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What a lovely surprise I had when I saw Sophie Kinsella had released a short story that I wasn’t expecting…. and it was FREE! (on Amazon Kindle).
It is a very short story about how Becky and her Husband Luke have arranged to go on honeymoon for a year. Becky has planned the whole trip, and Luke is going along with Becky’s plans.
It has Becky’s usual Shopaholic issues, she just has to buy these Murano glass goblets! and she just has to get souvenirs from here there and everywhere.
There are the lovable bits of Becky that all Shopaholic fans must love, Becky completely overreacts and makes some rash silly decisions. But that’s what makes these books so great. We love Becky and dreamy forgiving Luke too.
Its a very short story, but if you are a Shopaholic lover, then you will want to read it. If you haven’t read any Shopaholic books before, then this is a great little taster.
I loved it, and look forward to the next Shopaholic book……
If you liked this review, see my review of Shopaholic to the Stars here. http://wp.me/p4CHeD-8Z
Thanks for reading, let me know your thoughts if you have read or are intending to read this book.
The Seven Deadly Sins.
With much thanks to Kristal and Charmaine at http://www.onceuponabookblog.com
The girls tagged me in this post and it looks lots of fun. I want to tag any other bookbloggers in this post that would like to follow it up.
Here are the deadly sins questions and my answers.
1. What is your most expensive book?
I don’t think I actually own any expensive books! I buy most of my books from charity shops. Plus I get them given as gifts, or I borrow them from the library.
Probably, my only expensive books are my travel guides.
2. What author do you have the most love/hate relationship with?
I had to think about this, but I decided on William Shakespeare!
I love to watch his plays in theatre, but didn’t enjoy his books when I had to read them in school. The language is ok to listen to and watch in theatre, but I found it difficult and not enjoyable to read.
3. What book have you devoured over and over again with no shame?
Actually, I don’t read many books at all more than once. There are so many good ones out there and my to be read list is so long (and continually growing), that I feel it would be a shame to read the same one again.
However, I did devour The Shopaholic Series by Sophie Kinsella. I read the first one, and then read all the other ones straight away. I loved them. Go Becky Bloomwood!
4. Which book have you neglected reading due to laziness?
Well, I have to guiltily admit to this one!…..
The whole Harry Potter series! I have never read any of them. Initially they never really interested me, but since becoming a blogger I have heard so many people rave about these books, calling themselves ‘Potterheads’ etc. I have felt and said that I really should give them a go and see what all the hype is about. But, I haven’t…… yet!
OK, I will……. soon……. 😉
5. What book do you most talk about in order to sound like an intellectual reader?
Actually, I don’t think I am an intellectual reader. I much prefer chick lit and easy reading. I have read plenty of Paulo Coelho books, so I guess they would be my ‘intellectual’ ones. I think they are quite philosophical, and I did enjoy them.
6. What attributes do you find attractive in a male or female character?
Well, as you know I prefer chick lit, so I love a happy romantic ending. But for the characters have to be real to come across as attractive, they have to seem human. So mistakes are natural, as long as they have kindness, loyalty and humour. A tall dark and handsome leading man doesn’t go amiss either! Thinking Mark Darcy and Daniel Cleaver!
7. What book would you most like to receive as a gift?
Well, the latest Sophie Kinsella is due out soon, Shopaholic to The Stars. I’d love to receive that. But I do have quite a long wish list, I love being given books as gifts, so I would be grateful for any!
So, that’s all my answers. I hope you found them interesting and if you want to follow the tag then please let me know as I would love to read your answers too.
Thanks again to Charmaine and Kristal.