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Something From Tiffany’s

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3.44  ·  Rating details ·  4,389 ratings  ·  463 reviews
Two very different men are shopping for gifts for the women they love. Gary is buying his girlfriend Rachel a charm bracelet whereas Ethan's looking for something a little more special - an engagement ring. But when the two men's shopping bags get confused, the couples' lives become intertwined.
Hardcover, 404 pages
Published May 26th 2011 (first published 2011)
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Barbara Elsborg
Dec 01, 2011 rated it did not like it
Oh dear. I liked the premise - the idea of a mistake leading to such confusion but this was nowhere near enough to sustain a novel of this length. It would have been great for a short story but it was a struggle to keep reading it because the characters were so wet and annoying. All it required was a question to be asked and yet it never was - the reasons for not doing so made the guy look so pathetic, he didn't deserve a happy ending. I've liked Ms Hills other stories but this didn't work for ...more
Purcheria
Jan 10, 2012 rated it it was ok
1.5 stars May contain spoilers

Right. Well I have officially lost a few brain cells/grey matter to this book as well as my precious and ever-fleeting time and well at least one of those things I am POSITIVE that I will not be getting back.
This book was absolutely RIDICULOUS!! The only, and I mean only reason why I finished it was because despite myself (and my hard-earned time and grey matter) I really wanted to know who would stop being a jackass - within the plethora of mindless and utterly
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Andie Long
Aug 26, 2011 rated it did not like it
A frustrating, annoying book that could have been settled by one of the characters just opening their mouth and asking for something. I sussed the ending straight away and could have happily slapped all the characters barring Daisy, the 8 year old. Loathed it and expect better from Melissa who has written some darn fine books in the past.
Aditi
Apr 29, 2014 rated it liked it
Tiffany's..AAh, that sound itself can make any women sweep off her feet. Wow, "Something From Tiffany's" is a very beautiful and charming book. This book has got everything from LOVE to deception, from heart-break to falling-in-love. I don't know after reading this how much being in love with the characters you'll feel, but I must say, you'll definitely fall in love with Tiffany's Store.

This is about two guys- Ethan and Gary buying their special something for their gals. It's Christmas time, no
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Mariann {at} Belle's Book Bag
Love this cover!! Wow.. there were so many twists and turns and lies in this story that I couldn't wait to read what happened next. I wasn't expecting that. I was fidgety through out most of the book waiting for the point when everything would be revealed. lol

I genuinely felt bad for Rachel because not only was she deceived by the man she loved, but by her friends also. I honestly don't know how she forgave them~I'm not sure I would have been able to. Oh...Ethan...he told so many lies that I
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Clare O'Beara
Starting in New York and moving to London and Dublin, where we don't see much of the locations, this light romance follows a diamond ring which is bought for one lady but gets swapped for a different package and ends up with another lady. Only one man had been intending to propose.

The book feels padded with some repetition and could have done with editing for length; but the editors may have asked the author to plump it up a bit because they could price it more highly. Characters are neatly
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Romancing the Book
Reviewer: JoAnne
Source: Publisher
JoAnne's review was first posted at Romancing the Book's blog.

I like stories set at Christmas and felt I could relate to this one since most of it took place in New York where I grew up. There was romance, love, family, lots of deception and discourse by all, a child that got dragged into every adult situation, and storylines set in England and Ireland as well as New York . The description of all the locations made me feel I was there since I could visualize the
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Carina Gironella
Jan 20, 2012 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
A book beautifully written by Melissa Hill.

The book is about two men who bought a gift for their girl at Tiffany’s Christmas Eve.

