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Louise O'Neill


Louise O'Neill

Louise O' Neill was born in west Cork in 1985. She studied English at Trinity College Dublin and has worked for the senior Style Director of American Elle magazine. While in New York, she also worked as an assistant stylist on a number of high-profile campaigns. She is currently working as a freelance journalist for a variety of Irish national newspapers and magazines, covering feminist issues, fashion and pop culture. 

Books by Louise O'Neill

by Louise O'Neill - Fiction, Mental Health, Women’s Issues, Young Adult 14+
Emma O'Donovan is eighteen, beautiful and fearless. It's the beginning of summer in a quiet Irish town and tonight she and her friends have dressed to impress. Everyone is at the party and all eyes are on Emma. The next morning Emma's parents discover her collapsed on the doorstop of their home, unconscious. She is disheveled, bleeding and disoriented, looking as if she had been dumped there. To her distress, Emma can't remember what happened the night before. All she knows is that none of her friends will respond to her texts. 
by Louise O'Neill - Fiction

In Louise O'Neill's world of ONLY EVER YOURS, women are no longer born naturally, girls (called "eves") are raised in schools and trained in the arts of pleasing men until they come of age. Freida and Isabel are best friends. Now, aged sixteen and in their final year, they expect to be selected as companions --- wives to powerful men. All they have to do is ensure they stay in the top ten beautiful girls in their year.