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Maybe in Another Life
Maybe in Another Life
Author: Taylor Jenkins Reid
At the age of twenty-nine, Hannah Martin still has no idea what she wants to do with her life. She has lived in six different cities and held countless meaningless jobs since graduating college. On the heels of leaving yet another city, Hannah moves back to her hometown of Los Angeles and takes up residence in her best ...  more »
ISBN-13: 9781476776880
ISBN-10: 1476776881
Publication Date: 7/7/2015
Pages: 352
  • Currently 3.9/5 Stars.

3.9 stars, based on 24 ratings
Publisher: Washington Square Press
Book Type: Paperback
Other Versions: Audio CD
Members Wishing: 164
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Helpful Score: 1
The premise of the story started out interesting when you first meet the narrator, Hannah Martin. Though her life splits into parallel universes at a pretty random juncture: the choice to stay at a bar with an old flame, or to go on home.

The events that ensue from both choices tend to be pretty flat and predictable, particularly the ones that happened in both versions of Hannah's life, and I found myself bored at the halfway point. Hannah Martin herself wasn't all that interesting, I found her too shallow and emotionally immature to carry an entire book.

The story lost a lot of steam and didn't really make as much of the question of fate and destiny as it could have. It felt like a rather shallow treatment of what really was an excellent premise. Very different from AFTER I DO.

I give MAYBE IN ANOTHER LIFE a C+, but I'll definitely continue reading Taylor Jenkins Reid. I'm just glad this wasn't my first introduction to her, or I probably wouldn't want to read anymore.
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