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If You Could See Me Now [Paperback]

Cecelia Ahern
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Book Description

1 Mar 2012

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 made to count.

But with Saoirse crashing in and out of their lives, leaving both her sister and her son reeling, Luke and Elizabeth are desperately in need of some magic.

Enter Ivan. Wild, spontaneous and always looking for adventure, in no time at all Ivan has changed Elizabeth in ways she could never have imagined. But is Ivan too good to be true? Has Elizabeth opened her heart only to risk it being broken again?


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Product details

  • Paperback: 432 pages
  • Publisher: Harper; (Reissue) edition (1 Mar 2012)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0007260814
  • ISBN-13: 978-0007260812
  • Product Dimensions: 13.2 x 19.7 cm
  • Average Customer Review: 3.9 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (222 customer reviews)
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: 8,369 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)

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Before embarking on her writing career, Cecelia Ahern completed a degree in journalism and media studies. Her first novel, PS, I Love You was one of the biggest-selling debut novels of 2004 and a number one bestseller. Her successive bestselling novels are Where Rainbows End, If You Could See Me Now, A Place Called Here, Thanks for the Memories, The Gift and The Book of Tomorrow. PS, I Love You became an International box office success, starring Hilary Swank, was a box office hit. Cecelia has also co-created the hit American television comedy series Samantha Who? In 2008 Cecelia won the award for Best New Writer at the Glamour Women of the Year Awards. Cecelia lives in County Dublin.

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'There's more than a touch of fairytale about Cecelia Ahern's novels…thanks to a liberal sprinkling of magic… A must for die-hard romantics' Glamour

‘A beautifully written love story’ Closer

‘An enchanting, unexpected love story’ You

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'There's more than a touch of fairytale about Cecelia Ahern's novels…thanks to a liberal sprinkling of magic.' Glamour

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 made to count.

But with Saoirse crashing in and out of their lives, leaving both her sister and her son reeling, Luke and Elizabeth are desperately in need of some magic.

Enter Ivan. Wild, spontaneous and always looking for adventure, in no time at all Ivan has changed Elizabeth in ways she could never have imagined. But is Ivan too good to be true? Has Elizabeth opened her heart only to risk it being broken again?

As for Ivan, he thought he was there to help Luke not Elizabeth - or himself….

'Enchanting and unexpected' You

'A gem' Heat

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35 of 38 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Beautiful! 12 Dec 2005
By A Customer
Format:Hardcover
I have read & immensely enjoyed Ceclia Ahern's previous 2 books (PS, I Love You & Where Rainbows End) & was desperate to get my hand on this one when it was released. And I wasn't disappointed - it was so wonderfully different to some of the mush on the shelves these days and I fell in love with all the characters right away. The storyline could almost be described as a grown-up fairytale which allows you to escape into a a fantasy world where we all have imaginary friends watching over us! I thought the whole book was lovely from start to finish (and I did not want it to finish!) - I would recommend it to anyone!
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5.0 out of 5 stars Fantastic read 17 Nov 2013
By Aisha
Format:Kindle Edition|Verified Purchase
If you loved PS I Love you, then you will love this book. I just kept wanting to read more and more of the book and not wanting to put my kindle down, but when I did I would look forward to reading again.. Cecilia Ahearn has a great imagination I love her style of writing.. I would recommend this book to anyone can't wait to read the next one now..
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3.0 out of 5 stars Her kooky style at its best 19 Sep 2007
Format:Paperback
Like `A Place Called Here', Cecilia Aherne takes a lost women and follows her journey of reconnection with a dose of `magic' thrown in. Somehow she never loses the reader; we even find ourselves caring about what happens to an imaginary friend.

Some may prefer the down to earth, true to life 'P.S. I Love You', and might find this book difficult to connect with properly, but in that case you're half proving the point of the story - that we can get so stuck in the mundane reality of everyday life, we don't allow ourselves to let go sometimes.

The secret to Aherne's success is her ability to weave in inventive, out-of-the-ordinary scenarios, that at the heart of them hold moving and affecting issues we all struggle with. Not to mention her easygoing style of writing and pin sharp observation of human interaction.

