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TOP 10 | All the latest news from Waterstone’s Ballymena

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


1. A Heart Full of Headstones - Ian Rankin

Number one best seller A Heart Full of Headstones book by Ian Rankin

2. Pinch of Nom:Budget - Kate Allinson

3. There's Been a Little Incident - Alice Ryan

4. The Sanctuary - Andrew Hunter Murray

5. The Retreat - Sarah Pearse

Top selling books

6. Act of Oblivion - Robert Harris

7. Next in Line - Jeffrey Archer

8. Forever Home - Graham Norton

9. The Maid - Nita Prose

10. 100 Poems - Seamus Heaney


Our next Saturday Storytime will take place on Saturday 8th July at 12pm.

When Dinosaurs Walked the Earth book by Sean Taylor

We will be reading When Dinosaurs Walked the Earth by Sean Taylor and Zebra Hicks.

This is a fun, silly read for all junior dino-lovers. Taylor and Hicks' picture book follows the cat-and-mouse chase between Smallasaurus, Badasaurus and the fearsome Worseasaurus.

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


The next meeting of our Sci-Fi Fantasy Book Club will take place on Friday 21st July at 7pm.

Farenheit 451 book by Ray Bradbury

We will be discussing the sci-fi classic that is Farenheit 451 by Ray Bradbury.

We look forward to seeing everyone there, and particularly welcome any newcomers!


Too Late - Colleen Hoover

Too Late book Colleen Hoover

The mega-selling TikTok phenomenon and author of Verity delivers a razor-sharp psychological thriller. As Sloan tries to break away from her toxic relationship with a dangerous drug trafficker.


Forgotten Warriors - Sarah Percy

Forgotten Warriors book by Sarah Percy

From the Soviet Night Witches of the Second World War to the current Ukrainian conflict, Percy's entertaining and inspirational history of women in combat abounds in eye-opening revelations and unforgettable vignettes.

The Wager - David Grann

The Wager book by David Grann

The author of the acclaimed Killers of the Flower Moon unravels the thrilling true story of the wreck of the eighteenth-century British vessel and the extraordinary claims made by two different groups of survivors that resulted in a nerve-jangling court martial.


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