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Welcome to Eason Blog! Learn the latest news from the book world, read exclusive author interviews, watch exclusive author videos, enter amazing competitions and much more.

 

Costa Book Awards - Category Winners Announced

Irish writer Sally Rooney has been awarded the Costa Novel of the Year award for her moving coming-of-age tale ‘Normal People’. The awards are divided into several categories - the other winners included ‘The Seven Deaths of Evelyn Hardcastle’ by Stuart Turton which won the First Novel, ‘The Cut Out Girl’by Bart van Es which won Biography, ‘The Skylarks War’ by Hilary McKay which won Best Children’s Book, and Assurances by JO Morgan which won the Best Poetry Award.

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Top 10 Favourite Books of 2018 - Winner announced!

The results are in on the vote to find the Eason Favourite Book of 2018, and we are delighted to announce that ‘The Tattooist of Auschwitz’ by Heather Morris has emerged as the overall winner! Our top 10 titles are a testament to the diversity of brilliant books published last year, and there’s definitely something for every taste in the wonderful selection of the Top 10 favourite reads of 2018.

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Win Tickets to a Preview Screening of Glass

Eason are delighted to give you the chance of winning a pair of tickets to a preview screening of Glass in the Cineworld on Monday, 14th of January.

 

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Win Tickets to a Preview Screening of Beautiful Boy

Eason are delighted to give you the chance of winning a pair of tickets to a preview screening of Beautiful Boy in the Light House Cinema on Thursday, 10th of January.

 

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Vote for Your Favourite Book of 2018 and be in with a chance to win a €150 eVoucher

Vote for your Favourite Book of 2018 and be in with a chance to win a €150 eVoucher! All participants will also receive a 33% off books discount code for use on our website.

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Win Mortal Engines Merchandise

To celebrate the release of Mortal Engines in cinemas on the 8th December 2018, Eason are giving you the chance to win an exclusive movie merchandise pack with thanks to Universal Pictures International Ireland.

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Win Tickets to a Screening of Bumblebee

Eason are delighted to offer you the chance of winning a pair of tickets to a screening of Bumblebee with thanks to Paramount Pictures Ireland.

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How to Elf on the Shelf

We are big believers in all things Elf in Eason. Here is our guide to a magical ‘The Elf on the Shelf’ Season.

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Win Tickets to a Screening of ‘Pokémon the Movie: The Power of Us'

Eason are delighted to offer you the chance of winning a pair of tickets to a screening of  ‘Pokémon the Movie: The Power of Us’ in the cinema of your choice on Sunday, 24th of November.

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Calling all Wizarding World Fans!

To celebrate the release of the hugely anticipated Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald in cinemas on November 16, Warner Bros. Pictures have teamed up with Eason to give you the chance to win tickets to the Irish Premiere Screening at the ODEON Point Square on the 13th of November at 7.00pm.

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Eason Exclusive Extract: Roar by Cecelia Ahern

Roar is the wonderful and empowering new collection of short stories from one of Ireland’s favourite authors, Cecelia Ahern. Already optioned for a TV series directed by none other than Nicole Kidman, we’re delighted to share an exclusive extract from one of the year’s most buzzed about books in advance of its publication on 25 October.

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One Day in December Competition

Eason have teamed up with Clontarf Castle to give you the chance to WIN a magical Christmassy weekend at Clontarf Castle to celebrate the #1 bestselling One Day in December by Josie Silver.

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1887, the year of the first All-Ireland Hurling Championship by Paul Rousse

Eason O’Connell St. Dublin was founded in 1887, the same year as the first All-Ireland Hurling Championship took place! Author of The Hurlers Paul Rouse has kindly written an exclusive blog post for Eason about that year.

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The Colour of Time by Dan Jones

We’re delighted to welcome author Dan Jones to tell us more about The Colour of Time, and about one of the famous pictures within it - a photo taken of Michael Collins shortly before his death in 1922.

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Tom Gilmore Introduces his New Book ‘Big Tom – The King of Irish Country’

We’re delighted to welcome Tom Gilmore to the Eason blog to tell us more about his new book Big Tom – The King of Irish Country.

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The Magic of All-Ireland Final Day by Paul Rouse

We're thrilled to welcome Paul Rouse to the Eason Blog to tell us more about the magic of All-Ireland hurling final. 

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AJ Pearce: Exclusive Extract Reading

We are thrilled to welcome AJ Pearce to the Eason blog to tell us about her novel Dear Mrs Bird and read an extract from it, exclusively for Eason.

‘Dear Mrs Bird’ is one of Sinéad & Rick’s Must Reads for Summer.

 

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Choosing 100 Poems by Catherine Heaney

We’re delighted to welcome Seamus Heaney’s daughter Catherine to the Eason blog to tell us more about 100 Poems, a new selection of his poetry which includes his most loved and celebrated poems.

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Eason Exclusive: Helen Cullen

We’re delighted to welcome Helen to the Eason blog to tell us about how the years she spent in Dublin inspired a pivotal section of her book The Lost Letters of William Woolf.

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