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Someday, Maybe

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Heartbreaking and full of expected triggers but lord what a book. I read slowly to immerse myself and it was really very good. Cathartic one may say. Thanks to NetGalley and the publisher!

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so much grief and pain in this one. it was captivating and overwhelming and heartbreaking. i felt completely immersed in grief; it was powerful.

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It took me a while to get through this but only because it is the type of book you don’t want to rush reading! The author used humor to write about a delicate topic and had me invested in the characters. Can’t wait to read more from this author.

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TRIGGER WARNINGS: Suicide, suicide ideation, grief/loss

Eve's husband committed suicide and her world STOPS. Her family stands with her while she works through her grief, and her mother-in-law works through her own grief using anger directed at Eve. And Eve has to learn to live again, particularly for the child they didn't know was coming.

I hated this book.

It is REALLY WELL WRITTEN. It is plotted perfectly, and Eve's grief screams off the page, and it's all-consuming. It's so perfectly written, which is why I hated pushing my way through it. It makes you live and breathe her grief with her. It makes you feel her terror at the thought of never seeing Q again. It makes you wonder how you'll manage if you're not the one to die first. It. Is. Awful.

It is grief.

This book feels like the author was working through her own grief, and pushed it all out in the form of a book. My heart goes out to her, and I hope she healed some while writing this.

This was the hardest book I read this year. If I were giving it a score for how much I enjoyed it, it would be a 1 star rating. But the book is so well written, I simply can't do that.

This will break some people. It will help and heal others.

I'm just glad I'm finished, because I can't mourn with Eve anymore, and I'm grateful of the relief that it was just a book, and I can walk away now.

I received an Advanced Reader Copy via NetGalley in return for sharing my thoughts on this book. Thanks to the author and publisher for this opportunity!

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Very heavy. Much more than I expected. A good read, but must be in a good headspace for it. Characters well developed

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I read this book for my book club and I 100% would not have picked it up due to the main topic.
It was not an easy read however I really enjoyed the writing style. The characters felt so real and relatable.
I would definitely be on the look out for new books by this author.

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Somedate, Maybe by Onyx Nwabineti was the first I've read from this author but certainly not my last. I loved the characters but most of all the pacing, especially for an avid reader my self.

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Thank you very much for the opportunity to read this book early! I really enjoyed it. I thought the writing was very well done, and the story kept me interested. I believe my students/patrons would also love this book and will be acquiring it for the library!

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Thank you! Thank you! Thank you! No spoilers. Beyond amazing I enjoyed this book so very much. The characters and storyline were fantastic. The ending I did not see coming Could not put down nor did I want to. Truly Amazing and appreciated the whole story. This is going to be a must read for many many readers. Maybe even a book club pick. Our library purchased and our patrons have been checking out and and enjoying the book. I see it is a popular book club choice as well we hope to have more oppurtinies to support authors like them

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First off please, please check CW before reading. This book was a gut wrenching look into a woman’s life who has lost her husband to suicide. Her pain just radiates off the page. It’s painful to read at times. But Nwabineli’s writing is so raw and visceral. It’s messy and you don’t always agree with the way the characters handle their grief. But this is a book that is going to stick with me.

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A stellar novel on grief, culturally rich. I loved the characters but the plot just didn't keep me going.

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I started this one and just couldn't get into it. I felt very disconnected from the characters. I might be an outlier on this, so if this synopsis resonates with you, give it a try!

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This could be a quick read, however, it is sad, filled with grief, an emotional roller coaster. I had to set it aside and take a walk or fix dinner to get it out of my head. Having suicides in my immediate family hit a little to hard dealing with Eve’s grief. Beautifully written, first person. Recommend for the strong at heart but be prepared to deal with Eve’s steps of grief.
Thank you NetGalley and Harlequin Trad Publishing, Grayson House for ARC read in exchange for my review.

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I received this as a ARC through Netgalley. This story is one so unique, emotionally charged and raw in the grieving process of family impacted by people who die by suicide. The author painfully depicted the messy and beautiful family dynamics we experience in grief and beautifully described angels and hope found in grief.

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god this wrecked me. so emotional and poignant. thanks netgalley & the publisher for the ARC, in exchange for an honest review!

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I received this book as a host copy for The Gloss. Although this book was very sad, I found it to be a beautiful and powerful telling of what it can be like to lose someone to suicide. Like many of my book club members, I found the book hard to read simply due to the topic of the book. There were many times when the book offered meaningful insight into grief and how suicide complicates the grieving process. I found this very relatable, which increased my connection with the character and enjoyment of the book. Although this book received mixed reviews from my book club, I am glad it was picked and would recommend it to other book clubs.

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I had a very hard time reading Someday, Maybe.. I was grieving the loss of my mother and it took me a very long time to finish this book. While I think it's important to write books depicting the grieving process, I found this book to be a bit too much. At some point the writing became repetitive. Someday, Maybe is well-written and emotional, but it was just too painful when I needed to book to help me heal.

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Although this book was amazing so far, I did have to DNF. I just wasn't in the right place mentally at the time to read it. I'll update my review when I can continue! Thanks so much to NetGalley and the publisher.

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This book was very emotional. It definitely immersed the reader in grief, but it was missing the exploration of healing/coping I would have liked to see.

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This was a touching story of a grieving woman and her family. Overall, I found the plot a bit repetitive, and would have enjoyed more exploration of the Quentin/Eve relationship and Quentin himself. There were plot tangents that could have been left out - like Eve's relationship with a man in her art class, which was unrealistic and cheapened the message of the book.

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