Cecelia Ahern
AUTHOR

Cecelia Ahern

After completing a degree in Journalism and Media Communications, Cecelia wrote her first novel at 21 years old. Her debut novel, PS I Love You was published in January 2004, and was followed by Where Rainbows End (aka Love, Rosie) in November 2004. Both novels were adapted to films; PS I Love You starred Hilary Swank and Gerard Butler, and Love, Rosie starred Lily Collins and Sam Claflin.

Cecelia has published a novel every year since then and to date has published 15 novels; If You Could See Me Now, A Place Called Here, Thanks for the Memories, The Gift, The Book of Tomorrow, The Time of My Life, One Hundred Names, How To Fall in Love, The Year I Met You, The Marble Collector, Flawed, Perfect and Lyrebird.

To date, Cecelia's books have sold 25 million copies internationally, are published in over 40 countries, in 30 languages.

Along with writing novels, Cecelia has co-created the US ABC Comedy Samantha Who? and has created many other original TV projects.

Cecelia's next book is a collection of 30 short stories about 30 women, titled ROAR. ROAR will be published in the UK and Ireland in Autumn 2018 by HarperCollins UK, and in Spring 2019 in the US by Grand Central Publishing.

"At the age of 19 I experienced a difficult time in my life, and as I have done since childhood and throughout my teenage years, I turned to writing to process my feelings. PS I Love You was born from my feelings of sadness, fear and loss of my identity. I poured my heart into the story of a woman suffering from grief after the loss of her husband, a woman who had hit the lowest point of her life and was struggling with both the desire and the ability to find her way out of the fog. Writing Holly's journey helped me find my own path, writing PS I Love You brought both Holly and I to a more positive place in our lives and that is what I continue to do with my novels.

The thread that links my work is in capturing that transitional period in people's lives. I'm drawn to writing about loss, to characters that have fallen and who feel powerless in their lives. I am fascinated and inspired by the human spirit, by the fact that no matter how hopeless we feel and how dark life can be, we do have the courage, strength and bravery to push through our challenging moments. We are the greatest warriors in our own stories. I like to catch my characters as they fall, and bring them from low to high. My characters push through and as a result evolve, become stronger and better equipped for the next challenge that life brings. I like to mix dark with light, sadness with humour, always keeping a balance, and always bringing the story to a place of hope."

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    • PS, I Love You

    • A Novel
    • By: Cecelia Ahern
    • Narrated by: Amy Creighton
    • Length: 13 hrs
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 131
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 115
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    Some people wait their whole lives to find their soul mates. But not Holly and Gerry....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Precious.

    • By robin on 01-04-16

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    • Love, Rosie

    • By: Cecelia Ahern
    • Narrated by: Amy Creighton
    • Length: 11 hrs and 56 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 292
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 250
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    Rosie and Alex are destined for each other, and everyone seems to know it but them. Best friends since childhood, they are separated as teenagers....

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Goes on waaaay too long - and the ending doesn't deliver.

    • By Laura on 12-14-17

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    • Perfect

    • By: Cecelia Ahern
    • Narrated by: Aysha Kala
    • Length: 10 hrs and 46 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 70
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 67
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    Celestine North lives in a society that demands perfection. After she was branded Flawed by a morality court, Celestine's life has completely fractured - all her freedoms gone....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Nice sequel

    • By Kindle Customer on 10-23-17

    Regular price: $32.19

    • The Time of My Life

    • A Novel
    • By: Cecelia Ahern
    • Narrated by: Amy Creighton
    • Length: 13 hrs and 1 min
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 170
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    Lucy Silchester has received an appointment card....

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Laughed Out Loud in Places!

    • By Janice on 06-11-17

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    • Flawed

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    • By: Cecelia Ahern
    • Narrated by: Aysha Kala
    • Length: 11 hrs and 27 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 101
    • Performance
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    Celestine North lives a perfect life. She's a model daughter and sister, she's well liked by her classmates and teachers, and she's dating the impossibly charming Art Crevan....

    • 2 out of 5 stars
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    • By Deborah Vanessa Vicuña Req on 04-15-16

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    • The Gift

    • By: Cecelia Ahern
    • Narrated by: Kevin Kearns
    • Length: 7 hrs and 45 mins
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    • Overall
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    Extremely successful executive Lou Suffern is always overstretched, immune to the holiday spirit that delights everyone around him....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Well-Written and a Great Listen!

    • By Despurlock on 11-14-17

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    • The Year I Met You

    • By: Cecelia Ahern
    • Narrated by: Remie Purtill-Clarke
    • Length: 10 hrs and 33 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
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      3.5 out of 5 stars 7

    A thoughtful, captivating and ultimately uplifting novel from this uniquely talented author Jasmine loves two things: her sister and her work....

    • 1 out of 5 stars
    • Some what boring and repetitive

    • By J.M on 09-13-17

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    • If You Could See Me Now

    • A Novel
    • By: Cecelia Ahern
    • Narrated by: Susan Lynch, Repert Degas
    • Length: 6 hrs and 19 mins
    • Abridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 115
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 48
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 49

    Yet just when Elizabeth is starting to trust him, it turns out that Ivan isn't at all who she thought he was....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Outstanding

    • By Jamie on 02-23-06

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    • Roar

    • By: Cecelia Ahern
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    • Length: 7 hrs and 50 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 2
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      3.5 out of 5 stars 2

    Original, honest and thought-provoking, Roar is Cecelia Ahern's unforgettable story collection....

    Regular price: $16.35

    • One Hundred Names

    • A Novel
    • By: Cecelia Ahern
    • Narrated by: Amy Creighton
    • Length: 10 hrs and 56 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 98
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 85
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 86

    Scandal has derailed Journalist Kitty Logan's career, a setback that is soon compounded by an even more devastating loss....

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Predictable, but worth reading

    • By Moira L. Mefein on 09-14-14

    Regular price: $28.51

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