In Some Other World, Maybe: A Novel by Shari Goldhagen – Early Excerpt

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In Some Other World, Maybe

In Some Other World, Maybe: A Novel by Shari Goldhagen
Published by St. Martin’s
Pub Date: January 13th 2015
Pages: 272
Format: Hardcover | Source: Publisher
Genres: Adult FictionContemporary
Buy the book! | Goodreads

In December 1992, three groups of teenagers head to the theater to see the movie version of the famed Eons & Empires comic books.

For Adam it’s a last ditch effort to connect with something (actually, someone, the girl he’s had a crush on for years) in his sleepy Florida town before he leaves for good.

Passionate fan Sharon skips school in Cincinnati so she can fully appreciate the flick without interruption from her vapid almost-friends—a seemingly silly indiscretion with shocking consequences.

And in suburban Chicago, Phoebe and Ollie simply want to have a nice first date and maybe fool around in the dark, if everyone they know could just stop getting in the way.

Over the next two decades, these unforgettable characters criss-cross the globe, becoming entwined by friendship, sex, ambition, fame and tragedy. A razor-sharp, darkly comic page-turner, In Some Other World, Maybe sheds light on what it means to grow up in modern America.

Today I’m happy to share with you guys an early excerpt from IN SOME OTHER WORLD, MAYBE!



Jess @ Gone with the Words

One Response to “In Some Other World, Maybe: A Novel by Shari Goldhagen – Early Excerpt”

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    Wow, that was such a great excerpt! I really like the 3rd person omniscient POV which I haven’t read quite like this for a while, and Shari Goldhagen’s writing style. I feel that I already know so much and feel so much for these characters when essentially all I got from each of them in this excerpt was equivalent to a short story.

    Framing it around one movie in the past is really cool, getting to see how each of the characters around the country go to the movie for different reasons. It really connects the characters already so that there *is* a reason to care about all of them even at such an early stage because they all share something.

    I’m really excited to see how the charters will connect in the future! The time-period references were cute, too. Definitely going on my TBR!

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