News & Events
Here’s where you can find the latest news about what’s going on in my world – book promotions, interviews I’ve done recently, competitions, upcoming events and of course book signings. Do come along, I’d love to meet you!
My Christmas card competition is back for 2023!
It’s that time of year again! We’re thrilled to be running our holiday card competition for fans. Would you like to receive a holiday card from Sophie Kinsella this year? Enter below for your chance! Open globally, T&Cs apply.
Join The Burnout Recovery Challenge!
This competition has now closed. Are you a Sophie Kinsella superfan? Want to get involved with spreading the word about her latest book, The Burnout, for a chance to be one of the first to read it? Then sign up for The Burnout Recovery Challenge! In The Burnout Sasha’s (well-intentioned yet […]
New book! The Burnout
I’m so pleased to share the UK cover for my brand new book, The Burnout! It’s all about Sasha, who hits a wall (quite literally!) and ends up going to recuperate from burnout at the Devon beach resort she loved as a child. However, the formerly grand hotel is a now a dilapidated shambles with […]
Christmas card competition 2022
It’s Team Kinsella’s favourite time of the year! Each Christmas we send 100 bespoke cards to Sophie Kinsella readers around the world. This year the design is based on the UK book jacket artwork for The Party Crasher! Simply complete the form below before 11.59pm (GMT) on Sunday 11th December for your chance to win […]
What is your party persona? Take the quiz to find out!
Combining back to school fever with The Party Crasher celebrations, below is a quiz to find our your party persona! Which one are you? QUESTIONS At a party, you can be found: Making sure the canapés get refilled. You don’t want anyone to end up hungry! Chatting up a new friend. Off somewhere playing with […]
Event at Chorleywood Bookshop
Come join me at Chorleywood Bookshop on Tuesday 13th September at 7pm! I’ll be talking about The Party Crasher, writing, books and, you never know, maybe even shopping . Get your tickets here: bit.ly/ThePartyCrasher The price includes refreshments and a copy of the book. Hope to see you there!
Cocktail competition! (UK)
The Party Crasher is out now in paperback! To celebrate, my publishers have partnered up with Shake Baby Shake to offer a 10 pack of Shake Baby Shake cocktails, a pair of limited-edition sunglasses and a signed copy of The Party Crasher! Simply complete the form below before midnight (GMT) on Sunday 31st July for […]
Win a personalised beach towel with The Party Crasher
The Party Crasher is out in paperback this month, so my publishers are offering three lucky readers the chance to win a personalised beach towel, as well as a copy of The Party Crasher. Enter for the chance to win something fun to read – and somewhere comfortable to sit – whether you are going […]
A brand new look!
My UK edition of The Party Crasher has a brand new look for summer 2022! You can pre-order your copy here. Effie isn’t invited to the party – but that’s not going to stop her!
Christmas Card Competition 2021
I have a very special Christmas tradition – every year, I sign 100 bespoke Christmas cards for a selection of lovely readers all round the world. It’s a way for me to say ‘thank you’ and is especially meaningful to me this year after all that we’ve been through. This year, the design is based […]
The Party Crasher in Italy!
LA FESTA INIZIA ADESSO! I’m thrilled that The Party Crasher is out in Italy now. Thank you Mondadori for creating this wonderful trailer! If you are in Italy, you can order a copy from https://www.amazon.it/Attenti-allintrusa-Sophie-Kinsella/dp/880474409X/ https://www.ibs.it/attenti-all-intrusa-libro-sophie-kinsella/e/9788804744092 https://www.mondadoristore.it/Attenti-all-intrusa-Sophie-Kinsella/eai978880474409/
Win BlooBloom sunglasses with Love Your Life
Love Your Life is out this week in paperback! To celebrate this, and the fact the sun is shining (well, sometimes), my publishers and I have teamed up with the beautifully stylish sunglasses company, Bloobloom. Enter below to be in with the chance of winning TWO gorgeous pairs of sunglasses (including prescription sunglasses), just in […]
Spring competition time!
Spring is in full swing and to celebrate, I am giving you the chance to win a beautiful spring hamper! This box of goodies is the perfect way to pamper yourself. Simply complete the form below before midnight (GMT) on Friday 23rd April. Good luck! Sophie xxx
Christmas Card Competition 2020!
