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Thurles: Review Of The Art Of Not Breathing By Sarah Alexander

This is a very good Young Adult read which could easily crossover into Adult fiction.  The content is geared towards 16+.  Eddie and Elsie are twins and one day on their 11th birthday, Eddie drowned in the sea.  His body…

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Killenaule: One Book, One Community Project

It was a busy morning in Killenaule with the launch of our One Book, One Community Project. Friend or Foe by Brian Gallagher was chosen as this year's book, with students from St Mary's NS and Scoil Ruain calling down to collect…

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Thurles: Teenage Book Club Review Of The Art Of Being Normal

'Two Boys. Two Secrets. David Piper has always been an outsider. His parents think he's gay. the school bully thinks he's a freak.  Only his two best friends know the real truth - David wants to be a girl' This…

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Thurles: If You Were Me By Sam Hepburn

  The Teenage Book Club read and reviewed 'If you were me'.  What a great read!  The author  has had a very exciting and varied life and spent many years making documentaries for the BBC.  Her zest for good storytelling…

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Thurles:  Teen Book Club Review Of ‘I Am Malala’

Thurles Teenage book club recently read and reviewed The true story 'I am Malala'.  We had a fascinating discussion about this book as the issues in it were far removed from everyday life for the members.  They learned about the…

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Moth Girls By Anne Cassidy (YA Staff Pick)

Teen Read Staff Pick: Request it here or contact your local branch

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Radio Silence By Alice Oseman ( YA Staff Picks )

Teen Read Staff Pick: Request it here or contact your local branch

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The Girl From Everywhere By Heidi Heilig (YA Staff Pick )

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The Serpant King By Jeff Zentner (YA Staff Pick )

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Thurles: Review Of City Of Fate By Nicola Pierce

'Imagine your home is bombed one Sunday afternoon by a horde of enemy planes. Imagine your family has gone and you are left behind. This is the fate of five-year-old Peter and two teenagers Yuri and Tanya. Imagine being ordered…

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