Add this aptly titled piffle to the ranks of pink-covered girl-centric fiction that has come sailing out of England over the last two years. At age 25, Rebecca. A new look for Becky I am absolutely delighted to reveal a brand new look for my Shopaholic books in the UK! Here are continue reading. Confessions of a Shopaholic Reader’s Guide. By Sophie Kinsella Sign me up to get more news about Women’s Fiction books. Please make a selection.

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Take me, for example. Totally unrelated to this book… but have you read Outlander by Diana Gabaldon? The first thing Becky does is size up what a person is wearing; she comforts herself by shopping. Page 1 of 1 Start over Page 1 of 1.

She spends pounds on three pairs of designer sunglasses she doesn’t need. See what I did there? I’ve been wanting to read this series for forever but was waiting for my library to finally add it. Sophie was born in London. I can only wonder how many fine novels have been suppressed so that this fatuous story can make it on to the bookshelves. Her predicament remains the same, but everything surrounding it changes.

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Jun 14, Kylie rated it did not like it Shelves: What more can you ask for in chicklit? Sandra Bullock as she is so funny and human and has long dark hair like me. As one might expect, the book is pretty much about shopping. Half way into the book I felt really sad because I know that there is so many people who this is their reality. I’m willing to forgive a lot in this book, but not the assumption that the only criteria of getting one’s life back together after repeated financial purging of one’s bank account and credit score is to be a good person.


Really all of Confesdion Kinsella’s books put me in a good mood. Also, I do not think the movie was better as it did not capture the humour and lovable characters in the novel. The book was written almost as a series of vignettes wherein Shopahoolic would set out with a plan and a bounce in her step only to fail in the most embarrassing and, subsequently, most entertaining way possible. Home Contact Us Help Free delivery worldwide.

Everywhere else fame and fortune is handed out mostly through cronyism, nepotism, or the decision is made in a boardroom somewhere. I appreciate your review Jen.

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One person found this helpful. They have plots that are driven by action or settings saturated with descriptive imagery. By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. Becky Bloomwood’s hilarious schemes to pay back her debts are as endearing as they are desperate.

I’d expected light and funny fare, but it was neither.

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I liked this boook, I found it fun and quite humorous. This book is not for readers who don’t know Gucci from Prada. It’s depressing and annoying. Is anyone else having the same problem? Her compulsive lying bothered me the most.

About these links Common Sense Media, a nonprofit organization, earns a small affiliate fee from Amazon or iTunes when you use our links to make a purchase. When women are depressed, they eat or go shopping. The main character, Becky, is shallow and self-absorbed, though by the end she’s a little less so. The fact that she is so majorly in debt is highlighted throughout the book by letters from banks and credit card companies attempting to get payment from her.


The way Becky justifies buying the things, in her mind. By continuing to use this website, you agree to their use.

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This was the only part of the book I liked boom all, because it showed more emotion shopaholkc depth in Rebecca, which I felt the story lacked up until this point. Sophie Kinsella has brilliantly tapped into our collective consumer conscience to deliver a novel of our times-and a heroine who grows stronger every time she weakens. Quotes from Confessions of a She loves to shop to the point of being obsessive and the plot is essentially her dealing with that as well as an interesting romance.

But none of her efforts succeeds.

Confessions of a Shopaholic

I did not, however, find myself smitten with Ms. Karen This book is about Becky Bloomwood, who works at a financial magazine but hates her job. Her only conffession is to buy herself something. It doesn’t help that the woman is surrounded by people who think the least of her. Surprise Me reveals that hidden layers in a close relationship are often yet to be discovered.