Digging In: A Novel

Digging In: A Novel

by Loretta Nyhan

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ISBN-13: 9781503951709
Publisher: Amazon Publishing
Publication date: 04/01/2018
Pages: 252
Sales rank: 591,366
Product dimensions: 5.40(w) x 7.80(h) x 1.10(d)

About the Author

Loretta Nyhan was a reader before she was a writer, devouring everything she could get her hands on, including the backs of cereal boxes and the instruction booklet for building the Barbie Dreamhouse. Later, her obsession with reading evolved into an absolute need to write. After college, she wrote for national trade magazines, taught writing to college freshmen, and eventually found the guts to try fiction. Nyhan has cowritten two historical novels with Suzanne Hayes, Empire Girls and the Kirkus-starred I’ll Be Seeing You. Her solo work includes All the Good Parts and the teen paranormal thrillers The Witch Collector Part I and The Witch Collector Part II. When she’s not writing, Nyhan is knitting, baking, and doing all kinds of things her high school self would have found hilarious. Find her online at www.lorettanyhan.com.

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Digging In: A Novel 4.5 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 4 reviews.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Digging In by Loretta Nyhan tells the story of Paige who after losing her husband when he died in a car accident must dig herself out of her grief and learn to continue to live her life. This was a quick read and I liked the look into grief that a wife feels when she loses her husband and how she must learn to continue living. None of the characters really drew me into the story though. So it was a good read but not great.
Lilac_Wolf More than 1 year ago
A Lilac Wolf and Stuff Review Big thanks to NetGalley for letting me finally pick this one up. The cover on this one kept taunting me. I'd see it on NetGalley, here on Goodreads, and even on Amazon. So, when I saw it for the 20th time, I asked for it. And I am really glad I did. This story opened up like a warm fuzzy blanket. You can't help but like Paige, and your heart breaks a little for her. She lost her husband, and he was her anchor. She has a teenage son, and that's about it for a support system. Until one night she goes a little crazy and starts digging in her yard. Her life ends up opening up to all sorts of characters who liven up her life, and offer her a support system she didn't even know she needed. I just loved Loretta's writing here, and the characters really developed and it became it's own world for me. I can't remember the last time I finished a book this fast. I couldn't put it down. Thank you, Loretta! Please, keep writing, and I will keep reading.
LettyB More than 1 year ago
I didn't think I would love this book as much as I did. And I really did. The story is so genuine, heartwarming and funny and Paige is such a wonderful and very relatable character. My heart ached for her at times as she was doing the best she could with life and raising her 17 year old son after the death of her husband. I loved all of the characters in the book. They were quirky and authentic and I liked how their friendships developed mostly because of Paige's garden. This book moved me in a way that surprised me. It made me laugh and it made me tear up, especially reading the author's acknowledgments at the end. Overall, I found it to be a very delightful book and it is one that I will be highly recommending. Thank you to Lake Union Publishing and NetGalley for the advance review copy. All opinions are my own
lauriesophee More than 1 year ago
Loretta Nyhan is a new author to me, but this won't be the last book I read of hers. It's a fantastic, emotional, laugh out loud story of picking up the pieces of your life following the biggest, sudden loss you have to face and doing it YOUR way! Truly well done and a must read for anyone. Words to embrace each and every moment: "When you give something meaning, it's worth remembering. We filter out the stuff that doesn't touch our hearts."