If You Could See Me Now (aka A Silver Lining)
If You Could See Me Now - aka A Silver Lining Author:Cecelia Ahern Elizabeth Egan's life runs on order: Both her home and her emotions are arranged just so, with little room for spontaneity. It's how she counteracts the chaos of her family -- an alcoholic mother who left when she was young, an emotionally distant father, and a free-spirited sister, who seems to be following in their mother's footste... more »ps, leaving her own six-year-old son, Luke, in Elizabeth's care. When Ivan, Luke's mysterious new grown-up friend, enters the picture, Elizabeth doesn't know quite what to make of him. With his penchant for adventure and colorful take on things large and small, Ivan opens Elizabeth's eyes to a whole new way of living. But is it for real? Is Ivan for real?
If You Could See Me Now is a love story with heart -- and just a touch of magic.
I thought this book was a wonderfully fun read. The characters seemed real and had real issues -- even the imaginary ones! The storyline was so much fun, and I had no idea how this one was going to turn out. I don't want to spoil it for anyone, so I'll just say that I loved how Ahern pulled out a happy ending, even though the characters did not necessarily get what they thought they wanted. This book was my first of Ahern's and has got me wanting more of her wit and humor.