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Sophie Kinsella - Author

About the Author

Sophie Kinsella is an international bestselling writer and former financial journalist.  She is the author of eight number one bestselling novels including the fabulously popular Shopaholic series, the first of which is now the hit Hollywood movie Confessions of a Shopaholic.   She is also the author of several bestselling novels under the name of Madeleine Wickham. She lives in London with her husband and family.

Featured books by Sophie Kinsella

Shopaholic to the Rescue

Shopaholic to the Rescue

Author: Sophie Kinsella Format: Paperback Release Date: 10/03/2016

To Las Vegas ...and beyond! Becky Brandon (nee Bloomwood) is on a major rescue mission! Hollywood was full of surprises, and now she's on a road trip to Las Vegas to help her friends and family. She's determined to get to the bottom of why her dad has mysteriously disappeared, help her best friend Suze and even bond with Alicia Bitch Long-legs (maybe...). As Becky discovers just how much her friends and family need help, she comes up with her biggest, boldest, most brilliant plan yet! So can she save the day just when they need her most? Becky is setting out to make things right in this laugh-out-loud, feel-good conclusion to her American adventure that began with SHOPAHOLIC TO THE STARS.

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Shopaholic to the Stars

Shopaholic to the Stars

Author: Sophie Kinsella Format: Paperback Release Date: 26/03/2015

Becky Brandon (nee Bloomwood) is in Hollywood! It's as if all her life has been leading to this moment. She's hanging out with the stars ...or at least she will be, when she finally gets to meet movie superstar Sage Seymour, whom husband Luke is now managing. There's so much to see and do! And getting Minnie through the hurdles for her A-list Hollywood pre-school will require some ...er ...help. Becky sets her heart on a new career - she's going to be a celebrity stylist. Red carpet, here she comes! But Becky soon finds it's tough in Tinseltown. Luckily her best friend Suze comes over to keep her company, and together they embark on the Hollywood insider trail. But somehow ...things aren't quite working out as they'd hoped. Then Becky's big chance comes, and it's an opportunity that money can't buy. But will it cost her too much?

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Shopaholic to the Stars

Shopaholic to the Stars

Author: Sophie Kinsella Format: Hardback Release Date: 25/09/2014

Becky Brandon (nee Bloomwood) is in Hollywood ! It's as if all her life has been leading to this moment. She's hanging out with the stars ...or at least she will be, when she finally gets to meet movie superstar Sage Seymour, whom husband Luke is now managing. There's so much to see and do! And getting Minnie through the hurdles for her A-list Hollywood pre-school will require some ...er ...help. Becky sets her heart on a new career - she's going to be a celebrity stylist . Red carpet, here she comes! But Becky soon finds it's tough in Tinseltown. Luckily her best friend Suze comes over to keep her company, and together they embark on the Hollywood insider trail But somehow ...things aren't quite working out as they'd hoped. Then Becky's big chance comes, and it's an opportunity that money can't buy. But will it cost her too much?

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Wedding Night

Wedding Night

Author: Sophie Kinsella Format: Paperback Release Date: 27/02/2014

Lottie is tired of long-term boyfriends who don't want to commit to marriage. When her old boyfriend Ben reappears and reminds her of their pact to get married if they were both still single at thirty, she jumps at the chance. There will be no dates and no engagement-just a straight wedding march to the altar! Next comes the honeymoon on the Greek island where they first met. But not everyone is thrilled with Lottie and Ben's rushed marriage, and family and friends are determined to intervene. Will Lottie and Ben have a wedding night to remember or one to forget?

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I've Got Your Number

I've Got Your Number

Author: Sophie Kinsella Format: Paperback Release Date: 25/04/2013

I've lost it. :( The only thing in the world I wasn't supposed to lose. My engagement ring. It's been in Magnus' family for three generations. And now, the very same day his parents are coming, I've lost it. The very same day. Do not hyperventilate, Poppy. Stay positive!! :) A couple of glasses of bubbly with the girls and Poppy's life has gone into meltdown. Not only has she lost her engagement ring, but in the panic that followed, she's lost her phone too. When she spots an abandoned phone in a bin it seems it was meant to be. Finders Keepers! Except the phone's owner, elusive businessman Sam Roxton, doesn't agree. He wants his phone back, and doesn't appreciate Poppy reading all his messages and wading into his personal life. Can things get any more tangled?

