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This thread is open to discuss P.S. I Still Love You by Jenny Han.



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?

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.


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      ~ Buddy Style Reads ~
    Three Ways to Enjoy a Book!
At NRBC we use three styles of buddy reads. These will be indicated in the thread title as “Buddy Read”, “Relaxed Buddy Read” or “Informal Buddy Read”.
A “Buddy Read” has a discussion leader and a reading date is set to start the book. A reading schedule is posted prior to the start date and discussion questions are posted each day regarding that section of the book. More information about these types of reads is below. An example is here, showing a reading schedule here.

A “Relaxed Buddy Read” is similar to our usual “buddy reads” except there are less questions and break points. For example, a book may be split into three sections and those reading the book should pause at the end of the section to answer some discussion questions, make comments, or ask their own questions to other readers. An example is here.

An “Informal Buddy Read” doesn’t have a discussion leader and participants are asked to consider some generic questions when making comments about the book. An example is here.

A “Read and Watch Buddy Read” may be set up as any of the above, but we will also watch the movie or T.V. series - or even go to a play! - and make comparisons, discussing what has been left out or changed as well as the actors and actresses. There is a long debate of what one should do first: read the books or watch the movie? We usually read first, but it isn’t essential. Also, if you would like to join in, but don’t want to watch the movie, show, or play, but only read the books, that is fine, too. An example is here.


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Maritza (spanishwhispers) | 1951 comments Team Ginny Weasley. Just downloaded my library copy.


Laura | 9707 comments Hey Maritza! I have a copy but a couple of the ladies that read the first book aren't quite ready yet! We will catch up to you if you decide to start early.


Maritza (spanishwhispers) | 1951 comments No I'll wait. It was available to borrow.


Rachel Buckley (rachelbuckley3) | 55 comments I may start this one early just because I'm hosting a readathon soon and need to focus on those books once that starts. I'll read slowly for now, though, and make sure to be active here and discuss.


Maritza (spanishwhispers) | 1951 comments Started first two chapters and liking the writing style and the little sister, she keeps it real.


Rachel Buckley (rachelbuckley3) | 55 comments Maritza wrote: "Started first two chapters and liking the writing style and the little sister, she keeps it real."

Kitty's great 😂 She's made me laugh out loud with some of her blunt, sassy remarks! I'm liking this writing style too. Lara Jean actually sounds like a 16-year-old girl, rather than an adult in a teenager's body.


Claire  | 3800 comments I'm going to join you. I'd like to know what happens between Peter and Lara Jean.


Claire  | 3800 comments Rachel wrote: "Maritza wrote: "Started first two chapters and liking the writing style and the little sister, she keeps it real."

Kitty's great 😂 She's made me laugh out loud with some of her blunt, sassy remark..."


I feel the same. I liked Kitty, she was fun :)
And Lara Jean does sound like a teenager. Which I guess is normal. haha


Claire  | 3800 comments Chapter 7

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Claire  | 3800 comments chapter 9

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Sarah | 1712 comments I've started - it's nice to be back with Lara Jean. I've just finished chapter 5.

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Rachel Buckley (rachelbuckley3) | 55 comments ✿ Claire ✿ ~ Foxgard wrote: "chapter 9

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I couldn't help but laugh at some of the descriptions 😂 I know it's terrible, but kids these days are definitely creative!


Laura | 9707 comments Hi Everyone!

through chapter 5
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Maritza (spanishwhispers) | 1951 comments This is my first book in series but am loving the gang so far. I love the sisters relationsnip.


Sarah | 1712 comments ✿ Claire ✿ ~ Foxgard wrote: "Chapter 7

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Sarah | 1712 comments Rachel wrote: "✿ Claire ✿ ~ Foxgard wrote: "chapter 9

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I couldn't help but laugh at some of the descriptions 😂 I know it's terrible, but kids these days are definitely creative!"


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Maritza (spanishwhispers) | 1951 comments Gosh I was hoping that friendship, past or present meant something and that friends would not humilate you like that (talking about who posted the video). But then i forget that these are young pre-adults who don't think about consequences.


Laura | 9707 comments Maritza wrote: "Gosh I was hoping that friendship, past or present meant something and that friends would not humilate you like that (talking about who posted the video). But then i forget that these are young pre..."

Yes, you would think or hope so. Your point that they are pre-adults and don't think about the consequences is dead on.


Laura | 9707 comments Finished
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Another 4 star read for me! I'm in for reading the next book. I put in my hold request; I 'm next in queue.


Claire  | 3800 comments I finished it too :)

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Maritza (spanishwhispers) | 1951 comments Laura wrote: "Finished

I enjoyed book 2 as much as book 1. I like that we see more of Kitty's character. She is a sassy 10 year old. Lara Jean really is a great older sister to Kitty. ie- baking cakes, pancakes..."


