James Joyce's classic exploration of personal identity versus culture, family and religion.

James Joyce's classic exploration of personal identity versus culture, family and religion.

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When Selina Guinness and her partner Colin, both young academics, moved in with Selina's uncle Charles, an elderly bachelor, they had no idea what the coming years held for them: a crash course in farming, tense discussions with helicopter-borne property developers, human tragedy, and the challenge of dragging a quasi-feudal estate at the edge of Dublin into the twenty-first century.

When Selina Guinness and her partner Colin, both young academics, moved in with Selina's uncle Charles, an elderly bachelor, they had no idea what the coming years held for them: a crash course in farming, tense discussions with helicopter-borne property developers, human tragedy, and the challenge of dragging a quasi-feudal estate at the edge of Dublin into the twenty-first century.

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Funny and bittersweet, here's one for lovers of Jodi Picoult and Marian Keyes.

Funny and bittersweet, here's one for lovers of Jodi Picoult and Marian Keyes.

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Joe Cassidy knows a side of life that is mysterious and powerful. In his work as a healer he sees the terrible consequences of curses placed on houses or of ancient sacred sites destroyed. He sees the torment caused to the living by trapped spirits and natural phenomena that stress the landscape. Like Lorna Byrne (Angels in my Hair) Joe does not advertise but people find him. Everyone from housewives,to lorry drivers, lawyers and record company executives, turn up at his door- seeking his…

Joe Cassidy knows a side of life that is mysterious and powerful. In his work as a healer he sees the terrible consequences of curses placed on houses or of ancient sacred sites destroyed. He sees the torment caused to the living by trapped spirits and natural phenomena that stress the landscape. Like Lorna Byrne (Angels in my Hair) Joe does not advertise but people find him. Everyone from housewives,to lorry drivers, lawyers and record company executives, turn up at his door- seeking his…

A virtuosic portrait of Dublin. UNESCO's One City One Book 2012 (Dublin's official book of the year)

A virtuosic portrait of Dublin. UNESCO's One City One Book 2012 (Dublin's official book of the year)

What happens when the man in your life goes down on bended knee? Not usually a panic attack. For Grace, lover of Audrey Hepburn era glamour, that's exactly what happens and its the icing on an already lopsided cake. But when she meets an ex-Hollywood costume lady/vintage clothing guru, she is encouraged to find her heart's wish- whatever that might be. Funny and tender, I Wished For You is Irish actress, comedienne and fashionista Amy Huberman's second book after Hello Heartbreak.

What happens when the man in your life goes down on bended knee? Not usually a panic attack. For Grace, lover of Audrey Hepburn era glamour, that's exactly what happens and its the icing on an already lopsided cake. But when she meets an ex-Hollywood costume lady/vintage clothing guru, she is encouraged to find her heart's wish- whatever that might be. Funny and tender, I Wished For You is Irish actress, comedienne and fashionista Amy Huberman's second book after Hello Heartbreak.

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