katie fforde rebus 30th anniversary twitter Harry Potter House Eds finding gobi
Search our site
The Good Daughter by Karin Slaughter Read the opening extract of the brand new Karin Slaughter book before its publication on 13/07/2017

Cecelia Ahern Book and Novel

Cecelia Ahern - Author


Cecelia Ahern was our Guest Editor in October 2014 - click here - to see the books that inspired her writing.

Cecelia Ahern was born and grew up in Dublin. Before embarking on her writing career, Cecelia Ahern completed a degree in journalism and media studies. PS, I Love You was one of the biggest-selling debuts of recent years and a number 1 bestseller. Her other bestselling novels are Where Rainbows End, If You Could See Me Now, A Place Called Here, Thanks for the Memories, The Gift, The Book of Tomorrow and The Time of My Life. PS, I Love You became an international box office success, starring Hilary Swank. Cecelia also co-created the hit American television series Samantha Who? Her novels are published in nearly 50 countries, and has sold over twenty-five million copies of her novels worldwide. Two of her books have been adapted as films and she has created several TV series. She and her books have won numerous awards, including the Irish Book Award for Popular Fiction for The Year I Met You. Cecelia lives in County Dublin with her family.

Author photo © Matthew Thompson

If you like Cecelia Ahern you might also like to read books by Cathy Kelly, Joanne Harris and Christina Courtenay.

