1 The Help, Kathryn Stockett, Penguin Books

2 Before I Go To Sleep S.J. Watson, Black Swan

3 Sing You Home, Jodi Picoult, Hodder & Stoughton Ltd

4 The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo, Stieg Larsson, Quercus Publishing Plc

5 Blue Monday, Nicci French, Penguin Books


1 The Promise, Lesley Pearse, Michael Joseph

2 Every Time We Say Goodbye, Colette Caddle, Simon & Schuster Ltd

3 The Slap, Christos Tsiolkas, Atlantic Books

4 Private Games, James Patterson, Century

5 The Sense of an Ending, Julian Barnes, Jonathon Cape


1 Run Fat Bitch Run, Ruth Field, Sphere

2 Flourishing, Maureen Gaffney, Penguin Ireland

3 Between The Sheets, Scarlett O’Kelly, Penguin Ireland

4 Everybody Knew: A Boy. Two Brothers. A Stolen Childhood. Michael Clemenger, Ebury Press

5 Family Finance: Colm Rapple’s Annual Finance Guide: 2011 Colm Rapple, Squirrel Press


1 Steve Jobs: The Exclusive BiographyWalter Isaacson, Little, Brown

2 Ireland’s Arctic Siege: The Big Freeze of 1947Kevin Corrigan Kearns, Gill & Macmillan

3 Easy MealsRachel Allen, Collins

4 The SecretRhonda Byrne, Simon & Schuster Ltd

5 Neven’s Country Living (v.2) Nevin Maguire, Irish Farmers Journal

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