In Maybe in Another Life, a heart-wrenching and romantic novel from Taylor Jenkins Reid, two people who seem meant to be together are instead forced apart. Kate has always been the other woman; she’s never been good enough for her boyfriends’ families. When she meets Ethan—the man of her dreams, with a perfect life and pedigree that rivals even royals—all of that changes. Finally able to be herself around someone else, they fall madly in love and marry quickly. But just as their fairy tale begins to come true, those pesky family members manage to drive them apart by uncovering some long-buried secrets about Kate’s past… Alternating betweenKate and Ethan’s perspectives forty years into the future reveals not only how intricately bound they still are but also how decisions made early on can reverberate throughout our lives in ways we never expected.
For who is this book for ?
Maybe in Another Life is a romance novel by Taylor Jenkins Reid. The book alternates between the perspectives of two characters, Kate and Ethan, forty years into the future. It tells the story of their love affair and how decisions made early on can have far-reaching consequences.
- The alternating perspectives between the future and present give a well-rounded view of the characters.
- The story is heartbreakingly romantic.
- “Maybe in Another Life” will make you think about your own life and relationships in a new way.
- Only has 304 pages
- The point of view jumps around a lot
Learn more about the author
Taylor Jenkins Reid is the author of The Seven Husbands of Evelyn Hugo and Maybe in Another Life, which was selected as an Amazon Best Book of the Month. She lives in Los Angeles with her husband and daughter.
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