Featured Books, with extracts, by Cecelia Ahern

Lyrebird by Cecelia Ahern
Lyrebird
Cecelia Ahern
Just so, so gorgeous! Laura lives on her own in the woodland wilds of South West Ireland, a film crew discover she has a special gift, will she be exploited or set free? I always know a book is fabulous...
Format: Paperback - Released: 04/05/2017
Lyrebird by Cecelia Ahern
Lyrebird
Cecelia Ahern
One of our Books of the Year 2016. Just so, so gorgeous! Laura lives on her own in the woodland wilds of South West Ireland, a film crew discover she has a special gift, will she be exploited or set...
Format: Hardback - Released: 03/11/2016
Flawed by Cecelia Ahern
Reader Reviewed Flawed
Cecelia Ahern
One of our YA Books of the Year 2016. Set in a society in which those deemed ‘flawed’ are branded and ostracised, Cecelia Ahern’s debut YA novel will talk directly to its readers. Every teenager wants to be perfect, to...
Format: Paperback - Released: 25/08/2016
The Marble Collector by Cecelia Ahern
Reader Reviewed The Marble Collector
Cecelia Ahern
Absolutely delightful! Cecelia Ahern always writes with stirring compassion and a delicious secretive quirk, so I was really looking forward to starting this, her twelfth novel. ‘The Marble Collector’ lived up to my expectations as a really touching, quite, quite...
Format: Paperback - Released: 05/05/2016
Flawed by Cecelia Ahern
Reader Reviewed Flawed
Cecelia Ahern
April 2016 NewGen Book of the Month. Set in a society in which those deemed ‘flawed’ are branded and ostracised, Cecelia Ahern’s...
Format: Hardback - Released: 24/03/2016
The Marble Collector by Cecelia Ahern
Reader Reviewed The Marble Collector
Cecelia Ahern
One of our Books of the Year 2015. December 2015 Book of the Month. Absolutely delightful! Cecelia Ahern always writes with stirring compassion and a delicious secretive quirk, so I was really...
Format: Hardback - Released: 05/11/2015
The Year I Met You by Cecelia Ahern
Reader Reviewed The Year I Met You
Cecelia Ahern
Very different from her previous books for there is no supernatural or spiritual element. Just a thoroughly good story of family dynamics, relationships, handicaps in families and it affects all. It’s pensive, soul searching stuff concentrating on two people who...
Format: Paperback - Released: 04/06/2015
Love Rosie (Where Rainbows End) by Cecelia Ahern
Love Rosie (Where Rainbows End)
Cecelia Ahern
The original book was called Where Rainbows End. It covers some 45 years of emails, letters, text and instant messages between Rosie in Ireland and her childhood best friend, Alex in America. You laugh, you cry, you long for...
Format: Paperback - Released: 09/10/2014
The Year I Met You by Cecelia Ahern
Reader Reviewed The Year I Met You
Cecelia Ahern
One of our Books of the Year 2014. Very different from her previous books for there is no supernatural or spiritual element. Just a thoroughly good story of family dynamics, relationships, handicaps in families and it affects all. It’s pensive,...
Format: Hardback - Released: 09/10/2014
How to Fall in Love by Cecelia Ahern
Reader Reviewed How to Fall in Love
Cecelia Ahern
Christine, very conscientiously, runs an employment agency where she takes a great interest in her clients, attempting to assist them in every way she can. She is also slightly obsessed with self-help books. She inadvertently stumbles across two young men...
Format: Paperback - Released: 10/04/2014
PS, I Love You by Cecelia Ahern
PS, I Love You
Cecelia Ahern
A beautiful special edition for Valentine’s Day – the classic million-copy bestselling love story from Cecelia Ahern. This was her first novel published back in 2008. It showed enormous promise and maturity and if you have not read it, you...
Format: Hardback - Released: 16/01/2014
How to Fall in Love by Cecelia Ahern
Reader Reviewed How to Fall in Love
Cecelia Ahern
November 2013 Book of the Month. Christine, very conscientiously, runs an employment agency where she takes a great interest in her clients, attempting to assist them in every way she can. She...
Format: Hardback - Released: 07/11/2013
One Hundred Names by Cecelia Ahern
One Hundred Names
Cecelia Ahern
A seemingly random list of 100 names is all journalist Kitty Logan has to go on to complete an article started by her, now dead, mentor and dear friend. Her own life is in a state of turmoil and perhaps...
Format: Paperback - Released: 18/07/2013
One Hundred Names by Cecelia Ahern
One Hundred Names
Cecelia Ahern
A seemingly random list of 100 names is all journalist Kitty Logan has to go on to complete an article started by her, now dead, mentor and dear friend. Her own life is in a state of turmoil and perhaps...
Format: Hardback - Released: 11/10/2012
The Time of My Life by Cecelia Ahern
The Time of My Life
Cecelia Ahern
Touching, warm, funny and poignant and a must for all of her fans. Cecelia Ahern's new novel has Lucy Silchester's Life as a central character (in fact he is a grumpy middle-aged man) who is out to sort out his...
Format: Paperback - Released: 10/05/2012
The Time of My Life by Cecelia Ahern
The Time of My Life
Cecelia Ahern
October 2011 Book of the Month. Touching, warm, funny and poignant and a must for all of her fans. Cecelia Ahern's new novel has Lucy Silchester's Life as a central character (in...
Format: Hardback - Released: 13/10/2011
The Book of Tomorrow by Cecelia Ahern
The Book of Tomorrow
Cecelia Ahern
Tamara, suffering from the trauma of the suicide of her father and from being a teenager, finds an old blank diary in the mobile library. Very strangely she unknowingly begins to write in it, writing up the day to come. ...
Format: Paperback - Released: 02/09/2010
The Book of Tomorrow by Cecelia Ahern
The Book of Tomorrow
Cecelia Ahern
We have come to expect a magical aspect to Cecelia Ahern’s novels and The Book of Tomorrow is no different. Tamara Goodwin finds herself staying with her aunt and uncle after the death of her father but all is not...
Format: Hardback - Released: 01/10/2009
The Gift by Cecelia Ahern
The Gift
Cecelia Ahern
What would your greatest gift be? For the workaholic hero here, Lou, it is time, and magically he is given it. This is another tender, ethereal tale from a very talented author. You’ll love it. Comparison: Audrey Niffenegger,...
Format: Paperback - Released: 01/10/2009
Thanks for the Memories by Cecelia Ahern
Thanks for the Memories
Cecelia Ahern
What would happen if when you recieved a blood transfusion you also recieved the memories and skills of the person as well? Celia explores this in this romantic, poignant and at the same time very funny novel. A well deserved...
Format: Paperback - Released: 15/09/2008
Where Rainbows End by Cecelia Ahern
Where Rainbows End
Cecelia Ahern
What astounded me when I read this author’s first book, PS I Love You, was her ability to capture, so sensitively, the essence of bereavement within a marriage when Cecelia was only 20 herself. This, her second, is very...
Format: Paperback - Released: 05/11/2007
A Place Called Here by Cecelia Ahern
A Place Called Here
Cecelia Ahern
I recommend this to anyone from teenage to 80. I think Cecelia is a real star, a young writer who conjures up big emotions in clever, unusual stories. This one is a bit strange and involves a place somewhere else...
Format: Paperback (b Format) - Released: 04/06/2007
PS, I Love You by Cecelia Ahern
PS, I Love You
Cecelia Ahern
Cecelia Ahern’s debut novel propelled her in to the public eye and quite rightly so. This is a good romantic comedy with plenty of weepy bits, so get the tissues out and indulge in some harmless romantic fun. Easy to...
Format: Paperback - Released: 04/06/2007
A Place Called Here by Cecelia Ahern
A Place Called Here
Cecelia Ahern
Another great novel from the bestselling Cecilia. Very different from her previous books, this one has more in common with The Lovely Bones than her other relationship tales such as PS I Love You. The idea behind the...
Format: Paperback (c Format) - Released: 16/10/2006
If You Could See Me Now by Cecelia Ahern
If You Could See Me Now
Cecelia Ahern
A family tale of sadness and sacrifice, of a child who ‘invents’ an invisible friend with interesting repercussions. I don’t want to tell you much more for fear of spoiling this unusual, sensitive and lovely book. She is such a...
Format: Paperback (a Format) - Released: 03/07/2006
If You Could See Me Now by Cecelia Ahern
If You Could See Me Now
Cecelia Ahern
From the author of the bestselling novel, PS, I Love You, comes a novel about wishes and what happens when they come true. Warm and poignant, this is a novel full of magic, heart and a love story that...
Format: Paperback (c Format) - Released: 21/11/2005

Loading other books by Cecelia Ahern...


Author Info

Author's Website

uk.cecelia-ahern.com/

Author's Facebook

Find Cecelia Ahern on Facebook

Author's Facebook Latest

Loading facebook updates...
Loading twitter updates...

Did you know

At Lovereading you can download and read an Opening Extract and an online review of books by Cecelia Ahern and hundreds of other authors.

Author 'Like for Like' recommendations


Insightful reader reviews and unbiased recommendations. I don't know how I chose books before Lovereading! An essential for all book lovers.

Sarah Harper

Its jam packed with fantastic titles, informative descriptions & fantastic reviews and has a vast array of great features & competitions.

Linda Rollins

Lovereading has all the new books and also suggestions for 'similar' authors whilst waiting for your favourites new books.

Carol Peace

Lovereading - a community of people passionate about reading and sharing their views. An incomparable website for book lovers.

Helen Clark

I love Lovereading for the wonderful like for like author recommendations and for highlighting new books, it's a great resource for readers!

Lindsay

The books for review are always great reads, brilliantly written, and introduces me to a huge variety of, established and new, authors.

Lesley Hart

It has enriched my leisure time by introducing me to a world of books which I would not have previously considered.

Val Rowe

It's the first site that I visit when deciding on the next set of books to buy. A particular treat is being able to download an extract.

Tessa Olson

Lovereading4kids

Lovereading4schools