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Other books by Sophie Kinsella

Christmas Shopaholic

Christmas Shopaholic

Author: Sophie Kinsella Format: Hardback Release Date: 17/10/2019

Celebrate Christmas with the ultimate Shopaholic! The brilliant laugh-out-loud festive novel from the Number One bestselling author. Becky Brandon (nee Bloomwood) adores Christmas. It's always the same - Mum and Dad hosting, carols playing, Mum pretending she made the Christmas pudding, and the next-door neighbours coming round for sherry in their terrible festive jumpers. And now it's even easier with online bargain-shopping sites - if you spend enough you even get free delivery. Sorted! But this year looks set to be different. Unable to resist the draw of craft beer and smashed avocado, Becky's parents are moving to ultra-trendy Shoreditch and have asked Becky if she'll host Christmas this year. What could possibly go wrong? With sister Jess demanding a vegan turkey, husband Luke determined that he just wants aftershave again, and little Minnie insisting on a very specific picnic hamper - surely Becky can manage all this, as well as the surprise appearance of an old boyfriend and his pushy new girlfriend, whose motives are far from clear . . . Will chaos ensue, or will Becky manage to bring comfort and joy to Christmas? AVAILABLE FOR PRE-ORDER NOW ***** EVERYBODY LOVES SOPHIE KINSELLA: ***** 'A gem of a novel' JODI PICOULT 'Funny, fast and farcical. I loved it' JOJO MOYES 'Life doesn't get much better than a new Sophie Kinsella novel' RED

Christmas Shopaholic

Christmas Shopaholic

Author: Sophie Kinsella Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 17/10/2019

Celebrate Christmas with the ultimate Shopaholic! The brilliant laugh-out-loud festive novel from the Number One bestselling author. Becky Brandon (nee Bloomwood) adores Christmas. It's always the same - Mum and Dad hosting, carols playing, Mum pretending she made the Christmas pudding, and the next-door neighbours coming round for sherry in their terrible festive jumpers. And now it's even easier with online bargain-shopping sites - if you spend enough you even get free delivery. Sorted! But this year looks set to be different. Unable to resist the draw of craft beer and smashed avocado, Becky's parents are moving to ultra-trendy Shoreditch and have asked Becky if she'll host Christmas this year. What could possibly go wrong? With sister Jess demanding a vegan turkey, husband Luke determined that he just wants aftershave again, and little Minnie insisting on a very specific picnic hamper - surely Becky can manage all this, as well as the surprise appearance of an old boyfriend and his pushy new girlfriend, whose motives are far from clear . . . Will chaos ensue, or will Becky manage to bring comfort and joy to Christmas? AVAILABLE FOR PRE-ORDER NOW ***** EVERYBODY LOVES SOPHIE KINSELLA: ***** 'A gem of a novel' JODI PICOULT 'Funny, fast and farcical. I loved it' JOJO MOYES 'Life doesn't get much better than a new Sophie Kinsella novel' RED

I Owe You One The Number One Sunday Times Bestseller

I Owe You One The Number One Sunday Times Bestseller

Author: Sophie Kinsella Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 27/06/2019

The irresistible new standalone from Sophie Kinsella is a story of love, empowerment and an IOU that changes everything . . . Fixie Farr can't help herself. Straightening a crooked object, removing a barely-there stain, helping out a friend . . . she just has to put things right. It's how she got her nickname, after all. So when a handsome stranger in a coffee shop asks her to watch his laptop for a moment, Fixie not only agrees, she ends up saving it from certain disaster. To thank her, the computer's owner, Sebastian, scribbles her an IOU - but of course, Fixie never intends to call in the favour. That is, until her teenage crush, Ryan, comes back into her life and needs her help. Fixie turns to Seb - but things don't go according to plan and now Fixie owes Seb: big time. Soon the pair are caught up in a series of IOUs - from small favours to life-changing debts - and Fixie is torn between her past and the future she deserves. Does she have the courage to fix things for herself and fight for the life, and love, she really wants? ***** EVERYBODY LOVES SOPHIE KINSELLA: ***** 'Left me giddy with laughter. I loved it' JOJO MOYES 'One of the most relatable books I've read in a long time, I couldn't put it down.' LOUISE PENTLAND (SprinkleofGlitter) 'Life doesn't get much better than a new Sophie Kinsella novel' RED

Mummy Fairy and Me: Unicorn Wishes

Mummy Fairy and Me: Unicorn Wishes

Author: Sophie Kinsella Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 07/03/2019

