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Eason Exclusive Sampler: Joyrider by Angela Scanlon

Eason Exclusive Sampler: Joyrider by Angela Scanlon

Author, tv presenter and and host of the podcast Thanks A Million, Angela Scanlon shares her guide to tapping into your own natural super resource - joy in her refreshing new book Joyrider. At easons.com, we are delighted to share this sneak preview sample from the book wherein Angela discusses the power of desire and it's link to our ability to find happiness. 

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Eason Exclusive: Marguerite Penrose introduces her remarkable memoir: Yeah, But Where Are You Really From?

Eason Exclusive: Marguerite Penrose introduces her remarkable memoir: Yeah, But Where Are You Really From?

Marguerite's story is one of facing some big questions - Who am I? How do I live in world made for people with bodies different to mine? Why does anyone care about my skin colour? - with intelligence, humour, courage and common-sense. Yeah, But Where Are You Really From? is a captivating, wise and inspiring memoir by a truly remarkable woman and Easons is honoured to share Marguerite's exclusive introduction to the book. 

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Eason Exclusive: Louise O'Neill introduces her new novel, Idol

Eason Exclusive: Louise O'Neill introduces her new novel, Idol

Riveting, compulsive and bold, IDOL interrogates our relationship with our heroes and explores the world of online influencers, asking how well we can ever really know those whose carefully curated profiles we follow online. And it asks us to consider how two memories of the same event can differ, and how effortlessly we choose which stories to believe.

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Eason Exclusive: Ruth & Pen by Emilie Pine

Eason Exclusive: Ruth & Pen by Emilie Pine

Emilie Pine is the internationally-bestselling author of Notes to Self, winner of The An Post Irish Book of the Year 2018. Here, she introduces her debut novel Ruth & Pen, exclusively for Easons.com.

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Eason Bonus Content: Bunny vs Monkey

Eason Bonus Content: Bunny vs Monkey

The funniest fight ever is taking the world by storm!
Jamie Smart's Bunny vs Monkey children's book series, written in a comic book style is a brand new children's favourite and we're so excited to share this Eason bonus content with our Bunny vs Monkey fans!

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Eason Exclusive: Fierce Appetites by Elizabeth Boyle

Eason Exclusive: Fierce Appetites by Elizabeth Boyle

From medieval historian Elizabeth Boyle comes a captivating new book exploring the human experience across Irish history and legend. Here at easons.com, we are thrilled to share an exclusive piece from Elizabeth in which she shares with us her personal introduction to the book.

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Eason Exclusive Sampler: Again, Rachel by Marian Keyes

Eason Exclusive Sampler: Again, Rachel by Marian Keyes

Eason is honoured to share an exclusive extract from the bestselling and beloved Irish author, Marian Keyes’ latest book Again, Rachel. Twenty-five years after the iconic, 1.5 million-copy bestseller Rachel’s Holiday burst into our lives, Rachel’s BACK! Again, Rachel is a hilarious and heartwarming tale that Marian and Rachel fans are sure to love!

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Book Club

Book Club

Take part in an exciting Eason Book Club event and the chance to WIN a selection of books!

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Eason Exclusive: A Hug for You by David King

Eason Exclusive: A Hug for You by David King

Adam King stole the hearts of the nation on the Late Late Toy Show in 2020. And now in 2021 we’re delighted to share this Eason exclusive piece by David King, Adam’s father introducing his brand new book, A Hug for You inspired by heart-warming true events with Adam.

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Eason Exclusive: Baby It's cold Outside by Emily Bell

Eason Exclusive: Baby It's cold Outside by Emily Bell

Looking to read a good festive feel-good romance in time for Christmas? Then we think you'll love Baby It's Cold Outside by Emily Bell. Here at easons.com, we are thrilled to share an exclusive piece from Emily in which she shares with us her inspiration for the story and why she chose Dublin as the setting for this heart-warming tale. 

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Eason Exclusive Sampler: Four Years in the Cauldron by Brian O'Donovan

Eason Exclusive Sampler: Four Years in the Cauldron by Brian O'Donovan

Easons are honoured to share an exclusive extract from RTÉ Washington Correspondent and author, Brian O'Donovan's eye-opening new book Four Years in the Cauldron. In this piece, Brian shares his experience of being on the ground at the height of the Black Lives Matter movement and Donald Trump's controversial string of tweets and statements on the movement.

