*Winner of the Irish Popular Fiction Book of the Year*
A thoughtful, captivating and ultimately uplifting novel from this uniquely talented author
Jasmine loves two things: her sister and her work. And when her work is taken away she has no idea who she is.
Matt loves two things: his family and the booze. Without them, he hits rock bottom.
One New Year’s Eve, two people’s paths collide. Both have time on their hands; both are at a crossroads. But as the year unfolds, through moonlit nights and suburban days, an unlikely friendship slowly starts to blossom.
Sometimes you have to stop still in order to move on…
Original and poignant, The Year I Met You will make you laugh, cry and celebrate life.
‘Life-affirming, warm and wise’ Good Housekeeping
‘Cecelia Ahern is an undisputed master when it comes to writing about relationships…We loved every single glorious morsel. Moving, real and exquisitely crafted. Do not miss it’ Heat
‘A sideways look at life and love’ Daily Express
‘A wry, dark drama’ Daily Mail
‘I was completely hooked’ Sunday Express
‘More ambitious than just a romance’ Sunday Mirror
‘An unusual and satisfying novel’ Woman
Praise for Cecelia Ahern:
‘Poignant, romantic and very readable’ Hello
‘Brilliantly vivid characters and a story to fall in love with; one of our favourite Cecelia Ahern novels yet’ Heat
‘A tender, funny and romantic drama with a dash of darkness and desperation’ Marie Claire
‘A great life-affirming read’ Glamour
‘Cecelia Ahern at her best …Like her past work, you fall in love with the characters, laugh, cry, appreciate what you have and are captivated by the world she portrays, leaving you craving more of the Ahern magic. Another fantastic read’ Northamptonshire Telegraph
About the author
Cecelia Ahern was born and grew up in Dublin. Her novels have been translated into thirty-five languages and have sold more than twenty-five million copies in over fifty countries. 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.
She lives in Dublin with her family.