Review: Until There Was You

Until There Was You by Kristan Higgins 
Genre: Contemporary adult Romance
ISBN: 9780373776115
October 25th 2011 by HQN Books
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Rating: 5

Posey Osterhagen can't complain. She owns a successful architectural salvaging company, she's surrounded by her lovable, if off-center, family and she has a boyfriend—sort of. Still, something's missing. Something tall, brooding and criminally good-looking—something like Liam Murphy.

When Posey was sixteen, the bad boy of Bellsford, New Hampshire, broke her heart. But now he's back, sending Posey's traitorous schoolgirl heart into overdrive once again. She should be giving him a wide berth, but it seems fate has other ideas…

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I tore through this thing in like five hours... I stayed up until 4am reading. I love Kirstan Higgins so much. She's a good writer, she's funny, she's clever, her characters are awesome, and there's always a cute dog or cat. Sometimes both.

Also she rocks at writing kissing scenes. WOW!

The number-one thing I love about her novels is this: She writes these awesome contemporary romance novels, but she doesn't litter them with explicit sex, which I DON'T like to read (I mean really, I feel like I'm sneaking into a XXX movie when I read stuff like that. It's private, man! The characters don't want you to know what's going on under the sheets!).

Anyway, Until There Was You didn't disappoint. Liam was amazing, Posey was sweet, Nicole (the daughter) was adorable, and the family was family: a-typical in every way, funny, weird, and full of life. I love it. I wish I could keep this book forever instead of bringing it back to the library.

But hey, other people have to read it too, right?

Content/recommendation: Few occurrences of language, suggestion of sex. Ages 17+

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