By Sophie Kinsella
NEW YORK occasions BESTSELLER
Sophie Kinsella returns to her liked 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 residing the A-list way of life, entire with superstar sightings, yoga retreats, and purchasing journeys to Rodeo force. yet she rather hopes to develop into a private stylist—Sage’s own stylist—if purely Luke might arrange an advent. Then, without warning, Becky is accessible the opportunity to decorate Sage’s archrival, and although issues develop into a section extra complex, it’s a dream come true!
pink 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 celebrity stylist.”—People
“Our loved heroine Becky hilariously juggles motherhood and a brand new profession. . . . Sophie Kinsella is the sort of genius.”—Redbook
“It’s very unlikely to not fall in love with Becky and her antics, and this most recent providing doesn’t disappoint. With attraction for fanatics of Kinsella’s previous Shopaholic books, this one will attract new lovers to boot. 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 continually been) will get pleasure from this 7th sequence access. . . . Kinsella expertly plots this tale and deftly drops in a few unforeseen twists.”—Library Journal
“Becky is a very attractive narrator. She can be self-centered, a purchasing addict and a piece flighty, yet she’s additionally good-natured and really humorous. It’s a pleasure to accompany her on her trip, regardless of how tangled it kind of feels from time to time. 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 way in which for Becky’s subsequent adventure.”—Booklist
“Loyal lovers who've loved Kinsella’s flakey protagonist in prior tales will take pleasure in this outing.”—Fredericksburg loose Lance–Star
“Kinsella fanatics may be ecstatic for this long-awaited addition to the author’s Shopaholic sequence. Lighthearted, hot, funny—Kinsella principles the crimson carpet with Becky’s new Hollywood adventures. a bit unsolved secret on the finish can cause the paparazzi to swarm Becky’s domestic and depart readers short of more.”—RT publication Reviews
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There may be six! ” She jabs at her digital camera display. “What occurred to it? ” “Well, don’t examine me! ” says the guy, sounding affronted. “I by no means observed the cake. ” “Yes, you probably did! ” “I imagine there have been five,” says the actress enjoying girl Violet. “Excuse me,” says the woman in black tightly. “If I say there have been six, then there have been six, and except you need to reshoot every thing we’ve performed this morning, then I recommend you don’t circulation the props round. ” “I didn’t movement whatever round! ” retorts girl Violet. i need to confess. move on, Becky. I strength myself to leap forward onto the sting of the set and transparent my throat. “Um, excuse me? ” I say awkwardly. “It’s right here. Sorry. ” I proffer my hand and everybody stares on the half-eaten crumby cake. My cheeks are flaming with embarrassment, particularly whilst a piece falls at the flooring. I speedy bend to get it, feeling worse than ever. “Shall I placed it again at the desk? ” I enterprise. “We may possibly conceal the eaten facet. …” the woman in black increases her eyes to mine disbelievingly. “You ate a prop? ” “I didn’t suggest to! ” I say hurriedly. “I concept it used to be pretend, and that i used to be simply biting it to turn out it—” “I knew it wasn’t fake,” places in Suze. “I advised her. I stated, no pretend cake may be that good—” “Yes, it may! ” I item. “They have awesome sleek know-how. ” “Not that amazing—” “Anyway. ” A proposal without notice happens to me. “Maybe it’s an exceptional factor. simply because might they really have that many truffles? ” I attract Ant. “Six is lots for 2 humans. You don’t wish them to appear grasping, do you? You don’t wish the viewers considering, No ask yourself girl Violet wishes a corset, if she’s consuming these types of cakes—” “Enough! ” Ant flips out. “Get those women off my set! ” He glares at Don. “I don’t care who they're, they’re banned. ” Banned? Suze and that i alternate stunned seems. “But we’re going to be extras! ” says Suze in dismay. “I’m relatively sorry we disturbed you,” I say swiftly. “I didn’t suggest to devour the cake. I won’t consume the rest. ” “Ant, pay attention a moment,” Don says soothingly. He hurries over and starts off murmuring in Ant’s ear. i will be able to see Ant capturing us baleful appears to be like, yet finally he puffs angrily and says, “Fine. no matter what. i must get going. ” I’m maintaining my breath as Don returns to us and firmly ushers us clear of the set. “Can we nonetheless be extras? ” calls for Suze anxiously. “Of path! ” he says, smiling tensely. “No challenge. Let’s simply get you to dresser and then … well. What i might suggest is that during the approaching scene you are taking extra of a backseat function. ” “You suggest, don’t check with the director,” says Suze. “And don’t devour the props. ” “That type of factor. ” He nods. “Hear that, Bex? ” Suze nudges me. “No scoffing the set. ” okay, I’m going to make amends. I’m going to be fairly quiet and unobtrusive on set. Or a minimum of as unobtrusive as i will be able to be, making an allowance for I’m in a curly crimson wig, blackened the teeth, a ring skirt, and a laced bodice, which makes my boobs look … well, “prominent” will be one be aware. “Ridiculous” will be one other. My make-up was once slapped on in approximately 5 seconds via a woman hearing an iPod, yet, nonetheless, I’m remodeled!