Life and Other Inconveniences



From the New York Times bestselling author of Good Luck with That comes a new novel about a blue blood grandmother and her black sheep granddaughter who discover they are truly two sides of the same coin.Emma London never thought she had anything in common with her grandmother Genevieve London The regal old woman came from wealthy and bluest blood New England stock, but that didn t protect her from life s cruelest blows the disappearance of Genevieve s young son, followed by the premature death of her husband But Genevieve rose from those ashes of grief and built a fashion empire that was respected the world over, even when it meant neglecting her other son.When Emma s own mother died, her father abandoned her on his mother s doorstep Genevieve took Emma in and reluctantly raised her until Emma got pregnant her senior year of high school Genevieve kicked her out with nothing but the clothes on her back but Emma took with her the most important London possession the strength not just to survive but to thrive And indeed, Emma has built a wonderful life for herself and her teenage daughter, Riley So what is Emma to do when Genevieve does the one thing Emma never expected of her and, after not speaking to her for nearly two decades, calls and asks for help SEE LESS Best Read [ Life and Other Inconveniences ] By [ Kristan Higgins ] For Kindle ePUB or eBook – tiffanydaniels.co.ukLife and Other Inconveniences

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Life and Other Inconveniences  By Kristan Higgins IBN : 045148942X Format : Paperback – tiffanydaniels.co.uk
  • Paperback
  • 448 pages
  • Life and Other Inconveniences
  • Kristan Higgins
  • English
  • 15 September 2017
  • 045148942X

15 thoughts on “Life and Other Inconveniences

  1. says:

    At some point, we have to acknowledge that relationships are messier and farcomplicated than any romantic comedy would have us believe, that s just life And here, with her 19th release, Kristan Higgins does just that Life and Other Inconveniences quells those idealistic notions of love and life that all too easily take shape in our minds, opting instead for characters with candor, scarred hearts and a sense of resiliency Over the last few years, Higgins has pivoted away from the light a At some point, we have to acknowledge that relationships are messier and farcomplicated than any romantic comedy would have us believe, that s just life And here, with her 19th release, Kristan Higgins does just that Life and Other Inconveniences quells those idealistic notions of love and life that all too easily take shape in our minds, opting instead for characters with candor, scarred hearts and a sense of resiliency Over the last few years, Higgins has pivoted away from the light and fun love stories romances that have garnered hordes of fans in favor o...

  2. says:

    4.5 starsThis is the third book by Kristan Higgins I have read and she has now earned her place on my list of authors who I will just automatically read anything they write, I don t even have to be bothered reading the synopsis first to see if it interests me I truly love the stories she chooses to tell as well as I just feel at ease with the characters even if I don t necessarily have a lot in common with them Emma London hasn t talked to her wealthy grandmother, Genevieve London, ever since 4.5 starsThis is the third book by Kristan Higgins I have read and she has now earned her place on my list of authors who I will just automatically read anything they write, I don t even have to be bothered reading the synopsis first to see if it interests me I truly love the stories she chooses to tell as well as I just feel at ease with the characters even if I don t necessarily have a lot in common with them Emma London hasn t talked to her wealthy grandmother, Genevieve London, ever since she kicked her out of the house when Emma was a pregnant teenager Emma struggled to put herself thru school and provide for her daughter, Riley, all as a single mother and despite the odds against her managed to create a pretty darn good life for the both of them She is shocked though when out of the blue she gets a call from her grandmother begging her and Riley, the grandchild she has never met, to come live with her for the summer So many valid reasons fo...

  3. says:

    3.5 stars thank you to Berkley publishing for this ARC pretty darn good.

  4. says:

    How do you review a book that moved you beyond words time and time again How do you do justice to a story that you never wanted to end and nearly cried that you had to say goodbye to these characters I m going to do my bestKristan Higgins was a new to me author last year when Good Luck with That was recommended to me Upon finishing this book and naming it to my top 10 of 2018 list , I immediately ran out to read her backlist, loving each oneandWhen I heard comparisons to Gilm How do you review a book that moved you beyond words time and time again How do you do justice to a story that you never wanted to end and nearly cried that you had to say goodbye to these characters I m going to do my bestKristan Higgins was a new to me author last year when Good Luck with That was recommended to me Upon finishing this book and naming it to my top 10 of 2018 list , I immediately ran out to read her backlist, loving each oneandWhen I heard comparisons to Gil Girls for Life and Other Inconveniences, I knew I was going to love ...

