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I Was Told It Would Get Easier by Abbi Waxman

I Was Told It Would Get Easier

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I Was Told It Would Get Easier by Abbi Waxman
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Jun 16, 2020 | ISBN 9780451491893
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“Waxman shines at creating characters that feel like best friends, inspiring compassion, laughs, and cheers, and fans of Katherine Center and Linda Holmes’ Evvie Drake Starts Over (2019) will adore this.”Booklist

Praise for The Bookish Life of Nina Hill


“Move over on the settee, Jane Austen. You’ve met your modern-day match in Abbi Waxman. Bitingly funny, relatable and intelligent, The Bookish Life of Nina Hill is a must for anyone who loves to read.”—Kristan Higgins, New York Times bestselling author of Life and Other Inconveniences

“Meet our bookish millennial heroine—a modern-day Elizabeth Bennet, if you will… Waxman’s wit and wry humor stand out.”—The Washington Post, on The Bookish Life of Nina Hill

“Abbi Waxman offers up a quirky, eccentric romance that will charm any bookworm…. For anyone who’s ever wondered if their greatest romance might come between the pages of books they read, Waxman offers a heartwarming tribute to that possibility.”–Entertainment Weekly, on The Bookish Life of Nina Hill

 “It’s a shame The Bookish Life of Nina Hill only lasts 350 pages, because I wanted to be friends with Nina for far longer.”—Refinery29

“I hope you’re in the mood to be downright delighted, because that’s the state you’ll find yourself in after reading The Bookish Life of Nina Hill.”—PopSugar

“The Bookish Life of Nina Hill will put a smile on your face the entire time you’re reading it. It’s a light, fun summer read with a cast of colorful and lovable characters that you wish were real and that you had on your trivia team. This book is the perfect beach read or pick-me-up for a cloudy day.”—Hypable

“[A] quirky, sweet story.”—Woman’s World, on The Bookish Life of Nina Hill

“In this love letter to book nerds, Waxman introduces the extraordinary introvert Nina Hill…. With witty dialogue and a running sarcastic inner monologue, Waxman brings Nina to vibrant life as she upends her introverted routine and becomes part of the family. Fans of Jojo Moyes will love this.”—Publishers Weekly, on The Bookish Life of Nina Hill

“Waxman has created a thoroughly engaging character in this bookish, contemplative, set-in-her ways woman. Be prepared to chuckle.”—Kirkus Review (starred review), on The Bookish Life of Nina Hill

“Book nerds will feel strong kinship with the engaging, introverted Nina Hill, who works in a bookstore, plays pub trivia, and loves office supplies… Readers will be captivated by Nina’s droll sense of humor.”—Booklist (starred review), on The Bookish Life of Nina Hill

“…charming and relatable for any introvert who would rather pass time with fictional characters than people, but will rise to the occasion with the right support.”—BookTrib, on The Bookish Life of Nina Hill

“Book lovers will absolutely relate to the central character in Abbi Waxman’s third novel.”—O, The Oprah Magazine, on The Bookish Life of Nina Hill

“If you relate to staying in and JOMO (joy of missing out), you’ll relate to Nina.”—Betches, on The Bookish Life of Nina Hill

“[F]ast, light, and fun.”—Modern Mrs. Darcy, on The Bookish Life of Nina Hill

Praise for Abbi Waxman

“Brilliant. Simply brilliant. The Garden of Small Beginnings is funny, poignant, and startling in its emotional intensity and in its ability to make the reader laugh and cry on the same page . . . I loved this book!”—Karen White, New York Times bestselling author of the Tradd Street Novels

“This is my favorite kind of book—hilarious, sad, joyful. Beautifully written. Fun. I dare you not to enjoy it.”—Julia Claiborne Johnson, author of Be Frank With Me

“Meet your new favorite writer.”—The Daily Beast

“Waxman’s skill at characterization . . . lifts this novel far above being just another ‘widow finds love’ story. Clearly an observer, Waxman has mastered the fine art of dialogue as well. Characters ring true right down to Lilian’s two daughters, who often steal the show.”—Kirkus Reviews (starred review)

“Kudos to debut author Waxman for creating an endearing and realistic cast of main and supporting characters (including the children). Her narrative and dialog are drenched with spring showers of witty and irreverent humor.”—Library Journal (starred review)

“The Garden of Small Beginnings is a quirky, funny, and deeply thoughtful book.”—HelloGiggles

“Waxman’s voice is witty, emotional, and often profound.”—InStyle (UK)

“This novel is filled with characters you’ll love and wish you lived next door to in real life.”—Bustle 




 
 

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