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Kristan Higgins

Look on the Bright Side
by bestselling author Kristan Higgins


Save the Date! Join us for the launch event of Look on the Bright Side with Kristan Higgins on Tuesday, May 28.

For details about our upcoming event with Kristan Higgins, click here.

Kristan Higgins will sign your book and personalize it to you or the name you designate. You may also request a brief special message, such as Happy Birthday or Congratulations.

Kristan Higgins author photo

  • Messages may be no more than 8 words.
  • If you do not want your book personalized, please indicate that you would like an autograph only. Please note that if you do not indicate anything, Kristan will sign your book, but there will be no personalization.
  • Please note that personalization is at Kristan’s discretion.
  • Please do not make inappropriate requests.
  • Please note that quantities are limited, while supplies last.
  • You may also place your order by calling RJ Julia Booksellers at (203) 245-3959.
  • Signed, personalized copies are available to both U.S. and international residents.
  • Order deadline is May 27, 2024. Books will be shipped on May 28, 2024. Please note that we cannot guarantee arrival dates.

ALook on the Bright Side by Kristan Higgins

From the author of Pack Up the Moon comes a funny, romantic, and deeply moving novel about the unexpected rewards that come from life’s detours.

Lark Smith has always had a plan for her life: find a fantastic guy, create a marriage as blissful as her parents’, pop out a couple of kids and build a rewarding career as an oncologist.

Things aren’t going so well.

For one, the guy didn’t work out. Theoretically, she’d love to find someone else, but it hasn’t happened. Two, she’s just been transferred out of oncology for being too emotional. (Is it her fault she’s a weeper?) Three, her parents just split up.

Deviating from the plan was…well, not in the plan. A potential solution comes from the foul-tempered and renowned surgeon Lorenzo Santini (aka Dr. Satan). He needs a date this summer for his sister’s wedding. His ancient Noni wants to see him settled. In exchange, he could make a few introductions and maybe get Lark back into the field of her choice.

As a sucker for old people and fake relationships, Lark agrees. Teeny problem—she instantly falls for his big, warm family. Especially his estranged brother.

Meanwhile, Lark’s mom has moved in with Lark’s colorful landlady, Joy, and an unlikely friendship blossoms. The three women have a long summer and a big beautiful house on the ocean to figure out what’s next…and quite possibly learn that the best things in life aren’t planned at all.

Kristan Higgins is the New York Times, USA Today, and Publishers Weekly bestselling author of more than twenty novels, which have been translated into more than two dozen languages and have sold millions of copies worldwide. The happy mother of two snarky and well-adjusted adults lives in Connecticut with her heroic firefighter husband, cuddly dog, and indifferent cat.

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