Eason Book Club: May / June selections
Every month, we share our book recommendations with you through Eason Book Club. Chosen from our favourite reads, bestsellers and critically acclaimed books across all genres, we have something for all book lovers, no matter what you’re into.
This month’s book of the month is Eleanor Oliphant is completely fine by Gail Honeyman.
For a look at all of our recommended titles this month, visit our Book Club page on Easons.com.
Eleanor Oliphant has built a carefully constructed life that repeats and repeats itself. With one simple act of kindness she must confront change and live a new way. This truly original and touching debut story depicts loneliness and kindness in a way that truly moves the reader.
In a haunting and brilliantly written novel, Sarah Schmidt has taken an infamous American true crime case and made an unforgettable read. The story of Lizzie Borden and her family explores the harsh reality of being a woman in 19th century America and makes you question the truth behind the mystery.
In this brilliant retelling of the classic story of Agamemnon, Colm Toibin has evoked a breathtaking story of a family at war with itself. When Agamemnon orders his daughter’s sacrifice it triggers a dark chain of intimate violence within the palace with terrible consequences for the House.
While Marcus Goldman is struggling to write his third novel, a chance encounter with first love, Alexandra Neville provides inspiration and opens up childhood memories of a family torn apart and shamed. This much anticipated follow up to The Truth about the Harry Quebert Affair is, once again, a captivating read.