20 August, 2014

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Cecelia Ahern

Before embarking on her writing career, Cecelia Ahern completed a Degree in Journalism and Media Communications. At twenty-one, she wrote her first novel PS, I Love You, which was sold to over forty countries. The film of the same title is now a major motion picture starring Hilary Swank and Lisa Kudrow. PS, I Love You was one of the biggest-selling debut novels of 2004, reaching number 1 in Ireland and in the UK Sunday Times bestseller list. It was also a bestseller throughout Europe and the USA, staying on the best-seller list in Germany for over 52 weeks.

That same year, in November 2004, her second book Where Rainbows End also reached no.1 in Ireland and the UK. Her third book If You Could See Me Now was published in November 2005 and also became an international bestseller.

Cecelia won the 2005 Irish Post Award for Literature and a 2005 Corine Award for her second book Where Rainbows End.

Other bestselling books from Cecilia include A Place Called Here (2008), Thanks for the Memories (2008) and The Book Of Tomorrow (2010).