writing_ie-logo

  • www.inkwellwriters.ie
gerry-chaney-interviews-header

For Readers

Book Reviews

You can view our entire archive of book reviews further down the page, or go direct to your preferred genre using the list below. If you would like to submit a book review of your own to be considered for publication, you can do so here.

A Good Time To Be A Girl by Helena Morrissey
Posted by Swirl and Thread in , .

‘Five years have passed since women were told to ‘Lean In’. Over that time, the world has transformed beyond all expectations. But why should anyone ‘lean in’ to a patriarchal...

The Missing Girl by Jenny Quintana
Posted by Swirl and Thread in , .

‘It’s been thirty years since Anna’s sister disappeared. Anna’s never stopped missing her.’ The Missing Girl is the debut novel from Jenny Quintana, a novel described as ‘a powerful, gripping and evocative...

Porcelain – A Memoir by Moby
Posted by Swirl and Thread in , .

From one of the most interesting and iconic musicians of our time, a piercingly tender, funny, and harrowing account of the path from suburban poverty and alienation to a life...

On The Bright Side : The New Secret Diary of Hendrik Groen
Posted by Swirl and Thread in , .

Nap time is over, the rheumatic rebel is back!’ On The Bright Side : The New Secret Diary of Hendrik Groen is the second in a series of books recounting the...

Close To Home by Cara Hunter
Posted by Swirl and Thread in , .

‘HOW CAN A CHILD VANISH WITHOUT TRACE?’ These are the words running through DI Adam Fawley’s head as he embarks on a new case of a missing child in this...

Deep Blue Trouble by Steph Broadribb
Posted by Swirl and Thread in , .

‘I knew it’d take a damn sight longer for the horrors of the previous week to pale, but she was alive; we all were. If James Robert – JT –...

The Tides Between by Elizabeth Jane Corbett
Posted by Swirl and Thread in , , .

‘She fancied herself part of a timeless chain without beginning or end, linked only by the silver strong words of its tellers.’ The Tides Between is a YA novel by Elizabeth...

The Chalk Man by CJ Tudor
Posted by Swirl and Thread in , .

None of us ever agreed on the exact beginning. Was it when we started drawing the chalk figures, or when they started to appear on their own? Was it the...

It’s Who We Are by Christine Webber
Posted by Swirl and Thread in , .

You know who you are, don’t you? Of course you do. But are you sure? Really sure?’ Questions we all ask ourselves and as we get older questions we cannot...

Oh My God, What A Complete Aisling by Emer McLysaght & Sarah Breen
Posted by Swirl and Thread in , .

‘Just a small-town girl living in a notions world…..’ From the creators of the now infamous Facebook page comes the book of the same name. Oh My God What A Complete...