Category Archives: Fiction

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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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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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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The Christmas Cards By Sebastian Barry

The story was commissioned by An Post in celebration of sending and receiving Christmas Cards. ( A sweet tale by Sebastian Barry, Irish Author) Title: The Christmas Card Tale Author: Sebastian Barry Source: http://www.anpost.ie/AnPost/MainContent/ChristmasChannel/The+Christmas+Card+Tale.htm The Internet, Online, 16/12/2016 A Christmas … Continue reading

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Promotional Books 3 for €10 At Tesco

Domestic goddess finds general fiction books on offer in Tesco, Mahon Point – 3 for €10. They are €3.95 each or 3 for €10. I bought these three: 1.Wild Mountain Thyme By Rosamunde Pilcher Goodreads Reviews 3.76/5.00 http://www.goodreads.com/book/show/60465.Wild_Mountain_Thyme 2. Ellis … Continue reading

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The Outline Of The Story Is Clear In My Mind But It’s Still Evolving!

The plot of the story is clear in my head but it is still evolving. Writing ia a hugely subjective process. We delete and edit as much text as we retain and sometimes the story and characters changes along the … Continue reading

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Feedbooks

Title: Free eBooks Author: Feedbooks Full Text & Source:http://www.feedbooks.com/ The Internet, Online, 17/05/2016 Sample Text: Read Anywhere With Feedbooks, enjoy your books on any device :smartphones, tablets or dedicated readers Feedbooks is compatible with a wide range of devices and platforms. … Continue reading

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Free eBooks @ ManyBooks

Title: Get Free eBooks or buy selected discounted titles online At Many Books Or Self Publish Your Books Author: eBooks Full Text & Source: http://manybooks.net/ The Internet, Online, 27/4/2016 Sample Text: Home Titles Genres Authors Languages New Titles Recommended Popular … Continue reading

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Read Free Books On Your Smart Phone Or Tablet — Google Play

Title: Google Play Author: Google Full Text & Source: https://play.google.com/store/books?hl=en The Internet, Online, 20/4/2016 Sample Text: Genres                Home           Top Charts           New Arrivals My Books Shop My Account My Play Activity My Wishlist Redeem Top Free Books : https://play.google.com/store/books/collection/topselling_free?hl=en    

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Love This Site – Read Any Book Free Online

Title: Read Any Book Author: ReadAnyBook Full Text & Source:http://www.readanybook.com/ The Internet, Online, 13/4/2016 Sample Text Books by genre Literature 2396 Classic Authors 1871 Poetry 2295 Drama 1542 Children 3001 New Books & Old Authors In Every Section Comedy 84 … Continue reading

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Download free classical books on iTunes

Free Books – Ultimate Classics Library By Digital Press Publishing Description Many books that you know, many books that you’ve missed, many books that you want to read! That’s Free Books – the door to unlimited reading. Download any of … Continue reading

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A new Irish literary boom: the post-crash stars of fiction

Title: A new Irish literary boom: the post-crash stars of fiction Author: Justin Jordan, The Guardian Full Text & Source: http://www.theguardian.com/books/2015/oct/17/new-irish-literary-boom-post-crash-stars-fiction The Internet, Online, 27/11/2015 Sample Text: Dynamic, radical, often female … Irish fiction is flourishing. Gone is the conservative … Continue reading

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Twenty Irish novels to read before you die

Title: Twenty Irish novels to read before you die Author: Cathy Hayes, Irish Central Full Text & Source: http://www.irishcentral.com/roots/twenty-irish-novels-to-read-before-you-die-photos-119391839-237736631.html The Internet, Online, 6/11/2015 Sample Text: Ireland, considering its size, has produced a disproportionately large amount of world renowned writers. From … Continue reading

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The best books of 2015

Title: The best books of 2015 Author: Telegraph Reporters Full Text & Source: http://www.telegraph.co.uk/books/what-to-read/best-books-of-2015/ The Internet, Online, 3/11/2015 Sample Text: 10:04, Ben Lerner (Granta, 244pp) Jonathan Beckman: “Despite its superficial ordinariness, 10:04 covertly transforms itself into science fiction […] It’s … Continue reading

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1000 novels everyone must read: Comedy (part one)

Title: 1000 novels everyone must read: Comedy (part one) Author: The Guardian Newspaper Full Text & Source: http://www.theguardian.com/books/2009/jan/19/1000-novels-comedy-part-one The Internet, Online, 3/11/2015 Sample Text: Kingsley Amis: Lucky Jim (1954) Amis’s first and — many would say — best book mixes … Continue reading

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Librarians Share The Best Books They Read In 2014

Title: Librarians Share The Best Books They Read In 2014 (New York Public Library) Author: Melissa Stanger, Business Insider, UK Full Text & Source: http://uk.businessinsider.com/librarians-favorite-books-2014-2015-1?r=US&IR=T The Internet, Online, 31/10/2015 Sample Text: “I’ll Give You the Sun” by Jandy Nelson: Twins Noah … Continue reading

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NYT Bestsellers List – 1st Nov 2015

Title: New York Times Bestsellers List 1st Nov. 2015 Author: New York Times, USA Full Text & Source: http://www.nytimes.com/best-sellers-books/ The Internet, Online, 30/10/2015 COMBINED PRINT & E-BOOK FICTION ROGUE LAWYER, by John Grisham CAREER OF EVIL, by Robert Galbraith SEE … Continue reading

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The top ten books published this month that librarians across the country love.

Title: The top ten books published this month that librarians across the country love. Author: Library Reads Full Text & Source: http://libraryreads.org/ The Internet, Online, 21/10/2015 Sample Text: The Japanese Lover:  A Novel by Isabel Allende Published:11/3/2015 by Atria Books ISBN: … Continue reading

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The 100 Favorite Novels of Librarians

Title: The 100 Favorite Novels of Librarians Author: The Book Man Full Text & Source: http://www.listchallenges.com/the-100-favorite-novels-of-librarians The Internet, Online, 19/10/2015 Sample Text: Pride and Prejudice To Kill a Mockingbird Jane Eyre Gone With the Wind The Lord of the Rings … Continue reading

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