These are a few of our favourite reads…

Every so often, we magic up the Statistics Machine (yes, that is the official title) and work out which books St Dominic's students are reading most. This is partly because we like lists, and partly so we know which books to re-order, and which type (or genre) of books you want more of. It's also … Continue reading These are a few of our favourite reads…

Writing submissions requested

We would like to publish some recent book reviews on the Library Blog! If you have written one please submit it to library@stdominics.ie. Guidelines: Full title and author's name; Length is flexible. We are happy to accept reviews from 100-300 words. Try to cover the points below, if possible; A short summary of the book … Continue reading Writing submissions requested

Openly Straight – Bill Konigsberg

This novel follows the struggle of Rafe Goldburg and his coming out story. As Rafe comes to the realisation that his differences will be a challenge, he must learn to break down the barriers that lie ahead without forgetting who he truly is. Review by Cindy Ariyo

Black History Month – Famous Black Authors

Maya Angelou Writer, poet, screenwriter, actor, dancer 1928-2014 Missouri, USA Famous book: I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings (1969) - Autobiography Famous poem: Still I Rise Maya Angelou made literary history with I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings which was the first non-fiction best-seller by an African-American woman. Chinua Achebe Author, Educator, Publisher 1930–2013 … Continue reading Black History Month – Famous Black Authors