The third magical book in this wonderful series for 5-7 year olds, from global bestselling author Sophie Kinsella. My mummy looks normal, like any other mummy . . . but she's not. Because she can turn into a fairy. All she has to do is stamp her feet three times, clap her hands, wiggle her bottom and say 'Marshmallow' . . . and POOF! She's Mummy Fairy. Ella's family has a big secret - her mummy is a fairy! But sometimes Mummy Fairy's magic goes wrong, and it's up to Ella to help... In this third book of adventures about Mummy Fairy and Ella, you'll find: Flying cars Enchanted ballet shoes A unicorn in the kitchen And Ella's very own magical wardrobe! The perfect book to read with your little one!

I Owe You One The Number One Sunday Times Bestseller

I Owe You One The Number One Sunday Times Bestseller

Author: Sophie Kinsella Format: Hardback Release Date: 07/02/2019

---------------------------------------------------------------- The Number One Sunday Times Bestseller 'A gem of a novel' JODI PICOULT The irresistible new standalone from Sophie Kinsella is a story of love, empowerment and an IOU that changes everything . . . Fixie Farr can't help herself. Straightening a crooked object, removing a barely-there stain, helping out a friend . . . she just has to put things right. It's how she got her nickname, after all. So when a handsome stranger in a coffee shop asks her to watch his laptop for a moment, Fixie not only agrees, she ends up saving it from certain disaster. To thank her, the computer's owner, Sebastian, scribbles her an IOU - but of course Fixie never intends to call in the favour. That is, until her teenage crush, Ryan, comes back into her life and needs her help - and Fixie turns to Seb. But things don't go according to plan, and now Fixie owes Seb: big time. Soon the pair are caught up in a series of IOUs - from small favours to life-changing debts - and Fixie is torn between the past she's used to and the future she deserves. Does she have the courage to fix things for herself and fight for the life, and love, she really wants? ***** EVERYBODY LOVES SOPHIE KINSELLA: ***** 'A shot of pure joy' JENNY COLGAN 'Left me giddy with laughter. I loved it' JOJO MOYES 'Life doesn't get much better than a new Sophie Kinsella novel' RED

I Owe You One The Number One Sunday Times Bestseller

I Owe You One The Number One Sunday Times Bestseller

Author: Sophie Kinsella Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 05/02/2019

The irresistible new standalone from Sophie Kinsella is a story of love, empowerment and an IOU that changes everything . . . Fixie Farr can't help herself. Straightening a crooked object, removing a barely-there stain, helping out a friend . . . she just has to put things right. It's how she got her nickname, after all. So when a handsome stranger in a coffee shop asks her to watch his laptop for a moment, Fixie not only agrees, she ends up saving it from certain disaster. To thank her, the computer's owner, Sebastian, scribbles her an IOU - but of course Fixie never intends to call in the favour. That is, until her teenage crush, Ryan, comes back into her life and needs her help - and Fixie turns to Seb. But things don't go according to plan, and now Fixie owes Seb: big time. Soon the pair are caught up in a series of IOUs - from small favours to life-changing debts - and Fixie is torn between the past she's used to and the future she deserves. Does she have the courage to fix things for herself and fight for the life, and love, she really wants? ***** EVERYBODY LOVES SOPHIE KINSELLA: ***** 'Left me giddy with laughter. I loved it' JOJO MOYES 'Life doesn't get much better than a new Sophie Kinsella novel' RED 'One of the most relatable books I've read in a long time, I couldn't put it down.' LOUISE PENTLAND (SprinkleofGlitter)

Mummy Fairy and Me

Mummy Fairy and Me

Author: Sophie Kinsella Format: eBook Release Date: 09/08/2018

Mummy Fairy and Me: Fairy-in-Waiting

Mummy Fairy and Me: Fairy-in-Waiting

Author: Sophie Kinsella Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 30/07/2018

Hello. I'm called Ella Brook and I live in a town called Cherrywood. I have blue eyes and dark brown hair. My best friends at school are Tom and Lenka. My worst enemy is Zoe. And then there is my mummy. She looks normal, like any other mummy . . . but she's not. Because she can turn into a fairy. She just has to shut her eyes tight, say 'Marshmallow' . . . and POOF! She's Mummy Fairy. Ella's family has a big secret - her mummy is a fairy! She can do amazing spells with her computawand. Only, sometimes the spells go a bit wrong, and that's when Ella steps in to the rescue. In this brand-new book of magical adventures, there are very naughty monkeys, a swimming pool filled with ice cream, and the best birthday party ever - complete with giant cakes and fairy dust. And after so much fun and adventure, will Ella get her wish and become a magical fairy, just like her mum?

