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Welcome to this week’s news, reviews, and ‘all-things-books’ latest from the team at Waterstone’s Ballymena!

TOP 10...

1. Dogman: Twenty Thousand Fleas Under The Sea - Dav Pilkey

Dogman: Twenty Thousand Fleas Under The Sea - Dav Pilkey

2. The Case of the Lighthouse Intruder - Kereen Getten

3. Demon Copperfield - Barbara Kingsolver

4. Twisted Love - Ana Huang

5. The Wedding Party - Cathy Kelly

Waterstone’s Top 10 Books

6. A Heart Full of Headstones - Ian Rankin

7. Family of Liars - E. Lockhart

8. Confess - Colleen Hoover

9. Lessons in Chemistry - Bonnie Garmus

10. Yellowface - Rebecca F. Kuang


Our next Saturday Storytime will take place on 1st July at 12pm.

We will be reading Don't Disturb the Dragon by Rhiannon Findlay and Sian Roberts.

Don't Disturb the Dragon book by Rhiannon Findlay and Sian Roberts

The creators of the Ten Minutes to Bed series return with a charming and funny rhyming picture book where little ones can help rescue the Princess' little brother whilst making sure not to rile a fire-breathing beast.

We look forward to seeing everyone there, there will be colouring in afterwards!


Pinch of Nom Budget - Kate Allison

Pinch of Nom Budget book - Kate Allison

Reinventing classics and old favourites to create healthy and wallet-friendly treats, the phenomenon that is Pinch of Nom does it again with their collection of 75 brand new recipes, easy and flexible cooking methods and joyous attitude.

Act of Oblivion - Robert Harris

Act of Oblivion book - Robert Harris

Turning his masterly pen to the dramatic manhunt for the murderers of King Charles I, the bestselling author of Munich and V2 delivers a gripping, continent-spanning tale about treason and justice.


Here are a few of our favourite Summer reads, perfect for the beach or a staycation!

Malibu Rising - Taylor Jenkins Reid

Malibu Rising book by Taylor Jenkins Reid

The author of Daisy Jones and The Six returns with a wonderfully juicy recreation of the glamour and excess of 1980s California, and one night that will bring the shimmering world of the Riva family crashing down around them.

The Sanctuary - Andrew Hunter Murray

The Sanctuary book by Andrew Hunter Murray

The QI elf and author of The Last Day delivers a disturbing vision of a dystopian Britain in this lean, intelligent thriller about a jilted lover venturing to the remote island his fiancée refuses to leave.

An Italian Girl in Brooklyn - Santa Montefiore

An Italian Girl in Brooklyn book by Santa Montefiore

Moving between war-battered Italy to the buzzing New York City of 1979, An Italian Girl in Brooklyn is a beautifully crafted tale of love, secrets and the long shadows of the past from the bestselling author of The Distant Shores and Here and Now.


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