28 Feb 2012

Book Review - Confessions of a Shopaholic by Sophie Kinsella

MEET BECKY BLOOMWOOD, AN IRRESISTIBLE HEROINE WITH A BIG HEART, BIG DREAMS --- AND JUST ONE LITTLE WEAKNESS ...

Becky Bloomwood has what most twenty-five-year-olds only dream of: a 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, she can't actually afford it --- not any of it. Her job writing at Successful Saving magazine not only bores her to tears, it doesn't pay much at all. Still, how can she resist that perfect pair of shoes? Or the divine silk blouse in the window of that ultra-trendy boutique? But 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. Her 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.


My Review - 6 out of 10

I vlog regularly with another fantastic friend of mine at Brewing Tea Bag You Tube Channel (the link is on the left hand side of my blog) and we pick a book each month to read and talk about throughout the month.  For February, it was Confessions of a Shopaholic and below are the videos throughout the month...


FEBRUARY - WEEK ONE




FEBRUARY - WEEK TWO





FEBRUARY - WEEK THREE





FEBRUARY - WEEK FOUR - THE FINALE!
 





Best wishes

Debs :-)  

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