Can You Keep a Secret?
With the same wicked humor, buoyant charm, and optimism that have made her Shopaholic novels beloved international bestsellers, Sophie Kinsella delivers a hilarious new novel…Secrets from her mother: I lost my virginity in the spare bedroom while Mum and Dad were downstairs watching Ben-Hur.... show more
With the same wicked humor, buoyant charm, and optimism that have made her Shopaholic novels beloved international bestsellers, Sophie Kinsella delivers a hilarious new novel…Secrets from her mother: I lost my virginity in the spare bedroom while Mum and Dad were downstairs watching Ben-Hur. Sammy the goldfish in my parents’ kitchen is not the same goldfish that Mum gave me to look after when she and Dad were in Egypt.From her colleagues: When Artemis really annoys me, I feed her plant orange juice. (Which is pretty much every day.)Secrets she wouldn’t share with anyone in the world: My G-string is hurting me. I have no idea what NATO stands for. Or even what it is.Until she spills them all to a handsome stranger on a plane. At least, she thought he was a stranger. But come Monday morning, Emma’s office is abuzz about the arrival the company’s elusive CEO. Suddenly Emma is face-to-face with the stranger from the plane…
Publish date: March 23rd 2004
Publisher: The Dial Press
Pages no: 400
Edition language: English
, European Literature
, British Literature
, Adult Fiction
, Contemporary Romance
, Womens Fiction
, Chick Lit
I was able to get through enough of this book to see that this could have been a fun read, but I was so annoyed by the first-person-present-tense that I couldn’t force myself to continue beyond the first few chapters. DNF at 40 pages. I was reading this for the 2017 Romance Bingo, for the New Adul...
Ugh, how can so many people adore this book? I made it to 11% before I remembered life is way too short to read about such a depressing character. Emma is a self-deluding door mat with an honesty problem. Her panicked confession of secrets on a bumpy flight was amusing, but that's really all I could...
I was looking for a lighthearted fluffy kind of romance and in certain respects, this book delivered. Emma Corrigan is a heroine who makes endless blunders and has socially awkward moments that made me smile and laugh. She is basically an airhead times one hundred, which I initially didn't mind bu...
Meet Emma Corrigan, a young woman with a huge heart, an irrepressible spirit, and a few little secrets: Secrets from her boyfriend: I've always thought Connor looks a bit like Ken. As in Barbie and Ken. Secrets from her mother: I lost my virginity in the spare bedroom with Danny Nussbaum while Mum a...
Initial thoughts: Maybe I should've read Can You Keep A Secret? before I've Got Your Number because the latter was published much later in Sophie Kinsella's writing career and was way funnier. A lot of the times I wanted to smack the protagonist's head because she was so incredibly naive and shallow...