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    Things have never been easy for Emma When her mother died, her father deposited his 8 year old daughter at his mother s home, and Genevieve raised her granddaughter Until she got pregnant at 18 then Genevieve kicked her out and she went to live with her mother s father, where the two of them raised her daughter, Riley Emma supported herself through school with a variety of jobs until she finally got her counseling degree Out of the blue, after no communication for many years, Genevieve, that Things have never been easy for Emma When her mother died, her father deposited his 8 year old daughter at his mother s home, and Genevieve raised her granddaughter Until she got pregnant at 18 then Genevieve kicked her out and she went to live with her mother s father, where the two of them raised her daughter, R...

  6. says:

    Emma hasn t had the easiest of lives After her mother committed suicide when she was 8 years old, Emma s dad dropped her off at her grandmother, Genevieve s house and never returned for her Emma s relationship with her grandmother was never warm or nurturing by any means, but at least she was there for Emma when she needed a motherly figure But when Emma falls pregnant shortly after high school, Genevieve gives her an ultimatum, resulting in Emma leaving It s been over 16 years since Emma s Emma hasn t had the easiest of lives After her mother committed suicide when she was 8 years old, Emma s dad dropped her off at her grandmother, Genevieve s house and never returned for her Emma s relationship with her grandmother was never warm or nurturing by any means, but at least she was there for Emma when she needed a motherly figure But when Emma falls pregnant shortly after high school, Genevieve gives her an ultimatum, resulting in Emma leaving It s been over 16 years since Emma s seen her grandmother and her and her daughter, Riley, live in Illinois She gets a call from Genevieve out of ...

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    Find all of my reviews at StarsI wouldn t say I actively avoided Kristan Higgans, but I will say as a person whose name is on A LOT of books on the paperback rack near the checkout lanes at the local Wal Mart she wasn t someone who was high on my list of must read authors That s where they keep the James Pattersons blech Then she wrote a book about fat women that got everyone s panties all up their butts and I decided that was something I needed to re Find all of my reviews at StarsI wouldn t say I actively avoided Kristan Higgans, but I will say as a person whose name is on A LOT of books on the paperback rack near the checkout lanes at the local Wal Mart she wasn t someone who was high on my list of must read authors That s where they keep the James Pattersons blech Then she wrote a book about fat women that got everyone s panties all up their butts and I decided that was something I needed to read When offered an advanced copy of Life and Other Inconveniences I jumped all over it without even bothering to see what it was about first Imagine my delight when I discovered it was one of my fave tropes the maybe you can go home again The story here starts with a phone call Emma receives from her estranged...

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    I won this book on a Goodreads first reads giveaway.I m not really sure what to say about this other than I thought it was as the stars say okay.There was a lot going on here, which I m not entirely sure was a good thing Somehow this book managed to feel both over and underwhelming at the same time between the constant virtue signaling, the information dump about people s backgrounds, and how everyone living on the same block seems to suffer from some rare disease it s a lot to swallow and I won this book on a Goodreads first reads giveaway.I m not really sure what to say about this other than I thought it was as the stars say okay.There was a lot going on here, which I m not entirely sure was a good thing Somehow this book managed to feel both over and underwhelming at the same time between the constant virtue signaling, the information dump about people s backgrounds, and how everyone living on the same block seems to suffer from some rare disease it s a lot to swallow and sort out.We re treated the POVs of multiple different characters, Emma a single mother, Riley her teenage daughter, Genevieve the pretentious grandmother, Clark the flighty father, and Miller a single dad So, it s a lot to take in as it is It doesn t help that the story isn t consistently moving forward One chapter is about Emma in the present, then the next chapter is about Miller doing something with his daughter...

  9. says:

    Kristan Higgins is one of my very favorite summer reading authors and I was thrilled to have the opportunity to read an advanced reader copy of her August 2019 book release Life and Other Inconveniences is a heartwarming story that is filled with family dynamics, love, heartache, and hope.Life and Other Inconveniences involves four generations of a family, the ties that bind and the complexities of past choices and how they affect relationships today Higgin s offers multidimensional characters Kristan Higgins is one of my very favorite summer reading authors and I was thrilled to have the opportunity to read an advanced reader copy of her August 2019 book release Life and Other Inconveniences is a heartwarming story that is filled with family dynamics, love, heartache, and hope.Life and Other Inconveniences involves four generations of a family, the ties that bind and the complexities of past choices and how they affect relationships today Higgin s offers multidimensional characters, diverse relationships and the ability to weave real life issues into her plotlines While this is a fun and engaging read, Higgins is also able to provide a level of depth that makes her writing thought provok...

  10. says:

    Charming, endearing, and emotionally moving this heartwarming, generational story was like an old friend I enjoyed visiting.Normally I enjoy speed reading through a story in a few days, where as with this lovely novel I wanted to luxuriate in Filled with strong women, timeless emotional c...

