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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

Mummy Fairy and Me

Mummy Fairy and Me

Author: Sophie Kinsella Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 02/01/2018

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 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 that's 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.

My Not So Perfect Life A Novel

My Not So Perfect Life A Novel

Author: Sophie Kinsella Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 13/07/2017

Katie Brenner has the perfect life: a flat in London, a glamorous job, and a super-cool Instagram feed. OK, so the truth is that she rents a tiny room with no space for a wardrobe, has a hideous commute to a lowly admin job, and the life she shares on Instagram isn't really hers. But one day her dreams are bound to come true, aren't they? Until her not-so-perfect life comes crashing down when her mega-successful boss Demeter gives her the sack. All Katie's hopes are shattered. She has to move home to Somerset, where she helps her dad with his new glamping business. Then Demeter and her family book in for a holiday, and Katie sees her chance. But should she get revenge on the woman who ruined her dreams - or try to get her job back? Does Demeter - the woman who has everything - actually have such an idyllic life herself? Maybe they have more in common than it seems. And what's wrong with not-so-perfect, anyway? Everybody loves Sophie Kinsella: I almost cried with laughter Daily Mail Hilarious . . . you'll laugh and gasp on every page Jenny Colgan Properly mood-altering . . . funny, fast and farcical. I loved it Jojo Moyes A superb tale. Five stars! Heat

My Not So Perfect Life A Novel

My Not So Perfect Life A Novel

Author: Sophie Kinsella Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 13/07/2017

Katie Brenner has the perfect life: a flat in London, a glamorous job, and a super-cool Instagram feed. OK, so the truth is that she rents a tiny room with no space for a wardrobe, has a hideous commute to a lowly admin job, and the life she shares on Instagram isn't really hers. But one day her dreams are bound to come true, aren't they? Until her not-so-perfect life comes crashing down when her mega-successful boss Demeter gives her the sack. All Katie's hopes are shattered. She has to move home to Somerset, where she helps her dad with his new glamping business. Then Demeter and her family book in for a holiday, and Katie sees her chance. But should she get revenge on the woman who ruined her dreams - or try to get her job back? Does Demeter - the woman who has everything - actually have such an idyllic life herself? Maybe they have more in common than it seems. And what's wrong with not-so-perfect, anyway? Everybody loves Sophie Kinsella: I almost cried with laughter Daily Mail Hilarious . . . you'll laugh and gasp on every page Jenny Colgan Properly mood-altering . . . funny, fast and farcical. I loved it Jojo Moyes A superb tale. Five stars! Heat

My Not So Perfect Life

My Not So Perfect Life

Author: Sophie Kinsella Format: eBook Release Date: 07/02/2017

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER *; Part love story, part workplace drama, this sharply observed novel is a witty critique of the false judgments we make in a social-media-obsessed world. New York Times bestselling author Sophie Kinsella has written her most timely novel yet. Everywhere Katie Brenner looks, someone else is living the life she longs for, particularly her boss, Demeter Farlowe. Demeter is brilliant and creative, lives with her perfect family in a posh townhouse, and wears the coolest clothes. Katie's life, meanwhile, is a daily strugglefrom her dismal rental to her oddball flatmates to the tense office politics she's trying to negotiate.No wonder Katie takes refuge in not-quite-true Instagram posts, especially as she's desperate to make her dad proud. Then, just as she's finding her feetnot to mention a possible new romancethe worst happens. Demeter fires Katie. Shattered but determined to stay positive, Katie retreats to her family's farm in Somerset to help them set up a vacation business. London has never seemed so far awayuntil Demeter unexpectedly turns up as a guest. Secrets are spilled and relationships rejiggered, and as the stakes for Katie's future get higher, she must question her own assumptions about what makes for a truly meaningful life. Sophie Kinsella is celebrated for her vibrant, relatable characters and her great storytelling gifts. Now she returns with all of the wit, warmth, and wisdom that are the hallmarks of her bestsellers to spin this fresh, modern story about presenting the perfect life when the reality is far from the truth.Praise for My Not So Perfect Life';A sparkling, witty novel about social media and the stories we tell ourselves.'People (Book of the Week)';The soul of this book concerns female friendship. . . . What ensues has a touch of real wisdom [and] will satisfy Kinsella diehards as well as new readers.'The Washington Post';You'll relate hard and root harder for Londoner Katie, whose quarterlife crisis feels even worse thanks to the Insta-perfect people all around her.'Cosmopolitan';A joy to read . . . Themes of friendship, love and living your true life rise to the top.'USA Today';[There are ] many laugh-out-loud hilarious moments in this feel-goodnovel about social mediaand personal branding, and the hectic realities behind our perfect online lives.'Bustle ';Pure escapist fun.'PopSugar';Sophie Kinsella keeps her finger on the cultural pulse, while leaving me giddy with laughter. I loved it.'Jojo Moyes';Katie is a winning heroine. . . . Kinsella creates characters that are well-rounded, quirky, and a complete joy to read.'Kirkus Reviews (starred review)';Driven by Katie's witty observations and numerous missteps as she attempts to reconcile various aspects of her identity, this novel is smartly satirical and entertaining.'Publishers Weekly ';Another outstanding novel . . . a perfect combination of fun, laughable moments rounded out with some deep-seated family and relationship issues.'Booklist

