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REVIEW: Postscript by Cecelia Ahern

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It's been seven years since Holly Kennedy's husband died – six since she read his final letter, urging Holly to find the courage to forge a new life.

She’s proud of all the ways in which she has grown and evolved. But when a group inspired by Gerry's letters, calling themselves the PS, I Love You Club, approaches Holly asking for help, she finds herself drawn back into a world that she worked so hard to leave behind.

Reluctantly, Holly begins a relationship with the club, even as their friendship threatens to destroy the peace she believes she has achieved. As each of these people calls upon Holly to help them leave something meaningful behind for their loved ones, Holly will embark on a remarkable journey – one that will challenge her to ask whether embracing the future means betraying the past, and what it means to love someone forever…


TITLE- Postscript
AUTHOR- Cecelia Ahern
PUBLISHER- Harper Collins
FORMAT- Paperback

*Thanks to the Publishers for a paperback review copy.*

"There's always one more thing to say"

After finishing PS, I love you:-
Readers: We wish, there was a sequel.
Cecelia: You want it, you get it.
First things first, if you have not read PS, I love you, then you must read it right now, you are missing on something amazing and once you are done with it, get yourself a copy of Postscript because trust me you will want MORE! But if you straight away want to read this book, then, by all means, go ahead, it is not essential to read book 1 to understand book 2 but still recommended.

COVER & TITLE
What to say about the cover, it's blue and beautiful, emitting those happy and hopeful vibes and the title is just perfect.
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One book, various stories, each character in this book has a story to tell. 

Postscript takes a time leap of 7 years and introduces the readers to Holly, who has somewhat (a teeny tiny bit) recovered from her husband Gerry's death (who died from cancer) but at the same time feels guilty for being alive and moving on with her life without Gerry by her side. She has constructed herself a new, yet monotonous life but her perfectly constructed life comes to an end when a group of strangers (PS, I love you club) inspired by Gerry's letters approaches her. This club consists of people who do not have much time left to live and wants to leave behind something special for their loved ones, the same way Gerry once left for Holly. They require Holly's assistance but Holly is scared of getting sucked back into the grief she had tried so hard to get out of.

This book is all about Holly's relationship with the club and how she learns to fall in love with life again!

I am not going to talk about the members of the club because you need to read their story to know them.  A few lines of introduction is just not enough to justify their stories.

Postscript is one big tear-jerker. It made me an emotional wreck, I was a crying mess through half of the book. 
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This book is full of emotions, so keep yourself open to feelings. Cecelia has a way with words. The way she has described loss and love is just commendable. I loved how realistic this book was, life was not depicted as a bed of roses. There was no false hope but only truth. Even the characters felt real, it was like I was living with them, breathing with them. There was a lot of heartache but still, somewhere, this book made me want to reconsider my way of looking at life. It teaches you not to take life for granted and live in present, love with all your heart and let yourself be loved. 

There is really nothing more I can say about this book. It is perfection. 
Perfection with reality on top!
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A must-read for each and every reader out there. 


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