Irish Bestsellers 29th June 2024 | Magazine | Irish Bestseller Lists

Welcome to another week in the Irish bestsller charts, where we’re putting the spotlight on a heartwarming new book from Faith Hogan. The Bookshop Ladies is one of this year’s summer releases and is currently sitting in Original Fiction at no. 8 and in the Top 20 at no. 14. If you’d like to get your hands on a copy, head over to our giveaway where you can enter your name into the draw to win!

Here’s the blurb:

‘A captivating read, written with warmth and elegance, The Bookshop Ladies is the perfect escape!’ Evie Woods, author of The Lost Bookshop


From bestselling Irish writer, Faith Hogan, comes another gripping saga of friendship, betrayal and secrets in this story of a widow in search of answers to a shocking confession by her dying husband.

Joy Blackwood has no idea why her French art dealer husband has left a valuable painting to a woman called Robyn Tessier in Ballycove, a small town on the west coast of Ireland, but she is determined to find out.

She arrives in Ballycove to find that Robyn runs a rather chaotic and unprofitable bookshop. She is shy, suffering from unrequited love for dashing Kian, and badly in need of advice on how to make the bookshop successful.

As Joy becomes entangled in the daily dramas of Ballycove, uncovering the secrets behind her husband’s painting grows increasingly challenging. When she finally musters the courage to confront the truth, her revelation sends shockwaves through the tight-knit community she’s grown to love.



‘Utterly enchanting! I would wholeheartedly welcome a week or two being looked after by Esme in beautiful Ballycove’ Heidi Swain
‘Once again Faith pulls you into her world instantly and never lets you go, with such an incredibly real cast of characters who you feel actually exist. A Life affirming and unputdownable read’ Trisha Ashley
‘I LOVED it. There is a glow that comes from all of Faith’s books that warms every part of me’ Cathy Kelly
‘A beautiful and intriguing story celebrating self-discovery, friendship and family bonds’ Phaedra Patrick, bestselling author of The Library of Lost and Found
‘What a delight this book is. A gorgeous cast of characters, the perfect seaside setting and Faith Hogan’s wonderful talent for dialogue all come together to make this a lovely feel-good story with an ending that will cheer your heart’ Imogen Clark, bestselling author of Impossible to Forget

And here are this week’s Irish Bestseller charts…

Data Supplied by Nielsen BookScan taken from the Irish Consumer Market week ending 29 June 2024

TitleAuthorPublisher GroupSales
1Long IslandTóibín, ColmPan Macmillan Grp2,417
2Someone in the AtticMara, AndreaTransworld Grp1,231
3This is Why We Lied:The Will Trent SeriesSlaughter, KarinHarperCollins Grp1,163
4Bee Sting,TheMurray, PaulPenguin Grp803
5My Favourite MistakeKeyes, MarianPenguin Grp714
6Dog Man 12: The Scarlet ShedderPilkey, DavScholastic Ltd. Grp655
7Honeymoon Affair,TheO’Flanagan, SheilaHeadline Grp651
8PoorO’Sullivan, KatrionaPenguin Grp649
9Heart in Winter,TheBarry, KevinCanongate Grp612
10Racket,The:On Tour with Tennis’s Golden Generation – and the other 99%Niland, ConorPenguin Grp598
11Prophet SongLynch, PaulOneworld Publications Grp577
12YellowfaceKuang, Rebecca FHarperCollins Grp561
13Midnight Feast,TheFoley, LucyHarperCollins Grp505
14Bookshop Ladies,TheHogan, FaithBloomsbury Grp478
15No One Saw a ThingMara, AndreaTransworld Grp463
16Taylor Swift: Little People, BIG DREAMSSanchez Vegara, Maria IsabelQuarto Publishing Group410
17Small Things Like TheseKeegan, ClaireFaber Grp409
18Think TwiceCoben, HarlanRandom House Grp402
19You Are HereNicholls, DavidHodder & Stoughton Grp381
20Housemaid Is Watching,TheMcFadden, FreidaSourcebooks Grp375
Data Supplied by Nielsen BookScan taken from the Irish Consumer Market week ending 29 June 2024
Mass Market Fiction

