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Cecelia Ahern - Author

About the 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.

 

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Featured books by Cecelia Ahern

Other books by Cecelia Ahern

Perfect

Perfect

Author: Cecelia Ahern Format: Hardback Release Date: 27/03/2017

The thrilling, shocking and romantic sequel to the bestselling YA debut FLAWED is finally here. When we embrace all our flaws, that's when we can finally become PERFECT... 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. Since Judge Crevan has declared her the number one threat to the public, she has been a ghost, on the run with the complicated, powerfully attractive Carrick, the only person she can trust. But Celestine has a secret - one that could bring the entire Flawed system crumbling to the ground. Judge Crevan is gaining the upper hand, and time is running out for Celestine. With tensions building, Celestine must make a choice: save only herself, or risk her life to save all the Flawed. And, most important of all, can she prove that to be human in itself is to be Flawed...?

Perfect

Perfect

Author: Cecelia Ahern Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 27/03/2017

The thrilling, shocking and romantic sequel to the bestselling YA debut FLAWED is finally here. When we embrace all our flaws, that's when we can finally become PERFECT... 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. Since Judge Crevan has declared her the number one threat to the public, she has been a ghost, on the run with the complicated, powerfully attractive Carrick, the only person she can trust. But Celestine has a secret - one that could bring the entire Flawed system crumbling to the ground. Judge Crevan is gaining the upper hand, and time is running out for Celestine. With tensions building, Celestine must make a choice: save only herself, or risk her life to save all the Flawed. And, most important of all, can she prove that to be human in itself is to be Flawed...?

Perfect - Willst du die perfekte Welt?

Perfect - Willst du die perfekte Welt?

Author: Cecelia Ahern Format: eBook Release Date: 17/11/2016

Perfect - Willst du die perfekte Welt? ist der zweite Teil der furiosen Dystopie von Bestsellerautorin Cecelia Ahern. Mitreiend und leidenschaftlich erzahlt sie, wie die 17-jahrige Celestine um die Freiheit kampft, Fehler machen zu durfen und aus ihnen zu lernen. Celestine wurde als "e;fehlerhaft"e; gebrandmarkt, sie gehort nun zu den Menschen zweiter Klasse. Doch statt sich den strikten Regeln des Systems zu unterwerfen, flieht sie. Denn Celestine ist auch ein Symbol der Hoffnung fur alle anderen Fehlerhaften.Gelingt es ihr, den grausamen Richter Crevan zu uberfuhren? Das ware die Chance auf einen Neuanfang fur die Fehlerhaften. Aber gibt es auch fur ihre groe Liebe eine neue Chance? Fur Celestine geht es um alles - um Gerechtigkeit fur sich selbst und alle anderen und um eine lebenswerte Zukunft. "e;Es ist mein erster All-Age-Roman, aber die Idee hat mich selbst fast uberrollt. Ich kam kaum hinterher, sie aufzuschreiben. Es ist eine einzigartige Geschichte, aber wie in allen meinen Buchern steckt eine besondere Botschaft und ganz viel Gefuhl drin."e; Cecelia Ahern

Lyrebird: An uplifting, summer read by the Sunday Times bestseller

Lyrebird: An uplifting, summer read by the Sunday Times bestseller

Author: Cecelia Ahern Format: eBook Release Date: 03/11/2016

The Sunday Times Top Ten BestsellerShe will change your life forever...In the south-west of Ireland, rugged mountains meet bright blue lakes and thick forests. Deep in the woods, a young woman lives alone, forever secluded from the world, her life a well-kept secret. She possesses an extraordinary talent, the likes of which no-one has seen before: a gift that will earn her the nickname Lyrebird.When Solomon stumbles into Laura's solitary existence, her life is turned on its head. Pulled from her peaceful landscape to the cacophony of Dublin, she is confronted by a world desperate to understand her.But while Solomon knows the world will embrace Laura, will it free her to spread her wings - or will it trap her in a gilded cage? Like all wild birds, she needs to fly free...Lyrebird is a thoughtful, deeply moving love story; a story of the wild heart in us all and the quiet that lies underneath the world's noise.

Lyrebird

Lyrebird

Author: Cecelia Ahern Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 24/10/2016

The Sunday Times Top Ten Bestseller She will change your life forever... In the south-west of Ireland, rugged mountains meet bright blue lakes and thick forests. Deep in the woods, a young woman lives alone, forever secluded from the world, her life a well-kept secret. She possesses an extraordinary talent, the likes of which no-one has seen before: a gift that will earn her the nickname Lyrebird. When Solomon stumbles into Laura's solitary existence, her life is turned on its head. Pulled from her peaceful landscape to the cacophony of Dublin, she is confronted by a world desperate to understand her. But while Solomon knows the world will embrace Laura, will it free her to spread her wings - or will it trap her in a gilded cage? Like all wild birds, she needs to fly free... Lyrebird is a thoughtful, deeply moving love story; a story of the wild heart in us all and the quiet that lies underneath the world's noise.

Flawed - Wie perfekt willst du sein?

Flawed - Wie perfekt willst du sein?

