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Thursday, 1 March 2012

I'm Reading... Sophie Kinsella

CAN YOU KEEP A SECRET?

The first Shopaholic book - Confessions of a Shopaholic - had me in stitches.  I'd be reading in bed at all hours and wake my poor sleeping husband with a snort or a bark or a raucous guffaw.  Because it's so...damn...funny.  Twenties Girl is just as good, and perhaps even stronger.

With CAN YOU KEEP A SECRET?, she just keeps on being ridiculously heavenly wonderful!  As she does so beautifully well here she weaves a lovely romance between a regular girl and a fantasy hero in a way that's completely believable while being just a little nutty.  Throw in a good dollop of family issues, winsome and odd friends, a smattering of true to life workmates and the story has a rich context that makes the story as much about the girl finding herself as the girl finding the one.  And did I mention its funny?  IT'S BLOODY HILARIOUS!

Can You Keep a Secret? is warm, lovable, clever, and laugh out loud funny, just like anything Sophie Kinsella writes, methinks.  Keeper?  Wish I'd written it?  You bet!

More about the author here.  Buy Can You Keep a Secret? here.  Grab Confessions of a Shopaholic.  Get Twenties Girl too!

Next I’m reading...Good Girls Don't by Victoria Dahl.  What are you reading?  Which book MUST I read this year?  Find the other books I've enjoyed in my "I'm reading..." series this year here!  Or join me at Goodreads.


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