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


1. The Skeleton Key - Erin Kelly

Number one bestselling book The Skeleton Key by Erin Kelly

2. The Last Devil to Die - Richard Osman

3. Hitchman's Guide to the Galaxy - Douglas Adam

4. Bluey: The Official Annual 2024

5. Guinness Word Records 2024

This week’s top 10 bestselling books front covers

6. Stakeknife's Dirty War - Richard O' Rawe

7. Surrounded by Idiots - Thomas Erikson

8. Forever Home - Graham Norton

9. Factory Girls - Michael Gallen

10. The Retreat- Sarah Pearse


Our next Saturday Storytime session will take place on Saturday 30th September at 12pm. We will be reading 'The Wobblysaurus' by Rachel Bright and Chris Chatterton.

The Wobblysaurus children’s book by Rachel Bright and Chris Chatterton

This is a funny and reassuring tale about resilience and perseverance. We look forward to seeing everyone there. There will be colouring in afterwards.


A reminder that our next meeting for the Young Adult Book Club for the 13-18 year old age group will take place on Thursday 28th September at 7pm.

We are inviting everyone to bring along their favourite book for a discussion. We will also be having a special book themed quiz with prizes! We look forward to seeing everyone there, newcomers will be made especially welcome!


Women in Intelligence - Helen Fry

Women in Intelligence book by Helen Fry

A groundbreaking history of women in British intelligence, revealing their pivotal role across the first half of the twentieth century. Women in Intelligence places new research on record for the first time and showcases the inspirational contributions of these remarkable women.

The Savage Storm - James Holland

The Savage Storm book byJames Holland

The acclaimed historian and bestselling author of Sicily '43 and Brothers in Arms delivers an exhaustively researched account of the Allied invasion of Italy that brings every sound, smell and heartstopping moment of this World War II campaign to life.

The Abuse of Power - Theresa May

The Abuse of Power book by Theresa May

Railing against the corruption and self-enrichment she sees as endemic in modern Parliamentary politics, the former Prime Minister argues for a fairer, more altruistic exercising of power from the Westminster elite in this powerful, unflinching account.


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