When 28-year-old Lexi Smart wakes up in a London hospital, she's in for a big surprise: Her teeth are perfect. Her body is toned. Her handbag is Vuitton.
Having survived a car accident - in a Mercedes no less - Lexi has lost a big chunk of her memory, three years to be exact, and she's about to find out just how much things have changed. Somehow Lexi went from a 25-year-old working girl to a corporate big shot with a sleek new loft, a personal assistant, a carb-free diet, and a set of glamorous new friends. And who is this gorgeous husband - who also happens to be a multimillionaire?
With her mind still stuck three years in reverse, Lexi greets this brave new world determined to be the person she, well, seems to be. That is, until an adorably disheveled architect drops the biggest bombshell of all.
Suddenly Lexi is scrambling to catch her balance. Her new life, it turns out, comes complete with secrets, schemes, and intrigue. How on earth did all this happen? Will she ever remember? And what will happen when she does?
©2008 Sophie Kinsella; (P)2008 Books on Tape
I am a huge fan of Sohpie Kinsella. I adore her stories and laugh along with the characters adventures. I only wish there wasn't so much language in these books. This one especially had many F words as well as J. C. That was disappointing. Her books are so cute they just aren't needed
Another wonderful book from Kinsella , love the life lessons in her books, not sure if she means it to be there or not but listen and you'll see what I mean.
Kinsella came through again. I was tired of buying audio books and finding them difficult to follow when u are listening. Some of the books with the best reviews turn out to have story lines that were so hard to follow I just gave up.
Kinsella's book was easy to follow and only had three main characters, which makes and easy listening experience.
Watching Lexi grow into herself. It reminds me a little of 13 going on 30, for a more widely known reference.
After this audiobook, I also download Undomestic Goddess, another of Sophie Kinsella's book. This author is pretty awesome!
YES! Laughed so many times.
I am a miracle worker. Doing what I can to choose love over fear.
I have not read the print. Rosalyn Landor is one of few able to give men a true authentic voice.
Including a chapter seen from those mattering to Lexi. What do they each really think and feel?
Her work is beyond fantastic!
I listen to a bit of everything. Mostly Fantasy and paranormal romance with my wife. Along with mysteries/thrillers, even some sci-fi.
It's not a bad book, but it's not nearly as good as her other books, Can you Keep a Secret?, the Shopaholic series, etc. I was uncomfortable with the premise the romance that Lexi had. I know it's chick lit fantasy, but losing your memory and having a husband you don't remember, along with friends who for some reason hate you. Then there's her family who have some big issues that Lexi doesn't understand. In typical chick lit fashion it does get resolved with some twists and turns, which are pretty fun and empowering, but I'm still not digging the whole romance for Lexi angle, I don't think that's positive for women, not to mention my wife was like EH? when we got into Lexi's romance.
It's a solid book if you like Sophia Kinsella, and it's got some humor, but it's a pretty big step down from her other books, and I'd recommend those before diving into this one.
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