Gary Knowles, a self-conceited, bike-enthusiast whose business is going down the drain. While in New York, he got preoccupied with shopping for himself that he forgot to get a gift for his girl, Rachel Conti. He thought of buying her something that would level the generosity of Rachel, for she solely payed their holiday trip for Christmas. Tiffany’s was the first shop
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kari
Dec 08, 2014 rated it it was ok  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: 2014
During December I like to take a break from my usual books and read fluffy Christmas stories. Nothing wrong with that, they are fun, frothy little snowflakes. Usually.
Unfortunately, this isn't a Christmas story. It is a story which feels that the holiday connection is tacked on at the beginning and end. This story could take place anywhere at anytime. The Tiffany's connection could be any Tiffany's store in any city. I didn't get any feel of New York City at Christmastime. And again, it doesn't
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Cheryl
Jan 01, 2013 rated it liked it  ·  review of another edition
Ethan and his daughter, Daisy are in New York. They are on a very special mission. To pick up the perfect engagement ring for Vanessa. Ethan and Vanessa have been dating for a while. Ethan is happy that Daisy agrees, especially after Daisy’s mother passed away. Ethan and Daisy are leaving Tiffany’s when they spot a man who has been run over by a taxi.

Gary and his girlfriend, Rachel are also in New York. Rachel expects soon for Gary to propose to her. Only she has no clue that Gary has no plans
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Afini
Jan 18, 2012 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
I picked it up on a Christmas' book sale and I have to say that after reading such a heavy book, Something from Tiffany's does have its own magic to make me feel light again! With the current state which I am in right now; my chaotic life (which I am sure what most of us are having too), this book is a good diversion from reality. I think I can imagine, how every girl in the world would swoon over a diamond ring or any jewelleries from Tiffany's. Having said so, I would admit that the sight of ...more
Natalie
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Fabulous Book Fiend
Jan 08, 2012 rated it it was amazing
I loved Something from Tiffany's. It was a page turner right from the start. The fact that it is set in New Yorks to begin with, sets the book up to be a great one. The characters are easy to get to know and like and it will have you craving some freshly baked bread. The book also keeps you guessing in the manner of watching an episode of desperate housewives or a seriously good romcom. There were twists and turns making me gasp right up until the last page. I applauded the final page, it was ...more
Deion Mc Cahey
Feb 16, 2015 rated it did not like it  ·  review of another edition
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Isabell
Oct 01, 2013 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
First posted on Dreaming With Open Eyes

Actual rating = 4.5

The story centres on two couples. Both couples are spending Christmas in New York. On Christmas Eve, Ethan and his eight year old daugter, Daisy are buying an engagement ring for his future wife, Vanessa at Tiffany's. At the same time Gary needs a last minute gift for his girlfriend Rachel and heads into Tiffany's as well and buys a charm bracelet. Both of the guys have an iconic blue box from Tiffanys amongst their shopping. When Gary
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Anne
Aug 13, 2011 rated it it was amazing
Something From Tiffany's is an absolute joy to read. Melissa Hill creates characters that the reader can really relate to - none of them are perfect, they all have their quirks, but they are all great to read about.

The story centres on two couples. Both couples are spending Christmas in New York and both of the guys have an iconic blue box from Tiffanys amongst their shopping. When Gary gets knocked down by a yellow cab and Ethan rushes to help him it's plain what is going to happen.

One of the
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.:.bLueRLyN.:.
Nov 29, 2012 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Absolutely lovely book! Way to end my 2012 reading challenge. After Cecilia Ahern, I think I'm loving European authors more and more because of Melissa Hill.

