Staff Recommended Books

 Recommended titles by our book experts.

Life After You

by Lucie Brownlee

Life After You 

  "Very well written biography telling Lucie's heartbreaking story.

An honest portayal of grief. A must read "

- Mikey, The Book Centre, Kilkenny.

The Mindfulness Coluring Book

by Emma Farrarons

Mindfullness Coluring Book 

  "Very relaxing just to sit down and colour in many patterns

and pictures. Great pictures and very calming!"

- Yvonne, The Book Centre, Kilkenny.

The Kite Runner

by Khaled Hosseini

Kite Runner 

  "This ia an incredibly moving story beautifully told"

- Maggie, The Book Centre, Kilkenny.


The Outsider

My Life in Intrigue

by Frederick Forsyth

The Outsider 

  "The author of many famous thrillers reveals his own fascinating life

inside the spy world, but as an outsider."

- Eugene, The Book Centre, Waterford.


Shackleton's Boat

The Story of the James Caird

by Harding McGregor Dunnett

Shackletons Boat 

  "An unusual tale of the Antarctic adventure as seen from the boats viewpoint."

- Eugene, The Book Centre, Waterford.


by Sarah Crossan

One By Sarah Crossan 

  "This is a touching story of conjoined twins, Grace and Tippi.

Their day to day struggles,

and a heart wrenching decision that lies ahead of them."

- Paula, The Book Centre, Waterford.


The Goldfinch

by Donna Tartt


  "Sensitive and very well constructed novel, although it is fiction it is

very moving and informative in many parts."

- Siobhan, The Book Centre, Kilkenny.

 Thinking, Fast and Slow

by Daniel Kahneman

Thinking Fast And Slow 

  "This is one of the greatest and most engaging collections of insights

into the human mind I've read."

- Mary, The Book Centre, Waterford.

The Girl Who Saved the King of Sweden

by Jonas Jonasson

Girl Who Saved The King 

  "An engaging and irristable novel.

A young Soweto girl, a nuclear warhead, a drunken engineer,

and a passionate anti-monarchist all conspire

to create a vivid and enthralling read"

- John, The Book Centre, Waterford.

The Happy Pear

by David & Stephen Flynn

Happy Pear 

  "Two brothers tackle Irish Healthy Eating in an all new way.

Delicious recipes broken down to easy instructions and beautiful pictures.

It is the most talked about Irish Cookbook this year.

An absoulute must have!"

- Anne, The Book Centre, Waterford.

 Feel Good Food

by Nigella Lawson

Feel Good Food 

  "Full of wonderful recipes and so easy to follow. There are also lots

of handy tips on ingredients and utensils"

- Yvonne, The Book Centre, Kilkenny.



by Emma Donoghue


  "I loved Room. Such incredible imagination, and dazzling use of language. And with all this,

an entirely credible, endearing little boy. It's unlike anything I've ever read before"

- John, The Book Centre, Waterford.



by Renée Knight



     "Renee Knight's DISCLAIMER is something special ...

an outstandingly clever and twisty tale that's been perfectly engineered to make heads spin"

- David, The Book Centre, Waterford.







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