Review: Christmas Shopaholic by Sophie Kinsella


Title: Christmas Shopaholic {Shopaholic #9}

Author: Sophie Kinsella

Published: October 15th 2019, Bantam

Status: Read December 2019, courtesy PenguinRandomHouse Au


I’ve read a few of the books in Sophie Kinsella’s Shopaholic series but it’s been a while. Christmas Shopaholic is the ninth book to feature Becky Brandon (née Bloomwood).

Christmas is Becky’s favourite shopping holiday season, and she’s looking forward to the traditional celebration at her parents home, surrounded by family and friends. When the Bloomwood’s unexpectedly announce they are temporarily relocating to an apartment in Shoreditch, Becky enthusiastically agrees to host instead, and she’s determined that everything will perfect.

Becky is generally charming, if flaky, with good intentions that tend to go comically awry. In this instance, attempting to create the perfect Christmas experience proves a little more challenging than Becky imagines as she pursues everything from the ideal gift for husband Luke, to the latest must have tree decoration, all while trying to plan a menu that will please everyone. Throw in the reappearance of an ex-boyfriend, a stuffy Men’s club who refuses to sell her raffle tickets, and a disapproving Norwegian ambassador, and Becky has her hands full, though she always has time for shopping.

Christmas Shopaholic is a light hearted and uncomplicated read for the festive season.


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5 Comments (+add yours?)

  1. ondbookshelf
    Dec 18, 2019 @ 11:41:41

    I thought this was really cute! I loved Minnie’s holiday play!

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  2. kozbisa
    Dec 19, 2019 @ 00:41:01

    I was so excited to be reunited with Becky. She’s just such a lovable screwball. There’s always all that chaos, and then the sappy, wonderful, heartwarming part comes. I mean, just thinking about that ending, with the words, making me smile as tears form in my eyes.

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  3. Hayley at RatherTooFondofBooks
    Dec 19, 2019 @ 02:42:57

    I really enjoyed this one too, I thought it was a return to form for this series.



  4. fuonlyknew
    Dec 19, 2019 @ 16:02:26

    Sounds like a fun book to snuggle up with. And a fun series too.



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