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The Next Five People You Meet In Heaven Spoiler Review

Hello lovelies. How are you? Today’s blog post is all bout my thoughts and opinions on The Next Five People You Meet in Heaven by Mitch Albom. Please leave me a comment down below letting me know if you have read this book. Hope you have a great day. 

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Average Rating – 4. 39 stars 

Genre – Adult Contemporary 

Format – Hardcover 

Length – 224 pages 

 

Synopsis (GoodReads)

In this enchanting sequel to the number one bestseller The Five People You Meet in Heaven, Mitch Albom tells the story of Eddie’s heavenly reunion with Annie—the little girl he saved on earth—in an unforgettable novel of how our lives and losses intersect.

Fifteen years ago, in Mitch Albom’s beloved novel, The Five People You Meet in Heaven, the world fell in love with Eddie, a grizzled war veteran- turned-amusement park mechanic who died saving the life of a young girl named Annie. Eddie’s journey to heaven taught him that every life matters. Now, in this magical sequel, Mitch Albom reveals Annie’s story.

The accident that killed Eddie left an indelible mark on Annie. It took her left hand, which needed to be surgically reattached. Injured, scarred, and unable to remember why, Annie’s life is forever changed by a guilt-ravaged mother who whisks her away from the world she knew. Bullied by her peers and haunted by something she cannot recall, Annie struggles to find acceptance as she grows. When, as a young woman, she reconnects with Paulo, her childhood love, she believes she has finally  found happiness.

As the novel opens, Annie is marrying Paulo. But when her wedding night day ends in an unimaginable accident, Annie finds herself on her own heavenly journey—and an inevitable reunion with Eddie, one of the five people who will show her how her life mattered in ways she could not have fathomed.

Poignant and beautiful, filled with unexpected twists, The Next Person You Meet in Heaven reminds us that not only does every life matter, but that every ending is also a beginning—we only need to open our eyes to see it.

 

Thoughts 

Pros 

  • This book was my most anticipated book of 2018. 
  • I have waited 8 years for this sequel and it blew my expectations out of the water. 
  • This is not a religious book , it is a spiritual book. 
  • I loved how it was about the girl that Ed saved in the first book. 
  • Loved how the first sentence is the same in both books. 
  • Adored how Annie was visited by her childhood dog in human form. 
  • Loved how Annie got visited by Ed
  • Loved how the book ended with Annie living. 

Cons

  • None. This book is perfection

 

Rating 

Plot – 5 stars 

Characters – 5 stars 

Writing – 5 stars 

Pacing – 5 stars 

Cover – 5 stars 

Enjoyment – 5 stars 

Overall – 5 stars 

 

I would 10000000% recommend this book. 

 

“Love comes when you least expect it. Love comes when you most need it. Love comes when you are ready to receive it or can no longer deny it.” 

― Mitch Albom, The Next Person You Meet in Heaven

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