Maybe This Time by Jill Mansell
Kindle Edition, 336 pages
Expected publication: June 4th 2019 by Sourcebooks Landmark
About the Book:
Is there ever a perfect time for love? When Mimi Huish first visits her dad's new home in the Cotswolds, she falls in love with Goosebrook and the people who live there. There's Paddy, with his electric-blue eyes and seductive charm. Friendly and funny Lois makes Mimi laugh. And seriously gorgeous Cal Mathieson is welcoming and charismatic. Though Mimi loves her city life and her career, she'd be very happy to return to Goosebrook if it means seeing more of him. Life is about to take some unexpected and shocking twists and turns. And Mimi's path and Cal's are set to cross again and again—but will it ever be the right time for both of them?
Not even a thank-you. She won’t write, she won’t phone.
When I read that bit of dialogue, after helping a pregnant sheep no less, I just knew I was going to love this book.
I loved the diversity of the characters, the witty sarcasm. This book is more than a fun love story or a tragic book, it is something people can relate to and enjoy. The author illustrates everyday life with a lot of humour, within well organised chapters and in very readable way.
Maybe This Time was an interesting story and enjoyable read. It is about self-confidence, mutual support, coming-of-age, family relationships and more. The characters are well designed and I personally enjoyed Mimi and the new friends she meets along the way. Even Though the plot was a bit predictable I kept reading because the book is really well-written and I fell in love with the characters.
The author nails womanhood and romance and the writing is solid, with a likable and relatable protagonist. I definitely recommend adding this to your summer reading list, especially if you are looking for something quick and fun to read.
Thank you NetGalley, Jill Mansell and Sourcebooks Landmark for the opportunity to read this book in exchange for an impartial review; all opinions are my own.