“A second night. She wanted one more night at least, so that they could finish what they started. How might she say that? She couldn’t, of course. Faint-hearted as usual, she had left it too late. In the future, I’ll be braver, she told herself. In the future, I will always speak my mind, eloquently, passionately.” – Emma Morley, One Day
I’m not a big believer in Valentine’s Day, but if you’ve got someone you’re thinking about, just go for it. Don’t regret that you never tried!
So, I just read One Day. It happened on accident, really—I had no intention of doing so, but a friend of mine threw the book at me and said, “Read it.”
I have to admit, I wasn’t expecting much. Sure, the movie was pleasant, but kind of standard chick-flick fair, and the ending really stood out as jarring and unnecessary to me.
Let me just say, the phrase “the book is better” has never been more applicable than now. Even though David Nicholls wrote the screenplay and the novel, the book is still so much better.