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Confessions of a Shopaholic

Confessions of a Shopaholic

Book rating: 04 Paperback

By (author) Sophie Kinsella

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  • Publisher: Black Swan
  • Format: Paperback | 320 pages
  • Dimensions: 128mm x 194mm x 22mm | 240g
  • Publication date: 12 February 2009
  • Publication City/Country: London
  • ISBN 10: 0552774812
  • ISBN 13: 9780552774819
  • Sales rank: 91,195

Product description

This title was previously published as "The Secret Dreamworld of a Shopaholic". Meet Rebecca Bloomwood. She's a journalist. She spends her working life telling others how to manage their money. She spends her leisure time ...shopping. Retail therapy is the answer to all her problems. She knows she should stop, but she can't. She tries Cutting Back, she tries Making More Money. But neither seems to work. The stories she concocts become more and more fantastic as she tries to untangle her increasingly dire financial difficulties. Her only comfort is to buy herself something - just a little something ...Can Becky ever escape from this dream world, find true love, and regain the use of her Switch card? Confessions of a Shopaholic ...the perfect pick me up for when it's all hanging in the (bank) balance.

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Author information

Sophie Kinsella is a writer and former financial journalist. She is the number one bestselling author of Can You Keep a Secret?, The Undomestic Goddess and the hugely popular Shopaholic novels. She lives in London with her husband and family. She is also the author of several bestselling novels under the name of Madeleine Wickham, all published by Black Swan.

Customer reviews

By Naquita Smith 06 Apr 2013 5

This book is A-M-A-Z-I-N-G!! Very well written and highly ADDICTIVE!! Once I started reading this book I was totally HOOKED!! When purchasing this book be prepared to buy the entire series as each book gets better than the next. ;)


I disagree with the other reviewer that this book didn't live up to the movie. The movie well and truly let this book down.

By Hayley 15 Jan 2010 3

Do not be mistaken in thinking that this follows the motion picture that has been made as this book is very different. I found that I did not enjoy the book as much as the film and found it lacking in many aspects. It can be very confusing if you build your hopes up waiting for Rebecca Bloomwood to write her very funny columns in Successful Saving! However it is certainly worth reading to see whether you like it as you may enjoy it.

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"I almost cried with laughter" Daily Mail "This book is an indulgence that is definitely worth every penny" New Woman