Am numarul tau

Am numarul tau

Author: Sophie Kinsella Format: eBook Release Date: 14/06/2016

Am numrul tu, ultimul roman semnat de Sophie Kinsella, urmrete cu verva de acum cunoscut peripeiile unei tinere aflate la un pas de implinirea celui mai frumos vis - cstoria cu brbatul iubit.Am numrul tu (2012) urmrete cu un umor savuros peripeiile unei tinere aflate la un pas de implinirea celui mai frumos vis - cstoria cu brbatul iubit. Viaa lui Poppy Wyatt pare s fi intrat pe un fga fericit. Are o carier de succes ca fizioterapeut i doar citeva zile o mai despart de nunta cu Magnus Tavish, un lector universitar dintro familie distins. Dar visul incepe si alunece printre degete din clipa in care ii pierde inelul de logodn - o bijuterie aflat in familia viitorilor socri de trei generaii - i telefonul mobil in timpul unei alarme de incendiu la hotelul unde lua masa cu prietenele. Lucrurile se complic i mai tare cind gsete din intimplare, aruncat intrun co de gunoi, telefonul lui Sam Roxton, directorul extrem de ocupat al unei firme de consultan. Poppy nu rezist tentaiei de a se amesteca in viaa personal i profesional a lui Sam Roxton, de care se simte irezistibil atras, i se pomenete antrenat in cele mai neateptate i mai nostime situaii."e;Am numA rul tA u e o carte amuzantA E prea puE in spus pentru aceastA comedie ce pune n aceleaE i pagini romantismul pasional E i povestea de dragoste pe care alE ii doar o viseazA ."e; (New York Post)"e;IatA cartea idealA : o citeE ti repede, o citeE ti rznd E i tocmai cnd crezi cA ai avut de-a face cu o lecturA uE oarA de varA , ncepi sA -E i pui E i ntrebA ri despre sensul vieE ii."e; (The Plain Dealer)

Shopaholic to the Rescue (Shopaholic Book 8)

Shopaholic to the Rescue (Shopaholic Book 8)

Author: Sophie Kinsella Format: Paperback / softback 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.

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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Winterwunder mal sechs

Winterwunder mal sechs

Author: Sophie Kinsella Format: eBook Release Date: 17/12/2015

Es ist kurz vor Weihnachten. Sechs Frauen, die nicht verschiedener sein konnten, treffen in einem exklusiven Kurs fur Schwangere aufeinander. Sie alle sind erfolgreich und wissen genau, was sie im Leben wollen. Das Streben nach Perfektion und der Wunsch, etwas Besonderes zu sein, bestimmen ihren Alltag. In dem Glauben, alles kontrollieren zu konnen, lassen sie kein gutes Haar an ihren Mitmenschen. Sie schimpfen uber ihre Ehemanner und Hebammen und versuchen, sich gegenseitig zu ubertrumpfen. Doch dabei vergessen sie, Mitgefuhl und Verstandnis fur andere aufzubringen. Als plotzlich ein Geist auftaucht und ihnen die Zukunft voraussagt, geschieht ein kleines Wunder ... Ein modernes Weihnachtsmarchen.

