2017 Reading Challenge

2017 Reading Challenge

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Friday, January 4, 2013

REVIEW for You Had Me at Hello



Thank you goes out to the wonderful HarperCollins UK for sending this book to me.


TITLE:                 You Had Me at Hello

AUTHOR:              Mhairi Mcfarlane

GENRE:               Chick Lit

RATING:             


Okay, this book came at a very odd time for me – as I was kind of living something very similar in ‘real life’ and it ended badly.  I did not know how this would affect my enjoyment or objectivity, but I thought I would at least give it a try and I am happy that I did.

Firstly, I loved the title You Had Me at Hello.  Secondly, as I was reading, I wondered just how many people in the world actually lived this kind of thing – old friends who have never really resolved anything accidently meet and end up seeing their relationship actually improve or implode.    This is actually a very general description of the plotline because what really follows is a kind of moving story about two people who never seem(ed) to be at the same place in their lives at the same time – except that life happens.

Yep, I could totally relate to this one.  The frustration, the love, the uncertainty and the anger at destiny and how you can’t really control anything in life – including who you fall in or out of love with and at what time in your life.

This book is charming, entertaining and actually kind of hopeful – it also goes to prove that love truly isn’t enough to help you make it through, or is it?  

2 comments:

bermudaonion said...

I love books like this!

Laura Fabiani said...

It's good that you were able to relate to it and found it hopeful.

 
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