The Resource The bookish life of Nina Hill, Abbi Waxman

The bookish life of Nina Hill, Abbi Waxman

Label
The bookish life of Nina Hill
Title
The bookish life of Nina Hill
Statement of responsibility
Abbi Waxman
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
  • ""Abbi Waxman is both irreverent and thoughtful."--#1New York Timesbestselling author Emily Giffin The author of Other People's Houses and The Garden of Small Beginnings delivers a quirky and charming novel chronicling the life of confirmed introvert Nina Hill as she does her best to fly under everyone's radar. Meet Nina Hill: A young woman supremely confident in her own ... shell. The only child of a single mother, Nina has her life just as she wants it: a job in a bookstore, a kick-butt trivia team, a world-class planner and a cat named Phil. If she sometimes suspects there might be more to life than reading, she just shrugs and picks up a new book. When the father Nina never knew existed suddenly dies, leaving behind innumerable sisters, brothers, nieces, and nephews, Nina is horrified. They all live close by! They're all--or mostly all--excited to meet her! She'll have to Speak. To. Strangers. It's a disaster! And as if that wasn't enough, Tom, her trivia nemesis, has turned out to be cute, funny, and deeply interested in getting to know her. Doesn't he realize what a terrible idea that is? Nina considers her options. 1. Completely change her name and appearance. (Too drastic, plus she likes her hair.) 2. Flee to a deserted island. (Hard pass, see: coffee). 3. Hide in a corner of her apartment and rock back and forth. (Already doing it.) It's time for Nina to come out of her comfortable shell, but she isn't convinced real life could ever live up to fiction. It's going to take a brand-new family, a persistent suitor, and the combined effects of ice cream and trivia to make her turn her own fresh page"--
  • "Nina Hill's life may not seem like much, but for a person battling anxiety, it's more than enough. She enjoys her job at a bookstore and her small circle of friends. Until a visit from a lawyer changes everything ... The father that Nina never knew existed has died, leaving behind an enormous extended family. Nina now has innumerable sisters, brothers, nieces, nephews, and cousins all living within a twenty-mile radius--some welcoming and some not so welcoming, but all demanding her attention. If that's not enough, Nina's talent for worrying is taking the thrill out of falling in love. Tom, a fellow trivia nerd--who's totally into her--is obviously too good to be true. Everything is moving too fast for Nina. Caught in a whirlwind of new people, emotions and experiences, she feels the need to protect herself. But maybe opening her world--and her heart--is a risk worth taking"--
Summary
A confirmed introvert finds her simple life upended when the father she never knew passes away, revealing an enormous extended family that overwhelms her budding relationship with a fellow trivia buff
Theme
Storyline
Tone
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Character
Award
  • LibraryReads Favorites, 2019.
  • Loan Stars Favourites, 2019.
Assigning source
  • Provided by publisher
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http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10786272
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Waxman, Abbi,
Dewey number
813/.6
Index
no index present
LC call number
PS3623.A8936
LC item number
B66 2019
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Families
  • FICTION
  • FICTION
  • FICTION
Target audience
adult
Label
The bookish life of Nina Hill, Abbi Waxman
Instantiates
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Control code
1057305541
Dimensions
21 cm.
Edition
First edition.
Extent
332 pages
Isbn
9780451491879
Lccn
2018057848
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
  • n
Label
The bookish life of Nina Hill, Abbi Waxman
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Control code
1057305541
Dimensions
21 cm.
Edition
First edition.
Extent
332 pages
Isbn
9780451491879
Lccn
2018057848
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
  • n

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