Shopaholic to the Stars: A Novel

By Sophie Kinsella

NEW YORK occasions BESTSELLER

Sophie Kinsella returns to her loved Shopaholic sequence with Becky Brandon (née Bloomwood) newly arrived in Hollywood and starry-eyed. She and her two-year-old daughter, Minnie, have relocated to L.A. to hitch Becky’s husband, Luke, who's there to deal with PR for recognized actress Sage Seymour. Becky can’t wait to begin dwelling the A-list way of life, whole with big name sightings, yoga retreats, and buying journeys to Rodeo force. yet she relatively hopes to develop into a private stylist—Sage’s own stylist—if purely Luke may arrange an advent. Then, by surprise, Becky is accessible the opportunity to decorate Sage’s archrival, and although issues develop into a piece extra complex, it’s a dream come true!
 
crimson carpet premieres, velvet ropes, paparazzi clamoring for attention—suddenly Becky has every thing she’s ever wanted.
 
Or does she?

Praise for Shopaholic to the Stars
 
“A witty novel with the twists of a cleaning soap and the laughs of a rom-com.”InTouch
 
“Shopaholic Becky is funnier than ever as she attempts to make it in Hollywood as a star stylist.”People
 
“Our cherished heroine Becky hilariously juggles motherhood and a brand new profession. . . . Sophie Kinsella is this type of genius.”Redbook
 
“It’s most unlikely to not fall in love with Becky and her antics, and this most recent delivering doesn’t disappoint. With attraction for fanatics of Kinsella’s earlier Shopaholic books, this one will attract new lovers in addition. just like the first six within the sequence, [Shopaholic to the Stars] is screamingly humorous and plenty of fun.”Publishers Weekly (starred review)
 
“Take the caustic wit of Gillian Flynn and the comedy of manners of Edith Wharton, upload a British accent—that’s Sophie Kinsella.”The Globe and Mail

“Fans of the sequence who love Becky simply as she is (and has consistently been) will take pleasure in this 7th sequence access. . . . Kinsella expertly plots this tale and deftly drops in a few unforeseen twists.”Library Journal
 
“Becky is a very enticing narrator. She could be self-centered, a buying addict and a section flighty, yet she’s additionally good-natured and certainly humorous. It’s a pleasure to accompany her on her trip, regardless of how tangled it kind of feels every now and then. a gentle, stress-free learn that’s natural escapism.”Kirkus Reviews
 
“Winsome Becky’s romp via Hollywood will completely entertain readers, and the novel’s end smartly paves the best way for Becky’s subsequent adventure.”Booklist
 
“Loyal fanatics who've loved Kinsella’s flakey protagonist in past tales will take pleasure in this outing.”—Fredericksburg unfastened Lance–Star
 
“Kinsella enthusiasts might be ecstatic for this long-awaited addition to the author’s Shopaholic sequence. Lighthearted, hot, funny—Kinsella ideas the purple carpet with Becky’s new Hollywood adventures. a bit unsolved secret on the finish can cause the paparazzi to swarm Becky’s domestic and go away readers in need of more.”RT booklet Reviews

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