My Christmas card competition has become an annual tradition. Each year I select 100 readers from around the world to send a specially-designed ‘thank you’ Christmas card to. This year is slightly different as I want ALL of my readers to receive a card. So I’ll be sending a virtual card to each and every […]
I loved seeing your photos of pets dressed up for Halloween over on my Facebook page. I’m sure you’ll agree that my own Hestia made a fantastic witch. Thank you for sharing your photos, they really cheered me up! Follow me on Facebook for more photos from readers, competitions, book extracts and more! Sophie xox […]
(UK) Win a £1,000 Diamond pendant and earring set
For those looking for a little autumn sparkle, my UK publisher has teamed up with Ernest Jones to run a competition to win a signed copy of Love Your Life and a diamond pendant and earring set worth £1,000! PLUS until Thursday 5th November, my readers can get 20% off diamond jewellery at Ernest […]
Win an original print inspired by Love Your Life
To celebrate the publication of Love Your Life we are offering one lucky reader the chance to win an original, bespoke print of themselves and their loved ones by Sophie Kinsella’s cover illustrator, Lucy Davey! Perhaps you’ll choose to have yourself and a group of friends, your family, or maybe even a cherished pet illustrated […]
US EVENT with Elin Hilderbrand on 29 October
On 29 October at 6pm ET, I’ll be discussing my new book, LOVE YOUR LIFE, with the wonderful Elin Hilderbrand, in partnership with Brookline Booksmith! If you would like to join in and watch online, follow this link to buy a ticket! Every ticket comes with a copy of Love Your Life*. You will receive […]
Win a signed Christmas Shopaholic paperback
Christmas Shopaholic comes out in paperback this week, which is really super exciting. And normally I’d be out and about, and I’d be seeing readers. And I just realized that this is a great big hole for me this year. So I thought, well, you know what? I will just pretend. I’ll put up a […]
(UK) WIN a Love Your Life early reading copy
I was absolutely thrilled to receive my advance proof copies of Love Your Life through the post recently. Just look at that gold foil and the bright pink inside cover pages! And now my UK publishers are offering three of my readers the chance to receive an early copy to read for themselves! For your […]
(UK) WIN a Dragonfly Necklace
This month in the UK, Twenties Girl is just 99p in ebook. So my UK publishers are running a competition to win this beautiful dragonfly necklace! A dragonfly necklace has a starring role in the book and this one is extra-special because it’s designed by my wonderfully talented friend Claudia Bradby. The necklace […]
Extract: Mummy Fairy: Mermaid Magic
In Mermaid Magic, my fourth Mummy Fairy book (the series is called Fairy Mom in the US and Canada), Mummy Fairy and Ella decorate the kitchen with magic colouring pencils, catch a robber on Ella’s school trip – and swim with real mermaids! Find out more about the book by clicking the […]
Lockdown Diary Part 2: Shopdown
Back by popular demand! I hope everyone is OK, sending out lots of love from me and from Becky….xxx Becky’s Lockdown Diary Part 2: Shopdown 8 am OK. Don’t panic. Another day of lockdown. No problem. Bring it on! 8.15 am Luke says, ‘Are you OK?’ and I say bravely ‘Of course I am!’ […]
Becky’s Lockdown Diary
Hello everyone. I’m constantly thinking of all my readers in these strange and uncertain times and it’s so lovely to hear from you. A few of you have posted wondering, ‘What would Becky do?’ So here’s the answer… With lots of love to you all See you again soon Sophie xxx Becky’s Lockdown Diary […]
UK Easter Egg competition
In uncertain times like these, there’s one thing you can always rely on – chocolate! Easter is fast approaching and to mark it my publishers are running a UK competition to win a copy of I Owe You One and a Luxury Easter Egg from Hotel Chocolat! Who doesn’t like free books and chocolate? Fill […]
Make Volcano Treats inspired by Mummy Fairy and Me!
If you’re looking for something fun to do with the children, why not make these easy-peasy volcano treats? In Mummy Fairy and Me: Mermaid Magic, Ella makes a crafty volcano. Let’s try making volcanoes that you can eat (with the help of a grown up)! Then, you can share them to spread the […]
Mother’s Day (UK) competition!
