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Learn To Love Again

4.69  ·  Rating details ·  16 ratings  ·  13 reviews
Living in a small seaside village can have its perks, but after the death of her husband, Lillie Gilbert finds the people she grew up with turning against her faster than the tide rolls out.

As she grieves for the life they planned, the life they’ll never live, she leans on her best friend for support and tries to come to terms with the fact that one day, she may have to
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Published March 14th 2015 (first published March 1st 2015)
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Feb 13, 2015 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition

*Book provided by the author in exchange for an honest review*

First of all, I was really excited about this book, the blurb sounded intriguing, the cover is gorgeous and I loved Ellen’s other books. She is one of the authors, who I am in contact with regularly over Twitter and she’s become a great friend.

The start of this book is heart breaking, emotional and really touching. Ellen took me right into it with her beautiful and genuine writing.
I felt really close to Lillie from the start and I
Apr 26, 2015 rated it really liked it

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I fell in love with Ellen Faith’s writing back when I read her romantic comedy, Home for the Holidays, last year. Learn To Love Again is a different prospect altogether, with the story revolving around Lillie, grieving after the sudden death of her husband. This novella is more delicately and sensitively written but Ellen showed she can write it all. Learn To Love Again is a moving, heart-breaking story but written with the author’s
Apr 28, 2015 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
I was given an ecopy of this novella in exchange for an honest review which I'm more than happy to give.

Ellen is a wonderful writer that has created characters that could very well be my friends or members of my family, their characters resonate with me, they are so very true to life, they are multi faceted, facing situations that each and every one of us can relate to and they come across as really genuine people.

Learn to Love Again was an emotional, heart wrenching read from the very start.
Apr 16, 2015 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
„Today is the day that I say goodbye to the love of my life. The man I shared all of my hopes, my dreams, my future plans with.“

‘Learn to Love Again’ is a poignant story that follows the life of Lillie, young woman whose husband dies. Lillie and Nick were meant to be together forever. But what does forever mean? A terrible illness takes away Nick from Lillie. She loses her love, partner, best friend and soulmate. She wishes she could die too, that’s how much she misses him. People say scars will
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From the moment I started reading Learn To Love Again I felt heartbroken. Lillie's pain is described so beautifully and realistically. Without even knowing her as a character, or knowing what actually happened to her, I felt protective over Lillie. I've never felt so close, so emotional towards a character this soon (a couple of pages) into a story.
A cried a. lot. reading this novella. But the beautiful thing
Feb 11, 2015 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
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Before I begin my review of Learn To Love Again by the wonderful Ellen Faith, I'd just like to say a huge thank you to Tay from Chicks That Read for getting in touch with me in regards to Ellen's blog tour, and for also providing me with a copy of the author's brand new novella. Thank you, Tay! (Just a quick note here for bloggers/authors: be sure to check out Tay's website, it-is-fabulous!)

So, Learn To Love Again is Ellen Faith's third
Apr 15, 2015 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
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"Learn to Love Again" follows Lillie, who has just lost her husband and she's blaming herself, even though it was a tragic accident. She's so deep in pain that she can't speak anymore, she just can't find enough strength to communicate. Her and Nick's best friend Sam comes back from America for the funeral, and seeing Lillie's state decides to stay and help her come out of her shelf, that she closed herself in after her biggest loss. But will he be able to cure Lillie, when so many people in ...more
Laura Holdsworth
Mar 10, 2015 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
really, really enjoyed this novel. Ellen Faith is a brilliant writer- it’s an engaging and all-encompassing story that sucks you in to their world.

Learn to Love again is an emotional story that goes through all the different stages of grief. Lillie is grieving after the sudden death of her husband, Nick. She lives in a small seaside town, where everyone knows everyone - including what she is going through. Some even blame her for his death. Her and Nick's best Friend Sam returns to the town
Feb 14, 2015 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
What a beautiful story this is. I really didn't want it to end and devoured the entire novella in next to no time. Once I started I couldn't put it down.

Lillie is in deep mourning after the death of her husband. She really is in the depths of despair and doesn't know how life can ever be good again. Her family are worried about her, and the locals aren't making life easy for her. Can anyone make her see that life can go on and she can learn to smile again? Her best friend comes to her aid to try
May 15, 2015 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
This is such a beautifully tragic story and an absolutely amazing read!

I don't know why I am ever surprised how good Ellen's books are because I have loved every book of hers so far and Learn To Love Again is no different.

The story is one that will break your heart and then put it back together again. Its something we all hope to never have to live through in our lifetime, something we hope we never have to experience but a lot of people do. We all grieve and deal with the death of a loved one
Jo Hughes
Mar 08, 2015 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
I would like to thank author Ellen Faith for sending me a copy of this book in exchange for a fair and honest review.

When Ellen asked for beta readers on twitter I immediately jumped at the chance to read this as I loved Ellen's previous books.

We meet Lillie just after the death of her husband and she is devastated, blaming herself for his death. The story follows Lillie as she tries to come to terms with her loss. She slowly moves on with her life with the help of her family and friends. Old
Kirsty-Anne Still
I wanted to get my hands on this book the moment that Ellen started to plan it. The concept alone was breath-taking, but the end result blew me away.
The raw, intense emotion that lead from Lille went through with her grief was so palpable my heart cramped at times. I wanted some times to shake her and make her see what was in front of her, see past the fog of grief, but when I reached the end everything that happened was perfect.
Although there is a subtle love triangle in this, I loved how
Virginie (chouettblog)
Lovely story,

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Ellen lives in the wonderful county of Yorkshire, England with her husband where she spends most of her time with her nose in her laptop, a book or plate of food.

Legal secretary and daydreamer by day, writer and serial tweeter by night, Ellen finally decided to put all the magic in her head to some use one day and put finger to laptop where The Story of Us was born and became her debut novel.