On Second Thought (Paperback)
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Read the book that has book clubs everywhere falling in love From the New YorkTimes bestselling author of If You Only Knew comes an irresistible, heartbreaking novel.Praise for On Second Thought "Higgins has perfect pitch when it comes to her upstate New York protagonistsand their expanded worlds that even extend to Brooklyn. Emotional depth is seared intoevery page along with wry banter, bringing readers to tears and smiles. Another hit forHiggins."--Library Journal, starred review "A captivating read about two sisters dealing with love, loss and newbeginnings. What sets this book apart is how one event changes both women's lives. Kate isrefreshingly frank in her inner monologue, and Ainsley is charmingly self-aware andwry."--RT Book Reviews, *5 STARS* Top Pick "Higgins' complex, witty characters will seem like close friends, and readerswill savor each and every page as they find that love comes in many different flavors andforms. Demand will be high for the latest from this women's-fictionstar."--Booklist, starred review Ainsley O'Leary is so ready to get married--she's even found the engagement ring herboyfriend has stashed away. What she doesn't anticipate is being blindsided by a breakuphe chronicles in a blog...which (of course) goes viral. Devastated and humiliated, Ainsleyturns to her older half sister, Kate, who's struggling with a sudden loss of her own.Kate's always been the poised, self-assured sister, but becoming a newlywed--and awidow--in the space of four months overwhelms her. Though the sisters were never close, shestarts to confide in Ainsley, especially when she learns her late husband was keeping asecret from her. Despite the murky blended-family dynamic that's always separated them, Ainsley's andKate's heartaches bind their summer together when they come to terms with the inevitableimperfection of relationships and family--and the possibility of one day finding loveagain.