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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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Thurles Library; Dunstan By Conn Iggulden

Dunstan Conn Iggulden Anglo Saxon England 937AD is a disjointed mess of petty kingdoms under constant threat from the Danes. Dunstan is a fascinating character…

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Thurles Library; House Without Windows Review

In " A House Without Windows", Nadia Hashimi takes readers to a woman's prison in Afghanistan and examines the way in which justice works in…

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Thurles Library; Staff Recommends

John Boyne embodies the heartbreaking history of Ireland and the Catholic Church in the post war years from 1945 to 2015 through the ordinary life…

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The Girl Who Saved The King Of Sweden By Jonas Jonasson

Good for a summer read. Suspend your critical faculties and just go with the flow, enjoy the quirky characters (including those who don’t officially exist),…

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The Universe Versus Alex Woods

A rare meteorite struck Alex Woods when he was ten years old, leaving scars and marking him for an extraordinary future. The son of a…

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