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David Nicholls Made Me Cry

Some books are meant to be devoured.  Some, slowly nibbled like a melt-in-your-mouth, bittersweet, dark chocolate.

Just like this book by David Nicholls.

This book, which features bestfriends Dex and Em, as they revisit the day July 15 for the next 20 years of their lives, is the highest selling British book of 2010.

A sort of coming of age story of two friends, we follow them through their first meeting in college, through middle age and beyond while they experience love, laughter, success, dissapointments and missed opportunities together or away from each other.  Reading this book makes you feel like a close companion of the two, seeing through their lives and their feelings and definitely, definitely wanting them to end up together.

Whether they do or they don’t is up to you to find out.

There were moments where I hated to end each chapter as I will only be left wondering what would happen next.  And be surprised the next page.

This book is part funny, part sad but absolutely moving. I loathe to put it down.


If you want a book that will teach you a thing or two about love, friendship and second chances, then you deserve this wonderful book.

Give yourself a gift of happiness, reward yourself with One Day by David Nicholls.

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