If You Could See Me Now

If You Could See Me Now

Book - 2005
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Everything in Elizabeth Egan's life has its place, from the espresso cups in her gleaming kitchen to the swatches and paint pots of her interior design business. Order and precision keep life under control, and keep Elizabeth's heart from the pain and hurt she has suffered in the past. Being a reluctant mother to her six-year-old nephew while trying to keep her business on track is a full-time job for Elizabeth, and one that leaves little room for error, or fun. Until, one day, Ivan unexpectedly comes into their lives. The mysterious Ivan is carefree, spontaneous and always looking for adventure, everything that Elizabeth is not. Ivan meets the love of his life before she even sees him, and how he teaches her that life is only worth living when it's blindingly colourful and the occasional mess. Yet just when Elizabeth is starting to trust him, it turns out that Ivan isn't at all who she thought he was. Playful and at times intensely moving, this is a novel about how seeing isn't always believing.
Publisher: London : HarperCollins, c2005
ISBN: 9780007198887
Branch Call Number: AHE
Characteristics: 330 p. ; 24 cm


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Aug 08, 2016

I've read half of How To Fall in Love and it's really good so I guess the other books are to

Jul 14, 2016

This was the first book by Cecelia Ahern that I've read, and it brought me a lot of tears. The story is so precious, yet heart-wrenching. Perfectly written, with the loveliest mix of characters. Not my type of genre, to be honest, but this book is just great.

Aug 01, 2014

Thoroughly enjoyed this book. Very touching and a wonderful message. Ceceia Ahern is a very talented writer.

May 22, 2012

I had this as a book on CD. The narrator had a wonderful accent that added to this book. Good story, and I loved the characters.

Apr 06, 2012

Very interesting theme and definitely a unique way of getting an idea across and inspiring people to think and reflect on their own lives and how to appreciate those around you.
Spellbinding from beginning to end and very imaginative author!!
loved it!!

Mar 08, 2012

I like Cecelia Ahern's book. But I have been putting this book up and down, not able to finish it. I love the storyline. I guess I don't like the main character, Elizabeth very much.

Sep 20, 2011

Cute story! I really enjoyed this one :)

Jun 06, 2011

Really nice read and it was actually nice to see that it wasn't a book where the impossible becoems possible.

Cute, heartwarming, light read. Perfect after a hard day.

Nov 06, 2010

This is my favourite Ahern novel. Its such a lovely, heartwarming story with all the magic we've come to expect from her.

Dec 18, 2009

I LOVED this story - listened to it on cd which made it ever better.

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Jul 14, 2016

Elizabeth is a strong, independent woman. But she's not happy and she can't bring herself to accept that. Yet. She's trying her hard against the chaotic world all around her, and that's what Ivan was part of at first. Just her nephew's imaginary friend, a little nuisance to her realistic, orderly day-to-day life. But oh. did Ivan and his magical charms turn out to be more than that. . .

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