What Readers Are Saying…

The Next Person You Meet in Heaven

“Albom’s gift for storytelling continues to shine in this sequel to his best-selling The Five People You Meet in Heaven. With true-to-life characters, this quick parable serves as a reminder that through empathy and forgiveness, we can survive our losses. In turn, our troubles are mere beginnings to a future of wonderful possibilities.”
Library Journal

“[A] heartfelt fable with a totally unexpected twist. Order plenty of copies, and warn readers to keep their hankies handy!”

“Fans of the first book will have plenty to appreciate here.”
Publishers Weekly

“In this utterly beautiful sequel – we didn’t cry, we sobbed – we learn about Annie’s story. Annie is struggling to find acceptance but can an old acquaintance help her explain how her life really mattered. Sob. Honestly, it’s so beautifully written.”
—Woman’s Way

“It’s a tale filled with joy, heart and wisdom, and it’s a reminder to cherish those we love most.”
—Woman’s World

“…a profound and eye-opening look into what could be heaven. Flashbacks into Annie’s life help to clarify things that could occur in anyone’s life. It alleviates the fear of death, showing that no matter what mistakes one feels one’s made, there is redemption along with peace and the reality that everyone’s life has purpose and meaning.”
—NY Journal of Books

“Told in his trademark entrancing, artless style, the latest novel delivers the thought-provoking story of what happened to the girl spared death in the first book… I loved the first book and this is a worthy successor. Tears were shed, emotions shredded and there is much to admire.”
Press Association (UK)