Book Review of “How To Mend A Broken Heart” By Anna Mansell

 

Life is good for nurse Kat. That is until the man she intended to marry legs it, she’s unexpectedly promoted to a position with too much responsibility, and a patient arrives on her ward under strange circumstances.

Susan is a mystery. She refuses to speak or interact with anyone, she’s obsessed with a book of fairy tales, and the only name in her diary is that of Rhys – a plumber she barely knows.

Down-to-earth Rhys is trying to get his life back on track after the death of his beloved brother. His mum is his priority, and she needs him as much as he needs her. Or at least she did, until she starts disappearing, leaving him to find comfort in the form of his brother’s girlfriend.

Complicated is an understatement.

As the lives of these three lost strangers intertwine, will they find a way to lay ghosts past, present and future to rest? And when the chance comes to mend their broken hearts, will they be brave enough to take it? (From Goodreads)

This book kind of shocked me, I went in thinking this was going to be a light fluffy read, due to the cover, and the color choice. It made it seem like it’d be a lighthearted read. To my surprise it was not.

In the beginning of the book, I was quite confused with the writing style, I gathered that she was writing that way on purpose, to keep the element of surprise, and to not let us figure out the connection between the characters. Once you can get past that, you have an enjoyable read. It was almost-heart wrenching, and it makes you have the feels, that’s for sure. Overall, I’m glad I got approved for this one!

** I received this book for free, Via Netgalley, in exchange of an honest review.**
**I give this book a 3.5 Stars**