Maybe in Another Life by Taylor Jenkins Reid – Taylor Jenkins Reid is a renowned author whose novels have gained worldwide recognition. She is the mastermind behind popular books like Daisy Jones & The Six and The Seven Husbands of Evelyn Hugo. Another addition to her collection is Maybe in Another Life, a thought-provoking story about life choices and the various paths we could take. This book is a must-read for anyone who enjoys Taylor Jenkins Reid’s work.
Book Review Maybe in Another Life
The main character in Maybe in Another Life is Hannah Martin, who is about to turn thirty and feels lost in life, both in terms of career and relationships. One night, while out with her friend Gabby, she meets Ethan, her high school sweetheart. As the clock strikes midnight, Hannah must choose between leaving with Gabby or staying with Ethan, a decision that will have a significant impact on her life. Maybe in Another Life explores the idea of different realities and the paths we could take.
As someone who enjoyed Taylor Jenkins Reid’s previous work, I was eager to read Maybe in Another Life. Despite being in a reading slump, I was hopeful that this book would break it, and it did not disappoint. If you enjoy stories about alternate realities or slip worlds, like the movie Sliding Doors, this book is a must-read. While I am not a fan of fantasy novels, I appreciated how Maybe in Another Life used an alternative pathway to show how our lives could turn out differently based on one simple decision.
The characters in Maybe in Another Life are well-rounded, and I found myself easily following their journey. Hannah is a relatable character, and her support cast, including her friend Gabby and love interests, added depth to the story. Themes of friendship, mistakes, the past, love, choices, ownership, and agency all played out seamlessly, making this book an easy read from beginning to end.
In addition to Maybe in Another Life, Taylor Jenkins Reid has written several other best-selling novels that readers may enjoy. Daisy Jones & The Six, for example, is a gripping story about a rock band in the 1970s, complete with s*x, drugs, and rock and roll. The Seven Husbands of Evelyn Hugo is another popular novel that explores the life of a Hollywood actress and her seven marriages. Both books have received critical acclaim and are worth adding to your reading list if you haven’t already read them.
Overall, Maybe in Another Life is a beautiful and moving story that explores the idea of destiny and the impact of life choices. Taylor Jenkins Reid’s writing is excellent, and her characters are relatable, making this book an enjoyable read. If you are a fan of Taylor Jenkins Reid’s previous work or are looking for a thought-provoking story about life choices, Maybe in Another Life is a must-read. And, if you’re looking for more of Taylor Jenkins Reid’s work, be sure to check out Daisy Jones & The Six and The Seven Husbands of Evelyn Hugo, both of which are fantastic reads.