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Nov 22

Series Saturday: Shopaholic

Posted on November 22, 2016 at 10:45 AM by Lindsey Kult

Shopaholic Collage
This week's Series Saturday is the Shopaholic series by Sophie Kinsella. It seems fitting that the series to be featured after Black Friday is focused on a woman's ability to shop! These books are available on OverDrive so you do not need to wait until Monday to check them out. 

Genre

Women's Fiction, Humor, Romance

Location in Library:

Adult Fiction, AF KINSELLA

Meet the Character: 

Becky Bloomwood is an English woman who lives to shop - whether she can afford to or not! In the first book she lives in London but later moves to New York City with her boyfriend. Her need for shopping lands her in all kinds of trouble, especially since she is a financial adviser for a television program! Often her friends and family try to keep Becky out of the red, but that does not stop her. Even though Becky's addiction is troublesome, her charm and wit make her a beloved heroine to Kinsella's loyal readers. 

Number in Series: 

There are currently 8 books in this series and one short story. The most recent book was published in 2015.

  1. Confessions of a Shopaholic
  2. Shopaholic Takes Manhattan
  3. Shopaholic Ties the Knot
  4. Shopaholic and Sister
  5. Shopaholic & Baby
  6. Mini Shopaholic
  7. Shopaholic to the Stars
  8. Shopaholic to the Rescue

Final Word: 

These books are packed with wit and humor perfectly timed for post-Black Friday reading! Despite the materialistic manner of Becky, her spunk and love for her friends and family make her a charming main character that thousands of readers already love. While we hope you cannot relate to her addiction to shopping and fear of creditors, we do hope you enjoy these entertaining tales!