Linda’s Book Obsession Reviews “The Bookish Life of Nina Hill” by Abbi Waxman, Berkley Publishing, July 9, 2019
Abbi Waxman, Author of “The Bookish Life of Nina Hill” has written a delightful, entertaining, enjoyable, charming, and witty novel. The Genres for this novel are Fiction, Women’s Fiction, Humor, and Romance. The author describes her colorful cast of characters as complex, complicated, quirky, delightful and dysfunctional.
Nina Hill works in a bookshop, engages in trivia night, and various bookish activities. Nina gets anxious easy, prefers being alone with her cat, and reading books. Nina has grown up never knowing her father, and is closest to her child caretaker, than her single mother. Nina also uses a planner and organizes her life in an efficient manner for herself. It should come as a shock that Nina doesn’t like surprises. She likes everything in order and predictable.
When it is brought to Nina’s attention that the father she never had known, has died and she is invited to the reading of the will, Nina is flabbergasted. Now it seems there are other members of this family. Will Nina’s life ever be the same? Will our Bookish Nina be able to make it to the reading of the will? One thing is for sure, Nina’s Bookish Life as she knows it holds many surprises.
This is an easy to read, heartwarming story that I highly recommend.