Book reviews and recommendations, Young Adult 12-15, Young Adult 16+

Am I Normal Yet?

Authur: Holly Bourne Genre: Young Adult Reviewed by: Aoife Kerr, Leixlip Library All Evie wants is to be normal. She’s almost off her meds and at a new college where no one knows her as the girl-who-went-crazy. She’s even going to parties and making friends. There’s only one thing left to tick off her list....… Continue reading Am I Normal Yet?

Adult Fiction, Book reviews and recommendations

The Familiars

Author: Stacey Halls Review by: Tracy Acres on behalf of Kildare Libraries (Face) Book Club This book is set in England in the 1600s during the Pendle Witch Trials. These trials are thebackdrop to the central story of a relationship between two young women trying to survive in a Patriarchal Society. The main character, Fleetwood… Continue reading The Familiars

Adult Fiction, Book reviews and recommendations

Normal People

Author: Sally Rooney Reviewed by : Aoife, Leixlip library This tells the story of Connell and Marianne, from their secondary school days, right through their time in Trinity College. While in secondary school, Connell is popular and into sports, while Marianne looks in from the outside. In college, their roles are reversed. Marianne is with… Continue reading Normal People