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Book Launch: Abbi Waxman’s Christa Comes Out of Her Shell

April 16 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Join Abbi Waxman as she discusses her latest book in conversation with author Hilary Liftin

ABOUT THE BOOK
Just when she thought she’d gotten far enough away . . . a life-changing phone call throws an antisocial scientist back into her least favorite place—the spotlight. A hilarious and insightful new novel from the USA Today bestselling author of The Bookish Life of Nina Hill.

After a tumultuous childhood, Christa Liddle has hidden away, both figuratively and literally. Happily studying sea snails in the middle of the Indian Ocean, Christa finds her tranquil existence thrown into chaos when her once-famous father—long thought dead after a plane crash—turns out to be alive, well, and ready to make amends. The world goes wild, fascinated by this real-life saga, pinning Christa and her family under the spotlight. As if that weren’t enough, her reunion with an old childhood friend reveals an intense physical attraction neither was expecting and both want to act on . . . if they can just keep a lid on it. When her father’s story starts to develop cracks, Christa fears she will lose herself, her potential relationship, and—most importantly—any chance of making it back to her snails before they forget her completely.

ABOUT THE AUTHOR

Abbi Waxman is the USA Today bestselling author of I Was Told It Would Get Easier, The Bookish Life of Nina Hill, Other People’s Houses, and The Garden of Small Beginnings. She lives in Los Angeles, California, with her husband and three children.

ABOUT THE INTERLOCUTOR

Hilary Liftin is a ghostwriter/collaborator/book coach who has worked on sixteen New York Times bestsellers and counting. Hilary has also written three books under her own name. The most recent is Movie Star by Lizzie Pepper, a fictional celebrity memoir.

Before becoming a full-time writer in 2006, Hilary worked in the publishing industry for ten years. She lives in Sherman Oaks, which is not as far away as people in Hancock Park seem to think.

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Chevalier’s Books
133 North Larchmont Boulevard
Los Angeles,90004United States
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