Surprise Me The Sunday Times Number One bestseller

Surprise Me The Sunday Times Number One bestseller

Author: Sophie Kinsella Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 28/06/2018

NUMBER ONE BESTSELLING AUTHOR Sophie Kinsella's emotionally charged, witty new standalone novel about love and long-term relationship survival - and how those we think we know best can sometimes surprise us the most . . . After being together for ten years, Sylvie and Dan have a comfortable home, fulfilling jobs, beautiful twin girls, and communicate so seamlessly, they finish each other's sentences. They have a happy marriage and believe they know everything there is to know about each other. Until it's casually mentioned to them that they could be together for another sixty-eight years... and panic sets in. They quickly decide to create little surprises for each other, to keep their relationship fresh and fun. But in their pursuit of Project Surprise Me - anything from unexpected gifts to restaurant dates to photo shoots - mishaps arise with disastrous and comical results. Gradually, the surprises turn to shocking discoveries. And when a scandal from the past is uncovered, they begin to wonder if they ever really knew each other after all... ***** EVERYBODY LOVES SOPHIE KINSELLA: ***** 'Left me giddy with laughter. I loved it' JOJO MOYES 'One of the most relatable books I've read in a long time, I couldn't put it down.' LOUISE PENTLAND (SprinkleofGlitter) 'Life doesn't get much better than a new Sophie Kinsella novel' RED

Mi vida (no del todo) perfecta

Mi vida (no del todo) perfecta

Author: Sophie Kinsella Format: eBook Release Date: 19/03/2018

La vida no siempre es tan perfecta como muestra nuestro muro de Instagram. Parece que Katie Brenner tiene una vida perfecta: un apartamento en Londres, un trabajo glamuroso y un muro de Instagram de lo ms envidiable; pero las cosas no son como parecen. Lo cierto es que vive en una habitacin de alquiler donde apenas cabe su ropa, tiene un trabajo mediocre y la vida que refleja en Instagram no es realmente la suya. Y todo puede empeorar. Su vida (no tan) perfecta se vendr abajo cuando su jefa vaya a por ella, la despida y Katie no tenga ms remedio que regresar al campo de donde procede y poner en marcha un nuevo negocio, un glamping, un camping glamuroso. Pero no contaba con que una de sus primeras clientas ser su exjefa ni con todas las incgnitas que esa visita va a detonar. "e;Sophie Kinsella mantiene el pulso a la cultura actual y hace que me ra a carcajada limpia. Me encanta."e;Jojo MoyesImpulsada por las ingeniosas observaciones de Katie y sus numerosos errores mientras intenta conciliar distintos aspectos de su identidad, esta novela es brillantemente satrica y entretenida."e;Publishers Weekly"e;Una autntica maravilla cmica. Rpida, furiosa y fabulosamente divertida."e;Woman & Home"e;Esta es la Kinsella de siempre, con momentos de carcajada, con una herona domstica, pero atractiva y con un gran lado romntico. Perfecto."e;Closer

Mummy Fairy and Me

Mummy Fairy and Me

Author: Sophie Kinsella Format: eBook Release Date: 22/02/2018

Penguin presents the audiobook edition of Mummy Fairy and Me written and read by Sophie Kinsella. Hello. Im called Ella Brook and I live in a town called Cherrywood. I have blue eyes and dark brown hair. My best friends at school are Tom and Lenka. My worst enemy is Zoe. And then there is my mummy. She looks normal, like any other mummy . . . but shes not. Because she can turn into a fairy. She just has to shut her eyes tight, say Marshmallow . . . and POOF! Shes Mummy Fairy. Ellas family have a big secret . . . her mummy is a fairy! She can do amazing spells with her computawand to make delicious cupcakes, create the perfect birthday party and cause chaos at the supermarket. But sometimes the spells go a bit wrong and thats when Ella comes to the rescue! Magic and mayhem in this sweet and funny new series for 5-7 year olds from global bestselling author Sophie Kinsella.

