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Weekend Reads

Our resident bookworm gives his latest book recommendations for the last time.

1. Room by Emma Donoghue (Picador)

This is one of the top 10 most borrowed novels in 2011

2. Private Games by James Patterson and Mark Sullivan.

James Patterson is one of the top ten most borrowed authors in 2011

THE TOP TEN MOST BORROWED BOOKS IN IRISH PUBLIC LIBRARIES IN 2011

1. Ghost Light - Joseph O'Connor

2. Official Driver Theory Test - Prometric Ireland Ltd/ Road Safety Authority

3. Diary of a Wimpy Kid - Jeff Kinney

4. The Help - Kathryn Stockett

5. Diary of a Wimpy Kid: The Last Straw - Jeff Kinney

6. Diary of a Wimpy Kid: The Ugly Truth - Jeff Kinney

7. Rodrick Rules - Jeff Kinney

8. Room - Emma Donoghue

9. Captain Underpants and the Big, Bad Battle of the Bionic Booger Boy, Part 2 - Dav Pilkey

10. Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows - J.K. Rowling

TOP TEN MOST BORROWED AUTHORS IN IRISH LIBRARIES 2011

1. Roderick Hunt

2. Daisy Meadows

3. Francesca Simon

4. Roger Hargreaves

5. Jacqueline Wilson

6. Enid Blyton

7. James Patterson

8. Adam Blade

9. Roald Dahl

10. Nora Roberts/J.D. Robb