Category Archives: Books

Ulysses by James Joyce

Ulysses is a modernist novel by Irish writer James Joyce. It was first serialized in parts in the American journal The Little Review from March 1918 to December 1920 and then published in its entirety in Paris by Sylvia Beach … Continue reading

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RIP John Le Carré 1931-2020

David John Moore Cornwell, better known by his pen name John le Carré, was a British author of espionage novels. During the 1950s and 1960s, he worked for both the Security Service and the Secret Intelligence ServiceM15 and M16. His … Continue reading

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New Irish Dictionary 2020

Title: Concise English_Irish Dictionary Author: O Mianain, Padraig Publisher: Foras Na Gaeilge In the print version users will find: free online version , print RRP is €30/£25. Summary: 30,000 entries; 85,000 sense units; 200,000 phrases and example sentences in Irish; … Continue reading

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Cheat On Your Smartphone ….Read

Cheat on your smartphone with a book every once in a while. There is an off button on your phone!!

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RIP Toni Morrison

Title: Toni Morrison, author and Nobel laureate, dies aged 88 Authors: Richard Lea and Sian Cain Full Text Online: https://www.theguardian.com/books/2019/aug/06/toni-morrison-author-and-pulitzer-winner-dies-aged-88 Online, The Internet, 07/08/2019 Sample Text: In a statement on Tuesday, her family and publisher Knopf confirmed that the author … Continue reading

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Eat Pray Love

I watched the movie of this, staring Julia Roberts. It is wonderful, now to read the book! If you are renting a dvd or looking for a weekend movie on Netflix I highly recommend this. After a divorce Elizabeth goes … Continue reading

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Great Christmas Gift – The Holistic Gardener

The title is The Holistic Gardener: First Aid From the Garden  and it’s author is Fiann Ó Nualláin. He is a regular alternative medical advisor on Irish television on Ieland:am on TV3. He also writes a blog at https://theholisticgardener.com/. His … Continue reading

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Happy National Book Lovers Day 9th August 2018

Happy National Book Lovers Day From Annette xxx    

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Happy International Cat Day

Happy International Cat Day From My Maine Coon Queen Marie And Myself Books About Cats: A Case Of Murder By Vernon Scannell A Street Cat Named Bob by James Bowen A Tale of Two Kitties by Sofie Kelly Alice’s Adventures … Continue reading

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I Enjoyed This Book – The Better Angels of Our Nature….

Title: The Better Angels of Our Nature: Why Violence Has Declined Author: Steve Pinker   ISBN: 9780143122012 Publisher: Penguin “If I could give each of you a graduation present, it would be this—the most inspiring book I’ve ever read.” —Bill … Continue reading

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A Girl That Reads Becomes A Woman That Thinks

The more that you read, the more things you will know. The more that you learn, the more places you’ll go. Dr.Seuss We lose ourselves in books. We find ourselves there too. Anonymous Between the pages of a book is … Continue reading

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The Book of Kells

Title: The Book of Kells Publisher: Ireland Of The Welcomes, Online Full Text & Source: http://irelandofthewelcomes.com/the-book-of-kells/ Online, The Internet, 17/3/2018 Sample Text: The Book of Kells, one of great treasures of medieval Europe, is an illuminated manuscript Gospel book in … Continue reading

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Happy Birthday Dr.Seuss

Happy Birthday “Today you are you! that is truer than true! there is no one alive who is you-er than you! shout loud, I am lucky to be what I am! Thank goodness I’m not just a clam or a … Continue reading

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World Book Day – Read A Book Today

1st March 2018 Is World Book Day In Ireland   WBD Books Resources News & Events Inspiration Play & Win Videos About Us   World Book Day Resources For Nursery, Primary & Secondary School Kids : http://www.worldbookday.com/resources/  

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All I Want From Life Is Books, More Books & Vino

Books and wine … wine is bottled poetry. My book club can read books in between glasses of wine!! We have a big book problem! Wine improves with age. The older I get, the better I like it. 🙂 ‘Sometimes … Continue reading

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Worth A Read A Great Writer’s Reference Book — Write Like the Masters by William Cane

Title: Write Like the Masters: Emulating the Best of Hemingway, Faulkner, Salinger, and Others Authors: William Cane EBook On Google Books: https://books.google.ie/books/about/Write_Like_the_Masters.html?id=SN9qL6CT-fIC&redir_esc=y Reviews On Goodreads: https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/6784911-write-like-the-masters Reviews On Amazon: https://www.amazon.com/Write-Like-Masters-Emulating-2009-10-22/dp/B01JXPGRDG/ref=sr_1_4?s=books&ie=UTF8&qid=1482363650&sr=1-4&keywords=WRITE+LIKE+THE+MASTERS Publisher Writer’s Digest Books, 2009 ISBN 1582975922, 9781582975924 Length 282 … Continue reading

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My Dream Is To Own My Own Bookstore & Cafe

Love these, floating bookstore and cafe. I found these on Google Images. My dream bookshop could be floating or on land a house designed to look like a boat. With Ireland’s weather I think on ground might be best but … Continue reading

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DigiLibraries – free eBooks

Free eBooks (Academic Titles Too) Title: DigiLibraries : The Best eBooks Library Author: DigiLibraries.com Source: http://digilibraries.com/ http://digilibraries.com/ The Internet, Online, 13/11/2017 Search By   Title, Author Or Subject Classified By Subject Antiques & Collectibles 13 Architecture 36 Art 47 Bibles 22 … Continue reading

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Read Free Online The Stories of Anton Chekhov

Title: Stories of Anton Chekhov Author: Anton Chekhov Free PDF Sample Of Book: http://www.columbia.edu/cu/creative/epub/harriman/2014/summer/anton_chekhov.pdf Free eBooks Online: http://manybooks.net/authors/chekhova.html Audio Books: https://archive.org/details/AntonChekhov-SelectedShortStories Also in Print Introduction by Richard Pevear Translated by Richard Pevear and Larissa Volokhonsky Paperback, 496 pages Publisher: Modern … Continue reading

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Diana By Sarah Bradford

Title: Diana Author: Sarah Bradford Paperback, 20th Anniversary Edition Publisher: Penguin ISBN: 9780241980705 Sample Text: 20th anniversary edition featuring a new afterword Glamour. Duty. Tragedy The Woman Behind the Princess. Sarah Bradford delivers an authoritative and explosive study of the … Continue reading

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