Something from Tiffany's is a runaway winner when it comes to coming up with big twists. By the time you thought you had things figured out and have already invested so much on an angle you thought you've cracked, Melissa Hill comes up with another surprise. Well, I guess it's just about apt considering that that's the entire theme of the
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Cynthia
Nov 08, 2016 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: series, romance, holidays
I received this book as a giveaway from Goodreads. Two couples go to New York City for Christmas. Ethan and his daughter Daisy are going to pick up an engagement ring for his girlfriend Vanessa from Tiffany's. And Gary and his girlfriend Rachel are there for the holiday. When Ethan and his daughter come out of the store the see a man hit by a taxi and he goes to aid him. Gary is that man and he had gone into Tiffany's as a after thought for a gift for Rachel. He got her a charm bracelet. But ...more
Lindsey
Jul 20, 2011 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
I really enjoyed this book. At first, I was put off by the front cover and despite enjoying the blurb, I thought it looked a bit tacky and put it back down again. I picked it back up as it was on a 3 for 2 offer and I needed a third book, but I wasn't disappointed! I wizzed through this book in under a week with very little time to spare. It was fun, exciting and kept me on the edge of my seat until the end. There were so many twists and turns that surprised me and after reading a really heavy ...more
Dalila.
Mar 03, 2014 rated it really liked it
I Enjoyed this book very much story was a bit different.From the start you are transported to the gorgeous location of New York at Christmas,
The characters in this book are heart-warming and the storyline has some surprising twists,
The star of the novel is Daisy; Ethan's 8 year old daughter..I found this book fun, engaging and a real page turner,
Poulet
Oct 06, 2017 rated it liked it
It's actually 3.5
It was 4 all the way until the ending which is unexpected but just doesn't come naturally considering everything that happens in the book.
I don't want to spoil anymore, but the ending is not convincing.
Rachel
Jan 11, 2012 rated it liked it  ·  review of another edition
Good but not that good! It didn't start to get good until about 80% in. Put me off reading more from this author.
Mairead
Jun 10, 2013 rated it did not like it
Jesus. What a load of rubbish!
Whitney Ordemann
A very cute and easy read. This story was a little more long and drawn out than necessary, but did take a couple extra twists and turns I wasn’t expecting :)
Come_read_with_me_
Mar 12, 2019 rated it really liked it
This is such a sweet book to read. To be honest, I thought it would be unbelievable and cheesy however I loved it.
Rachel
Aug 27, 2014 rated it did not like it
Shelves: meh, romance
Something From Tiffany's, Melissa Hill

As far as I recall, Melissa Hill won a publishing contract on some daytime TV show writing contest. I read her first book many years ago, back when chicklit formed almost the entirety of my reading staple, and remembered being impressed with the twist in the tale. That, and the fact that the name 'Tiffany's' awakes my inner magpie, led me to read this book.

Well, Tiffany's has got a lot to answer for. So do the people who let a rank amateur get not just one,
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Jennifer
Jul 10, 2011 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
If anyone has had the wonderful experience of getting that blue box neatly tied up with a white ribbon then you know that feeling, that wonderful feeling of excitement knowing that it is Something from Tiffany’s. For many of us it may not be a sparkling diamond that has the ability to decapitate people it’s so large, yet that box still holds a magical feeling. In this latest novel brought to us by Melissa Hill she has captivated the magic of the little blue box with her wonderful use of ...more
Dorottya
Dec 31, 2012 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Oh my. This book. I just picked it up at a secondhand bookstore as a light English read (I'm not a native), some cute little chick book. I didn't really expect too much. Two guys taking each others's jewelry shoppings by accident? Not a really original concept, I said. I thought it would be a predictable read. And I felt that way throughout most of the novel, even with the occasional twists, which should have been an indicator for me. At the end, it turned out to have a completely different ...more
Jennifer
Dec 15, 2013 rated it did not like it  ·  review of another edition
I wasn't expecting this to be a GOOD book. I figured it would be the literary equivalent of those cheesy holiday movies that Lifetime/ABC Family/Hallmark Channel play nonstop from Thanksgiving until New Year's Day. You know what I'm talking about: Two insanely attractive people, probably veterans of some soap opera or the original 90201, have trouble finding love or are with the wrong partners, and through a series of corny mix-ups and declarations of love (lit perfectly by candlelight), they ...more
Nathalie
Jan 07, 2012 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
I have read Melissa Hill's previous books, and after reading the synopsis of this one, I couldn't wait to read it. I wasn't disappointed! I read it in 2 days, and kept wanting to read to find out what happened.

Melissa manages to always write stories which completely draws you in, and this was no different. I really enjoyed the story, and the characters. There were twists that I just didn't see coming, which I enjoyed - you could hear me gasping as one plot twist was revealed!

I would definitely
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