Author Spotlight: Kristan Higgins!

Posted by Lorelei

New York Times bestselling author Kristan Higgins will be our special guest at the Lorelei’s Lit Lair: Let’s Talk Romance via Skype!

Learn some fun facts about the charismatic and super friendly, Kristan Higgins!

1. What genres do you write?
Women’s fiction and romantic comedy
 2.Coffee or tea lover?
3 Name one thing on your bucket list
4. Do you have pets?
Willow, doggy mutt
Luther, doggy mutt
Huckleberry: magnificent cat god
5. When I wake up every morning I… tell everyone in the house about my exciting dreams, even though they try not to listen.
6. Do you have any hobbies or particular skills?
I’m a baby whisperer, a champion bed-maker and a pretty good baker.
7. Weirdest or unique thing you own.
This Christmas, my daughter gave me a little cardboard box containing one of her toenails, that came off when she banged her toe. So yeah, that’s the weirdest. For now, anyway.
8. What do you hope readers will experience or gain when reading your stories? 
Laugh, cry, laugh again, and feel like they’ve made a friend.

About Kristan Higgins

Kristan Higgins is the New York Times, USA TODAY, Wall Street Journal and Publishers Weekly bestselling author of 18 novels, which have been translated into more than two dozen languages and have sold millions of copies worldwide. Her books have received dozens of awards and accolades, including starred reviews from Kirkus, The New York Journal of Books, Publishers Weekly, Library Journal and Booklist. She is a five-time nominee for The Kirkus Prize for Best Work of Fiction, and her books regularly appear on the lists for best novels of the year of many prestigious journals and review sites.

The proud descendant of a butcher and a laundress, Kristan lives in Connecticut with her heroic firefighter husband, two long-lashed children, a couple of frisky rescue dogs and an occasionally friendly cat.
Follow Kristan on Facebook and Twitter, or visit her website.

 Now That You Mention It

One step forward. Two steps back. The Tufts
scholarship that put Nora Stuart on the path to becoming a Boston
medical specialist was a step forward. Being hit by a car and then
overhearing her boyfriend hit on another doctor when he thought she was
dying? Two major steps back.
Injured in more ways than one, Nora feels her
carefully built life cracking at the edges. There’s only one place to
land: home. But the tiny Maine community she left fifteen years
ago doesn’t necessarily want her. At every turn, someone holds the
prodigal daughter of Scupper Island responsible for small-town drama and
big-time disappointments.
With a tough islander mother who’s always been
distant and a wild-child sister in jail, unable to raise her daughter—a
withdrawn teen as eager to ditch the island as Nora once was—Nora
has her work cut out for her if she’s going to take what might be her
last chance to mend the family.

But as some relationships crumble around her,
others unexpectedly strengthen. Balancing loss and opportunity, a dark
event from her past with hope for the future, Nora will discover
that tackling old pain makes room for promise…and the chance to begin

Articles by Kristan Higgins:

Publishers Weekly Soapbox “Never Read a Romance? Grow Up”

Huffington Post -“What We Teach Our Sons”


If you’re attending Lorelei’s Lit Lair- Visit with Kristan Higgins via Skype  on October 24th, 2019 and would like to ask Kristan a question, please post it in the comments. I hope to see you there!