Thursday, October 23, 2014

ARE YOU LISTENING? SHOPAHOLIC TO THE STARS: A REVIEW AND GIVEAWAY

WELCOME TO BOOKIN' WITH BINGO'S" 
ARE YOU LISTENING? DAY"  
I AM EXCITED TO ANNOUNCE TODAY'S  
AUDIO BOOK CHOICE.....
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GIVEAWAY ENDED
SHOPAHOLIC TO THE STARS
BY SOPHIE KINSELLA
  
ABOUT THE AUDIO BOOK:
#1 New York Times bestselling author Sophie Kinsella returns to her beloved Shopaholic series 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 join Becky’s husband, Luke, who is there to handle PR for famous actress Sage Seymour. Becky can’t wait to start living the A-list lifestyle, complete with celebrity sightings, yoga retreats, and shopping trips to Rodeo Drive. But she really hopes to become a personal stylist—Sage’s personal stylist—if only Luke would set up an introduction. Then, unexpectedly, Becky is offered the chance to dress Sage’s archrival, and though things become a bit more complicated, it’s a dream come true!

Red carpet premieres, velvet ropes, paparazzi clamoring for attention—suddenly Becky has everything she’s ever wanted.

Or does she?

ABOUT THE AUTHOR:
Sophie Kinsella is the author of the bestselling Shopaholic series as well as the novels Can You Keep a Secret?, The Undomestic Goddess, Remember Me?, Twenties Girl, I've Got Your Number, and Wedding Night. She lives in England.


SOME OTHER BOOKS BY SOPHIE KINSELLA:
                     
                     
                      
MY THOUGHTS/REVIEW:
SHOPAHOLIC TO THE STARS, #7 in the Shopaholic Series, by the ever delightful Sophie Kinsella is a breath of fresh air. Of course with SHOPAHOLIC TO THE STARS being set in Los Angeles, there may also be a bit of smog and paparazzi to get through, but Kinsella forges ahead and triumphs again! As a Kinsella fan, I know when I want an easy, light, and fun chick-lit book, she won't disappoint. While not all of this series were quite up to par, I believe readers should take them with a grain of salt (perhaps rimmed around a chilled Margarita glass--this IS Hollywood after all!) and just enjoy a few hours for fun! If you are looking for serious narrative with great depth, you are in the wrong section of the bookstore! 

In #7, Becky (Bloomwoood) Brandon joins hubby Luke and moves to LaLa Land with bitty dynamo daughter Minnie. Becky believes she is finally where she was always meant to be. Luke is handling the career of a famous actress, Sage Seymour, and Becky sees her chance to become part of the excitement. With her background in fashion, aka shopping, she feels it is her fate to become the personal stylist to the stars, and why not start with Sage Seymour? However, as fans will not be surprised, problems arise for Becky and she must decide if she can balance work and those she loves. Luke loves Becky but even he has his limits! And what about Becky's friends and family? Will they put up with one more fashion fiasco? With ever delightfully developed characters, Sophie Kinsella once more has brought her fans what they love--a novel with fun but also with heart. 
GIVEAWAY

 THANKS TO RICHARD AND THE FINE FOLKS AT
RANDOM HOUSE AUDIO, I HAVE ONE COPY
OF THIS DELIGHTFUL AUDIO BOOK TO 
GIVE AWAY TO ONE LUCKY WINNER!
  
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GIVEAWAY ENDS AT
 6 PM, EST, NOVEMBER 5
GOOD LUCK!

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