Sometimes dreams do come true—but not in the way we expect.
Spanning three generations and nearly one hundred years, this is a heart-wrenching story about love, loss, family—both blood and the people you choose, spiritual connection, and a dream coming true in an unexpected way.
In 1925, Margaret, born with a gift for music, is growing up in an abusive and unloving home, caring for her younger siblings and working hard on their dairy farm in Nova Scotia. She aspires to be a successful singer/songwriter but as life moves along and she settles in Alberta, it becomes less and less likely that she will ever achieve her dream.
In 2015, as Sarah is going through her parents’ belongings after their unexpected deaths, she stumbles across a box of transcripts of stories she told them when she was a child. The tales take on a more personal meaning when she falls in love with Alex, and as she spends time with his family, begins to feel a spiritual bond to Margaret.
How are these two women connected?
If I Could Live Again is an incredible novel that is guaranteed to move and inspire its readers from the very beginning to the very end. If I Could Live Again is an exceptional book written by C. Ingrid Deringer that entertained and captivated me from the start. If I Could Live Again was captivating to me from the start thanks to the premise of the story and the bewitching literature courtesy of the author, C. Ingrid Deringer who from the beginning hooked me with her fantastic story that stands out amongst its genre! It is rare to find a novel that combines the themes this book does, and that is refreshing to me, and it is even more challenging to discover a story that does not rely on cliches! And so that is why I already recommend this book to you lovely readers; however, if you need more convincing, then continue to read to learn more!
If I Could Live Again is a beautiful and exceptional novel that will take its readers on a stellar journey from start to finish. If I Could Live Again will take its readers on a journey that spans nearly a hundred years. The reader will be taken back in time to 1925 and it is here we meet Margaret, a talented singer who is growing up in an abusive home. Margaret dreams of fulfilling her dreams of becoming a singer-songwriter but life has other plans.
Fast forward to 2015 and the reader meets Sarah, who eventually learns of Margaret and feels a spiritual bond and this book lovers is the short premise of the incredible If I Could Live Again!
The premise of If I Could Live Again is exceptional, original, and beyond captivating! I loved the many themes and elements explored throughout the book, and all themes are explored by C. Ingrid Deringer wonderfully, and she does this by lacing these interesting themes throughout the text flawlessly and weaving them with the story. The result of this makes If I Could Live Again a highly addictive and fascinating read that is never once lackluster or predictable.
C. Ingrid Deringer is a phenomenal writer who knows how to grasp her reader’s attention from the first page. C. Ingrid Deringer decides to thrust her reader into the heart of the story straight away so that the reader is instantly captivated and immersed. I personally love this approach, what is the point of having a long build-up with little excitement? This is only necessary if the author in question can’t develop the characters in the story quickly, but with If I Could Live Again, the reader will not encounter this issue because C. Ingrid Deringer instantly develops her characters and makes the reader invest in not only them but also their journey!
To conclude my thoughts on the wonderful book If I Could Live Again, I would say If I Could Live Again is a wonderful, compelling, and thought-provoking novel that will easily entertain readers for many days and nights and so I, of course, have to award this stellar gem of a book five stars! So be sure to have a read of the preview below and check out this novel as it is great and should not be missed!
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