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The Secret Dreamworld of a Shopaholic by Sophie Kinsella

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A 2012 World Book Night selection.

Meet Rebecca Bloomwood, financial journalist, financial disaster. She is also one of the most hilarious characters you’ll meet for a long time and one you can truly empathise with. It is the same book as Confessions of a Shopaholic which was filmed. Sophie used to write for a slightly older age group under the name of Madeleine Wickham. I love her books too!

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‘When Becky Bloomwood burst into our lives in The Secret Dreamworld of a Shopaholic it was a breath of fresh air. Here was a heroine that we could actually relate to (and who made us all feel a little better about our secret spending habits). Laugh-out-loud funny, clever, touching, and always fabulous, the Shopaholic series has gone on to become THE must have purchase for women everywhere.' Sophie Holmes, Transworld Digital

If you like Sophie Kinsella you might also like to read books by Chris Manby, Wendy Holden and Ali McNamara.

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The Secret Dreamworld of a Shopaholic by Sophie Kinsella

Meet Rebecca Bloomwood.

She's a journalist. She spends her working life telling others how to manage their money. She spends her leisure time…shopping.

Retail therapy is the answer to all her problems. She knows she should stop, but she can't. She tries Cutting Back, she tries Making More Money. But neither seems to work. The stories she concocts become more and more fantastic as she tries to untangle her increasingly dire financial difficulties. Her only comfort is to buy herself something - just a little something...

Can Becky ever escape from this dream world, find true love, and regain the use of her Switch card?

The Secret Dreamworld of a Shopaholic...

The perfect pick me up for when it's all hanging in the (bank) balance.

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‘I almost cried with laughter’ - Daily Mail

‘This book is an indulgence that is definitely worth every penny’ - New Woman

About the Author

Sophie Kinsella

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.

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19th January 2012


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Black Swan an imprint of Transworld Publishers Ltd


320 pages


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Modern & contemporary fiction (post c 1945)



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