If You Could See Me Now
Tender, magical and captivating – a story of family, friends, and the unlikeliest of romances from the No. 1 bestselling author, Cecelia Ahern.
What if love was right there in front of you – you just couldn't see it?
Elizabeth Egan is too busy for friends. As a reluctant mother to her sister Saoirse's young son Luke and with her own business to run, every precious moment is...more
I really, really liked the front cover for 'If You Could See Me Now', it was simple, natural, and actually depicts a huge part in the book. When I first saw it I thought it was lovely anyway because I love the thought of making a wish with dandelions and then blowing them to watch ...more
1. It is not a typical romance novel.
2. It is not to everyone's taste.
3. It's written for people with imagination.
4. It has made me laugh and cry in the most unexpected way.
5. It's 'sprinkled with magic'.
6. It taught me that sometimes you just need to let go and simply enjoy.
7. It is an indescribably touching story.
8. It made me want to have Ivan as best friend, if only for few days.
When I read the blurb, I had no idea there was a sense of magic about it. I just thought it was a normal chic-lit book that intrigued me, yet again. Oh, how wrong I was.
Ahern took me on a journey whereby I witnessed things I hadn't thought about since childhood. I was thrilled by the happiness, sucking me in wholeheartedly but I was ...more
Elizabeth Egan lives in a small Irish town and takes care of her nephew Luke. She's an interior designer and her life seems perfectly organized, but hectic. Into their lives comes Ivan, a sort of "professional imaginary best friend". They usually show up to help kids ...more
Elizabeth, an independent, fierce, rigid person, who is raising her carefree sister's six year old son, is on the pathway to a very lonely and loveless existence until she meets Ivan. Ivan turns out not to be who she thought he was, but tha ...more
But I must say it's If You Could See Me Now the one that has such an special place in my heart, words are just not enough to explain. See from the very first moment, I felt a connection ...more
There are no words to express how touching this story is.
I’ve read two books by Cecilia Ahern – P.S. I Love You and this. Both of them have touched my heart in a way rarely any book has.
If You Could See Me Now is a book which would make even the cynic of cynics sob like a baby.
Let me give you some background.
If You Could See Me Now is a gentle tale; a love story with a twist.
Elizabeth is a very uptight and no nonsense lady who has been stuck with her sister’s six year ...more
― Cecelia Ahern, If You Could See Me Now
Some people aren't into the whimsical. They like to stay grounded in reality and they like to know that what they're reading is concrete and is a variance on what their own life is like- or maybe someone they'd wish their life was like or maybe glad that it's not like ...more
If You Could See Me Now by Cecelia Ahern is a creative story that takes place in a cozy small town in Ireland. Elizabeth Egan whole life ha ...more
Although the end was quite disappointing because he stayed as imaginary, i still have to admit that I enjoyed the book a lot and I would love reading it over and over again. :))
I wouldn't b ...more
The message this book sends is wonderful. The world can be a truly magical place if we treat our time in it as such. Memorable, important, worthwhile. We worry too much about the wrong thi ...more
I would recommend this book for those who are searching for hope , for new beginning , cause it makes you see the world with a very different perspective .
The love is so pure & selfless , the innocence would feel your eyes , & the part where you know its going to be that way , you still want to believe in a miracle ,there is a very thin line betwe ...more
What would you do if you suddenly can see your nephew's imaginary friend?
At one point of time, Ivan (the imaginary friend of Luke, Elizabeth's nephew) falls in love with Elizabeth. But how could they live with each other, when Ivan is not even a real person?
I was crying when it came to the story of Opal, Ivan's mentor who falls in love with a real person.
OK, since I am to lazy to tag spoilers, and if you don't want any spoiler, stop reading here.
Since you will know how this story wil ...more
I got the book from my bookshelf and started reading the book...(duh!)
before anything else i would just like to say this, a quote from the book that was mentioned by one of the characters, and that is, GNIROB!(smiles)
You know the movie P.S. I Love You? yep. Cecelia Ahern is also the author of that book. This book "If You Could See Me Now" will also be made into a film. waaah! OK, i know i'm obsessing....but this book made m ...more
People forget they have options. And they forget that those things really don’t matter. They should concentrate on what they have and
not what they don’t have. And by the way, wishing and dreaming doesn’t
mean concentrating on what you don’t have, it’s positive thinking that encourages hoping and believing, not whinging and moaning.
Life’s kind of like a painting. A really bizarre, abstract painting.
You could look at it and think t ...more
Ais, que llorera más tonta me ha dado con esta historia... No ha sido la novela que más me ha gustado de esta autora, pero tiene unos personajes y situaciones taaan emotivas.
He empatizado enormemente con Elizabeth por su personalidad tan cerrada pero soñadora y esperanzada de sentir la libertad y el amor. Y la aparición de Ivan... es taaaan entrañable y pura en su inocencia Aunque se ve venir desde el inicio cómo acabará la historia, pues a pesar de tener un toque de fantasía, no estamos ant ...more
I am so let down with this book I couldn’t even finish it, which ...more
When Ivan from 'Ekam Eve ...more
This may just be the sweetest story I have ever read. I honestly didn't want this book to end.
Forget about the synopsis, wipe away any thoughts about what the book might be about and just start reading it.
This will forever be one of my favorite books of all time.
The book follows the journey of a very unique man Ivan who befriends a boy named Luke. Luke's mum is a flight dream chaser who is unable to fulfill the responsibilities of being a mother and leaves her son with her responsible sister Elizabeth, who believes in consistency and structure, and refuses to follow the ...more
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