Five best books of 2015

These are my pick of the five best books of the year.

The Green Road – Anne Enright

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Image: The Man Booker Prize

Tender – Belinda McKeon

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Image: writing.ie/Belinda McKeon

Spill Simmer Falter Wither – Sara Baume

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Image: Tramp Press

Career of Evil – Robert Galbraith

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Image: Little, Brown

The Long Gaze Back: An Anthology of Irish Women Writers – Edited by Sinéad Gleeson

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Image: newisland.ie/Sinéad Gleeson

YA editor at Penguin Ireland, Claire Hennessy, shared her thoughts:

Owner of Dublin’s The Gutter Bookshop, Bob Johnston, added:

Also, here are interesting bookish links to explore:

And if you’re a book nerd looking for a good read over the holidays, I’m currently devouring London: A Literary Anthology, published by the British Library. It features pieces from the 15th century to the modern day, including authors Rudyard Kipling, Charles Dickens, William Wordsworth, Zadie Smith and Angela Carter.

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Image: British Library

What was the book you enjoyed most in 2015? Let me know in the comments!

Featured image by Stewart Butterfield.

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