PS, I Love You by Cecelia Ahern

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A wonderfully warm and heartfelt debut from a stunning new talent. Everyone needs a guardian angel! Some people wait their whole lives to find their soul mates. But not Holly and Gerry. Childhood sweethearts, they could finish each other's sentences and even when they fought, they laughed. No one could imagine Holly and Gerry without each other. Until the unthinkable happens.

Gerry's death devastates Holly. But as her 30th birthday looms, Gerry comes back to her. He's left her a bundle of notes, one for each of the months after his death, gently guiding Holly into her new life without him, each note signed 'PS, I Love You'. As the notes are gradually opened, and as the year unfolds, Holly is both cheered up and challenged. The man who knows her better than anyone sets out to teach her that life goes on.

With some help from her friends, and her noisy and loving family, Holly finds herself laughing, crying, singing, dancing--and being braver than ever before. Life is for living, she realises--but it always helps if there's an angel watching over you.
 

About Cecelia Ahern

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At twenty-one, Cecelia Ahern wrote her first novel, PS, I Love You, which became an international bestseller and was adapted into a major motion picture starring Hilary Swank. Her successive novels were also international bestsellers, published in forty-six countries and sold more than fifteen million copies collectively.
 
Published February 3, 2004 by Hachette Books. 480 pages
Genres: Romance, Literature & Fiction, Mystery, Thriller & Suspense, Education & Reference, Humor & Entertainment. Fiction

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They spend a lot of time “laughing and joking about old times, then crying, followed by some more laughing, then more crying again.” Though still consumed by grief, Holly can see that she has dark circles under her eyes, her hair is a fright, and her lips are chewed and chapped.

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"It's just so unfair that Gerry got that nasty brain tumour," sobbed Holly.

Feb 16 2004 | Read Full Review of PS, I Love You

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Apr 01 2011 | Read Full Review of PS, I Love You

The Novel World

I saw the movie, PS I Love You, with Hilary Swank on Friday, then realized I had borrowed the book from a friend a few months ago.

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Murphy's Library

I know, life goes on, I know, we must move on because there are other people who need us here… I know all the sayings when it’s about losing someone you love, because it’s something close to my heart—well, that’s life, right?.

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January Magazine

PS, I Love You is a sunny, happy book written by a 22-year-old so it's really not a spoiler to say that, by the time the book closes, Holly has read each note in sequence when she's supposed to, has followed all of Gerry's instructions (plus gone on a vacation, which he planned and purchased) and...

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Gather

I recently read PS I Love You, by Cecelia Ahern with my teenage students in our school's book club.

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