Author: Cecelia Ahern Format: eBook Release Date: 29/09/2016

Flawed - Wie perfekt willst du sein? ist der erste atemberaubende Band des neuen Zweiteilers von Bestsellerautorin Cecelia Ahern. Spannend und emotional erzahlt sie in dieser Dystopie die Geschichte der 17-jahrigen Celestine, die darum kampft, etwas anderes sein zu durfen als perfekt. Celestines Leben scheint perfekt: Sie ist schon, bei allen beliebt und hat einen unglaublich suen Freund.Doch dann handelt sie in einem entscheidenden Moment aus dem Bauch heraus. Und bricht damit alle Regeln. Sie konnte im Gefangnis landen oder gebrandmarkt werden - verurteilt als Fehlerhafte. Denn Fehler sind in ihrer Welt nicht erlaubt. Nichts geht uber die Perfektion. Auch nicht die Menschlichkeit. Jetzt muss sie kampfen - um ihre eigene Zukunft und um ihre groe Liebe."e;Es ist mein erster All-Age-Roman, aber die Idee hat mich selbst fast uberrollt. Ich kam kaum hinterher, sie aufzuschreiben. Es ist eine einzigartige Geschichte, aber wie in allen meinen Buchern steckt eine besondere Botschaft und ganz viel Gefuhl drin."e; Cecelia Ahern

Anul in care te-am intalnit

Anul in care te-am intalnit

Author: Cecelia Ahern Format: eBook Release Date: 25/07/2016

Castigator al Irish Book Award for Most Popular Fiction, noul roman al Ceceliei Ahern te absoarbe cu totul in paginile lui, te pune serios pe ganduri si iti daruieste o portie zdravana de pofta de viata. Aveam cinci ani cand am aflat ca o sa mor"e;, asa isi incepe Jasmine povestea. Din dorinta de a umple de sens fiecare clipa, inainte ca viata sa ajunga inevitabil la termenul de expirare, Jasmine a lucrat ani de zile intr-un ritm nebunesc, fara vreo zi de concediu medical, fara sa se planga, fara sa primeasca avertismente. Mereu a fost insa prea obosita pentru a se ocupa de ea insasi, printre atatea sarcini de serviciu. Acum, Jasmine are 33 de ani si a fost concediata cu sase saptamani inainte de Craciun. Conform contractului, primeste in continuare salariul intreg si nu are dreptul de a se angaja in alta parte, ca sa nu plece cu informatii sensibile la concurenta. Fara serviciu, este nevoita sa faca fata celorlalte indatoriri ale vietii, pe parcursul acestei vacante la gradina"e; care va dura nu mai putin de douasprezece luni. Mai presus de orice, trebuie sa aiba grija de sora ei, Heather, care sufera de sindromul Down si pe care a neglijat-o in ultima vreme. Abia acum deschide ochii catre casa si gradina in care s-a mutat de patru ani si pe care nu a apucat sa le descopere. Deprimata, isi exprima revolta fata de vecinul ei, Matt, un popular realizator de emisiuni radio, pe care il detesta dintotdeauna, fara sa fi avut ocazia de a-l cunoaste indeaproape. Matt iubeste in acelasi timp doua lucruri incompatibile: familia si alcoolul. Sub ochii lui Jasmine, viata lui se indreapta vertiginos spre esec pe toate planurile. Astfel, in pragul Anului Nou se intersecteaza destinele a doi oameni. Amandoi se afla la rascruce de drumuri. Pe masura ce noul an isi intra in drepturi, in noptile cu luna si in zilele cu parfum de suburbie, o prietenie neasteptata se leaga intre cei doi vecini. Dar abia atunci cand il intalneste pe Monday, un recrutor cu ochii verzi, sfredelitori, hotarat sa ii ofere o slujba ideala, Jasmine intelege ca viata ei o sa se schimbe. Uneori, trebuie sa stai pe loc pentru a face lucrurile sa se miste. Patrunzatoare, romantica, fascinanta."e; - Hello O drama romantica in care predomina umorul."e; - Marie Claire Indiscutabil, una dintre cele mai bune carti ale Ceceliei Ahern, o poveste calda despre lucrurile pe care le putem invata de la ceilalti daca renuntam la prejudecati."e;- Irish Independent Ahern face jocurile intr-un mod inteligent si inspirat, oferindu-ne lectii de viata ce invita la reflectie."e; - Sunday Express Emotionant, realist si exceptional scris. Cecelia Ahern este regina absoluta a povestilor despre relatii... Am adorat fiecare particica a acestui roman."e; - Heat Mult mai mult decat o simpla poveste de dragoste"e; - Sunday Mirror

Cartea viitorului

Cartea viitorului

Author: Cecelia Ahern Format: eBook Release Date: 14/06/2016

Tamara Goodwin a avut mereu tot ce si-a dorit. A crescut intr-o vila luxoasa, cu plaja privata, un dressing cu haine de firma, pat cu baldachin si propriul jacuzzi. Cand, pe neasteptate, tatal ei moare, viata Tamarei si a mamei sale se schimba dramatic. Ingropate in datorii, ele sunt nevoite sa se mute la tara, intr-o casuta aflata in curtea castelului Kilsaney. Intr-o buna zi, un autobuz cu o biblioteca ambulanta trece pragul domeniului. Privirea Tamarei cade asupra unui volum legat in piele, cu lacat si incuietoare aurite. Ceea ce descopera acolo ii taie rasuflarea si ii zguduie lumea din temelii... O carte plina de suspans si de mister, care vorbeste cu delicatete despre dragoste si prietenie.

