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Someday Maybe

(Definitely Maybe #2)

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3.63  ·  Rating details ·  382 ratings  ·  76 reviews
Some guys are impossible to forget.

Rachel Daughtry has a 10-year plan that leaves no room for mistakes. Or not-so-serious boys—including Oliver Wentworth, the freshman boyfriend she's never forgotten. Now she's back in San Francisco with an awesome-slash-scary new job. Unfortunately, The Plan doesn't cover things like meeting her best friend's new “secret” guy...Oliver.

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Published October 20th 2014 by Entangled: Embrace (first published October 18th 2014)
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Beverly
Oct 14, 2014 rated it liked it
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Rachel and Oliver meet the day before classes start her freshman year of college. Rachel has a ten year plan, but decides to have one last night of fun before that plan begins. After their night of talking and the epic first kiss the next day, Rachel decides she can’t let Oliver go.


They date most of their freshman year, but end up breaking up when her grades begin to spiral out of control. Rachel knows that Oliver isn’t the problem, that it
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Mlpmom (Book Reviewer)
Sep 29, 2014 rated it really liked it
I absolutely adored London's modern retelling of Pride and Prejudice when she wrote Definitely, Maybe In Love so there was no way I was going to pass up the chance to not only get another dose of her great writing but also to get another modern twist of my second most favorite Austen's tale, Persuasion.

I so was not wrong to pick this up, I loved it from the very beginning and how could I not love Spring and Henry's cameo! Yay!

Oliver and Rachel were perfect, everything I would picture in a very
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Stacee
Oct 03, 2014 rated it it was amazing
Persuasion never seems to get the amount of love P+P does and that's a shame because it's an amazing story. This modern retelling of sorts was absolute perfection.

Rachel was a good MC. Yeah, she's got some issues, but who doesn't. Love love love Oliver {surprise, surprise}. He's deliciously swoony and so adorable. Sarah was also an excellent character. She really came across as vibrant. I didn't care much for Meghan -- but she was a perfect representation for Louisa.

The only bad thing I have t
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Mandy
Oct 10, 2014 rated it really liked it
Shelves: 2nd-chance, arc
Rachel and Oliver had a secret relationship freshman year of college. Oliver didn't fit into her 10 year plan so she ends things between them. Fast forward 6 years when she moves back to San Francisco and gets to meet her best friends new boyfriend. This was a really sweet second chance romance. I loved Oliver - he was such a sweetheart. I really liked the dynamics with all the friends. There were a few small things that I didn't like about this book but I can't leave that in the review because ...more
Allie
Sep 30, 2014 rated it really liked it
My thoughts: After falling in love with London's Pride and Prejudice adaptation, Definitely Maybe in Love , the moment that I heard she has another Austen adaptation coming out, I signed up! I'm hesitant to say that I enjoyed this more than Definitely Maybe, because I loved it so much, but it's close! This is the second in the "series" but it can definitely be read as a "standalone" novel.

Maybe it's because I'm not as familiar with Jane Austen's Persuasion (the Austen book that Someday Maybe is
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Erin
Sep 29, 2014 rated it really liked it
I really enjoyed this book! And much more than then first book in the series - definitely!

4.5 stars!
Three Chicks
Dec 15, 2014 rated it really liked it
4 Stars!
Review by Nicole Lorenzo

Rachel Daughtry has had a fear of the unknown since she was a young girl. This is why she makes her ten year plan that she refuses to stray from. Her future is too important to get distracted by boys and parties in college. But When Oliver Wentworth walks into her life all bets are off. Rachel finds herself falling hard and fast for Oliver and his easy going charming ways. For eight months they spend every possible minute together keeping their relationship quiet
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Maria Rose
Sep 29, 2014 rated it it was amazing
This reunited lovers romance is the story of Rachel and Oliver. Secretly involved in college, Oliver doesn't fit into Rachel's 10 year plan and when she breaks things off with him, it seems like the right thing to do to get things back on track. Only, she hasn't gotten over him, and when she returns to her home town, Oliver is there, now dating her best friend who never knew of their relationship before. Suddenly Rachel has to choose between letting Oliver go completely or admitting that she's n ...more
Beyond the Pages
Oct 01, 2014 rated it really liked it
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Bette Hansen
Oct 15, 2014 rated it really liked it
This is a really great story with tons of twists and turns. The pace of the story was a bit slow but the writing was great and the characters were fantastic. I loved Oliver from the start, Rachel took a while to grow on me with her insecurities and expectations. The secondary characters where hilarious and the humor made the book for me. This is one I highly recommend.
Jessica
Oct 17, 2014 rated it really liked it
Shelves: new-adult, reviewed
3.5/5 stars

