Can You See Us Now?

Fiction - General
338 Pages
Reviewed on 02/21/2018
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Reviewed by Gail Kamer for Readers' Favorite

Have you ever thought, ‘I used to look that good,’ or ‘Am I invisible?’ Are you at ‘that age’ where your body seems to do whatever it wants, no matter what? Ever notice how men’s eyes seem to attach themselves to a young woman’s sexy, skinny body when they’re near, while you’re simply ignored? Been there, done that. Cheryl Benton shares the fictional lives of women at the menopausal age in Can You See Us Now? The women’s stories connect with actual events women face at this age (loved ones with Alzheimer’s, facing cancer, dealing with affairs, mistakes children make) and leave the reader with a message. Three women stick together through thick and thin. Lots of research suggests that a strong support system and social interaction aid in overcoming issues. Cheryl’s story leads us through their struggles.

I enjoyed the cliff hanger chapter endings and the surprising events for the characters. I also appreciated the theme of overcoming the fear of and the act of the aging process. Today’s world seems to focus on 'youth.' Cheryl Benton does not bash the male population and, in fact, demonstrates the true connection for love and friendship in a person’s life. Can You See Me Now? is an uplifting book that will inspire the reader. I suggest it for all female readers. Some stories help to deal with issues they face every day and others to connect better with friends who are in the midst of figuring out, 'What’s next for me?'

Jessica tabs

This book hooked me in the minute I read the first page. The connections between the 3 characters made the book come to life, and made u feel like u knew that character. 5/5 stars would highly recommend reading. Great themes.