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 friend Gabby's guestroom. Shortly after getting back to town, Hannah goes out to a bar one night with her friend Gabby and meets up with her high school boyfriend, Ethan.
Just after midnight, Gabby asks Hannah if she's ready to go. A moment later, Ethan offers to give her a ride later if she wants to stay. Hannah hesitates. What happens if she leaves with Gabby? What happens if she leaves with Ethan?
In concurrent storylines, Hannah lives out the effects of each decision. Quickly, these parallel universes develop into radically different stories with large-scale consequences for Hannah, as well as the people around her. As the two alternate realities run their course, Maybe in Another Life raises questions about fate and love: Is anything meant to be? How much in our life is determined by chance? And perhaps, most compellingly: Is there such a thing as a soul mate?
Hannah believes there is. And, in both worlds, she believes she's found him.
'Entertaining and unpredictable; Reid makes a compelling argument for happiness in every life.' Kirkus (starred review)
Format: Paperback / softback
Number of Pages: 368
Publication Date: 7 Jul 2021
Publisher: Simon & Schuster Australia
Publication City, Country: East Roseville,Australia
Dimensions (cm): 19.8(H) x 12.8(W)
Author BiographyTaylor Jenkins Reid is the New York Times bestselling author of seven novels, including Malibu Rising, Daisy Jones & The Six, and The Seven Husbands of Evelyn Hugo. She lives in Los Angeles with her husband and their daughter.
Reviews'Entertaining and unpredictable; Reid makes a compelling argument for happiness in every life.' * Kirkus *
'Reid makes you think about love and destiny and then shows you the what could have been; I loved every word. A heartfelt, witty and scintillating journey from one parallel universe to another; Maybe in Another Life takes the concept of fate and makes it tangible and engrossing; I couldn't put this book down!' -- Renee Carlino, USA Today bestselling author
'Readers looking for a romance with a twist won't be disappointed.' * Library Journal *
'If you're dying for a perfect beach read ... Maybe in Another Life by Taylor Jenkins Reid.' * The Purist *