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#Books

18 images that will give every Irish childhood bookworm the feels

Having fun isn’t hard, when you’ve got a library card.

13 things you'll understand if you were a total bookworm as a kid

School book fairs were no joke.

From TheJournal.ie Man previously jailed for damaging €10m Monet painting convicted of having rare stolen books Guilty

Man previously jailed for damaging €10m Monet painting convicted of having rare stolen books

Andrew Shannon told investigators he bought the books at a fair for about £300 and was using them to decorate his house.

From TheJournal.ie 14 books that will make you want to travel Wanderlust

14 books that will make you want to travel

Let these books spirit you away for a few hours.

14 books that will make you want to travel

Let these books spirit you away for a few hours.

12 easy ways to be really good to yourself this January

Self-care is important.

10 books you need to read before they're movies in 2016

Top up your reading list with some of these.

From TheJournal.ie 33 books everyone should read before turning 30 Must Reads

33 books everyone should read before turning 30

Are your favourites on the list?

From TheJournal.ie What were your favourite books of 2015? Here are our picks Reads

What were your favourite books of 2015? Here are our picks

Tell us in the comments.

From TheJournal.ie These 15 sci-fi books actually predicted the future Crystal Ball

These 15 sci-fi books actually predicted the future

When science fiction becomes fact.

From TheJournal.ie Shopping for books for Christmas presents? Here's some help... Turn The Page

Shopping for books for Christmas presents? Here's some help...

Here are some of the top literary picks from 2015.

How many of the best books of 2015 have you read?

Some more books to add to your “to read” pile.

From TheJournal.ie Morrissey's writing about sex is so bad he was given an award List Of The Worst

Morrissey's writing about sex is so bad he was given an award

“The couple rolled together into the one giggling snowball of full-figured copulation.”

From TheJournal.ie 'Speaking out about imbalance can shake people up' Irish Book Awards

'Speaking out about imbalance can shake people up'

Journalist and and Irish Book Awards-nominated editor Sinead Gleeson on why speaking out can help bring change.

From TheJournal.ie Isis bookshop vandalised for fifth time, still refuses to change name Egyptian Goddess

Isis bookshop vandalised for fifth time, still refuses to change name

‘Some ignorant people believe that the terrorists have a gift store in the middle of Denver.’

From TheJournal.ie Bill Bryson: 'I've always felt I'm kind of an outsider' Irish Book Awards

Bill Bryson: 'I've always felt I'm kind of an outsider'

The best-selling author spoke to us about life in the UK, and what it’s like to have Robert Redford portray you on the big screen.

From TheJournal.ie Amazon is opening a physical bookstore - with a difference Turning The Page

Amazon is opening a physical bookstore - with a difference

It will even include reviews from the site.

From TheJournal.ie These books are fighting to be named the best in Ireland Irish Book Awards

These books are fighting to be named the best in Ireland

The shortlist has just been announced.

From TheJournal.ie Leprechauns and fantasy make this Irish author one of the most popular in the world Eoin Colfer

Leprechauns and fantasy make this Irish author one of the most popular in the world

We sat down with the famous writer for a chat about his latest projects.

25 books every twentysomething should read

Get stuck in.

From TheJournal.ie Here's why Ireland's women writers aren't being ignored anymore Long Gaze Back

Here's why Ireland's women writers aren't being ignored anymore

We speak to the editor of a new anthology, broadcaster and journalist Sinéad Gleeson.

Is it time JK Rowling stopped talking about Harry Potter? This post contains a poll

Is it time JK Rowling stopped talking about Harry Potter?

Saturation, or still exciting?

From TheJournal.ie Outrage after teen book is banned over sex, drugs and racism Award Winning

Outrage after teen book is banned over sex, drugs and racism

The book tells the story of a Maori boy who struggles with racism and drugs.

Terry Pratchett fans are defending his honour after The Guardian called him 'mediocre'

The article comes days after Pratchett’s final novel was published.

This boy was sent loads of books after a postman saw he had only junk mail to read

If this doesn’t make you smile/shed a tear, we don’t know what will.

From TheJournal.ie Meet the latest Irish novelist in the running for one of the world's biggest literary awards The Green Road

Meet the latest Irish novelist in the running for one of the world's biggest literary awards

She got the nod for her latest book, The Green Road.

From TheJournal.ie Fifty Shades of Grey has made us all mad for ... reading Bedtime Reading

Fifty Shades of Grey has made us all mad for ... reading

What did you think we were going to say? Filthy minds.

From TheJournal.ie Jim Crace interview: "I'm an un-tortured writer and that isn’t very sexy" IMPAC Award

Jim Crace interview: "I'm an un-tortured writer and that isn’t very sexy"

That hasn’t stopped the British writer from scooping one of the world’s top literary prizes.

From TheJournal.ie This book is the best you'll find in a library right now worldwide IMPAC Award

This book is the best you'll find in a library right now worldwide

The winner of this prestigious award is €100,000 richer.

12 of the most hyped books to read on the beach this summer

Stuff these into your beach tote.

From TheJournal.ie These are the best Irish children's books out there right now Winners

These are the best Irish children's books out there right now

They’ve all won an award today.

#ClickbaitBooks took over Twitter today and it was glorious

What would happen if books had clickbait titles? The results may surprise you.

From TheJournal.ie Queen Victoria wrote this book when she was 10 years old Cat Drama

Queen Victoria wrote this book when she was 10 years old

Warning: This post contains spoilers.

From TheJournal.ie This book series could be the next Fifty Shades of Grey Erotica This post contains a poll

This book series could be the next Fifty Shades of Grey

The author just signed a $7million deal.

Terry Pratchett fans have begun to petition Death himself

It’s what he would have wanted.

Which Beloved Children's Book Character Are You?

Are you a Matilda, or more of an Artemis Fowl? Take our quiz and find out.

Author Harper Lee's blunt two-word letter to a journalist is excellent

Author got sassy with a journalist asking whether she was “lucid”.

12 of the cosiest cafés in Ireland to chill out with a good book

Come for the coffee, stay for the cosy.