On Second Thought

On Second Thought

Large Print - 2017 | Center Point Large Print edition.
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"Despite the murky blended-family dynamic that has always separated them, Ainsley's and Kate's heartaches bind them together when they come to terms with the inevitable imperfection of relationships and family--and the possibility of one day finding love again"--Provided by publisher.
Publisher: Thorndike, Maine : Center Point Large Print, 2017.
Edition: Center Point Large Print edition.
Copyright Date: ©2017
ISBN: 9781683242956
1683242955
Branch Call Number: Large Print HIG
Characteristics: 583 pages (large print).

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mynovelesquelife
Jun 14, 2019

RATING: 4 STARS
​​2017; HQN/HarperCollins
(Review Not on Blog)

I have not read Kristan Higgins in a long while and was happy when this audio hold came in. This book is about two sisters who find themselves going through upheaval at the exact same moment. I loved that the audio had two narrators so it was easy to tell which sister was speaking. The two narrators were very different. I liked the one that narrated Ainsley's part as it was just like her upbeat and easy to listen to. The narrator for Kate was a bit too dramatic, which is unlike Kate. The story was realistic with a contemporary-romance flair (ie: HEA) and that is why I read them :)

***I received an eARC from EDELWEISS***

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mjk236sb
Sep 14, 2018

Great story about families, love lost and love found. I liked the characters (with the exception of Eric) and wanted to know about their stories and where their lives ended. Good read.

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bookworm48
Jun 19, 2018

Love this author. I've read most of her books. Good story line, kept me reading. Although I enjoyed it, I have to agree with previous comment about the switching back and forth between the sisters stories.
As always, humor, a dog, mixed with lots of emotion.

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AnneCarolineDrake
Mar 15, 2018

A friend who hosts the World's Best Book Club (it really is ~ check it out on Facebook) in New Zealand recommended Kristan Higgins. On Second Thought was first on my list.

Fabulous story about love and loss. Great characters. I laughed out loud several times and cried a bit too. Gram-Gram is a hoot.

The author's penchant for switching between Katie and Ainsley's stories with each chapter was annoying for me.

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PaulaSuzanneLee
Jun 10, 2017

Loved! this book! Couldn't put it down - but didn't want it to end. Such a good good book.

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vera_16_51
Jun 07, 2017

I loved this one! I couldn't stop reading and was very sorry to finish the book. I know I will re-read it.

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JEbbett
May 16, 2017

One of the best books I ever read - in fact I re-read just two weeks later because I loved it so much. There are poignant and sad moments interspersed with a dry witty humor that has you laughing out loud.

BostonPL_LauraB Jan 30, 2017

Nearly perfect novel! Well-balanced and well-written. A good story with easy-to-root-for characters.

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stephaniedchase
Jan 09, 2017

Funny, charming, and a tear-jerker, all rolled up into one. Fans of early Jennifer Weiner will love.

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