Remember waaaaay back in November when the Costa shortlist was announced? Here’s a quick reminder:
Just as the Irish Book Awards announced their winners – the Costa Book of the Year announced their 2013 shortlist.
- Ross Montgomery - Alex, the Dog and the Unopenable Door
- Sarah Naughton – The Hanged Man Rises
- Chris Riddell – Goth Girl and the Ghost of a Mouse
- Elizabeth Wein – Rose Under Fire
AND THE WINNER IS CHRIS RIDDELL’S GOTH GIRL!!
RTÉ’s The Book Show covered some YA topics featuring an epic group of readers from Cabinteely, Dublin as well as authors Patrick Ness and Sheena Wilkinson as well as Robert Dunbar and me.
Start your week the right way - with the dulcet tones of Sinead Gleeson.
This popped up yesterday - had no credit (anyone?) - it may be a little genius.
Judith Kerr and Shirley Hughes have a combined age of 176.
And neither plan on retiring any time soon.
The BBC have a great short clip featuring both authors - being… well… unrelenting!
Ready for something a little different?
Mazerunner author James Dashner is is Easons O’Connell St tomorrow to talk about his new book The Eye of Minds, as well as his other books.
Haven’t read Eye of Minds? You know what to do! No really, you need to read it.
Don’t believe me? Check out James’ blog!!
Regan Hutchins (of Culture File fame) invited Kim Harte and I talk about the Children’s Books Ireland Book Doctor madness - wondering what all the fuss is about?