Cecilia Ahern's P.S. I Love You was better than your average chicklit novel. At least I thought it was. I wanted to read it because I thought that the idea was an original one - a woman's husband dies and leaves her an envelope per month to open, with notes from him, kind of instructions to do one brave thing per month.
Even though I knew what it was about I still wasn't prepared for how teary I'd get reading it. People on the metro into work must have thought I was mad, so close to crying all the time. :-) But I enjoyed it nonetheless and I'm happy I picked it up.
What made it better than other chicklit novels I've read is its realism. The situations in the books were hard and they weren't made any easier or laughed off as nothing. Plus the small twist at the end was very realistic too - made everything much more believable.
Cecilia Ahern writes with typical Irish humor too, which most of you know I enjoy. Plus the book is set in Dublin and it was nice to read about the city!
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