Recommended Summer Reads – Cora Gunter

The weather may not be currently in our favour, but it is summer time, so perhaps it’s time to consider what you’re going to read this summer.

On Wednesday, Gavin spoke with Cora Gunter of the Clare County Library Service to get her recommendations



Adult Fiction

Maggie O’Farrell, Hamnet
Hilary Mantel, The Mirror and the Light
Bernadine Evaristo, Girl, Woman, Other
Lucy Foley, The Guest List
Joanna Trollope, Mum & Dad

Irish Fiction

Marian Keyes, Grown ups
Naoise Dolan, Exciting times
Sebastian Barry, A thousand moons
Liz Nugent, Our little cruelties
Elaine Feeney, As you were
Jan Carson, The Fire Starters


Ruairi McKiernan, Hitching for hope
Sara Baume, Handiwork
Rob Doyle, Threshold
Mark O’Connell, Notes from an Apocalypse
Deborah Orr, Motherwell

Children’s Books

Sarah Crossan, Toffee
Maire Zepf, Noinin
Miranda Baker, Ultimate Earth: Oceans & Seas
Smriti Halls and Ella Okstad, Elephant in my kitchen
Eoin McLaughlin and Polly Dunbar, The Hug
Oisín McGann, The Evil Hairdo
ER Murray, Nine Lives trilogy