The Girl With the Louding Voice

Author: Abe Daré Genre: Adult fiction Reviewed by: Elaine An intense, powerful novel that will stay with the reader long after the final page has been turned. Abi Daré deftly tackles many issues such as domestic slavery and child marriage through her protagonist. While Abi Daré’s novel may be a challenging read at times due… Continue reading The Girl With the Louding Voice


Artic Zoo

Author: Robert Muchamore Genre: Young Adult Fiction Ages 16+ Review by: Betty, Maynooth Library ‘Arctic Zoo’ by the renowned bestselling author Robert Muchamore tells the stories of two young people,  Julius Adebisi from Akure, a town in Ondo State, Nigeria and Georgia Pack from England and the series of enthralling and tragic events bring them… Continue reading Artic Zoo

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Top Ten Crime Thrillers on Borrowbox

Genre: Adult Fiction - Crime/Thriler Compiled by: Carmel, Lorraine, Anne & Aideen, Athy Library The Girls by Emma Cline Disturbingly realistic, weird, thought provoking and engrossing. Loosely based on the Manson murders, it is a remarkable debut novel. Bolinda Borrowbox e-book & Bolinda Borrowbox Audio book The Five by Hallie Rubenhold The untold lives of… Continue reading Top Ten Crime Thrillers on Borrowbox