After having read and enjoyed London's Definitely Maybe, which is a Pride and Prejudice retelling, I knew I had to read Someday Maybe! I haven't yet read Jane Austen's Persuasion, so I wasn't able to compare the two, but I am all about second chance romances! London has such a fun, cute writing style so her books are not only easy to read, but they are pretty fast paced as well. I did feel this one went a little TOO fast. Some of the transitioning seemed a bit abrupt and at times I fe
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Sheri (Tangled Up In Books)
Originally posted on my blog: Tangled Up In Books

I received a copy of this book from the publisher in exchange for an honest review. In no way did this sway either my review or my rating!

Being a fan of Jane Austen I've been drawn to this series at each release. I enjoyed her take on Pride and Prejudice with the first book in this series Definitely Maybe in Love and so with Persuasion being one of my all time favorite Jane Austen novels Someday Maybe was a no-brainer for me. I'm a sucker for a go
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Selenity Jade (Coffee Addicts Book Reviews)
I think most of us have had 'the one who got away' at one point or another in our lives. I have - still remember him occasionally - and so the synopsis of this book really appealed to me. Plus the cover was awesome. I was really excited to start this novel and I was extremely glad I did.

I was extremely worried about the fact Rachel meets Oliver again after so long while he is dating her best friend, but I was so ecstatic that Ophelia London handled that sooo well that I have no cause for compla
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Jennifer
Oct 07, 2014 added it
Shelves: earcs
So first off books like Someday, Maybe totally stress me out! Don’t worry it’s not a bad thing. I love Ophelia London’s writing and her way of investing me in the characters right away. So I’m stressed because I want things to work out for the characters right away. Of course that wouldn’t be much of a story.

Rachel is a very interesting character. It bothered me that she was letting her brother, Roger, have such an influence on her life. I have three older brothers and I can tell if any of them
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~Kate~
I never knew there was going to be another book in the Definitely Maybe series but once I found out I just had to read it even if it was new characters I didn't care. I was hoping that it was going to be just as good as the first one or even better but that wasn't to be...

I love this cover as it looks like it's a romantic scene and after reading the book I can even picture one of the scenes that this could be taken from. I like that it's similar to the first book but with it being about differen
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*P
Oct 12, 2014 rated it liked it
3 Star Review

This is London's second book in the Definitely, Maybe series. You do not need to read the first book as this is a stand alone. Rachel was a planner due to the difficulties her family faced when she was younger. Nothing was going to stand in the way of her 10 year plan for success, not even Oliver, the young boy who stole her heart in her first year of college. Making some poor choices and not wanting anyone to know they were dating affected Rachel and even though she felt very stron
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Sherry
Mar 31, 2015 rated it it was amazing
I read Someday Maybe, by Ophelia London, because the premise appealed to me. I didn’t realize it was a modern take on Persuasion, by Jane Austen, until after I’d already finished it. It’s probably a good thing for me, because I didn’t spend the story comparing and contrasting Austen’s characters with London’s. For me, this was the perfect book at the perfect time, emotionally charged but not overly dramatic, strong character connections and tons of chemistry but absolutely believable circumstanc ...more
Shannon Daniel
Oct 25, 2014 rated it really liked it
Someday Maybe

Ophelia London

4 stars

Are you where you thought you'd be 10 years ago? Did you have a "plan" for your life?

Rachel did. And no where in that plan does she have room for a boyfriend. She's focusing only on school and her future. She didn't have to worry so much before but now because of the economy she does. So no boys, no parties, no fun. Until she felt the strongest pull ever to a guy she's never met.

Oliver and she meet at the cafeteria And all of a sudden they're inseparable. Wel
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Karina Ramirez
Sep 29, 2014 rated it really liked it
Shelves: arc, new-adult
4 Solid Stars

This was my first time reading Ophelia London and I must say I definitely enjoyed this book.

It centers around Rachel and Oliver, sole mate who found each other before they were meant too. I seriously loved the flashbacks of Rachel and Oliver their freshman year of college, they were probably my favorite part of the entire book, Oh and Bruce the Moron.

Years later the two run into each other when Oliver starts dating Rachel's best friend .. awkward. There's definitely some OMG awkwa
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Shannon   The Romance Addict!
Oct 01, 2014 rated it really liked it
Shelves: second-chance
This is the first time I have read a book by Ophelia London. I liked her writing style. I was really looking forward to this book.

