Ivy and Abe
By Elizabeth Enfield
Ivy is always destined to meet Abe. But when is the RIGHT time? At school, as a free spirit in her twenties or when she is married…to someone else? Perhaps they meet when she is a widow in her sixties? Or maybe he remains a stranger, glimpsed only fleetingly. Ivy and Abe are soulmates. But what if they meet at the WRONG time, and fate and circumstance stand in Ivy’s way? Told over Ivy’s lifetime, across a series of alternate realities, Ivy & Abe is a story for anyone who has ever wondered ‘what if?’Tweet
I was thoroughly looking forward to reading this book because I thought it was going to be really memorable and one of those books that just wow me, but I was left a bit disappointed. Overall it’s okay and an easy read, but I didn’t feel hugely satisfied when I finished it.
I missed the novel being cohesive, and as it became a little repetitive, it didn’t really allow me the chance to warm to either character. As we needed so much background knowledge each time, their relationship often became lost in all the extra waffle.
I was hoping it was going to be more.