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Tuesday, July 26, 2016

Summer Reading Book Review: After You

Book Title: After You

Author: Jojo Moyes

Reviewed By: Lynn R.

This book is the continuation of the story in the book Me After You, which is currently a movie out in theaters now. Spoiler alert: if you haven't read the first book, stop reading this now. This book has the same characters plus a few new ones, the best part. Louisa is trying to figure out her life after all the tragedies in the first book. She meets new people and reconnects with her family. There are some twists and turns to make it interesting.

Why I Picked it Up: I read the first book and liked the characters. It is available on CDs but don't listen to it with the kids around! Her love life does pick up a bit! It also has a graphic scene of the danger of alcohol and drugs and cell phone pictures.

Why I Finished It: I wanted to know what would happen with the characters. It had more light heartedness than the first book.

I’d Give this Book To: Although it is a continuation of the characters, this book can be read without reading the first book. It's a story about moving on with some light hearted laughs plus a serious side. Plus it's available in book, audio, and electronic form!

Find Me Before You and After you in our catalog.

Summer Reading program participants! There's still time to submit a review of one of the books you read this summer. Your review will get you an entry into a special prize drawing in addition to the drawings that all program finishers are entered in. More prizes! Yay!
All you have to do is fill out our online form or email a short review (at least 5 thoughtful sentences - without giving away the ending!) to news@roselle.lib.il.us.

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