While studying for her Ph.D. in chemistry, Lisa Verge Higgins wrote and sold her first novel. Now an author of fifteen books, this opera-loving mother of three has been twice named to Barnes & Noble's General Fiction Forum for their top twenty novels of the year. Her stories about women's lives and women's friendships have been described by reviewers as "joyous, uplifting life lessons" that "inspire us to focus on what's really important in our lives." When not writing stories, Lisa works as a reviewer for The New York Journal of Books. She currently lives in New Jersey with her husband and their three teenage daughters, who never fail to make life interesting.
A new novel of women's friendship from the author of Random Acts of Kindness that will appeal to fans of Kristin Hannah, Luanne Rice, and Karen White.
"Characters that could have been stock (the rich girl, the Trekkie programmer) have a depth that is strengthened by relationships with family, boyfriends, the past, and, most important, friends."—Booklist on One Good Friend Deserves Another
"Higgins writes with grace and humor, reminding us to hold tight to the ones we love."—Luanne Rice, New York Times bestselling author of The Deep Blue Sea for Beginners on The Proper Care and Maintenance of Friendship
"Top Pick! 4 1/2 Stars! Higgins doesn't use flowery verse; she presents hard realities, dysfunction and, best of all, possibilities and hope...in a novel that you won't soon forget."—RT Book Reviews on Friendship Makes the Heart Grow Fonder