  11. says:

    I received a copy of this title via NetGalley It does not impact my review Kristan Higgins has been one of my favorite authors for a long time I ve read all of her Romance books multiple times and they never fail to lift my mood Higgins writing has evolved over the last few years, though, as she s moved into the Women s Fiction market She is still an excellent writer, perhaps evenpopular now than ever, but I have to admit I don t love the books of her newer genre as much as her backl I received a copy of this title via NetGalley It does not impact my review Kristan Higgins has been one of my favorite authors for a long time I ve read all of her Romance books multiple times and they never fail to lift my mood Higgins writing has evolved over the last few years, though, as she s moved into the Women s Fiction market She is still an excellent writer, perhaps evenpopular now than ever, but I have to admit I don t love the books of her newer genre as much as her backlist.Life and Other Inconveniences is a multi generational story focusing on the lives of Emma, her estranged grandmother Genevieve, and her daughter Riley In addition to their POVs, there are a couple chapters from Genevieve s son and Emma s father, Clarke, and Miller, a widower single father and Emma s new love interest I felt like there was kind of a lot to keep track of, even though there wasn t a lot actually happening The story is heavily character driven and t...

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    I ve privately dubbed this author s ability to explore tragedy and difficult relationships while maintaining great humor the Higgins Magic This book is no exception What I found most interesting with this story is that it examines how, very often, the impressions we have of a person based on their behaviors and choices aren t always accurate.I love stories about broken people, and this one is chock full of them If you ve read any of this author s books, you know you can count on heartwarmin I ve privately dubbed this author s ability to explore tragedy and difficult relationships while maintaining great humor the Higgins Magic This book is no exception What I found most interesting with this story is that it examines how, very often, the impressions we have of a person based on their behaviors and choices aren t always accurate.I love stories about broken people, and this one is chock full of them If you ve read any of this author s books, you know you can count on heartwarming humor and a large cast of fully developed characters You also know you will end up feeling the satisfaction of seeing characters you care about overcome their ...

  13. says:

    4.5 STARS Life and Other Inconveniences by Kristan Higgins was powerful, gripping, and utterly gut wrenching Emma London hasn t been back to Connecticut in 17 years Her grandmother, Genevieve is dying and wants her to come home They haven t talked inthan a decade, the last time they did things didn t end well This is the same grandmother who raised her at the age of 8 but lacked showing her any love and affection She was always told to mind her manners and act proper Everything chang 4.5 STARS Life and Other Inconveniences by Kristan Higgins was powerful, gripping, and utterly gut wrenching Emma London hasn t been back to Connecticut in 17 years Her grandmother, Genevieve is dying and wants her to come home They haven t talked inthan a decade, the last time they did things didn t end well This is the same grandmother who raised her at the age of 8 but lacked showing her any love and affection She was always told to mind her manners and act proper Everything changes when Emma gets pregnant at 18 and she s kicked out and completely cut off.Genevieve is a regal, proper, lady of society Once a former high end fash...

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    I started reading this book and as each character was introduced I began to form the opinion that this was a very unlikable group of characters except for one, Riley.I ll be very truthful and say I really didn t like these women who were so stuck in the past that they were just plain stupid Well, half ways through the book I began to warm up to these characters It was a very slow process but it did happen In fact, I even had to pick up a tissue at one point which completely surprised me when I started reading this book and as each character was introduced I began to form the opinion that this was a very unlikable group of characters except for one, Riley.I ll be very truthful and say I really didn t like these women who were so stuck in the past that they were just plain stupid Well, half ways through the book I began to warm up to these characters It was a very slow process but it did happen In fact, I even had to pick up a tissue at one point which completely surprised me when I remembered how I initially felt about these characters I m always proclaiming that a book must have characters that I feel something for, love or hate, just make me feel some emotion and...

  15. says:

    ARC received courtesy of Berkley PublishingThis book.I don t even know where to begin This one will pull at every heart string as it pulls you into the lives of Genevieve London s family She is 85, has learned that she will be dying a terrible death and she wants her granddaughter to come to her Genevieve is a ludicrously wealthy woman She started her own business after tragedy struck her twice as a young mother Those tragedies gave her a stone heart Her granddaughter, Emma, lives in Ch ARC received courtesy of Berkley PublishingThis book.I don t even know where to begin This one will pull at every heart string as it pulls you into the lives of Genevieve London s family She is 85, has learned that she will be dying a terrible death and she wants her granddaughter to come to her Genevieve is a ludicrously wealthy woman She started her own business after tragedy struck her twice as a young mother Thos...

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