To celebrate Mother’s Day this month, I am giving away a pamper package to one lucky person to share with the strong female role model in their life. The package includes a mini bottle of prosecco, a Yankee Candle, Hotel Chocolat chocolates, Champneys Spa gift set and two Shopaholic books – everything you could possibly […]
Happy World Book Day!
Not only is it World Book Day today, it is also the publication day of Mummy Fairy and Me: Mermaid Magic in the UK! In this book Mummy Fairy and Ella decorate the kitchen with magic colouring pencils, catch a robber on Ella’s school trip – and swim with real mermaids! World Book […]
(UK) WIN a bouquet of sunflowers!
To celebrate the Remember Me? ebook special offer this month, my UK publishers are offering one lucky reader the chance to win a beautiful sunflower bouquet! To enter simply complete the form below before the closing date of Sunday 23rd February. Good Luck! This competition is open to UK residents only, but keep […]
Will you be a Glitteraholic, a Bargainaholic or a Regiftaholic? Find out by completing my Quiz!
UK December Events
Will I see you at any of my UK events this December? I promise lots of festive fun. Quality Street, mince pies, Christmas carols – the works! And of course I will be signing copies of Christmas Shopaholic… I hope to see some of you there 🙂 Sophie xox Sunday 1st December – 11am-1pm Book […]
Win a Christmas card from Sophie!
My Christmas card competition has become a bit of a tradition. Each year I select 100 readers from around the world to send a specially-designed ‘thank you’ Christmas card to. And this year is no different! To be in with a chance of winning a signed card, either for yourself or for a loved one, complete […]
Win a copy of Christmas Shopaholic!
I can’t tell you the thrill I have that CHRISTMAS SHOPAHOLIC is on sale now! To be in with a chance of winning one of 5 copies, simply fill in the form below. The competition closes at midnight (GMT) on Sunday 3 November and is open to readers all over the world. Good luck!
WIN with SHOEAHOLICS!
WIN a year’s worth of shoes and a signed Shopaholic book bundle! I’ve partnered up with Shoeaholics.com to offer you the chance to channel your inner shopaholic and win a year’s worth of shoes and a signed Shopaholic book bundle! That’s 12 new pairs of shoes just for you, to the total value of £600! Five runners up will […]
WIN! **UK BEAUTY BOX COMPETITION!**
To celebrate I Owe You One being out in paperback I have teamed up with the fantastic team at Cohorted for a special competition. The prize is a year’s supply of Cohorted Beauty Boxes, a signed copy of I Owe You One and 8 more of my books! There are 3 runner up prizes of a book […]
(UK) Win a £10 coffee voucher
**UK competition** To celebrate the release of I Owe You One in paperback this month I’m offering one lucky reader an early copy of the book and a £10 coffee voucher. For your chance to win simply fill in the entry form below. You have until 9am on Monday 10th June to enter. Good luck! […]
How many shopping days until Christmas?
One of the great joys of being a novelist is when you get the first glimpse of the cover of your new book. So I am beyond excited to share with you the UK and US & Canadian covers for Christmas Shopaholic! The latest instalment of the adventures of Becky Brandon (née Bloomwood) comes out in […]
Win an Easter Egg!
**UK competition** For your chance to win a copy of I Owe You One and a Luxury Easter Egg simply fill in the entry form below. You have until 9am on Tuesday 16th April to enter. Good luck!
Win an I Owe You One bookmark
In a recent post on my Instagram page (@sophiekinsellawriter), I shared this photo of some pretty I Owe You One bookmarks that my UK publishers had printed. Lots of people have asked where they could find a bookmark for themselves, so here’s your chance to win one! There will be 20 winners and I’ll send one […]
Win one of 20 advance proof copies of I Owe You One (UK competition)
For your chance to win one of 20 advance proof copies of I Owe You One, simply complete the form below before 1pm (GMT) on Thursday 14th February. Good luck! Please note: This competition is open to UK residents only. Please check back for global competitions in the future.