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Eason Exclusive: Sorry for Your Trouble by Ann Marie Hourihane

Eason Exclusive: Sorry for Your Trouble by Ann Marie Hourihane

Easons are honoured to share an exclusive extract from Irish journalist, broadcaster and author, Ann Marie Hourihane’s brand new book Sorry for Your Trouble. Sorry for Your Trouble sheds fresh, wise and witty light on the Irish way of death: the funny bits, the sad bits, and the hard-to-explain bits that tell us so much about who we are.

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Eason Exclusive: Openhearted by Ann Ingle

Eason Exclusive: Openhearted by Ann Ingle

We are excited to share this exclusive piece from author Ann Ingle introducing readers to her honest and moving new book, Openhearted.  

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Eason Exclusive: O'Connell Street by Nicola Pierce

Eason Exclusive: O'Connell Street by Nicola Pierce

We are thrilled to share this short extract from author Nicola Pierce’s new book, a fascinating history of O’Connell Street in which Easons gets a special mention. 

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Eason Exclusive: Your One Wild and Precious Life by Maureen Gaffney

Eason Exclusive: Your One Wild and Precious Life by Maureen Gaffney

We are delighted to welcome acclaimed psychologist, writer, and broadcaster Maureen Gaffney to share her insight on the three fundamental psychological drives and the roles in which they play to help us navigate our changing life course. 

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Eason Exclusive: Hide and Secrets by Sophie McKenzie

Eason Exclusive: Hide and Secrets by Sophie McKenzie

A missing father. A troubled teen. A dangerous enemy. These are just some of the ingredients in Sophie McKenzie's new novel, Hide and Secrets. Here, in an exclusive piece for easons.com, we are thrilled to have Sophie share a personal introduction to the book and her inspiration writing it.

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Eason Exclusive: You and Me on Vacation by Emily Henry

Eason Exclusive: You and Me on Vacation by Emily Henry

We’re delighted to welcome bestselling author Emily Henry to share a short introduction to her latest romantic novel, You and Me on Vacation, a feel-good summer love story. 

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Eason Exclusive Sampler: The Devil's Advocate by Steve Cavanagh

Eason Exclusive Sampler: The Devil's Advocate by Steve Cavanagh

Steve Cavanagh returns with another compelling case for Eddie Flynn, as an innocent man stands accused of a vicious murder and a whole town is convinced of his guilt. We’re delighted to share a sneak preview of the opening chapter of one of summer’s most eagerly awaited thrillers ahead of it’s publication on 5 August.

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Eason Exclusive Sampler: The Murder Box by Olivia Kiernan

Eason Exclusive Sampler: The Murder Box by Olivia Kiernan

‘The Murder Box’ is the latest page-turner in Olivia Kiernan’s acclaimed Frankie Sheehan detective series. We’re delighted to share a sneak preview of the opening chapter of one of summer’s most eagerly awaited thrillers ahead of it’s publication on 8 July. 

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Eason Exclusive: Holding Her Breath by Eimear Ryan

Eason Exclusive: Holding Her Breath by Eimear Ryan

We're delighted to welcome Eimear Ryan to the Eason Blog to share an introduction to 'Holding Her Breath', her acclaimed debut novel about complicated love stories, ambition and grief - and a young woman coming fully into her powers.

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Eason Exclusive: Stranger by Karen Perry

Eason Exclusive: Stranger by Karen Perry

We’re delighted to welcome author Karen Perry to share a piece on the inspiration for her latest novel, the riveting new psychological thriller ‘Stranger’.

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Eason Exclusive: Diary of a Young Naturalist by Dara McAnulty

Eason Exclusive: Diary of a Young Naturalist by Dara McAnulty

Already hailed as a classic of nature writing, ‘Diary of a Young Naturalist’ explores the natural world through seventeen year old Dara McAnulty’s eyes. Here, in an exclusive piece for easons.com, Dara writes about his wish to open eyes and hearts to the wonder and beauty of the natural world.

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Eason Exclusive: The Nine by Gwen Strauss

Eason Exclusive: The Nine by Gwen Strauss

Here, in an exclusive piece for the Eason blog, author Gwen Strauss shares a short piece about one of ‘The Nine’s least knownwomen, Josephine Bordonava.

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Eason Exclusive: The best Catholics in the world by Derek Scally

Eason Exclusive: The best Catholics in the world by Derek Scally

We're delighted to feature Derek Scally on the Eason Blog sharing an introduction to his new book, 'The Best Catholics in the World', a wonderful blend of personal story, journalism and history.

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Eason Exclusive: A Good Father by Catherine Talbot

Eason Exclusive: A Good Father by Catherine Talbot

A Good Father is a chilling psychological thriller delving into the mind of a man driven by jealousy to do the unthinkable. Here, in an exclusive piece for easons.com, Catherine Talbot shares an introduction to her new novel.

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