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Mission Viejo Friends of the Library Luncheon

Abbi Waxman MV FoL luncheon

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Friends of the Library Luncheon at the Mission Viejo Country Club; $85 ticket price includes three-course luncheon with choice of entrée’, no-host bar, Abbi Waxman talk on “The Bookish Life of Nina Hill” plus an autographed copy of the book,  fantastic silent auction items to bid on, door prizes and lots of laughs and fun!  All proceeds from this event will be donated to the Mission Viejo Library. 

Event Date: 
Sunday, November 10, 2019 - 11:00am
Address: 
Mission Viejo Country Club
26200 Country Club Dr
Mission Viejo, CA 92691
Books: 
The Bookish Life of Nina Hill Cover Image
$16.00
ISBN: 9780451491879
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Berkley - July 9th, 2019

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,