At Face Value

on February 7, 2017

Ainsley, the heroine from On Second Thought, faces a problem a lot of people have faced—when the person you love dumps you. And not just dumps you, but blindsides you. There you are, assuming you’re both happy and in love, only to find that, whoops, no, that was just you. For Ainsley, this moment comes… Read More

Kristan Higgins

Kristan Higgins

Kristan Higgins is the New York Times, USA TODAY, Wall Street Journal and Publishers Weekly bestselling author of 15 novels, which have been translated into more than twenty languages. Her books have received dozens of awards and accolades, including starred reviews from Kirkus, the New York Journal of Books, Publishers Weekly, Romantic Times, Library Journal and Booklist. She is a two-time recipient of Romance Writers of America RITA Award and a five-time nominee for The Kirkus Prize.Kristan lives in Connecticut with her heroic firefighter husband, two atypically affectionate children, a neurotic rescue mutt and an occasionally friendly cat.

I Do, I Don’t . . . I Might Again

on March 22, 2016

There are plenty of bad marriages that beg for a bullet, but as you grow older and wiser you also come to realize that some great passionate marriages were not actually a mistake but rather done in by pride and stubbornness (sounds almost like an Austen title). Meant to be together in real life, or… Read More


on December 15, 2015

by Kristan Higgins Aside from my dad and grandfather’s pet names for me, I never really had a nickname. My sister and brother both struggled to say my name as tots and came up adorable mispronunciations of my name—Kree-Kree and Din-Din. (They’ve mastered Kristan by now, not to worry. Most of the time, anyway.) Otherwise,… Read More

The Myth of the Perfect Ex

on September 1, 2015

Did you ever listen to friend talk about the one who got away? That perfect guy who broke her heart but was so stinkin’ nice about it. They were so in love. They were amazing together! Life was so happy, right up until he dumped her. Or maybe, like me, you’ve been that person, left… Read More


on October 6, 2014

There is something so achingly wonderful about remembered heartbreak, isn’t there? Or maybe not. Maybe remembering that guy wakes up your inner Al Capone. I have an ex-boyfriend. It was the whole schmere—first love (for me, anyway), first relationship out of college. Figured we’d get married and all that good stuff. But no. Can you… Read More