Surprise Me by Sophie Kinsella audiobook

Surprise Me: A Novel

By Sophie Kinsella
Read by Fiona Hardingham

Random House Audio 9780399592881
11.48 Hours Unabridged
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NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • A witty and emotionally charged novel that delves into the heart of a marriage, and how those we love and think we know best can sometimes surprise us the most “A delightful take on the mixed blessings of marital longevity.”—People   After ten years together, Sylvie and Dan have a comfortable home, fulfilling jobs, and beautiful twin girls, and they communicate so seamlessly they finish each other’s sentences. They have a happy marriage and believe they know everything there is to know about each other. Until it’s casually mentioned to them that they could be together for another sixty-eight years . . . and panic sets in.              They decide to bring surprises into their marriage to keep it fresh and fun. But in their pursuit of Project Surprise Me—from unexpected gifts to restaurant dates to sexy photo shoots—mishaps arise, with disastrous and comical results. Gradually, surprises turn to shocking truths. And when a scandal from the past is uncovered, they begin to wonder if they ever really knew each other at all.             With a colorful cast of eccentric characters, razor-sharp observations, and her signature wit and charm, Sophie Kinsella presents a humorous yet moving portrait of a marriage—its intricacies, comforts, and complications. Surprise Me reveals that hidden layers in a close relationship are often yet to be discovered. Praise for Surprise Me “Genuinely funny.”—The New York Times Book Review   “Unexpected and wholly satisfying.”USA Today “In her signature fashion, Sophie Kinsella brings a cast of quirky, funny characters to this new work. [She] keeps the laughs coming. . . . Readers will follow the story with bated breath as the couple struggle to make their marriage right after everything they thought they knew about each other proves wrong.”Library Journal   “Heartfelt . . . What at first seems like a light novel about familiar woes turns into a deeper story about trust, family, and perception.”Publishers Weekly    “Winsome and zesty, Kinsella’s latest delivers all the hallmarks her many fans have come to expect.”Booklist   “Pure fun . . . a hilariously moving look at marriage and the power of mixing things up.”Kirkus Reviews

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Summary

A February 2018 LibraryReads Pick

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • A witty and emotionally charged novel that delves into the heart of a marriage, and how those we love and think we know best can sometimes surprise us the most

“A delightful take on the mixed blessings of marital longevity.”—People
 
After ten years together, Sylvie and Dan have a comfortable home, fulfilling jobs, and beautiful twin girls, and they communicate so seamlessly they finish each other’s sentences. They have a happy marriage and believe they know everything there is to know about each other. Until it’s casually mentioned to them that they could be together for another sixty-eight years . . . and panic sets in. 
           
They decide to bring surprises into their marriage to keep it fresh and fun. But in their pursuit of Project Surprise Me—from unexpected gifts to restaurant dates to sexy photo shoots—mishaps arise, with disastrous and comical results. Gradually, surprises turn to shocking truths. And when a scandal from the past is uncovered, they begin to wonder if they ever really knew each other at all.
           
With a colorful cast of eccentric characters, razor-sharp observations, and her signature wit and charm, Sophie Kinsella presents a humorous yet moving portrait of a marriage—its intricacies, comforts, and complications. Surprise Me reveals that hidden layers in a close relationship are often yet to be discovered.

Praise for Surprise Me

“Genuinely funny.”—The New York Times Book Review
 
“Unexpected and wholly satisfying.”USA Today

“In her signature fashion, Sophie Kinsella brings a cast of quirky, funny characters to this new work. [She] keeps the laughs coming. . . . Readers will follow the story with bated breath as the couple struggle to make their marriage right after everything they thought they knew about each other proves wrong.”Library Journal
 
“Heartfelt . . . What at first seems like a light novel about familiar woes turns into a deeper story about trust, family, and perception.”Publishers Weekly
  
“Winsome and zesty, Kinsella’s latest delivers all the hallmarks her many fans have come to expect.”Booklist
 
“Pure fun . . . a hilariously moving look at marriage and the power of mixing things up.”Kirkus Reviews

Editorial Reviews

Editorial Reviews

Heartfelt . . . What at first seems like a light novel about familiar woes turns into a deeper story about trust, family, and perception. Publishers Weekly   
Winsome and zesty, Kinsella’s latest delivers all the hallmarks her many fans have come to expect. Booklist
Pure fun . . . a hilariously moving look at marriage and the power of mixing things up. Kirkus Reviews
Entertaining and comical with questions we can puzzle over . . . Kinsella is a master at engaging storytelling, entertaining quips, and developing nuanced, interesting characters. Bookreporter
In her signature fashion, Sophie Kinsella brings a cast of quirky, funny characters to this new work. [She] keeps the laughs coming. . . . Readers will follow the story with bated breath as the couple struggle to make their marriage right after everything they thought they knew about each other proves wrong. Library Journal
Unexpected and wholly satisfying. USA Today
“What at first seems like a light novel about familiar woes turns into a deeper story about trust, family, and perception.” Publishers Weekly
Genuinely funny. The New York Times Book Review
“In her signature fashion, Sophie Kinsella brings a cast of quirky, funny characters to this new work. [She] keeps the laughs coming…Readers will follow the story with bated breath as the couple struggle to make their marriage right after everything they thought they knew about each other proves wrong.” Library Journal
“Winsome and zesty, Kinsella’s latest delivers all the hallmarks her many fans have come to expect.” Booklist

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Author Bio: Sophie Kinsella

Author Bio: Sophie Kinsella

Sophie Kinsella is the author of the bestselling Shopaholic series, including the #1 New York Times bestseller Shopaholic & Baby, among other novels.

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Available Formats : CD
Category: Fiction/Romance
Runtime: 11.48
Audience: Adult
Language: English