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Surprise Me
Surprise Me | Sophie Kinsella
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TheSpineView
Surprise Me | Sophie Kinsella
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Eggs Sweet!! 3d
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Sharpeipup
Surprise Me | Sophie Kinsella
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“Love is finding one person infinitely fascinating. “
#quote #audiobook #love

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suzie.reads
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Pickpick

Another fun, witty read from Sophie Kinsella. I liked the characters in this one, found the twins quite amusing. Story was abit of a cliche but I sort of expect that with chit lit. I am enjoying reading her books inbetween my usual genre 😊
Book 1 of 20 for #bfcr4

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Rainbowferry
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Another pleasure read by Sophie Kinsella. She took a normal marriage and made it an intriguing love story with plenty of twists and turns.

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Dragonfairykats
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Both boxes have arrived! 🤗🥳👻🎃🧥🧣🧤🍁🍂❄

#screamathon #cozyswap
@Avanders @eliglynn @4thhouseontheleft (I hope I got my partner right! The return got smudged 😯)

LibrarianRyan I love that sticker 3mo
Dragonfairykats @LibrarianRyan isn't it awesome?! 3mo
Avanders Nope it‘s @MeganAnn 😉😉 And yay!! 🖤❤️🎃🍂🍁📖🔪☕️🧣 3mo
Dragonfairykats @Avanders Thank you! 😳 3mo
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Bookjunkie57
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Pickpick

⭐️⭐️⭐️💫

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DaniRey
Surprise Me | Sophie Kinsella
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Pickpick

Princess Sylvie emerges from her childlike self to a strong feminist woman in this laugh-out-loud book. What is shown as a perfect marriage quickly unravels in the midst of too many secrets and not enough communication. Some dark family secrets emerge which paints things in an entirely different light but allow for healing and a rebonding ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ #mbcreadathon #mbcfrogsread11

Stephaniereads1 Entered 3mo
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DaniRey
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I‘m on to this hilarious book 4 of the readathon. 18h29m. #mbcreadathon #mbcfrogsread9 #24b4monday

MonthlyBookClub Entered 3mo
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Clwojick
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Pickpick

I had one of those nights when I couldn‘t sleep, so I finished off this audiobook while tossing and turning. I really enjoyed it, but that didn‘t #SurpriseMe since I love the majority of this authors novels. 😆♥️

Megabooks Clever! 😉😉😁 4mo
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AmyLarge
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With life expectancy increasing, the idea of being married to someone FOREVER can seem.... Daunting.... So Sylvie and Dan start coming up with surprises for each other to keep things interesting. The biggest surprise though, is something that has been affecting their marriage from almost the very beginning.... Not what I was expecting, but a very pleasing, light read. But once you know the twist, I don't think you could enjoy a re-read as much...

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erickaa
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I feel like all of Sophie Kinsella's female characters are the same, and each book is just a different point in their life or like an alternate reality. In to it though.

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EastWind76
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Just got an email notice that this one is due back on Tuesday, so I'm slipping it in before the next book I had planned to read.

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melissajayne
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Pickpick

I was pleasantly surprised by this book. At first I thought it would be a typical Sophie Kinsella book, but ended up being quite a good book. 4⭐️

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melissajayne
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No 4 and final book for #deweysreadathon #24readathon Going to read until I get tired. May sleep on the couch (I have a sheet and a blanket on the couch).

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LizzieChantree
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Some quality reading time today! #WeekendReads #Romance

Loric I have enjoyed all her books... 9mo
LizzieChantree @Loric 😀🌸 9mo
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TorieStorieS
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Mehso-so

Though I usually have a lot of fun with Kinsella‘s books, this one just wasn‘t one of my favorites of hers... the premise just kind of kicked off strangely to me with a husband & wife being horrified to learn they have 68 more years of married life ahead of them... so they start surprising each other to spice up their marriage with some predictably disastrous results. There are a few funny moments but it just wasn‘t my favorite for #AudioColoring

wanderinglynn I thought that was some sort of wallpaper or wrapping paper until I saw the audio coloring part. You did a fantastic job! 💚 9mo
CarolynM I was really disappointed with this one too 9mo
TorieStorieS @wanderinglynn ☺️☺️☺️☺️ Thanks!! 9mo
TorieStorieS @CarolynM glad to know I‘m not alone!! It just wasn‘t her best! 9mo
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Lovebooks87
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Just finished reading #ioweyouone haven't read this one yet but always read Sophie kinsella books and I hadn't realised how much I had missed her east flow of writing!!

