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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!


Top 10 bestselling books…


1. The Bee Sting by Paul Murray


2. Tall Tales of the Giants Causeway by Lari Don & Emilie Gill


3. Girl from Donegal by Carmel Harrington


4. Prophet Song by Paul Lynch


5. Long Island by Colm Toibin



This week’s top 10 bestselling books

6. The Housekeepers by Alex Hay


7. Diary of a Wimpy Kid: Diper Overlode by Jeff Kinney


8. Mr Men: Little Miss: My Daddy by Roger Hargreaves


9. Ultra-Processed People by Chris Tulleken


10. Dork Diaries: I Love Paris by Rachel Russell



Saturday Storytime…


Our next Saturday Storytime will take place on Saturday 8th June at 12pm. We will be reading There's a Wolf in Your Book by Tom Fletcher.


There's a Wolf in Your Book by Tom Fletcher.

There will be colouring- in afterwards. We look forward to seeing everyone there!


Sci- Fi & Fantasy Book Club


The next meeting of the Sci- Fi & Fantasy Book Club will be held on Thursday 20th June at 7pm. We will be discussing The Days of the Triffids by John Wyndham.


The Days of the Triffids by John Wyndham

We look forward to seeing everyone there, newcomers are especially welcome!



Non-Fiction Focus

Travel Writing


We have a great Travel section in store, complete with Atlases, maps, travel guides and travel writing. Below, we have shared a few of our favourite Travel books.


Abroad in Japan by Chris Broad


Abroad in Japan by Chris Broad

From missile incidents to love hotels, Broad's hilarious and insightful travelogue of Japan is based on his numerous misadventures in the decade since he arrived to teach English.


Lonely Planet's Best Ever Travel Tips by Lonely Planet


Lonely Planet's Best Ever Travel Tips by Lonely Planet

Lonely Planet’s pocket-sized bestseller is back, packed with great ideas, insider advice, tricks and trade secrets to help you win at travel, from scoring that elusive upgrade to staying safe on the road.


Driving Over Lemons by Chris Stewart


Driving Over Lemons by Chris Stewart

Sun-kissed, side-splitting and shamelessly feel-good, Stewart's seminal account of maintaining a run-down Andalusian mountain farm makes for the perfect holiday read.


The Path of Peace: Walking the Western Front Way by Anthony Seldon


The Path of Peace: Walking the Western Front Way by Anthony Seldon

Illuminating and deeply moving, the story of Seldon's epic trek from the French-Swiss border to the English Channel - the Western Front Way - is a stirring tribute both to the fallen of the First World War and the power of walking itself.



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