Rebecca Bloomwood just hit rock bottom. But she's never looked better....
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 that she can't actually afford it — not any of it.
Her job writing at Successful Savings not only bores her to tears, it doesn't pay much at all. And lately Becky's been chased by dismal letters from Visa and the Endwich Bank — letters with large red sums she can't bear to read — and they're getting ever harder to ignore.
She tries cutting back; she even tries making more money. But none of her efforts succeeds. Becky's 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.
Sophie Kinsella has brilliantly tapped into our collective consumer conscience to deliver a novel of our times — and a heroine who grows stronger every time she weakens. Becky Bloomwood's hilarious schemes to pay back her debts are as endearing as they are desperate. Her "confessions" are the perfect pick-me-up when life is hanging in the (bank) balance.
"Too good to pass up." USA Today
This slip-cased box set includes one copy each of Confessions of a Shopaholic, Shopaholic Takes Manhattan, and Shopaholic Ties the Knot.
Sophie Kinsella is the author of the bestselling Shopaholic series, as well as the novels Can You Keep A Secret?, The Undomestic Goddess, Remember Me?, Twenties Girl,I’ve Got Your Number, and Wedding Night. She lives in England.
efox15, March 30, 2012 (view all comments by efox15)
I loved this book! It was a great light read, and all of the moments in it made me laugh. I think that many of us can relate to Becky Bloomwood and will be rooting for her to conquer her problems throughout the entire book. The entire series is great, and the characters just get better and better. If you are a fan of comedy or just need a light read, this book is perfect for you. It is an easy story, but it's really fun! I've found myself hoping for another book starring the shopaholic every time I finish the last, and I hope they're not over yet!
chawkey, January 14, 2011 (view all comments by chawkey)
Confessions is a great read! though, it really makes one wonder just how much of a facade the average person has, especially as they try to fit a budget into their lives. Becky finds this out as she tries a spending diary. All aspects of the book are very "real world" and most readers will find themselves in some situation similar to Kinsella's story. Mostly funny and sometimes you have to shake your head at the antics of Becky. A great read for young adults and up. A story most will relate to!
micah.post, June 9, 2010 (view all comments by micah.post)
Dealing with money in this world is hard! Just ask Becky Blomwood. Becky is a "Shopaholic" and is about $2000 dollars in debt. With the help of her friends and the "hunky" new boss at work Becky will over come dreaded obstacles like Sales at stores, Visa bills and land lords. Confessions of a Shopaholic will sure to make you laugh and I would recommend this book to anyone over the age of 12.
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