On Second Thought Author:Kristan Higgins Ainsley O’Leary is so ready to get married -- she’s even found the engagement ring her boyfriend has stashed away. What she doesn’t anticipate is being blindsided by a breakup he chronicles in a blog…which (of course) goes viral. Devastated and humiliated, Ainsley turns to her older half sister, Kate, who’s struggl... more »ing with a sudden loss of her own.
Kate’s always been the poised, self-assured sister, but becoming a newlywed -- and a widow -- in the space of four months overwhelms her. Though the sisters were never close, she starts to confide in Ainsley, especially when she learns her late husband was keeping a secret from her.
Despite the murky blended-family dynamic that’s always separated them, Ainsley's and Kate’s heartaches bind their summer together when they come to terms with the inevitable imperfection of relationships and family -- and the possibility of one day finding love again.« less