I Owe You One around the world
To find out when I Owe You One will publish in your country please use the grid on this page. Some of the dates aren’t final so please check with your local publisher or retailers! You will find more details of the editions that are already available on the I Owe You One book page. Keep checking back as […]
Fairy in Waiting US Blog Tour!
I am very pleased to announce a 4-week long US blog tour for Fairy In Waiting, starting on Monday 21st January! All of these lovely bloggers will share a combination of reviews and extracts from my second Fairy Mom book. Will you be following along? You can find all the tour stops below! Week One: […]
Q&A event at Linghams Bookshop, Heswall
Join me for an evening event at Linghams Bookshop, Heswall (CH60 7SG) on Tuesday 12th February from 6.30pm. I’ll be talking about I Owe You One, and answering reader questions, followed by a book signing. Arrive 6.30 for 7pm start. Tickets: £7 (redeemable against the book), plus a small transaction fee. For tickets CLICK HERE.
Literary Lunch Event st Gusto Restaurant, Lytham
Join me for a special Literary Lunch with Plackitt & Booth at Gusto Restaurant in Lytham on Tuesday 12 February from 12:00-14:30. There will be a 2 course lunch, author talk, audience Q&A and I Owe You One book signing. Tickets are £35 and include a welcome drink, lunch, author talk, and a signed copy of I […]
UK book signings for I Owe You One
I’m very pleased to be signing copies of I Owe You One at WHSmith stores in Sheffield, Liverpool and Birmingham this February. I hope some of you will be able to make it along to one of these events. Visit the WHSmith Blog for more information. WHSmith Meadowhall, Sheffield, 44 High Street, S9 1EN Saturday, 9 February […]
The Hot Mess Clubhouse Event with Lucy Vine @ Waterstones, Gower Street
I am delighted to be joining author and journalist Lucy Vine for the first in her new series of hilarious events, The Hot Mess Clubhouse. On Thursday 7th February at 6.30pm we’ll be discussing my new book, I Owe You One, at Waterstones Gower Street (London) as well as talking about feminism, friendship and fiascos. […]
Read an extract from I Owe You One
Happy New Year! At the very start of 2019 I am delighted to share the first three chapters of I Owe You One with you all. The book will be out in the UK, US and Canada next month! ONE The trouble with me is, I can’t let things go. They bug me. I […]
A new look for Becky Bloomwood in the UK!
I am absolutely delighted to reveal a brand new look for my Shopaholic books in the UK! Here are the first two designs, with designs for books 3-8 to come soon. They are available to buy as ebooks now and will be available as physical copies from January. I hope you like them! Becky Brandon […]
Win one of 100 Christmas cards!
Congratulations to the 100 winners of my Christmas card competition this year! Your cards are on their way to you now. Merry Christmas everyone! xx This year I’ll be signing 100 Christmas cards to send to readers all around the world to thank you for your support and love for my books. To be […]
Behind the Scenes of Can You Keep a Secret!
I absolutely loved visiting the set of Can You Keep a Secret? in upstate New York and meeting the talented cast and crew behind the movie. I’m delighted that Alexandra Daddario is playing Emma Corrigan. And it was so exciting to see so many talented women both in front and behind the camera, helping to bring […]
UK cover reveal for I Owe You One
**UK cover reveal!** I’m delighted to unveil the UK cover for my new novel I OWE YOU ONE, which comes out in February. I’ve loved writing this book and I hope you will enjoy reading it! Find out more about the book here. UK readers can find pre-order links on my book page and can […]
This week saw the start of filming for the Can You Keep A Secret? movie in New York. Here’s Hollywood favourite Alexandra Daddario, who will play Emma, with co-star Tyler Hoechlin (aka Jack Harper). I’ll be visiting the set soon myself and I’m almost bursting with excitement. More news to come!
COVER REVEAL! I Owe You One (US/Canadian cover)
I am thrilled to reveal the US/Canadian cover for my new novel, I OWE YOU ONE! I can’t wait for you all to meet Fixie and the gang in February. (UK readers – stay tuned for a cover reveal – coming very soon!) I Owe You One is a story of two complete strangers, Fixie […]
Win a copy of Can You Keep a Secret?