Surprise Me

Surprise Me

Author: Sophie Kinsella Format: eBook Release Date: 13/02/2018

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER *;A witty and emotionally charged novel that delves into the heart of a marriage, and how those we love and think we know best can sometimes surprise us the most';A delightful take on the mixed blessings of marital longevity.'People After ten years together, Sylvie and Dan have a comfortable home, fulfilling jobs, and beautiful twin girls, and they communicate so seamlessly they finish each other's sentences. They have a happy marriage and believe they know everything there is to know about each other. Until it's casually mentioned to them that they could be together for another sixty-eight years . . . and panic sets in. They decide to bring surprises into their marriage to keep it fresh and fun. But in their pursuit of Project Surprise Mefrom unexpected gifts to restaurant dates to sexy photo shootsmishaps arise, with disastrous and comical results. Gradually, surprises turn to shocking truths. And when a scandal from the past is uncovered, they begin to wonder if they ever really knew each other at all. With a colorful cast of eccentric characters, razor-sharp observations, and her signature wit and charm, Sophie Kinsella presents a humorous yet moving portrait of a marriageits intricacies, comforts, and complications. Surprise Me reveals that hidden layers in a close relationship are often yet to be discovered.Praise for Surprise Me';Genuinely funny.'The New York Times Book Review ';Unexpected and wholly satisfying.'USA Today';In her signature fashion, Sophie Kinsella brings a cast of quirky, funny characters to this new work. [She] keeps the laughs coming. . . . Readers will follow the story with bated breath as the couple struggle to make their marriage right after everything they thought they knew about each other proves wrong.'Library Journal ';Heartfelt . . . What at first seems like a light novel about familiar woes turns into a deeper story about trust, family, and perception.'Publishers Weekly ';Winsome and zesty, Kinsella's latest delivers all the hallmarks her many fans have come to expect.'Booklist ';Pure fun . . . a hilariously moving look at marriage and the power of mixing things up.'Kirkus Reviews

Surprise Me The Sunday Times Number One bestseller

Surprise Me The Sunday Times Number One bestseller

Author: Sophie Kinsella Format: Hardback Release Date: 08/02/2018

NUMBER ONE BESTSELLING AUTHOR Sophie Kinsella's emotionally charged, witty new standalone novel about love and long-term relationship survival - and how those we think we know best can sometimes surprise us the most . . . After being together for ten years, Sylvie and Dan have a comfortable home, fulfilling jobs, beautiful twin girls, and communicate so seamlessly, they finish each other's sentences. They have a happy marriage and believe they know everything there is to know about each other. Until it's casually mentioned to them that they could be together for another sixty-eight years... and panic sets in. They quickly decide to create little surprises for each other, to keep their relationship fresh and fun. But in their pursuit of Project Surprise Me - anything from unexpected gifts to restaurant dates to photo shoots - mishaps arise with disastrous and comical results. Gradually, the surprises turn to shocking discoveries. And when a scandal from the past is uncovered, they begin to wonder if they ever really knew each other after all... ***** EVERYBODY LOVES SOPHIE KINSELLA: ***** 'Left me giddy with laughter. I loved it' JOJO MOYES 'One of the most relatable books I've read in a long time, I couldn't put it down.' LOUISE PENTLAND (SprinkleofGlitter) 'Life doesn't get much better than a new Sophie Kinsella novel' RED

Surprise Me

Surprise Me

Author: Sophie Kinsella Format: eBook Release Date: 08/02/2018

Random House presents the audiobook edition of Surprise Me by Sophie Kinsella, read by Fiona Hardingham.After being together for ten years, Sylvie and Dan have all the trimmings of a happy life and marriage; they have a comfortable home, fulfilling jobs, beautiful twin girls, and communicate so seamlessly, they finish each other's sentences. However, a trip to the doctor reveals they could live another 68 years together... and panic sets in. They never expected 'until death do us part' to mean seven decades.In the name of marriage survival, they quickly concoct a plan to keep their relationship fresh and exciting: they will create little surprises for each other so that their (extended) years together will never become boring. But in their pursuit to execute Project Surprise Me, mishaps arise and secrets are uncovered that start to threaten the very foundation of their unshakeable bond. When a scandal from the past is revealed that questions some important untold truths, they begin to wonder if they ever really knew each other after all...'Left me giddy with laughter. I loved it' Jojo Moyes'One of the most relatable books I've read in a long time, I couldn't put it down.' Louise Pentland (SprinkleofGlitter)'Life doesn't get much better than a new Sophie Kinsella novel' Red