1Bee Sting,TheMurray, PaulPenguin Books Ltd 803
2Prophet SongLynch, PaulOneworld Publications577
3YellowfaceKuang, Rebecca FThe Borough Press561
4No One Saw a ThingMara, AndreaPenguin (Transworld)463
5Small Things Like TheseKeegan, ClaireFaber & Faber409
6Housemaid Is Watching,TheMcFadden, FreidaPoisoned Pen Press375
7Body of TruthCassidy, MarieHachette Books Ireland367
8It Ends With UsHoover, ColleenSimon & Schuster Ltd351
9Housemaid,TheMcFadden, FreidaLittle,Brown292
10Court of Thorns and Roses,AMaas, Sarah J.Bloomsbury Publishing PLC282
Original Fiction

1Long IslandTóibín, ColmPicador2,417
2Someone in the AtticMara, AndreaBantam (Transworld)1,231
3This is Why We Lied:The Will Trent SeriesSlaughter, KarinHarperCollins1,163
4My Favourite MistakeKeyes, MarianMichael Joseph714
5Honeymoon Affair,TheO’Flanagan, SheilaHeadline Review651
6Heart in Winter,TheBarry, KevinCanongate Books612
7Midnight Feast,TheFoley, LucyHarperCollins505
8Bookshop Ladies,TheHogan, FaithAria478
9Think TwiceCoben, HarlanCentury402
10You Are HereNicholls, DavidHodder & Stoughton Ltd381
Paperback Non Fiction

1PoorO’Sullivan, KatrionaPenguin Books Ltd 649
2Racket,The:On Tour with Tennis’s Golden Generation – and the other 99%Niland, ConorSandycove598
3Atomic HabitsClear, JamesRandom House Business Books260
4Murder at Lordship:Inside the Hunt for a Detective’s KillerMarry, Pat & Schiller, RobinAtlantic Books241
6Neuroscience of Manifesting,TheBrennan, Dr SabinaOrion Spring238
5Friends, Lovers and the Big Terrible ThingPerry, MatthewHeadline Book Publishing229
7Myth of Normal,The:Illness, health & healing in a toxic cultureMaté, Gabor & Maté, DanielVermilion202
8Everything I Know About LoveAlderton, DollyPenguin Books Ltd 180
9Cocaine Cowboys:The Deadly Rise of Ireland’s Drug LordsTallant, NicolaBonnier Books168
10Amnesiac:A MemoirJordan, NeilAPOLLO163
Hardback Non Fiction

1Great Irish Bucket List,The
Gill Books193
2Sprout & Co Saladology:Fresh Ideas for Delicious SaladsKirwan, TheoMitchell Beazley178
3Pinch of Nom Air Fryer: Easy, Slimming MealsAllinson, Kay & Allinson, KateBluebird177
4Hike Life,The:My 50 Favourite Hikes in IrelandPurcell, RozannaBlack & White Publishing118
5Boy, The Mole, The Fox and The Horse,TheMackesy, CharlieEbury Press101
6Be More Taylor Swift:Fearless Advice on Following Your Dreams and Finding Your Voice
7Pocket Irish Poetry
Gill & Macmillan79
8What’s Your Era?:A Celebration of Taylor SwiftWilliams, Sophie-MayHarperCollins78
9Pocket History of Ireland,AMcCullough, JosephGill & Macmillan77
10Icons of Style – Taylor Swift:The story of a fashion iconJohnson, GlenysWelbeck73

1Dog Man 12: The Scarlet ShedderPilkey, DavScholastic U.S.655
2Taylor SwiftSanchez Vegara, Maria IsabelFrances Lincoln Childrens Book410
3AstrochimpWalliams, DavidHarperCollins305
4Evil Duck and the Feather of FortuneJudge, ChrisGill Books271
5Good Girl’s Guide to Murder,AJackson, HollyElectric Monkey269
6Looshkin: Honk If You See It!Smart, JamieDavid Fickling Books265
7Reappearance of Rachel Price,TheJackson, HollyElectric Monkey243
8Dog Man 11: Twenty Thousand Fleas Under the Sea (PB)Pilkey, DavScholastic243
9Diary of a Wimpy Kid: No Brainer (Book 18)Kinney, JeffPuffin242
10Bunny vs Monkey: Bunny Bonanza!Smart, JamieDavid Fickling Books232

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