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Mini Shopaholic Audiobook

Mini Shopaholic: A Novel

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Nothing comes between Becky Brandon (née Bloomwood) and her bargains. Neither act of God nor budget crunch can shatter her dreams of wall-to-wall Prada. Every milestone in her well-shopped life (travel, long-lost sister, marriage, pregnancy) inspires new vistas to explore in the name of retail therapy. But now she faces her greatest little challenge yet: Becky’s two-year-old daughter, Minnie.

While motherhood has been everything Becky dreamed it would be—Baby Dior, Little Marc Jacobs, and Dolce & Gabbana for toddlers—adorable Minnie is wreaking havoc everywhere she goes, from Harrods to her own christening. Her favorite word is “MINE!” and her penchant for Balenciaga bags, Chanel sunglasses, and online purchases has no rival under age five.

Becky is at her wits end. On top of this, she and her husband Luke are still living with her parents. Thankfully it appears house buying attempt number four is a go! Until a huge financial crisis causes panic everywhere, and nobody wants to shop—not Becky’s personal shopping clientele, not her friends, nobody. And with Luke in the doldrums, it’s time for Becky to step in—with a party: A surprise birthday party for Luke (on a budget) is the perfect antidote to everyone’s woes. At first.

Will Becky manage to keep the party of the year a surprise? Can she hire jugglers, fire-eaters, and acrobats at a discount? Will enlisting the help of Luke’s unflappable assistant to convince him to have another baby realize her dream of matching pom-poms? Will Minnie find a new outlet for her energetic and spirited nature (perhaps one with sixty percent markdowns)? She is, after all, a chip off the old shopping block. And everyone knows a committed shopper always finds a way.

©2010 Sophie Kinsella (P)2010 Random House

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    Courtney Raleigh, NC, United States 10-21-10
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    "Eagerly awaited & Loved it!"

    I have been eagerly awaiting the next book in the Shopaholic series and I LOVED this one! Her daughter is a fantastic a mini Rebecca with all the shopaholic urges of her mom! I always love the lighthearted-witty plot of the shopaholic series and Sophie Kinsella did not let me down.

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    Elisa Bristol, CT, United States 12-03-10
    Elisa Bristol, CT, United States 12-03-10 Member Since 2014
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    "Mini Shopaholic"

    I am new to the audio book scene and thought I'd be missing something by listening and not reading but was pleasantly surprised. I still laughed out loud often. I think the narrator did a great job! I would highly recommend!

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