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MallenNC
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A few #PrettyinPink covers (though pink covers are rare in my shelves, and don't always indicate happy books). And for balance, a super cute picture of Blue Ivy at the Grammys a few years ago. I love her suit! #literarylove

Alwaysbeenaloverofbooks 💗💗💗 9mo
vkois88 🖒🖒🖒 9mo
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Expandingbookshelf
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I thought “Surprise Me” was going to be the fun popcorn read I was craving. I thought it was going to be about a husband and wife trying to put some spark in their marriage and hijinks ensuing. Although the book started that way, it morphed into a boring melodrama (is her husband cheating??? What‘s his secret????) that was infuriatingly predictable.

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WanderingBookaneer
Surprise Me | Sophie Kinsella
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I may have gone overboard with my #CupidGoesPostal . 🤷🏻‍♀️ #ValentinesBookExchange

LeahBergen Oh, those little felt hearts! 😍 11mo
BookishMarginalia 😂😂😂 11mo
WanderingBookaneer @LeahBergen : They‘re $1 at Target. 11mo
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BethM Maaaaybe lol. 11mo
WanderingBookaneer @EH2018 : This post was about you! 11mo
EH2018 The felt stickers are really cute!! 11mo
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WanderingBookaneer
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Image has been blurred for the books‘ protection.

BookishMarginalia We were busy shopping for #CupidGoesPostal after some intensive #LitsyStalking! 11mo
Littlestbookshelf 😍😍 so excited for this book swap! 11mo
GingerAntics 💙💙💙 11mo
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LeahBergen 👏🏻👏🏻👏🏻 11mo
BethM Blurred for the books protection 😂 11mo
jmtrivera 😂 11mo
Jee_HookedOnBookz The caption had me ROFL! 🤣🤣🤣 11mo
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5280reader
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With 45 minutes to spare... success! 4 books in 5 days. Whew! Those who accomplish 24 in 48 are my heroes!
Thank you @Andrew65 and @TheReadingMermaid for your organization and encouraging words!
#24b42019 is in the books!

Andrew65 4 books, that‘s brilliant. Well done, and thanks for playing along. 👍😊👏🙌🥳 11mo
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5280reader
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So distracted from reading... Kir Royal to drink and CNN hosts to laugh at...A Cooper is a hoot! Happy New Year all!

Andrew65 A great time. Well done 😊👍🥳 11mo
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LazyLimaLife
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Oh, there are gonna be spoilers.

First, it starts off as one book and ends up as another. Very annoying. You think it‘s going to be a light-hearted romp with a husband and wife trying to put a spark in their marriage.

Hijinks half heartedly ensue. Our plucky heroine is thrown into many embarrassing situations, very few of which are funny. Of course things get out of hand what follows are several chapters where wife thinks husband is cheating.

LazyLimaLife Cont‘d: Rather than confront the situation we are treated to several far reaching jumps to conclusions. By this time the reader knows exactly what‘s coming. Of course the husband isn‘t having an affair! He‘s nobly trying to protect his wife from finding out her beloved late father is a selfish cad. Finally, armed with the truth, the wife pulls herself together and is filled with both moxie and gumption enough to become a career success. Please. 12mo
Hooked_on_books Ugh, that sounds dreadful! Thanks for reading this one so that I don‘t have to. 😉 12mo
LazyLimaLife @Hooked__on__books I read other reviews and most people enjoyed it. I usually do like Sophie Kinsella but this on eluded me. It is, however, the perfect audiobook if you have trouble sleeping...🤷🏾‍♀️ 12mo
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Skeebies05
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Ok, I made a list of books I own that I am going to read THIS YEAR! So no more buying books except My Sister the Serial Killer ( which I pre-ordered). My GR reading goal is set at 60. These will get me there.

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Skeebies05
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This is my Saturday. I already got my word count in for #nanowrimo and now I‘m settling in to read and fight the last bit of my cold 🤧Are any other Littens doing NaNoWriMo? How is it going?

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MaggieCarr
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"If love is easy, you're not doing it right."
"Love is finding one person infinitely fascinating."
"I am a person, and I want to commit to another person."
"Nothing changes if nothing changes."