Suflete pereche

Suflete pereche

Author: Cecelia Ahern Format: eBook Release Date: 14/06/2016

Rosie si Alex - cei mai buni prieteni sau suflete pereche? Din copilarie, Rosie si Alex au fost mereu impreuna, la bine si la rau. Insa brusc sunt nevoiti sa se desparta, atunci cand Alex si familia lui se muta in America. Acasa, in Irlanda, Rosie se simte pierduta fara el. Orice incercare de a se regasi se transforma intr-un ghem de interpretari gresite, intamplari neprevazute si ghinion pur.

Intalnire cu viata

Intalnire cu viata

Author: Cecelia Ahern Format: eBook Release Date: 14/06/2016

Lucy Silchester si-a parasit iubitul perfect pentru ca relatia nu mai mergea si a demisionat fiindca nu era de acord cu politica firmei. Acestea sunt numai doua dintre povestile pe care Lucy le-a spus prietenilor si familiei ca sa-si mascheze esecurile. Exista insa cineva care stie adevarul. Viata ei, un barbat nefericit, cu ochii injectati si imbracat intr-un costum sifonat, ii trimite scrisoare dupa scrisoare, insistand ca ea sa vina la o intalnire. In cele din urma, Lucy accepta invitatia si mastile incep sa cada...

O suta de nume

O suta de nume

Author: Cecelia Ahern Format: eBook Release Date: 14/06/2016

Kitty este o jurnalista care a dat de necaz. Si-a pierdut postul din televiziune si este in conflict cu editorul revistei pentru care scrie. Cand prietena ei, Constance, cea care i-a indrumat cariera, ii lasa cu limba de moarte misiunea de a scrie un articol cu subiect misterios, criza se adanceste. Kitty nu are decat o lista cu o suta de nume si, pornind de la ele, trebuie sa scrie materialul in mai putin de doua saptamani. Un subiect absolut inedit si o misiune aparent imposibila. Ajutata de Steve, un prieten din facultate, si de Bob, sotul lui Constance, porneste intr-o cursa nebuna, incercand sa afle ce ii leaga pe cei o suta de oameni. Dar cine poate cunoaste o suta de oameni in doua saptamani? Cu umor si sensibilitate, Cecelia Ahern isi surprinde din nou cititorii, tinandu-i cu rasuflarea taiata pana la ultima pagina.

Cum sa te indragostesti

Cum sa te indragostesti

Author: Cecelia Ahern Format: eBook Release Date: 23/05/2016

Noul roman al Ceceliei Ahern te tine cu sufletul la gura pana la ultimul rand, oferind surpriza dupa surpriza si cateva retete simple, care iti imbogatesc sufletul. Intr-o noapte tarzie , Christine Rose se plimba pe podul Ha`penny din Dublin, cand deodata zareste un strain - pe Adam - care se pregateste sa se arunce in gol. Pentru a-l convinge sa se razgandeasca, ii propune un targ: daca Adam isi amana cu doua saptamani gestul disperat, pana implineste 35 de ani, ea o sa-i demonstreze ca viata merita traita din plin. Dar timpul nu sta pe loc. Pe masura ce se apropie termenul stabilit, Christine isi da seama ca nu-si poate tine promisiunea si se vede nevoita sa recurga la metode disperate pentru a-l salva pe Adam. Intamplarile prin care trec impreuna te fac sa plangi, dar si sa razi, si mai presus de orice te invata sa apreciezi viata clipa de clipa. Un roman maret, care te poarta de la intuneric la lumina."e; - Glamour Duios, haios, romantic."e; - Marie Claire Exceptional! Iti taie respiratia si iti da pofta de viata!"e; - Daily Express Cecelia are farmec. Imaginatia ei iti ofera solutiile castigatoare in viata."e; - The Independent Cum sa te indragostesti este o poveste magica de dragoste, scrisa cu mult talent. Cecelia ne demonstreaza cu prisosinta ca fericirea vine din lucrurile marunte, din gesturile facute din suflet, cu multa daruire."e; - Literatura pe tocuri

The Marble Collector

The Marble Collector

Author: Cecelia Ahern Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 05/05/2016

A box of possessions. A father with no memory. A daughter with just one day to piece together the past. When Sabrina Boggs stumbles upon a mysterious collection of her father's belongings, her seemingly uneventful life suddenly alters and shifts. In the single day she has to search for answers about the man she thought she knew, a man who can no longer remember his own story, Sabrina uncovers far bigger secrets than she could have imagined. And discovers that sometimes it's the people closest to us that we know the least.