Book Review- P.S.I still love you by Jenny Han

20698530Title: P.S. I Still Love You (To All the Boys I’ve Loved Before #2)

Author: Jenny Han

Genre: Young Adult, Romance, Contemporary

Synopsis: Lara Jean didn’t expect to really fall for Peter.
She and Peter were just pretending. Except suddenly they weren’t. Now Lara Jean is more confused than ever.
When another boy from her past returns to her life, Lara Jean’s feelings for him return too. Can a girl be in love with two boys at once?

 


“Lara Jean, I think you half-fall in love with every person you meet. It’s part of your charm. You’re in love with love.”
P.S. I Still Love You


My Review: I remember finishing ‘To All the Boys I’ve Loved Before’ in one afternoon. It was a whirlwind of cuteness and once. I was in love with how adorable it was. So I was obviously ‘quite‘ excited to delve into this book. Unfortunately, I was left quite disappointed.

My reaction after reading this book: 

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Don’t get me wrong, this wasn’t a BAD book, but it wasn’t a great one either. I feel like this book was quite a step down from the first book. It didn’t have the same spark. My main problem with this book was the romance. Yes, I understand that it’s great to have relationships in books that are realistic and that I can’t always be rainbows and unicorns. BUT Lara Jean and Peter just felt like different characters. Lara Jean was acting immature and Peter was acting like a massive asshole. Ughh, I read this book for the cute romance and I wasn’t feeling it. There was no character development and no real plot in this book. And you’ll never guess it…. ….ANOTHER BOY WAS INTRODUCED!!!

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Yes, John Ambrose McClaren was a perfectly nice boy, but WHY does there always have to be a love triangle in every YA book?!? I’m getting quite sick of it frankly.

The thing I love about Jenny Han’s books is is the family aspect. I love reading about family relationships ( One of the reasons why I love Gilmore Girls) and Lara Jean’s family is on all levels of cuteness.

Overall, this book was a fun read and had it’s cute moments, but I definitely didn’t enjoy this book as much as the first one.


My rating :  ★★★  ( 3/5 )


Let me know in the comments if you have read this book and what your thoughts on it are♡

Signing off, Ash xx

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