Sylvie and Dan have a happy marriage and believe they know everything there is to know about each other. Until it's mentioned to them that they could be together another sixty-eight years... and panic sets in.

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wallacereads
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And now for something light on this gloomy day! #24B4Monday

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inmegslibrary
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Which I know is irrational. But what‘s so great about being rational.

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Andrew65
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Starting my first Sophie Kinsella book, which I am doing as an audiobook. 🤞

Mollyanna I love the Becky Bloomwood series by Kinsella on audio, so hopefully that‘s good luck for this one. 14mo
Andrew65 @Mollyanna Good to hear, and this book is good so far. 👍 (edited) 14mo
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candc320
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I fully admit to loving me some Sophie Kinsella! I always know I‘m going to laugh a lot and end up loving her characters. What I didn‘t think of before this novel was how much more I could appreciate her stories with an excellent audiobook narrator. Surprise Me ended up....well surprising me! This one had everything I typically love while also being touching and multi-layered. Now I want to go back and listen to her other novels! 🌟🌟🌟🌟 1/2

Lel2403 What a great review 💐 1y
candc320 Thanks so much, @Lel2403 !! 1y
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Curvybookgirl
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I have read every one of her books and I‘m never disappointed. This one is another great read. Sophie captures real life so well and makes us relate so closely with her characters. I‘ll be pre ordering her next book.

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kristincatastrophic
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I still think we need something between "Pick" and "So-So" but I'll be generous with "Pick". It's wasn't great but it was interesting and entertaining. It definitely picked up the last half. I saw a few reviews around where readers gave up on it. So, my advice is stick it out if we might give up, it does get better.

Boooooks You‘re definitely right on the need for an option between pick and so-so, it makes me inclined towards pick even if I thought it was okay because otherwise it seems as though I disliked it when that‘s not always the case. 1y
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kristincatastrophic
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#currentlyreading Most of the reviews of this book seem rather "Eh" but I'm giving it a shot. I picked it up for literally a quarter at a thift store. I have other books on the shelf I'm more excited to read but if I put this one off any longer I'll probably never read it. So, giving it a shot.

GingerAntics You‘ve got this!!! 1y
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April2
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Book 6 of my #HolidayReads finished ☀️📚

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howjessreads
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Mehso-so

The novelty of a happily married heroine was nice. But it took that heroine waaaaay too many pages to realize she had daddy issues. #jesshowreads2018

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kristincatastrophic
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#BookHaul Went thift store shopping today and snagged this pile for about $8. There are a couple for my daughter and one I've read but don't own (Angela's Ashes). The tagged book was only 25 cents and I remembered thinking it sounded good so I got it. Same for Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf? It was a quarter so I got it.

bookandcat Great haul! And how did you snag Westaway for that cheap? It just came out!! 1y
wanderinglynn I love thrift stores! Great haul! 👍🏻❤️ 1y
kristincatastrophic @bookandcat I know! It took all my self control not to jump up and down. They had The Woman In Cabin 10 right next to it. So, somebody probably very recently cleaned up their collection. 1y
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marti86
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Honestly I have been a bit disappointed. It took me a bit to get into the story and I much prefer when she writes about single girls with a bit of bad luck..

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C.Perone
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Surprising, predictable; but so not, fun--kind of like marriage😁

I always enjoy a little Kinsella humor, wit, and insight

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JoyBlue
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Bailedbailed

Bailed 18% in.

BlameJennyJane Was this too chick-lit-y? I worried that with this one despite how cute it looks. 1y
JoyBlue @BlameJennyJane Maybe. I‘ve enjoyed some of her others; but, the premise of this one irritated me early on. 1y
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C.Perone
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😂 I project plots on real life all the time 🤣

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C.Perone
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Going for a fun read on what will be my daughter's last civilian weekend. Gonna need something to make me laugh during those breaks of the good-bye tour 😐

#CurrentRead

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mona91
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Surprise Me by Sophie Kinsella ❤️

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mona91
Surprise Me | Sophie Kinsella
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We speak only Italian to each other.
😂😂😂😂😂😂😂😂😂😂😂😂😂

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elisebarker
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This was such a good summer read! It was light, but different. I really loved the idea of the book and it has made me think of different little ways to surprise my own husband!