P.S. I Still Love You Review

Title: P.S. I Still Love You
Author: Jenny Han
Genre: Realistic Fiction, Romance
Publisher: Simon and Schuster

Blurb: (from goodreads) 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?

In this charming and heartfelt sequel to the New York Times bestseller To All the Boys I've Loved Before, we see first love through the eyes of the unforgettable Lara Jean. Love is never easy, but maybe that’s part of what makes it so amazing.

Me: Lara Jean fell in love with Peter...and I fell in love with Jenny Han yet again. 

The Ups: First of all, "admire" is not enough to sum up my feelings for Jenny Han. I've read every single book of hers, even Shug, and I adore the Summer series (let's be real, who doesn't). But this. This was just off the charts. How does she do this to my heart?

Lara Jean is perfect. I love her with all my heart. I relate so much to her feelings and the way she feels and thinks about certain are exactly the way I would think. She is my soul mate. I loved all the Korean references especially the one about jung...
“There's a Korean word my grandma taught me. It's called jung. It's the connection between two people that can't be severed, even when love turns to hate. You still have those old feelings for them; you can't ever completely shake them loose of you; you will always have tenderness in your heart for them.” 
Being of South Korean heritage myself, all the food names and hanbok and everything felt like a mini shout-out to people like me, or Lara Jean. The jung quote hit me in the heart though, because it is a concept and a word that is unique to the Korean language.
From the first book, I had hated Peter Kavinsky. There's a little bit more love blooming for him in my heart though. He's coming through. However, I loved John Ambrose more. That's all I will say. No spoilers. (WHY DO I ALWAYS FALL FOR THE OTHER GUY)
I love the warm feeling in my heart that all of Jenny Han's books give me. All the girly details are so freaking adorable, like the baking and style of Lara Jean. Style goals. And the writing is heartfelt and comfortable, like a cup of hot chocolate. 
There will be books that thrill me, scare me, that feel like a crazy roller coaster ride, but I know I'll always fall back on the books that feel like home to me-Jenny Han's. 

The Downs: Are there ever downs?

Oh jk. I still hate Genevieve. The situation she's in does not forgive anything. And Peter should have dealt with that better. No more spoilers. 

Overall: Such a great sequel to the first book, and I fell in love with the characters all over again. 

Rating: BMS! 

1 comment:

  1. I loved this book! It was so unique without being cheesy, and Peter is my favourite:)