Tipp authors on Book Awards shortlist

The ‘Bord Gáis Energy Irish Book Awards 2013’ shortlist announced this week features a strong Tipperary presence with books by two writers being nominated.

The ‘Bord Gáis Energy Irish Book Awards 2013’ shortlist announced this week features a strong Tipperary presence with books by two writers being nominated.

‘The Thing About December’ by Donal Ryan has been shortlisted in the ‘Eason Novel of the Year’ category while ‘A Gift to Remember’ by Melissa Hill has been shortlisted in the ‘International Education Services Ltd Popular Fiction Book of the Year’.

The public are being asked to cast their vote on the best books via the Bord Gáis Energy Irish Book Awards website www.bgeirishbookawards.ie.