This competition has now closed – Congratulations to Rano, Lindsey, Katie, Sandra and Martin for your wins! For your chance to win one of 5 copies of the beautiful new-look Can You Keep a Secret?, answer the simple multiple choice question below. (CLUE: Visit the book page to find the answer) The competition is […]
Can You Keep A Secret? the Movie!
I’m absolutely thrilled that Can You Keep a Secret? is going to become a movie! I can’t wait to see the story come alive on screen and I know my readers around the world will look forward to it just as much as I am. Alexandra Daddario will play the lead role of Emma Corrigan, as well as executive […]
Surprise a loved one competition
If you’re in the UK and have recently bought a copy of Surprise Me you might have spotted a very special competition inside… To celebrate the paperback we are offering one lucky reader the chance to put their own personal message on a huge billboard in London’s West End! You and your loved one will […]
New look for Surprise Me
The U.S. and Canadian paperback cover for SURPRISE ME is here! I adore the yellow cover, which makes me think of summer and reading in the sun. It’s perfect for the beach of course, as well as your book club. In fact why not have your book club meet on the beach!? It will be […]
Surprise Me around the world
To find out when Surprise Me will publish in your country please use the grid on this page. Some of the dates aren’t definite so please check with your local publisher or retailers! Find more details of the editions that are already available on the Surprise Me book page. Country Publisher Publication Date UK and […]
Read an early extract from Surprise Me!
After being together for ten years, Sylvie and Dan have a comfortable home, fulfilling jobs, beautiful twin girls, and 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 […]
Fairy Mom and Me on tour!
Join in the Fairy Mom and Me US blog tour this month with special reviews, promos and giveaways every day until the 22nd! Here is a list of all the stops on my virtual tour: January 8: Here Wee Read January 9: KidsR.Us January 10: Pirates and Pixie Dust January 11th: Mommy Ramblings January 12th: Finding Debra January […]
NaNoWriMo tips for writers
I know that lots of you will be taking part in NaNoWriMo this month so I wanted to share some tips and advice that I’ve picked up over the years. I hope it helps and good luck with the challenge! Sophie xx Write something that you would like to read yourself Just think: if […]
The Goodreads Choice Awards 2017
I’m thrilled that My Not So Perfect Life has reached the final of the Goodreads Choice Awards! I am so happy that so many of you enjoyed this book, which I adored writing. Thank you to everyone who voted – and should you choose to vote in the final round, I would really appreciate your […]
My Not So Perfect Life Paperback Tour
To celebrate the paperback release of My Not So Pefect Life, Sophie will be signing copies in Sheffield, Leeds, Liverpool and Manchester. Check below for more details of each signing. Can’t wait to see you there! WHSmith Meadowhall – 12pm, Saturday 15th July 45 Meadowhall Centre, High Street, Sheffield, S9 1EN WHSmith Leeds – 3.30pm, Saturday 15th July 3-7 […]
Sophie talks to the Glamour podcast
Sophie met with Jo and Leanne from the Glamour team to discuss My Not So Perfect Life, the dangers of putting only your best life on social media and whether it is ok to be a little bit messy from time to time. Listen to the full podcast here.
Win a spa break with Champneys
Katie, the heroine of My Not So Perfect Life, looks like she lives the perfect life with her dream job in London and her stunning Instagram feed. But her reality is a lot more stressful – horrible long commute, nightmare boss and tiny flat. So if like Katie your life is feeling a bit too taxing […]
My Not So Perfect Life launch
On Tuesday night, Barnes & Noble in Eastchester NY hosted a fantastic Girls’ Night Out launch event for My Not So Perfect Life. It was so lovely to see so many people at the event – but if you weren’t able t be there, you can watch the video from the live Facebook stream now!
Win a signed proof of My Not So Perfect Life
***This competition is now closed*** It is less than a week until My Not So Perfect Life is published in the UK but, if you can’t wait that long, we are giving away four signed proof copies. For your chance to win, simply enter here. Good luck!
My Not So Perfect Life on tour!
