Toppsta - Childrens Books – Reviews

Louise O'Neill

Author Links

Louise O'Neill

  • 5 stars across 5 books
    Louise O'Neill is the feminist powerhouse and outspoken voice for change whose novels Only Ever Yours and Asking for It helped to start important conversations about body image and consent. Asking for It won Book of the Year at the Irish Book Awards 2015 and stayed in the Irish Top Ten fiction chart for over a year. Only Ever Yours won Newcomer of the Year at the Irish Book Awards and the Bookseller YA Prize. Film/TV rights have been optioned on both books. Louise lives and works in West Cork, Ireland. She contributes regularly to Irish TV and radio, and has a weekly column in the Irish Examiner.
    3rd July 2014

    Only Ever Yours YA edition

    'Utterly magnificent . . . gripping, accomplished and dark' Marian Keyes WINNER: Newcomer of the Year at the ... More

    (1 review)
    Review
    3rd September 2015

    Asking for it

    'A soul-shattering novel that will leave your emotions raw. This story will haunt me forever. Everyone should read it' G... More

    (1 review)
    Review
    2nd December 2015

    Asking for it

    'A soul-shattering novel that will leave your emotions raw. This story will haunt me forever. Everyone should read it' G... More

    (0 reviews)
    Review
    3rd May 2018

    Surface Breaks: A Reimagining of the Little Mermaid

    Deep beneath the sea, off the cold Irish coast, Gaia is a young mermaid who dreams of freedom from her controlling fathe... More

    (0 reviews)
    Review
    2nd May 2019

    The Surface Breaks: a reimagining of The Little Mermaid

    30 years after Disney's The Little Mermaid movie was released, it's time for a feminist reimagining for a new gene... More

    (0 reviews)
    Review
    Image to show page is loading Show More Books

    Most Popular Book

    Recent Reviews

    • Only Ever Yours YA edition

      Only Ever Yours YA edition

      Freida isn't the most popular of the girls, but her friend of now drifting from friend, Isabel used to be ranked number one in this book all about bei...

    • Asking for it

      Asking for it

      by giguk

      This is a really hard hitting book and not one I'd recommend with a warning that it is an incredible story about a girl who is raped. Having said that...