Now I don't think this book was bad or great I give it a 3.5 stars. I just felt the last 20% took way longe. I was hooked on this book as soon as I started. I ended up reading it straight Thur. I felt for Rachel. Wanting and not wanting someone for different reason. I also liked that secondary romance. I think it help the story, so in the end Rachel was more likable.
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Cheryl Sanders
Oct 29, 2014 rated it really liked it
Oliver and Rachel had an eight month relationship during freshman year in college. How was she to balance an all-consuming relationship and an 18 credit semester? She couldn't and her grades started to decline. She couldn't risk losing her scholarship so she decided to break up with Oliver and gave him no real answer as to why she was breaking the heart of the boy she loved so much. Now, it's seven years later and they meet again but this time he's dating her best friend.

This was a nice, easy fl
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Angie
Oct 20, 2014 rated it it was amazing
When I started Someday Maybe I was hoping it was going to be great like Definitely, Maybe in Love, but not the same. I wanted same fun story, but not a replica, and it wasn't at all! Oliver and Rachel's relationship was fantastic, heartbreaking, and a great reminder that true love knows no time. I admit, it was a little hard to read the flashbacks knowing, that at the beginning of the book, these two were not together. Ophelia did a great job at using those flashbacks to set the stage, and demon ...more
Rosemary K
Oct 30, 2014 rated it really liked it
Rachel Daughtry is driven to succeed. She has never recovered from the monetary loss her family suffered. Now that she's in college she's determined to study hard so that she can achieve financial security. That is until she meets Oliver Wentworth. They fall in love, even though they are opposites. Being with him is more important than her grades until she learns that she might be kicked out of school. She breaks up with him and her life becomes cold and bleak. What happens when fate brings them ...more
Michelle (Adventure in Bookland)
Someday Maybe is all about second chances, Rachel Daughtry and Oliver Wentworth dated Rachel’s freshman year at college. They were both head over heels in love with each other, but Oliver didn’t fit into Rachel’s 10 year plan, so she broke things off. Now it is almost seven years later and Rachel is back in San Francisco and finds out her best friend is dating Oliver! Leaving Rachel to figure out her feeling for Oliver and if/how she should tell her friend about their past.

I loved the concept of
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Irene
4.5 stars

Someday Maybe is a beautiful heartwarming read, I really enjoyed it.

I love second chance love stories, I enjoyed seeing Rachel and Oliver slowly reconnect and acknowledge the love they once shared was still there and that they were perfect for each other.
Sigh... so many happy feels =)

Ophelia London is on my faves/must read authors list and once again she has given us readers a beautiful and heartwarming love story, the characters were likable and you could relate to them.
I love this a
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Jessica Alcazar
ARC provided via NetGalley by Entangled Publishing, LLC for an honest review.

This was a really sweet second chance story. From the start, Oliver and Rachel had chemistry. Everything about them was special. From their first kiss, to their reunion, to every other encounter they had that led to the end of our story and their HEA :) This was the kind of book that grabs you from the very beginning and you just can't put it down because you MUST know what happens next! I'll be going back to read more
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Sheri
Jan 24, 2015 rated it really liked it
I really enjoyed this book. It is a retelling of Jane Austen's persuasion with a nice twist. Even though her family isn't thrilled with the guy its really more about the girl persuading herself that she can't be with the guy. The setting is San Francisco and both characters are early in their careers with strong friendships. The book is pretty short so there isn't a lot of character development. Even though the book is new adult its a PG13 read!
Jennie Machines
Sep 28, 2014 rated it it was amazing
Shelves: netgalley
Several years after the relationship and breakup that almost derailed her life, Rachel meets up again with Oliver.

This was a wonderful read. I did not read the first book in the series (and didn't really want to) but as I saw the books were about different characters I didn't think it was necessary; and it wasn't. This book was a warm, fun and cozy read that I absolutely adored.
Liza
Oct 04, 2014 rated it really liked it
Received an ARC for an honest review

Someday Maybe is an okay romance for me. I was left a little confused and my head is still up in the air. Sweet moments were present but I don't know about the "dream" parts. I just thought that they were a little misplaced on the book and it can stand out without those.

I hoped I got more of Oliver and Rachel's romance.
Cathy
Oct 22, 2014 rated it really liked it
A super addictive modern retelling of Persuasion. Since I haven't read Persuasion, I didn't know what to expect. Although I found some of the drama unnecessary, I was still glued to this book. Cute NA read and Oliver was definitely swoon-worthy, always a plus.
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