Confessions of a Shopaholic - Sophie Kinsella

Confessions of a Shopaholic

Author: Sophie Kinsella

  • Publication Date: 2001-02-06
  • Category: Fiction & Literature
4.5 Score: 4.5
(From 163 Ratings)


“A hilarious tale . . . hijinks worthy of classic I Love Lucy episodes . . . too good to pass up.”—USA Today

Becky Bloomwood has a fabulous flat in London’s trendiest neighborhood, a troupe of glamorous socialite friends, and a closet brimming with the season’s must-haves. The only trouble is, she can’t actually afford it—not any of it. Her job writing at Successful Saving magazine not only bores her to tears, it doesn’t pay much at all. And lately Becky’s been chased by dismal letters from the bank—letters with large red sums she can’t bear to read. She tries cutting back. But none of her efforts succeeds. Her only consolation is to buy herself something . . . just a little something.
Finally a story arises that Becky actually cares about, and her front-page article catalyzes a chain of events that will transform her life—and the lives of those around her—forever.
BONUS: This edition contains an excerpt from Sophie Kinsella’s Shopaholic to the Stars.

Praise for Sophie Kinsella and Confessions of a Shopaholic
“Kinsella’s Bloomwood is plucky and funny. . . . You won’t have to shop around to find a more winning protagonist.”People
“If a crème brûlée could be transmogrified into a book, it would be Confessions of a Shopaholic.”The Star-Ledger
“A have-your-cake-and-eat-it romp, done with brio and not a syllable of moralizing. . . . Kinsella has a light touch and puckish humor.”Kirkus Reviews


  • Cute, but some minor complaints

    By boysinabooth
    I had watched the movie before I even knew this was based on a book! The two are complete opposites, so don't think that you'll get the whole experience by reading one and not watching the movie or vise versa. The book was cute, but it fell flat in some places. There is really childish dialogue, some overuse of adverbs, and a bit of cliches. Overall, it is a quick read if you are looking for some time to burn.
  • Mindless dribble

    By Badmimi#1
    But, I wasn't looking for another epic novel,just kinda mindless reading which it was. Kinda book just to slow ur day down,not get worked up and have to see what happens next & all worked up and stay up too late reading or not being able to put down. Just fun mindless read.
  • Pleasantly surprised

    By LilSusieLu
    I was pleasantly surprised with this book. You will laugh over and over at her ways of coping with her bills... This is a good first book.. I plan on reading the other books in the series.. 😃
  • Get it!!!

    By Pwede!
    Have you ever laughed so hard it hurt?! That's what you will experience with this book. The main character is pleasantly naive it's endearing! You'll just fall in love with this series. That you iBooks for adding Sophie Kinsella!