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4 current holds with 3 total copies.

Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
McIntosh Public Library KIN (Text) 33500013145602 New Checked out 11/21/2019
Moorhead Public Library KIN (Text) 33500013145594 New On holds shelf -
Greenbush Public Library KIN (Text) 35500006222200 New Checked out 12/03/2019

Record details

  • ISBN: 9780593132821
  • ISBN: 0593132823
  • Physical Description: 422 pages ; 22 cm.
  • Edition: First U.S. Edition.
  • Publisher: New York : Dial Press, [2019]

Content descriptions

General Note:
Sequel to: Shopaholic to the rescue.
Summary, etc.:
'Tis the season for change and Becky Brandon (nee Bloomwood) is embracing it, returning from the States to live in the charming village of Letherby and working with her best friend, Suze, in the gift shop of Suze's stately home. Life is good, especially now that Becky takes time every day for mindfulness...which actually means listening to a meditation tape while hunting down online bargains. But Becky still adores the traditions of Christmas: Her parents host, carols play on repeat, her mother pretends she made the Christmas pudding, and the neighbors come 'round for sherry in their terrible holiday sweaters. Things are looking cheerier than ever, until Becky's parents announce they're moving to ultra-trendy Shoreditch--unable to resist the draw of craft beer and smashed avocados--and ask Becky if she'll host this year. What could possibly go wrong? Her sister demands a vegan turkey, her husband insists that he just wants aftershave--again, and little Minnie demands a very specific picnic hamper: Surely Becky can manage all this, as well as the surprise appearance of an old-boyfriend-turned-rock-star and his pushy new girlfriend, whose motives are far from clear. But as the countdown to Christmas begins and her big-hearted plans take an unexpected turn toward disaster, Becky starts to wonder if chaos will ensue, or if she'll manage to bring comfort and joy to Christmas after all.
Becky Bloomwood Brandon adores Christmas, and now it's even easier with online bargain-shopping sites. If you spend enough you even get free delivery! But this year, Becky's parents are moving to ultra-trendy Shoreditch and have asked Becky if she'll host Christmas this year. What could possibly go wrong? With sister Jess demanding a vegan turkey, husband Luke determined that he just wants aftershave again, and little Minnie insisting on a very specific picnic hamper- surely Becky can manage. But can she manage the surprise appearance of an old boyfriend and his pushy new girlfriend, whose motives are far from clear? -- adapted from jacket
Reviews

  • Booklist Reviews : Booklist Reviews 2019 October #1
    It's been four long years since Becky Brandon, née Bloomwood, graced readers with a lighthearted adventure full of humor, warmth, and shopping. Kinsella's popular character—who first appeared almost 20 years ago in Confessions of a Shopaholic—continues her hunt for bargains with her husband Luke, her best friend Suze, and her daughter Minnie along for the ride. Working at a village gift shop, far from her old fast-paced city life, Becky continues to rally her blind optimism when asked to host Christmas for the first time while her parents try out a more hipster lifestyle in a trendy London neighborhood. Naturally the holiday season is full of shopping expeditions, family drama, and a school Christmas pageant to boot. Then an old flame arrives in town, equipped with a beautiful girlfriend with eyes on Luke, and a fellow school mother's marriage is in distress. Longtime fans will welcome Becky's return, but even readers new to the Shopaholic world will connect with the themes of the sandwich generation, marriage woes, and holiday spectacles that can threaten any family gathering. Copyright 2019 Booklist Reviews.

Author Notes

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, Wedding Night, My Not So Perfect Life, Surprise Me, and, most recently, I Owe You One. She lives in the UK with her family.

Subject: Shopping > Fiction.
Dysfunctional families > Fiction.
Bloomwood, Becky (Fictitious character) > Fiction.
England > Fiction.
FICTION / Humorous / General.
FICTION / Women.
FICTION / Holidays.
Shopping.
Genre: Fiction.
Christmas stories.
Christmas fiction.
Humorous fiction.
Novels.

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