PS, I Love You

PS, I Love You

Book - 2004
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Meaningful, moving and magical - the classic bestselling love story
Publisher: New York : Hyperion, c2004
Edition: 1st ed
ISBN: 9780007165001
0007165005
9781401300906
9780786890750
Branch Call Number: AHER 22
Characteristics: 375 p. ; 25 cm

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AL_MEGANS Sep 07, 2016

Read it and weep... Literally.

There was ugly crying involved, that how good this book was. You fall in love with the characters while feeling what they feel. The movie was also a fantastic adaptation of the book.

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luciano333
Jul 01, 2015

Just found this movie. Very good! Requested the book. Can only be better.

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sbryant124
Apr 25, 2015

I can't believe I am saying this, but the movie was much better

FindingJane Oct 09, 2014

Touching and achingly perfect in its step-by-step delineation of a heartbroken widow, “PS, I Love You” shows the way love can completely rake us over the coals when it’s withdrawn, suddenly and seemingly forever. Even with the end clearly looming in sight from a loved one dying of disease or illness, grieving is a process that must be endured by the living who are forced to carry on—whether they like it or not. Ms. Ahearn’s writing leaves no emotional stone unturned as the protagonist Holly is put through the emotional wringer. Days of dull-eyed depression when she wants to do nothing more than sleep are interspersed with days when she is forced to maintain an aura of chipperness. Grief lifts for a moment only to descend in a cloud. In other words, she has good days and bad days and Ms. Ahearn takes us through them all. Rounding out the book are a supporting cast of family, friends, strangers, enemies, would-be love interests, sodden drunks, callous acquaintances, all penned with a sharp eye towards the complexities of human nature. This is a profound, moving tribute to love in all its phases and is both grand and humble in its dealings with the human heart.

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oboechica88
Dec 05, 2013

I found that the topic was moving, but I was unimpressed at how it was executed. The prose was a mess - it almost sounded as if it hadn't been proof read. The story line wavered at times (to be blunt, it honestly skipped all over the place at times). If it had a little more continuity I would have loved the entire premise of this book.

If you liked this book, you would probably enjoy Firefly Lane. For the full review, head to my book blog at OboeChica Books (so long and thanks for all the fish).

wlamy Aug 25, 2012

loved the book! A chick flick book that didn't bore me. Sweet, humorous and heartfelt

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JordanLacroix
Jul 25, 2012

good book so much better then the movie

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varaidzo89
May 17, 2011

the book is so much better than the movie. i would read it again & again

adeline22 Apr 03, 2011

I love the movie, but the book turned out to be much better. I thought 470 pages were crazy but this is a thrilling page turner. You will definitely laugh and wanna cry along with the book, if you like romantic stories this one is for you.
P.S. I Love You- Amazing story

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bookworm79
Mar 23, 2011

Absolutely one of the most amazing books I have ever read....I have read it lots of times and I cry everytime I read it...Its a book that really makes you appreciate what you have

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