Book Club

“You know you have read a good book when you turn the last page and feel a little as if you have lost a friend” – so says Paul Sweeney.

We’re looking for listeners who like to review a book with us.

Our Book Club Book Review takes place on the last Tuesday of each month hosted by Alan Murphy on The A List 

To find out more text BOOK to 53995 and we’ll get back in touch with you. Have you a suggestion for our book reviews – let us know.

Our good friends at Kennys Bookshop are always on hand in this adventure and will be helping with our book selection each month. What better advice could we get!

Listeners Choice for January:

The Giver of Stars

by Jo Jo Moyles

A wonderful novel. The Giver of Stars is the most sweeping, dramatic, richly evocative book, full of brilliantly feisty women’ Sophie Kinsella ‘Alice had come halfway across the world to find that, yet again, she was considered wanting. Well, she thought, if that was what everyone thought, she might as well live up to it.’ England, late 1930s, and Alice Wright – restless, stifled – makes an impulsive decision to marry wealthy American Bennett Van Cleve and leave her home and family behind. But stuffy, disapproving Baileyville, Kentucky, where her husband favours work over his wife and is dominated by his overbearing father, is not the adventure – or the escape – that she hoped for. That is, until she meets Margery O’Hare, a troublesome woman – and daughter of a notorious felon – the town wishes to forget. Margery’s on a mission to spread the wonder of books and reading to the poor and lost – and she needs Alice’s help. Trekking alone under big open skies, through wild mountain forests, Alice, Margery and their fellow sisters of the trail discover freedom, friendship – and a life to call their own. But when Baileyville turns against them, will their belief in one another – and the power of the written word – be enough to save them? Inspired by a remarkable true story, The Giver of Stars features five incredible women who will prove to be every bit as beloved as Lou Clark, the unforgettable heroine of Me Before You .

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To check out our the latest Book Club On Air Review with Alan Murphy and guests on The A List, the last Tuesday of each month

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Listeners Choice January 2020

Little Women by Louisa May Alcott

Listen Back to Book review January 2020

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Listeners Choice November 2019

Once, Twice Three Times an Aisling by Emer mcLysaght and Sarah Breen

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Listeners choice October 2019

The Second Sleep by Robert Harris

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Listeners Choice Sept 2019

When all is said – Anne Griffin

Listen Back to Book Review – Sept 19

Listeners Choice Aug 2019

The Wife Between Us – Greer Hendricks and Sarah Pekkanen

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Listeners Choice July 2019 :

The Bee Keeper of Aleppo – Christa Lefteri

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Listeners Choice June 2019:

The Gift of Friends – Emma Hannigan

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