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If I Could Turn Back Time

A Novel

Beth Harbison


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Other Editions of This Title:
Digital Audiobook (7/27/2015)
Paperback (6/14/2016)
Library Binding, Large Print (9/1/2015)
CD-Audio (7/28/2015)


Told with Beth Harbison's wit and warmth, If I Could Turn Back Time is the fantasy of every woman who has ever thought, "If I could go back in time, knowing what I know now, I'd do things so differently..."

Thirty-seven year old Ramie Phillips has led a very successful life. She made her fortune and now she hob nobs with the very rich and occasionally the semi-famous, and she enjoys luxuries she only dreamed of as a middle-class kid growing up in Potomac, Maryland. But despite it all, she can't ignore the fact that she isn't necessarily happy. In fact, lately Ramie has begun to feel more than a little empty.

On a boat with friends off the Florida coast, she tries to fight her feelings of discontent with steel will and hard liquor. No one even notices as she gets up and goes to the diving board and dives off...

Suddenly Ramie is waking up, straining to understand a voice calling in the distance...It's her mother: "Wake up! You're going to be late for school again. I'm not writing a note this time..."

Ramie finds herself back on the eve of her eighteenth birthday, with a second chance to see the people she's lost and change the choices she regrets. How did she get back here? Has she gone off the deep end? Is she really back in time? Above all, she'll have to answer the question that no one else can: What it is that she really wants from the past, and for her future?

Praise For If I Could Turn Back Time: A Novel

“An enjoyable ride...Readers will want to pack this road-trip book in their beach bags.” —Booklist on Driving with the Top Down

“A fantastic summer read.” —RT Book Reviews on Driving with the Top Down

“Smart, funny, and unapologetically romantic.” —Publishers Weekly (starred) on Chose the Wrong Guy, Gave Him the Wrong Finger

“A lighthearted romantic romp.” —USA Today on Chose the Wrong Guy, Gave Him the Wrong Finger

“Harbison dazzles in her latest, a perfect blend of chick lit and women's fiction . . . Absolutely first-rate.” —Publishers Weekly (starred) on When in Doubt, Add Butter

“Delicious, just like dessert.” —People magazine on When in Doubt, Add Butter

“Touching, truthful, and profoundly satisfying.” —Jen Lancaster, New York Times bestselling author of Jeneration X on Always Something There to Remind Me

“Harbison continues to wow readers with her charm and genuine characters.” —Booklist on Hope in a Jar

St. Martin's Press, 9781250043818, 336pp.

Publication Date: July 28, 2015

About the Author

Beth Harbison is the New York Times bestselling author of Secrets of a Shoe Addict, Shoe Addicts Anonymous, Hope in a Jar and Thin, Rich, Pretty. She is also a serious product junkie, with enough lip glosses, shampoos, conditioners, and foundations to lube every car on the streets of suburban D.C., where she lives with her husband, two children and dogs.