post contains videos

Half a million books to be moved and €10m spent to preserve National Library collections

Current storage conditions put some collections at fire risk.

# books - Saturday 1 July, 2017

What Percent Hermione Granger Are You?

You’ve got dirt on your nose by the way. Did you know? Just there.

# books - Monday 26 June, 2017

12 lovely memories you will have if you grew up with Harry Potter

Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone is 20 years old today. Can you believe it?

# books - Saturday 24 June, 2017

From TheJournal.ie 'Everyone predicted the end': How Ireland's Indie Bookshops are surviving in the Amazon age Holding Their Own

'Everyone predicted the end': How Ireland's Indie Bookshops are surviving in the Amazon age

Independent Book Shop week starts today, celebrating the great and the good of the indie bookseller.

# books - Saturday 17 June, 2017

Tell us a book you like, and we'll recommend you one to read next

Re-stock that Kindle/teetering book pile.

# books - Thursday 1 June, 2017

From TheJournal.ie A new JRR Tolkien book has been published (and there's a huge Irish wolfhound on the cover*) Beren And Lúthien

A new JRR Tolkien book has been published (and there's a huge Irish wolfhound on the cover*)

*Well it’s Middle-earth, so it’s not really an Irish wolfhound.

# books - Saturday 20 May, 2017

11 twisty, suspenseful novels to read on your holidays

A few page-turners to eat up on your sun lounger.

# books - Sunday 26 March, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Transgender teens, blended families and feminism - the new breed of children's books Diversity

Transgender teens, blended families and feminism - the new breed of children's books

We ask experts about the move towards diversity on the bookshelves.

# books - Wednesday 22 March, 2017

From TheJournal.ie A spy novel set in Dublin during the 1940s Emergency chosen as this year's One City One Book Echoland

A spy novel set in Dublin during the 1940s Emergency chosen as this year's One City One Book

Echoland, by Joe Joyce, follows novels such as Dubliners, Dracula and Strumpet City to be chosen for the festival.

# books - Friday 17 March, 2017

11 juicy celebrity memoirs that are actually worth a read

Gossip hounds, get in here.

# books - Saturday 4 March, 2017

How Well Do You Remember Enid Blyton Books?

Jolly hockey sticks!

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