Sophie Kinsella has dazzled readers with her irresistible Shopaholic novels—sensational international bestsellers that have garnered millions of devoted fans and catapulted her into the first rank of contemporary storytellers. Now her beloved heroine Becky Brandon (née Bloomwood) returns in a... show more
Sophie Kinsella has dazzled readers with her irresistible Shopaholic novels—sensational international bestsellers that have garnered millions of devoted fans and catapulted her into the first rank of contemporary storytellers. Now her beloved heroine Becky Brandon (née Bloomwood) returns in a hilarious tale of married life, toddlerhood, and the perils of trying to give a fabulous surprise party—on a budget!Becky Brandon thought motherhood would be a breeze and that having a daughter was a dream come true: a shopping friend for life! But it’s trickier than she thought. Two-year-old Minnie has a quite different approach to shopping.Minnie creates havoc everywhere she goes, from Harrods to her own christening. Her favorite word is “Mine!” and she’s even trying to get into eBay! On top of everything else, Becky and Luke are still living with her parents (the deal on house #4 has fallen through), when suddenly there’s a huge financial crisis. With people having to “cut back,” Becky decides to throw a surprise party for Luke to cheer everyone up. But when costs start to spiral out of control, she must decide whether to accept help from an unexpected source—and therefore run the risk of hurting the person she loves. Will Becky be able to pull off the celebration of the year? Will she and Luke ever find a home of their own? Will Minnie ever learn to behave? And . . . most important . . . will Becky’s secret wishes ever come true?
Publish date: September 21st 2010
Publisher: The Dial Press
Pages no: 418
Edition language: English
, European Literature
, British Literature
, Adult Fiction
, Contemporary Romance
, Womens Fiction
, Chick Lit
Series: Shopaholic (#6)
This was the sixth in the Shopaholic series. This saw the introduction of Minnie as a driving force of nature over an accessory. Becky's life really revolves around the two-year-old and it's quite fun to see Becky deal with this. Becky's always been really generous, partially due to her shopping...
Mini-Shopaholic The Characters Becky Brandon (neè Bloomwood) Luke BrandonMini Brandonand a host of family and friends The Story Although I love Becky Bloomwood her tendency to dig herself into the biggest holes with stupid lies has gotten a little old. Also I think this book suffered from too many...
Endnu en skøn bog om Rebecca. En absolut must read for alle chick-lit elskere. Rebecca er nu blevet mor, og med en mor der er shopaholic, hvordan skal det hele så ikke gå med en datter på 2 år, der har arvet denne gave fra sin mor ? :) Og hvordan skal det gå efter at Rebecca bliver påtvunget at spar...
This reader's personal opinion, ©2012, all rights reserved.* I enjoyed. At the start I was thinking "insipid" and kinda wimpy with same ol' Becky daydreaming ridiculous stuff, plotting how to shop, etc. and totally headed towards ruining the 2-year old. Then it did switch with a a more grownup ...
I generally like Becky Brandon (née Bloomwood) because even though she’s a bit ditzy and not centered in reality she’s sweet and endearing. I’ve followed her through the series and I always thought that even though she struggled with her shopping addiction she at least attempted to rein it in and be...