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Confessions of a Shopaholic (Shopaholic, #1) Confessions of a Shopaholic by Sophie Kinsella
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“I love new clothes. If everyone could just wear new clothes everyday, I reckon depression wouldn’t exist anymore.”
Sophie Kinsella, Confessions of a Shopaholic
“Life would be a lot easier if conversations were rewindable and erasable, like videos. Or if you could instruct people to disregard what you just said, like in a courtroom.”
Sophie Kinsella, Confessions of a Shopaholic
“A man will never love you or treat you as well as a store. If a man doesn’t fit, you can’t exchange him seven days later for a gorgeous cashmere sweater. And a store always smells good. A store can awaken a lust for things you never even knew you needed. And when your fingers first grasp those shiny, new bags…”
Sophie Kinsella, Confessions of a Shopaholic
“For years now I've kind of operated under an informal shopping cycle. A bit like a farmer's crop rotation system. Except, instead of wheat, maize, barley, and fallow, mine pretty much goes clothes, makeup shoes, and clothes (I don't bother with fallow). Shopping is actually very similar to farming a field. You can't keep buying the same thing, you have to have a bit of variety. Otherwise you get bored and stop enjoying yourself.”
Sophie Kinsella, Confessions of a Shopaholic
“Ok. don't panic. Don't panic. It's only a VISA bill. It's a piece of paper; a few numbers. I mean, just how scary can a few numbers be?”
Sophie Kinsella, Confessions of a Shopaholic
“Rule of life. If you bother to ask someone’s advice, then bother to listen to it.”
Sophie Kinsella, Confessions of a Shopaholic
“Everyone's moving on without me, into a world I don't understand.”
Sophie Kinsella, Confessions of a Shopaholic
“Shopping is actually very similar to farming a field. You can't keep buying the same thing, you have to have a bit of variety. Otherwise you get bored and stop enjoying yourself.”
Sophie Kinsella, Confessions of a Shopaholic
“You look... amazing!"
And I have to say, I agree. I'm wearing all black - but expensive black. The kind of deep, soft black that you fall into. A simple sleeveless dress from Whistles, the highest of Jimmy Choos, a pair of stunning uncut amethyst earrings. And please don't ask how much it all cost, because that's irrelevant. This is investment shopping. The biggest investment of my life.
I haven't eaten anything all day so I'm nice and thin and for once my hair has fallen perfectly into shape. I look... well, I've never looked better in my life.
But of course, looks are only part of the package, aren't they?”
Sophie Kinsella, Confessions of a Shopaholic
“They said I was a valued customer, now they send me hate mail.”
Sophie Kinsella, Confessions of a Shopaholic
“I did a lot of shopping for her in Tokyo because the colors here are very conservative. A shopaholic would have a coat in every color and lots of accessories”
Sophie Kinsella, Confessions of a Shopaholic
“That moment. That instant when your fingers curl round the handles of a shiny, uncreased bag—and all the gorgeous new things inside it become yours. What’s it like? It’s like going hungry for days, then cramming your mouth full of warm buttered toast. It’s like waking up and realizing it’s the weekend. It’s like the better moments of sex. Everything else is blocked out of your mind. It’s pure, selfish pleasure.”
Sophie Kinsella, Confessions of a Shopaholic
“Don’t think about it. Don’t think about what could have been. It’s too unbearable.”
Sophie Kinsella, Confessions of a Shopaholic
“There's nothing like your mother's sympathetic voice to make you want to burst into tears.”
Sophie Kinsella, Confessions of a Shopaholic
“you can always find something you want.”
Sophie Kinsella, Confessions of a Shopaholic
“So I buy it. The most perfect little cardigan in the world. People will call me the Girl in the Gray Cardigan. I’ll be able to live in it. Really, it’s an investment.”
Sophie Kinsella, Confessions of a Shopaholic
“We all fail to appreciate each day just how much we already possess. Light, air, freedom, the companionship of friends.”
Sophie Kinsella, Confessions of a Shopaholic
“And we spend the rest of the evening getting very pissed and eating ice cream, as we always do when something good or bad happens to either one of us.”
Sophie Kinsella, Confessions of a Shopaholic
“I mean, when I think about it, what's more important? Clothes - or the miracle of new life?”
Sophie Kinsella, Confessions of a Shopaholic
“And maybe now you'll start treating everybody with respect. Not just the people you think are important.”
Sophie Kinsella, Confessions of a Shopaholic
“I can do this, I tell myself firmly. I can be attracted to him. It's just a matter of self control and possibly also getting very drunk. So I lift my glass and take several huge gulps. I can feel the bubbles surging into my head, singing happily "I'm going to be a millionaire's wife! I'm going to be a millionaire's wife!" And when I look back at Tarquin, he already looks a bit more attractive. Alcohol is obviously going to be the key to our marital status.”
Sophie Kinsella, Confessions of a Shopaholic
“Christmas shopping! I can do all my Christmas shopping here! I know March is a bit early, but why not be organized? And then when Christmas arrives I won't have to go near the horrible Christmas crowds.”
Sophie Kinsella, Confessions of a Shopaholic
“We all fail to appreciate each day just how muh we already possess. Light, air, freedom, the companionship of friends.”
Sophie Kinsella, Confessions of a Shopaholic
“Thinking back, perhaps it took me longer than it should have to guess that he wasn't playing ball, so to speak. In fact, he actually had to punch me in the face get me off him - although he was very apologetic about it afterward.”
Sophie Kinsella, Confessions of a Shopaholic
“Above all, staring at my old bedroom ceiling, I feel safe. Cocooned from the world; wrapped up in cotton wool. No one can get me here. No one even knows I'm here. I won't get any nasty letters and I won't get any nasty phone calls and I won't get any nasty visitors. It's like a sanctuary. I feel as if I'm fifteen again, with nothing to worry about but my Homework. (And I haven't even got any of that.)”
Sophie Kinsella, Confessions of a Shopaholic
“Life would be a lot easier if conversations were rewindable and erasable, like videos.”
Sophie Kinsella, Confessions of a Shopaholic

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