Yes i really like the relationship between the sisters and the 3 of them with their dad. Does book 1 deal with GoGo and Josh's relationship (i have it on order in the library).


Laura | 9707 comments Maritza wrote: "Laura wrote: "Finished

I enjoyed book 2 as much as book 1. I like that we see more of Kitty's character. She is a sassy 10 year old. Lara Jean really is a great older sister to Kitty. ie- baking c..."


Yes, but it is really more about Lara Jean and her love letters.

There is a buddy read thread for book 1; shout out and I'll come back and chat with you so you get your buddy read points if you like.

I thought Dad was awesome in book 1; I feel like he was absent in book 2 and left the parenting to Lara Jean even though she is the older sister. I'm curious to see if anything happens between Dad and the neighbour. Kitty really likes her!

Heheh I did like(view spoiler)


Maritza (spanishwhispers) | 1951 comments Thanks Laura.
I have never used that with my dad. I wouldn't dare.
I don't know if I like Peter for Lara Jean. He plays with her emotions too much. I have to see if he is being genuine.


Laura | 9707 comments Maritza wrote: "Thanks Laura.
I have never used that with my dad. I wouldn't dare.
I don't know if I like Peter for Lara Jean. He plays with her emotions too much. I have to see if he is being genuine."


Me either; but I suspect younger girls of this generation do!


Sarah | 1712 comments Ack, I read the blurb for book 3, which kind of spoils book 2 a little, as now I know where things are heading. I'll still enjoy getting there though.

I haven't finished yet but I'm in for a BR of book 3.


Maritza (spanishwhispers) | 1951 comments I wonder if Johnny will make an appearance. He sounds like a better potential match for Lara Jean. By the way I love the sister's classic names.


Maritza (spanishwhispers) | 1951 comments ✿ Claire ✿ ~ Foxgard wrote: "I finished it too :)

I think I liked it better than book one.
I wasn't a big fan of Peter in book 1, and I liked him slightly better by the end of this book. (even though there were moments I wan..."


Loved it. Not the ending I would have like but there is still hope.


Laura | 9707 comments Maritza wrote: "✿ Claire ✿ ~ Foxgard wrote: "I finished it too :)

I think I liked it better than book one.
I wasn't a big fan of Peter in book 1, and I liked him slightly better by the end of this book. (even th..."


It seems like Maritza and I are team John... anyone else?


Maritza (spanishwhispers) | 1951 comments Yeah I was right, Peter did not give me good vibes.


Rachel Buckley (rachelbuckley3) | 55 comments I'm 50/50 on Peter. He seems to genuinely have feelings for Lara Jean, but I honestly don't know if either one of them truly knows what love is. And the fact that (view spoiler) really unnerved me. I'm anxious to see where their relationship goes from here and if John makes a comeback.


Maritza (spanishwhispers) | 1951 comments Rachel wrote: "I'm 50/50 on Peter. He seems to genuinely have feelings for Lara Jean, but I honestly don't know if either one of them truly knows what love is. And the fact that [spoilers removed] really unnerved..."

Peter was not genuine (as evidenced by the gifting of locket).


message 35: by Sarah (last edited Jun 22, 2018 11:24AM) (new) - rated it 3 stars

Sarah | 1712 comments Finally finished. Seems like I'm in a minority here, but I didn't like it as much as the first book. At about the half way point everything felt a little flat. I still think it was a 3.5 stars though, just not a 4 like book one. (view spoiler)

Laura wrote: "It seems like Maritza and I are team John... anyone else?"

As a long-term proposition, I think John is a better fit for Lara Jean, but when did head win over heart for a teenager?

I still want to read book 3 though, as I'm most invested in her dad (view spoiler)


Laura | 9707 comments Did anyone have a specific date in mind for the next book?

I 'm still waiting for my copy to come in ( still next in queue)


Sarah | 1712 comments I just borrowed it from the library, so anytime in the next three weeks is good for me.

I have plenty to read in the meantime. 😂


Laura | 9707 comments I finally have book 3. I'm not ready to read yet but will towards the end of next week. Does that work for those that want to continue?


Sarah | 1712 comments Sure, just pick a date that works for you and I'll be there. :)


Laura | 9707 comments Sarah wrote: "Sure, just pick a date that works for you and I'll be there. :)"

Eeks, I only have 14 days left to read my copy; which means Sarah you don't have much time either. I 'll request a thread and start reading!


Laura | 9707 comments Here is the link to book 3 thread!
https://www.goodreads.com/topic/show/...


Sarah | 1712 comments Lol! I often leave library books until the last minute and am rushing to finish before the loan expires. Nothing new there. 😆


Laura | 9707 comments Lol... me too, or usually go back unread....or I have a fine. Book loans all tend to come at the same time ; don't they?


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