December 28th, 2015

chick lit, paradise

Book 123: Shopaholic to the Rescue by Sophie Kinsella

Book 123: Shopaholic to the Rescue (Shopaholic #8).
Author: Sophie Kinsella, 2015.
Genre: Comedy Caper. Chick-lit.
Other Details: Unabridged Audiobook (9 hrs, 27 mns). Read by Clare Corbett.

To Las Vegas . . . and beyond! Becky Brandon (née Bloomwood) is on a major rescue mission! Hollywood was full of surprises, and now she's on a road trip to Las Vegas to help her friends and family. She's determined to get to the bottom of why her dad has mysteriously disappeared, help her best friend Suze and even bond with long-time enemy Alicia Bitch Long-legs (maybe...).

As Becky discovers just how much her friends and family need help, she comes up with her biggest, boldest, most brilliant plan yet!
- synopsis from UK publisher's website.

This continues the story begun in Shopaholic to the Stars (2014 Book 229) and again I chose to listen to the audio edition.

This is a fun series that I have enjoyed very much over the past seven years. These last two books has finally seen Becky going through a life crises rather than being frozen in her original shopping addicted self. This is very much a caper as Becky comes up with a scheme based on one of her favourite movies. Hilarious.

While I am not a great fan of chick-lit the light-hearted novels of Sophie Kinsella are an exception. I expect that this is the last Shopaholic novel as it comes to a natural concl