If Only I Could Tell You

If Only I Could Tell You Review

Audrey's family has fallen apart. Her two grown-up daughters, Jess and Lily, are estranged, and her two teenage granddaughters have never been allowed to meet. A secret that echoes back thirty years has splintered the family in two, but is also the one thing keeping them connected.

As tensions reach breaking point, the irrevocable choice that one of them made all those years ago is about to surface. After years of secrets and silence, how can one broken family find their way back to each other?

Title:If Only I Could Tell You
Edition Language:English

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    If Only I Could Tell You Reviews

  • Nilufer Ozmekik

    5 stars to the writing, story development, pacing3 stars to the characters Lily and JessSo final decision: 4 heart-breaking, tear jerker, emotionally heavy, poignant, memorable, dysfunctional stars!As...

  • Irena BookDustMagic

    Trigger warning: this book talks about serious illness, miscarriage, suicide…If Only I Could Tell You is a book everyone talked about still in 2018, even though it officially came out few days ago.M...

  • Berit???

    Hannah Beckerman has written a supremely emotional story, seriously this book should come with a box of Kleenex! This book did not break my heart it tore it out of my chest, chewed it up, spit it out,...

  • ? ? ? ? ? ? ? (semi-hiatus)

    DNF @ 31%Shoot! I should’ve read trigger warnings of this book first. I knew there might be some unexpected things but I’ve never thought that it would include THISSS. God. I can’t unread what ...

  • Jennifer ~ TarHeelReader

    Oh, how I love an emotional story of family. Audrey’s Family is a mess. Her daughters, Jess and Lily, no longer speak to each other, and her granddaughters have never met.There’s a secret that div...

  • Amanda

    A very intriguing start. Sisters Jess and Lily are getting ready for school when Lily goes into the spare room which she was asked not to. We don’t know what she sees but it causes the sisters to be...

  • Gabby

    This is one of the saddest books I’ve ever read. It actually made me feel psychically depressed at times while reading this. This is a contemporary story that follows this mother Audrey, and her adu...

  • Denise Reed

    This was my BOTM for September, and I wanted to love it, as I am sucker for these broken family dramas, but this one was just way too over the top for me.SLIGHT SPOILER ALERT -- This book covers way t...

  • Bjrn

    If only I could like this book more.Foreshadowing is a potent tool. Very potent. Unfortunately this book uses it the way a three-year old talks to a parent:"Daddy, I saw!""What did you see?""If only I...

  • Ceecee

    I don’t think I was in the right frame of mind for this book but I’m not sure if I ever would be. Note to self - read blurbs more carefully. This brought back too many memory of watching my mother...