Read Now That You Mention It Online Free - 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 she 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With a tough islander mother who's always been distant and a wild-child sister in jail, unable to raise her daughter--a withdrawn teen as eager to ditch the island as Nora once was--Nora has her work cut out for her if she's going to take what might be her last chance to mend the family.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 again.
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September 04, 2017
Just when I thought there was no way Kristan Higgins could steal my heart yet AGAIN—or hold me captive with her snarky humor, smart writing and endearing characters—she goes and does it. I know, what was I thinking? How can I consider myself an optimist at heart when I’m always waiting to be left...
September 28, 2017
This was my second novel by Kristin Higgins and I loved it! Kristin Higgins has a definite sharp humor in her novel and the characterization is on point my friends!
I started this book on Sunday and didn't get out of pj's all day! So, I've heard Higgins novels are known for romance but this one I...
December 05, 2017
Dr. Nora Stuart is not having a good day. She feels like she’s been hit by a mack truck – the crazy thing is, she’s actually been hit by a Van (sounds like the craziest thing ever right?!). When she wakes up in the Hospital, she overhears her ER Doctor boyfriend Bobby flirting with another...
December 02, 2017
3.5 This is just one of those novels, the ones I occasionally need to read when my life is stressed or as a nice, welcoming break between other heavy or intense books. Not that this doesn't tackle some heavy issues, but all in all it is a book that leaves one feeling hopeful, warm hearted. The se...
December 06, 2017
Traveling Sisters Group Read by Norma with Brenda, Melisa, Susanne, Diane, and Sarah
4 stars from Norma! This was my very first Kristan Higgins novel and I must say that I thoroughly enjoyed it. There were a few scenes within this novel that had me laughing so hard that my tummy hurt! Even thoug...
January 11, 2018
Nora Stuart grew up on Scupper Island, Maine, a small island three miles from the state’s coast and was shaped by two major events in her life: her father’s departure when she was 12-years old and pretty awful high school years. Her salvation was winning a competitive scholarship only available t...
January 11, 2018
Sometimes it takes a few years before you understand what you're worth. And who's worth your time."
It's official. I have my first five-star read of the year. And so well-deserved, too. I don't know how to review this book that would give it justice. It was hopeful, heartwarming and bre...
January 05, 2018
“Say a grizzly bear came down from Canada and bit off her arm. Mom would just shoot the bear, sew her arm back on with the thick black thread she used to sew our buttons back on when we were kids, then butcher the bear, make it into chili and use the skin as a rug.”
Doctor Nora Stuart goes home to...
January 03, 2018
If you're in the mood to sink into a cute and slightly quirky read that is mostly lighthearted fun, this is the book for you. I'm generally NOT a fan of romance, and while the book certainly has romantic moments, they're not overdone or even the backbone of the story itself. Yes, there's some rom...
December 03, 2017
This is my first time reading Kristan Higgins and wanted to read this book due to the glowing review from my pal Melissa.
This book definitely lives in a world of its own- there is a LOT going on here to the point where I wouldn’t know how to classify it as a genre - some romance, some darkness t...