A new novel of women's friendship from the author of The Proper Care and Maintenance of Friendship.
While studying for her Ph.D. in chemistry, RITA finalist Lisa Verge Higgins penned twelve romance novels under her maiden name. She lives in New Jersey with her husband, an attorney, and their children.
"The Proper Care and Maintenance of Friendship is a lovely
novel with moments of deeply moving insight into what it means to
be a mother, a wife, and a friend. Read it and share it with your
own friends-you'll be glad you did!"--Nancy Thayer, New York
Times bestselling author of Beachcombers on The
Proper Care and Maintenance of Friendship
"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
"Engaging . . . Higgins scores with a richly told story of what every girl wants, and the friends who'd sacrifice everything to help her get it."--Publishers Weekly
"Full of humor, love, and life lessons, this is an uplifting and satisfying novel that lingers long after the last page."--Elizabeth Noble, bestselling author of The Reading Group and The Girl Next Door on The Proper Care and Maintenance of Friendship
"Get the first 'Best Read' of 2011...a love story about what it really means to be a friend."
--Debbie Haupt, B&N General Fiction Book Club on The Proper Care and Maintenance of Friendship
"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