Shopaholic to the Rescue

Shopaholic to the Rescue

Author: Sophie Kinsella Format: eBook Release Date: 27/10/2015

#1 New York Times bestselling author Sophie Kinsella returns with another laugh-out-loud Becky Brandon (nee Bloomwood) adventure: a hilarious road trip through the American West to Las Vegas. Becky is on a major rescue mission through the American West to Las Vegas! Her father has vanished from Los Angeles on a mysterious quest with the husband of Becky's best friend, Suze. Becky's mum is hysterical; Suze is flat-out desperate. Worse, Becky must tolerate an enemy along for the ride, who she's convinced is up to no good. Determined to get to the bottom of why her dad has disappeared, help Suze, contain the dreaded Alicia, and reunite her fractured family, Becky knows that she must marshal all her trademark ingenuity. The result: her most outrageous and daring plan yet! But just when her family needs her more than ever, can Becky pull it off?Praise for Shopaholic to the Rescue ';Full of gags, sparkling dialogue and beautifully drawn characters . . . It's a real treat to be reunited with the eminently loveable, incredibly ditzy and fiercely loyal Shopaholic protagonist Becky Brandon (nee Bloomwood).'Daily Mail';Will Bex and best friend Suze ever make up? Will Becky's old nemesis, banker Derek Smeath, finish his memoir? Why can't our beloved Shopaholic seem to spend any money, even on a $2.50 pencil? . . . This is escapism that will make you giggle out loud.'USA Today ';Readers can't help but be delighted. Kinsella never once loses Becky's voice and heart, which is one of the joys of the Shopaholic series.'Publishers Weekly ';Full of Becky's outrageous ideas, including a heist la Ocean's Eleven, this novel does not disappoint. . . . Kinsella adds a mystery and twists and turns at every corner in this latest work while maintaining Becky's signature voice.'Library JournalFrom the Hardcover edition.

La cumparaturi pentru vedete

La cumparaturi pentru vedete

Author: Sophie Kinsella Format: eBook Release Date: 12/10/2015

La cumparaturi pentru vedete o readuce in prim-plan pe mult indragita Becky Brandon (Bloomwood, inainte de casatorie), de aceasta data in spatiul fabulos al Hollywoodului. Se plimba printre vedete, sau cel putin asa te-ai astepta, fiindca sotul ei a obtinut un contract prin care o reprezinta pe faimoasa actrita Sage Seymour. Cum fiica ei, Minnie, e la varsta cand trebuie inscrisa la gradinita, asta ii da noi batai de cap lui Becky, care se gandeste foarte serios sa-si cladeasca o cariera de stilista pentru celebritati. Din fericire, cea mai buna prietena, Suze, sosind si ea la Hollywood, o sustine. Totusi lucrurile nu merg asa cum au sperat amandoua. Sansa cea mare pentru Becky se iveste in cele din urma, dar sacrificiile pe care trebuie sa le faca sunt nebanuite. Se va dovedi oare mirajul celebritatii indeajuns de puternic?

Finding Audrey

Finding Audrey

Author: Sophie Kinsella Format: eBook Release Date: 09/06/2015

A New York TimesBestseller & A ZOELLA Book Club Pick!From the #1 New York Times bestselling author of the Shopaholic series comes a terrific blend of comedy, romance, and psychological recovery in a contemporary YA novel sure to inspire and entertain.An anxiety disorder disrupts fourteen-year-old Audrey's daily life. She has been making slow but steady progress with Dr. Sarah, but when Audrey meets Linus, her brother's gaming teammate, she is energized. She connects with him. Audrey can talk through her fears with Linus in a way she's never been able to do with anyone before. As their friendship deepens and her recovery gains momentum, a sweet romantic connection develops, one that helps not just Audrey but also her entire family.From the Hardcover edition.

