|Plot Summary of Confessions of a Shopaholic|
|"A twenty-something journalist in modern day London tries to overcome her shopping addiction and find a way to pay off her debt. Along the way she finds the story of her career and perhaps the love of her life."
Amanda Goodwin, Resident Scholar
|"British financial write Becky Bloomwood finds herself falling into the despair of debt. Through her outgoing personality and shopping obsession, Becky tries to pull her life, and bank account, together."
Jen, Resident Scholar
|"Rebecca Bloomwood loves to shop. Her job as a financial journalist doesn't support her excess, so she is thrown into the red without a way to pay her overdraft. By using her creativeness, she finds a way to pay it off, get a new job, and fall in love with an unexpected suitor. "
Laura, Resident Scholar
|"Rebecca Bloomwood is a single twenty-five year old young woman who has what every other person her age would only dream of. She lives in a very trendy flat in London, has many socialite friends, and a closet of beautiful clothes.
But Rebecca is not as well-off as she seems to others; just very well into debt. Rebecca has a serious problem with shopping far too much, and her credit cards are completely maxed-out, as well as her account being overdrawn at the bank. Her job as a journalist does not even begin to pay even half of her debts, and besides, it bores her to tears every day. Rebecca doesn't know what to do with her life, as things go from bad to worse. She's feeling desparate, until one day, a grand opportunity comes along to go on television with a story.
When Rebecca receives this opportunity, it will transform and change her life for the better. It is only then that she will be able to catch up with her debt, and pay her bills, and get her life back in order. And in the process, she finds a man in her life that will make her truly a happier person.
Boppy, Resident Scholar
|Review Analysis of Confessions of a Shopaholic|
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Time/era of story
Life of a profession:
- vague finding self/purpose in life (i.e. no plot to book)
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- Adult or Young Adult Book
- mental illness
Is this an ordinary person caught up in events?
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- sensitive to others' feelings
- middling sensitive to others' feelings
Sense of humor
- Strong but gentle sense of humor
- Average intelligence
- average physique
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- 4 ()
- mostly 1st
Accounts of torture and death?
- no torture/death
Sex in book?
What kind of sex:
- vague references
- a lot of stream of consciousness
Amount of dialog
- roughly even amounts of descript and dialog
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