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Waterstone’s Bookshop, Fairhill Shoping Centre, Ballymena

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


1. The Cloisters by Katy Hays

Number one bestselling book at Waterstone’s Ballymena The Cloisters by Katy Hays

2. Bored of Lunch - Healthy Slow Cooker: Even Easier by Nathan Anthony

3. Wonka by Roald Dahl

4. House of Flame and Shadow by Sarah J. Maas

5. My Father's House by Joseph O'Connor

This week’s top ten bestselling books from Waterstone’s Ballymena

6. Eyewitness to War and Peace by Eamonn Mallie

7. I Will Find You by Harlan Coben

8. Charlie McGrew and the Horse He Drew by Rob Biddulph

9. The Fury by Alex Michaelides

10. April in Spain by John Banville


Our next Saturday Storytime will take place on Saturday 24th February at 12pm. We will be reading Gigantic by Rob Biddulph.

Gigantic by Rob Biddulph

This is a powerful story featuring a small and determined whale. There will be colouring in afterwards. We look forward to seeing everyone there.


My Mother and I by Ingrid Seward

My Mother and I by Ingrid Seward

A celebration of the power of family and an intimate portrait of key figures in the royal household, this captivating volume charts the complex and devoted relationship between King Charles and the late Queen.

The Island Swimmer by Lorraine Kelly

The Island Swimmer by Lorraine Kelly

The poignant debut novel from broadcaster Lorraine Kelly, The Island Swimmer revolves around lonely Evie and the friendship she finds with a group of cold-water swimmers on Orkney.


A reminder that our Young Adult Book Club for the 13-18 year old age group meets on Thursday 29th February.

Lightlark by Alex Aster

We will be discussing Lightlark by Alex Aster, a dystopian novel about an island that appears every one hundred years. We look forward to seeing everyone there, bring a friend!


The next meeting of our Sci Fi and Fantasy Book Club will meet on Thursday 21st March at 7pm.

Poor Things by Alasdair Grey

We will be discussing Poor Things by Alasdair Grey.

Everyone welcome!


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