Shopaholic to the Stars (Shopaholic Book 7)

Shopaholic to the Stars (Shopaholic Book 7)

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

Becky Brandon (nee Bloomwood) is in Hollywood! She's hanging out with celebs . . . or at least she will be, once her husband Luke introduces her to his new A-list client Sage Seymour. Becky sets her heart on a new career - she's going to be a stylist to the stars! And when a chance encounter thrusts her into the limelight, she grabs her opportunity. But in between choosing clutch bags and chasing celebrities, Becky loses touch with her family and her best friend . . . Caught up in the whirlwind of Tinseltown, has Becky gone too far this time? Everybody loves Sophie Kinsella: I almost cried with laughter Daily Mail Hilarious . . . you'll laugh and gasp on every page Jenny Colgan Properly mood-altering . . . funny, fast and farcical. I loved it Jojo Moyes A superb tale. Five stars! Heat

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: eBook Release Date: 21/10/2014

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLERSophie Kinsella returns to her beloved Shopaholic series with Becky Brandon (nee Bloomwood) newly arrived in Hollywood and starry-eyed. She and her two-year-old daughter, Minnie, have relocated to L.A. to join Becky's husband, Luke, who is there to handle PR for famous actress Sage Seymour. Becky can't wait to start living the A-list lifestyle, complete with celebrity sightings, yoga retreats, and shopping trips to Rodeo Drive. But she really hopes to become a personal stylistSage's personal stylistif only Luke would set up an introduction. Then, unexpectedly, Becky is offered the chance to dress Sage's archrival, and though things become a bit more complicated, it's a dream come true! Red carpet premieres, velvet ropes, paparazzi clamoring for attentionsuddenly Becky has everything she's ever wanted. Or does she?Praise for Shopaholic to the Stars ';A witty novel with the twists of a soap and the laughs of a rom-com.'InTouch ';Shopaholic Becky is funnier than ever as she tries to make it in Hollywood as a celeb stylist.'People ';Our beloved heroine Becky hilariously juggles motherhood and a new career. . . . Sophie Kinsella is such a genius.'Redbook ';It's impossible not to fall in love with Becky and her antics, and this latest offering doesn't disappoint. With appeal for fans of Kinsella's prior Shopaholic books, this one will draw in new fans as well. Like the first six in the series, [Shopaholic to the Stars] is screamingly funny and lots of fun.'Publishers Weekly (starred review) ';Take the caustic wit of Gillian Flynn and the comedy of manners of Edith Wharton, add a British accentthat's Sophie Kinsella.'The Globe and Mail';Fans of the series who love Becky just as she is (and has always been) will enjoy this seventh series entry. . . . Kinsella expertly plots this story and deftly drops in some unexpected twists.'Library Journal ';Becky is a truly engaging narrator. She may be self-centered, a shopping addict and a bit flighty, but she's also good-natured and genuinely funny. It's a joy to accompany her on her journey, no matter how tangled it seems at times. A light, enjoyable read that's pure escapism.'Kirkus Reviews ';Winsome Becky's romp through Hollywood will thoroughly entertain readers, and the novel's conclusion neatly paves the way for Becky's next adventure.'Booklist ';Loyal fans who have enjoyed Kinsella's flakey protagonist in previous stories will enjoy this outing.'Fredericksburg Free LanceStar ';Kinsella fans will be ecstatic for this long-awaited addition to the author's Shopaholic series. Lighthearted, warm, funnyKinsella rules the red carpet with Becky's new Hollywood adventures. A little unsolved mystery at the end may cause the paparazzi to swarm Becky's home and leave readers wanting more.'RT Book ReviewsFrom the Hardcover edition.

Swimming Pool Sunday

Swimming Pool Sunday

Author: Sophie Kinsella, Madeleine Wickham Format: eBook Release Date: 26/08/2014

Swimming Pool Sunday by Sophie Kinsella, writing as Madeleine WickhamOne shimmeringly hot Sunday in May, the Delaneys open their pool to the whole village for charity. Louise is there with her daughters, and while the children splash and shriek in the cool blue waters, she basks in the sunshine, attempting to ignore her estranged husband and dreaming of the new man in her life, a charismatic lawyer. The day seems perfect. Then a sudden and shocking accident changes everyone's lives forever. Recriminations start to fly. Whose fault was it? Louise's new lover insists that she sues the Delaneys. Her ex-husband isn't so sure. Opinion in the village is split. Old friendships start to crumble. New ones are formed. Will the repercussions from the accident ever end?"e;A fine entertainment."e;- The Times