Adult Fiction, Book reviews and recommendations

Spill Simmer Falter Wither

Author: Sara Baume Genre: Adult Contemporary Fiction Review: by Orla O’ Brien, Kildare Town Library Synopsis A misfit man finds a misfit dog. Ray, aged fifty-seven, ‘too old for starting over, too young for giving up’, and One Eye, a vicious little bugger, smaller than expected, a good ratter. Both are accustomed to being alone, unloved, outcast –… Continue reading Spill Simmer Falter Wither


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