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Irish Bestsellers 8th January 2022

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Lots of get fit and mindset books in this weeks charts, we can understand that! Start 2022 as you mean to go on!

Our featured book this week is Writing.ie founder Sam Blake’s REMEMBER MY NAME, a twisty psychological thriller that has entered the Original Fiction Top 10 with less than a week’s sales, and already hit the No 1 slot in Eason – it will hold you to the last page. Getting great reviews, the Sunday Independent says: ‘Remember My Name is a heady cocktail of wealth, adultery, murder, bribery and corporate espionage, with a chaser of lies, greed and jealousy. The pacey plot is augmented by crisp writing and memorable characters.’

‘This is an incredibly taut thrill with a tense undercurrent of threat rippling through every page. It’s compelling, modern thriller writing at its very best, combining sharply drawn characters with a dark, gripping plot. Utterly addictive!’ Victoria Dowd

Here’s the blurb:

If she’d turned off her phone, instead of listening in, perhaps no one would have died…

When Cressida Howard catches her entrepreneur husband playing away from home, she hires security expert Brioni O’Brien to get the evidence she needs for a speedy and financially rewarding divorce.

But what Brioni uncovers goes beyond simple infidelity. Because Laurence Howard is also in bed with some very dangerous people.

Bribery and blackmail are the least of his worries as someone comes after the women in his life – someone who is out to destroy Laurence and his empire, whatever the cost. And Cressida and her teenage daughter could soon be collateral damage, if she and Brioni don’t act fast.  

Grab your copy online here (free postage in Ireland and UK) and see what everyone’s talking about!

Here’s the overall top 20:

1It Ends With UsHoover, ColleenSimon & Schuster Ltd1,982
2Fit MindDivilly, PatGill Books1,278
3Pinch of Nom Comfort Food:100 Slimming, Satisfying RecipesFeatherstone, Kay & Allinson, KateBluebird1,164
4Normal PeopleRooney, SallyFaber & Faber1,078
5Atomic HabitsClear, JamesRandom House Business Books1,051
6Beautiful World, Where Are YouRooney, SallyFaber & Faber931
7Good Vibes, Good LifeKing, VexHay House UK Ltd839
8Diary of a Wimpy Kid: Big Shot Kinney, JeffPuffin831
9Slimming Eats:Healthy, delicious recipes, 100+ under 500 caloriesWightman, SiobhanYellow Kite824
10Seven Husbands of Evelyn Hugo:Tiktok made me buy it!Reid, Taylor JenkinsSimon & Schuster Ltd770
11Aisling and the CityMcLysaght, Emer & Breen, SarahGill Books690
12Your One Wild and Precious LifeGaffney, MaureenPenguin Life673
13Song of Achilles,TheMiller, MadelineBloomsbury Publishing PLC654
14Cat Kid Comic Club 2Pilkey, DavScholastic U.S.615
15Oh My God, What a Complete Diary 2022McLysaght, Emer & Breen, SarahGill Books612
16Small Things Like TheseKeegan, ClaireFaber & Faber604
17Gangsta Granny Strikes Again!Walliams, DavidHarperCollins595
18Boy, The Mole, The Fox and The Horse,TheMackesy, CharlieEbury Press573
19Man Who Died Twice,TheOsman, RichardViking522
20Keane Edge,TheKeane, BrianGill Books510

And the top 10 in each category looks like this:

1It Ends With UsHoover, Colleen1,982
2Normal PeopleRooney, Sally1,078
3Seven Husbands of Evelyn Hugo:Tiktok made me buy it!Reid, Taylor Jenkins770
4Song of Achilles,TheMiller, Madeline654
5Thursday Murder Club,TheOsman, Richard486
6Ugly LoveHoover, Colleen454
7Where the Crawdads SingOwens, Delia448
8Midnight Library,TheHaig, Matt445
9DuneHerbert, Frank335
10Conversations with FriendsRooney, Sally299
Original Fiction
1Beautiful World, Where Are YouRooney, Sally931
2Aisling and the CityMcLysaght, Emer & Breen, Sarah690
3Small Things Like TheseKeegan, Claire604
4Man Who Died Twice,The:The Thursday Murder ClubOsman, Richard522
5Three SistersMorris, Heather466
6Remember My NameBlake, Sam417
7Apples Never FallMoriarty, Liane416
8April in SpainBanville, John377
956 DaysHoward, Catherine Ryan355
10Better Off DeadChild, Lee & Child, Andrew328
Paperback Non Fiction
1Fit Mind:8 weeks to change your inner soundtrack and tune into your grDivilly, Pat1,278
2Atomic Habits:the life-changing million-copy #1 bestsellerClear, James1,051
3Good Vibes, Good Life:How Self-Love Is the Key to Unlocking Your GreatKing, Vex803
4Your One Wild and Precious Life:An Inspiring Guide to Becoming Your BeGaffney, Maureen673
5Oh My God, What a Complete Diary 2022McLysaght, Emer & Breen, Sarah612
6Keane Edge,The:Mastering the Mindset for Real, Lasting Fat-LossKeane, Brian510
7Awaken Your Power Within:Let Go of Fear. Discover Your Infinite PotentHussey, Gerry434
8Philadelphia, Here I ComeFriel, Brian337
9How to Be Good With MoneyMcGee, Eoin336
10Fast 800 Keto:Eat well, burn fat, manage your weight long-termMosley, Dr Michael336
Hardback Non Fiction
1Pinch of Nom Comfort Food:100 Slimming, Satisfying RecipesFeatherstone, Kay & Allinson, Kate1,164
2Slimming Eats:Healthy, delicious recipes – 100+ under 500 caloriesWightman, Siobhan824
3Boy, The Mole, The Fox and The Horse,TheMackesy, Charlie573
4Décor Galore:The Essential Guide to Styling Your HomeBarra, Laura de417
5We Don’t Know Ourselves:A Personal History of Ireland Since 1958O’Toole, Fintan390
6Manifest:7 Steps to Living Your Best LifeNafousi, Roxie389
7Everyday Cook:Vibrant Recipes, Simple Methods, Delicious DishesSkehan, Donal347
8Devotion:A MemoirHarte, Mickey & Coffey, Brendan318
9Old Ireland in Colour 2Breslin, John & Buckley, Sarah-Anne312
10In Minutes:Simple and delicious recipes to make in 10, 20 or 30 minuteMcKenna, Clodagh & Ltd, Clodagh McKenna288
1Diary of a Wimpy Kid: Big Shot Kinney, Jeff831
2Cat Kid Comic Club 2:Cat Kid Comic ClubPilkey, Dav615
3Gangsta Granny Strikes Again!Walliams, David595
4They Both Die at the End:TikTok made me buy it! Silvera, Adam404
5One Of Us Is LyingMcManus, Karen M.403
6Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s StoneRowling, J.K.380
7You’ll Be the Death of MeMcManus, Karen M.324
8Good Girl’s Guide to Murder,A:A Good Girl’s Guide to MurderJackson, Holly302
9Outsiders,The:The OriginalsHinton, S E281
10Dog Man 10: Mothering Heights Pilkey, Dav222
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