I particulary like the author's use of visual imagery in her writing, and that her (often flawed) heroines are as far from the typical big city PR girl types as you can get.
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1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Perfect 22 July 2013
By Sandra
Format:Paperback|Verified Purchase
Love Cecelia Ahern. Fantastic writer have read all of her books and would reccomend every single one. Great book, great writer.
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4 of 5 people found the following review helpful
4.0 out of 5 stars Friends in the Most Surprising Places 22 Jun 2009
Format:Paperback
Elizabeth Egan is a buttoned up, unappreciated martyr to her family. At the outset of If You Could See Me Now, she is almost unbearably unlikeable. She has the care of her nephew, Luke, due to his mother's instability, and she has no idea, or interest, as to how to relate to this little boy. Enter Ivan.

Ivan has a very special way of looking at the world, and a special way of being seen. He breaks things down into the segments that truly matter, and throws the rest away. His gentle good humor breathes life and humor into this book, and provides a new way to look at life, if one cares to see it.

If You Could See Me Now is not by any stretch a demanding read. What you get out of it, however, depends on what you bring to it. I found some home truths that will stick with me for a lifetime, which makes this novel well worth the time it took to read. I was reminded that life is what we make of it, and that we must choose to find joy, and not lock ourselves away from it. These are simple truths, but so easy to forget. I'm grateful to Ms. Ahern for the reminder.
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4.0 out of 5 stars A wonderful easy read 4 Aug 2014
Format:Kindle Edition
If you could see me now is a lovely read. In typical Ahern style she takes a topic, in this case an imaginary friend, and puts a different slant on it. In some cases this can come across as silly and immature but that is part of the magic...making an imaginary friend plausible and real. Ivan is real in the story, Luke and Elizabeth have a lovely relationship with him. Cecilia has a way of making imaginary things, places , myths real and bringing to life, in this particular story the imaginary friends, with their own personalities and problems the team of friends support each other whilst sorting other people with their issues. A wonderful easy read, which does not have the predictable ending that I anticipated.
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5.0 out of 5 stars A real feel-good book 8 Mar 2009
Format:Paperback
I read this author's other book "P S I love You" and thought I would try her other novels. This book is absolutely lovely, part romantic novel and part fairy tale. You can relate to the main character in the book, she is not perfect in any way but is trying her best. Ivan comes into her life just when she needs him most. He is fun loving and childlike and makes her see her life in a different light.
After I had read the book it made me look around me and appreciate all that life has to offer, especially the small everyday things. What more could you wish for in a novel? Easy to read, makes you smile and then to remember it long after you read it.
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3.0 out of 5 stars Would make a great children's book.. 7 Jan 2006
By Katie H
Format:Paperback
I think the beauty of Cecelia Ahern's books is that she has a great imagination and always comes up with original ideas for stories, I've read and enjoyed her previous two books.
That said, I couldn't help feeling that I was reading a story written by a schoolgirl when I read this book - although I realise that the point of the story was for us to suspend disbelief and believe in magic, I did find that the childish tone started to irritate me slightly towards the end.
I hope I'm not too cynical (I love Harry Potter!) but I really think I would have enjoyed this book far more as a teenager.
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5.0 out of 5 stars Five Stars
Favourite book ever - a must read.
Published 2 days ago by Bella167
5.0 out of 5 stars Five Stars
Great thanks
Published 8 days ago by Mrs. J. E. Britton
5.0 out of 5 stars Enchanting
Probably my favourite story by Cecelia, I didn't want to put it down. I felt the emotions of the characters and loved the ending. A book I could read again and enjoy.
Published 12 days ago by Don
5.0 out of 5 stars Five Stars
good quality in a very clean state
Published 13 days ago by Hoppy
5.0 out of 5 stars Fantastic
What an absolutely fabulous story, it kept me enthralled from start to finish. I highly recommend this book to everyone.
Published 16 days ago by KR
5.0 out of 5 stars Five Stars
Absolutely loved this book.
Published 18 days ago by Louise Blyth
4.0 out of 5 stars A lovely, lovely read
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I have to admit that I felt a touch apprehensive at reading what was my first adult novel for some time, not to mention... Read more
Published 1 month ago by Big Book Little Book
2.0 out of 5 stars Very disappointing
Managed 64% before giving up. So disappointed as have enjoyed many of Cecelia's books. A childish feel to the story and although I appreciated the message to embrace and enjoy... Read more
Published 1 month ago by Larundel
5.0 out of 5 stars Stick with it
Struggled to get in to this one of Cecelia's to begin with. But returned to it a couple of days later and was lost in yet another fabulous creation of hers x
Published 1 month ago by Mrs Camel Hunt
5.0 out of 5 stars magical
Couldnt put it down fantastic tale of magic for everyone. Loveable characters wish i had an invisible friend like ivan
Published 1 month ago by ash
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