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Thurles Library; Staff Recommended Reads

In The Power, young women have developed the ability to control electricity. It shifts the balance of power between the sexes and the world begins…

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Thurles Library; Staff Recommended Reads

Ove is a wonderful character. He is a grumpy old man and utterly set in his ways. As the story progresses we are provided glimpses…

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Thurles: The Hate U Give (THUG) By Angie Thomas

16 year old Starr lives in two worlds, her posh school in the suburbs and a poor neighbourhood where she was born. Balancing the two is a…

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Thurles Library Staff Recommended Reads

Temple Grandin is autistic, and has applied her experiences as an autistic woman to her work with animals. This book is sprinkled with information from…

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Thurles Library Recommended Reads

Two stories run parallel in this first novel by Polly Clarke. Dora is an Pregnannt English writer transplanted to the west coast of Scotland with…

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Thurles Library Staff Recommended Reads

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…

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Thurles Library; Blood & Beauty By Sarah Dunant

Reading this with only the sketchiest knowledge of the Borgias I have enjoyed it thoroughly. It is well written and interesting but I have no…

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Thurles Library; Recommended Reads

A short (239 pages) gentle story set against the darkening days of the Nazi occupation. Franz is a shy naïve 17 year old who leaves…

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Recommended Reads; It Is Not Yet Dark

This is a truly life-affirming book . A deceptively simple book which will shake you to the core in places and have you laughing and crying…

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Recommended Reads; Amy And Isabelle

A wonderfully written story about loneliness, missed opportunities, envy, yearning, and hope set against a small, sad town in New England, Amy and Isabelle focuses on the…

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