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# books - Monday 31 August, 2015

From The Daily Edge Terry Pratchett fans are defending his honour after The Guardian called him ‘mediocre’ Ah Here

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

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

# books - Thursday 30 July, 2015

From The Daily Edge This boy was sent loads of books after a postman saw he had only junk mail to read Book Worm

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.

# books - Wednesday 29 July, 2015

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.

# books - Monday 29 June, 2015

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

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

# books - Sunday 21 June, 2015

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.

# books - Wednesday 17 June, 2015

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

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

# books - Saturday 13 June, 2015

From The Daily Edge 12 of the most hyped books to read on the beach this summer Beach Books

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

Stuff these into your beach tote.

# books - Tuesday 19 May, 2015

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

They’ve all won an award today.

# books - Thursday 30 April, 2015

From The Daily Edge #ClickbaitBooks took over Twitter today and it was glorious Clickbait Books

#ClickbaitBooks took over Twitter today and it was glorious

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

# books - Friday 10 April, 2015

Queen Victoria wrote this book when she was 10 years old

Warning: This post contains spoilers.

# books - Wednesday 8 April, 2015

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.

# books - Friday 13 March, 2015

From The Daily Edge Terry Pratchett fans have begun to petition Death himself Bring Back Pratchett

Terry Pratchett fans have begun to petition Death himself

It’s what he would have wanted.

# books - Wednesday 11 March, 2015

From The Daily Edge Which Beloved Children’s Book Character Are You? Love Books

Which Beloved Children’s Book Character Are You?

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

# books - Friday 6 March, 2015

From The Daily Edge Author Harper Lee’s blunt two-word letter to a journalist is excellent Go Away

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

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

# books - Thursday 5 March, 2015

From The Daily Edge 12 of the cosiest cafés in Ireland to chill out with a good book Snuggle Up

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

Come for the coffee, stay for the cosy.

Open Thread: What are your “desert island” books?

Today is World Book Day, what are your favourites?

From The Daily Edge It was World Book Day today and kids slayed us with their adorable costumes World Book Day

My favourite female characters are warm, wilful and – above all – flawed

The push for strong female characters literature is great, but let’s remember that ‘strong’ doesn’t mean ‘perfect’.

Poll: Can you find the time to read? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Can you find the time to read?

Today is World Book Day – but how much do you read?

# books - Tuesday 3 February, 2015

There’s going to be a sequel to To Kill A Mockingbird

It will be called Go Set A Watchman.

# books - Sunday 25 January, 2015

# books - Sunday 11 January, 2015

18 libraries every book-lover should visit in their lifetime

From Baroque masterpieces to stark timber and glass structures — these incredible buildings are certain to distract you from whatever you’re reading.

# books - Sunday 4 January, 2015

From Business ETC Here are some of the top business books to read in 2015 Must Reads

Here are some of the top business books to read in 2015

Pick up some inspiration from some of these…

From The Daily Edge 13 upcoming book releases to get stuck into in 2015 Bookworms

13 upcoming book releases to get stuck into in 2015

Having fun aint hard when you’ve got a library card.

# books - Friday 2 January, 2015

Here’s what you’ll be watching, reading and listening to in 2015

Looking for new books, music, films and TV shows this year? We’ve got you covered.

# books - Wednesday 31 December, 2014

What was your favourite book of 2014?

Your pick of the reads.

# books - Friday 26 December, 2014

Column: 6 highly influential people share their favourite books

Got a new e-book? Start downloading these gems…

# books - Monday 22 December, 2014

From The42 Dalo, The Bloodied Field, Galvin, Cake, the Mort and other GAA books to check out this Christmas

Dalo, The Bloodied Field, Galvin, Cake, the Mort and other GAA books to check out this Christmas

We’ve taken a look at the GAA books that could solve a present dilemma for you.

# books - Wednesday 10 December, 2014

# books - Wednesday 3 December, 2014

From The Daily Edge This YouTuber’s book is the biggest-selling debut ever, but who is she? Zoella

# books - Monday 1 December, 2014

From The Daily Edge This little girl loves books more than you’ll ever love anything Book Love

This little girl loves books more than you’ll ever love anything

Seriously, she REALLY REALLY likes them.

# books - Thursday 27 November, 2014

These are the best books in Ireland right now…

Drumroll, please.

# books - Monday 24 November, 2014

Jeffrey Archer has a little bit of Irish in him… and thinks we might win the World Cup

The writer whose books have sold over 200 million copies worldwide talked to TheJournal.ie about rugby, his literary success and life as a storyteller.

# books - Friday 14 November, 2014

From The Daily Edge 7 inappropriate books every parent needs in their lives Bedtime Stories

7 inappropriate books every parent needs in their lives

“You Have to F**king Eat”.

# books - Sunday 9 November, 2014

Obsession, sex, weight and women – welcome to the world of Only Ever Yours

Louise O’Neill’s debut novel has been getting rave reviews.

# books - Sunday 2 November, 2014

# books - Friday 31 October, 2014

One single library card will soon give you access to all the libraries in Ireland

The single library management system is the first of its kind in Europe.

# books - Friday 17 October, 2014

Opinion: Don’t despair if your child doesn’t love to read – it’s all about finding the right book

For every child who reads voraciously and indiscriminately, there is one who can’t relate to the books their parents are urging them to read. Solution? Find a book THEY love.

# books - Wednesday 15 October, 2014

A book about a prisoner-of-war camp won the Booker Prize last night

Richard Flanagan is the third Australian to win the prestigious award.

# books - Thursday 9 October, 2014

French writer Patrick Modiano has won the Nobel Prize for Literature

The award is the biggest prize in literature and is worth €877,000.

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