Someday, Maybe

A Novel

English language

Published Nov. 2, 2022 by Harlequin Enterprises ULC.

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4 stars

Quite a rollercoaster; I’m so glad it’s over. Wish it had ended a little before it did.

That doesn’t mean it was in any way bad... just... painful, and probably not for the reasons you might think: suicide I can handle, but drama, not so much, and Eve the narrator is tiresomely self-obsessed. Most of the book is beautiful, insightful, emotionally raw; but a lot of it is tedious self-pity. I was often tempted to DNF it but kept going because holy shit can Nwabineli write. Even though the Eve we read about is annoying, the Eve who’s writing—the older wiser Eve who made it through—her voice is exquisite. She writes with awareness and humility and sometimes even a little chagrin; not to excuse traumatized-whiny-Eve but to ... here I’m not so sure ... to help us learn from her? This is a tremendously compassionate, intelligent, and even …

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