This Time Tomorrow: A Novel

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Penguin, May 17, 2022 - Fiction - 320 pages
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“The pages brim with tenderness and an appreciation for what we had and who we were. I could not have loved it more."—Ann Patchett

“The kind of book that will make you laugh, make you cry, and make you call the people you love. Exceptional."—Emily Henry

"Delightful"Boston Globe

"Poignant"New York Times

What if you could take a vacation to your past?


With her celebrated humor, insight, and heart, beloved New York Times bestseller Emma Straub offers her own twist on traditional time travel tropes, and a different kind of love story.

            On the eve of her 40th birthday, Alice’s life isn’t terrible. She likes her job, even if it isn’t exactly the one she expected. She’s happy with her apartment, her romantic status, her independence, and she adores her lifelong best friend. But her father is ailing, and it feels to her as if something is missing. When she wakes up the next morning she finds herself back in 1996, reliving her 16th birthday. But it isn’t just her adolescent body that shocks her, or seeing her high school crush, it’s her dad:  the vital, charming, 40-something version of her father with whom she is reunited. Now armed with a new perspective on her own life and his, some past events take on new meaning. Is there anything that she would change if she could?
 

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User Review  - melaniehope - LibraryThing

Essentially this heartwarming story is about a father-daughter relationship. Forty-something Alice is trying to come to terms with the rapid decline of her father's health. On the night of her ... Read full review

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User Review  - bookworm12 - LibraryThing

Another sweet one to add to the mix of time travel books. It establishes rules quickly & makes sense without getting too bogged down. It reminds me of the movie About Time. It’s more about the ... Read full review

Contents

Section 1
8
Section 2
26
Section 3
32
Section 4
36
Section 5
56
Section 6
60
Section 7
90
Section 8
126
Section 10
160
Section 11
246
Section 12
252
Section 13
256
Section 14
272
Section 15
284
Section 16
286
Copyright

Section 9
134

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About the author (2022)

Emma Straub is the New York Times–bestselling author of four other novels—All Adults Here, The Vacationers, Modern Lovers, and Laura Lamont’s Life in Pictures—and the short story collection Other People We Married. Her books have been published in twenty countries. She and her husband own Books Are Magic, an independent bookstore in Brooklyn, New York.

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