Sophie will be on tour in the USA, Canada and the UK to celebrate the publication of My Not So Perfect Life. Keep your eyes peeled here for more dates! Live Chat with USA Today – 7th February Girls’ Night Out in Eastchester – 7th February Girls’ Night Out in Edina – 9th February Celebrate with ELLE Canada – […]
Finding Audrey is in Zoella's book club
I’m so excited to share the news that Finding Audrey has been selected for the Zoella Book Club! I hope you love the new hot pink cover as much as I do… You can watch Zoe talking about all her picks here.
Sophie to appear at the Bath Festival
Sophie will be appearing at the Bath Feestival on 9th October alongside Cecilia Ahern, author of Flawed, to talk about Finding Audrey and writing for new audiences in YA. Tickets are available here.
Join our summer readalong!
It’s almost the end of June and so it is the perfect time for our annual summer readalong! Our first title is Can You Keep A Secret, which was first published an incredible thirteen years ago! Head over to Sophie’s Facebook page to find out more and for your chance to win a copy for yourself a […]
Sophie to appear at the Edinburgh International Book Festival!
Tickets are now available for the Edinburgh International Book Festival and Sophie will be there on Sunday 14th August to talk about Finding Audrey! Get your ticket now!
Thanks for having me, Germany!
I had such a lovely time in Germany! It was so lovely to meet so many of you in Hamburg, Hanover and Berlin. I had an amazing time at Creativity is Great and I even had the time to go and see the Brandenburg Gate!
Sophie's tour in Paris!
I had such an amazing time in Paris – thank you so much for having me! It was so lovely to meet so many of you and to share the love for Becky and Audrey! I even managed to find the time to go shopping and found some amazing chocolate bracelets…
Sophie is coming to France!
Sophie spent most of her day today at a photoshoot for Gala France! Thank you to Severin, Thomas and Beth for a great day. And, Sophie will be visiting France and Geneva next week! For more details, check out her French Facebook page and Belfond. Hope to see you there.
Sophie is coming to Italy!
Hugely excited to say that I’m going to Italy for #libricome on the 20th March! I’ll be speaking to Annalena Benini and Fabio Canino about my books. I can’t wait to be in Rome, one of my favourite cities (not just for shopping!). Sophie x Felicissima di annunciare che sarò in Italia per #libricome il […]
Shopaholic to the Rescue all over the world!
Shopaholic to the Rescue is already out in the UK and Commonwealth and the US, but we’ve now got more details for foreign language editions…The novel will be published by Mondadori in Italy in February 2016, by Belfond in France on the 4th of May 2016, by The House of Booksin the Netherlands on the 8th […]
Join Sophie for a Q&A at Mayfair, London!
On Wednesday 18th November Sophie is being interviewed by Natasha Harding and The Sun about books, Becky and Shopaholic to the Rescue. Tickets include a copy of the book and Sophie will be signing copies too! Find out more here.
Read Sophie's interview with Brightly!
“I think SHOPAHOLIC TO THE RESCUE might be the book in which Becky grows up the most, finding amazing strength and resilience, regaining her sparkle and everything that we love and find funny about her.” – Sophie Read more
Happy Halloween! It’s been a fantastic trick-or-treating night in London we think this evening there is every possible scary movie monster, holding a bucket and going door to door. The atmosphere is amazing! If you’re out tonight, have a great time… and if you’re in, stay warm and have your treats ready to go by […]
Watch Sophie on Lorraine!
Sophie went along to ITV this morning to have an interview with Lorraine and even bumped into Sue Perkins while she was there! Don’t worry if you missed it, you can catch up here.
Sophie is just back from her tour of Brazil and had an amazing time meeting all her lovely readers. Some of you even brought fan art and themed cupcakes – they were AMAZING! Thank you so much to all of you who came and stood in line to get your books signed!
The Great Summer Readalong
A very big thank you to all of you who took part in the Great Summer Readalong! You’ve all done so well and we hope you had loads of fun. Everyone who took part in the readalong was entered into a competition to win one of ten special signed proof copies of Shopaholic to the […]
Sophie’s trip to Brazil this month!
We’ve just announced signing dates for Sophie’s trip to Brazil this September with Editora Record! Finding Audrey is already available now and Shopaholic to the Stars came out on 31st August. Meet Sophie on the following dates: September 12th, Saturday, Rio de Janeiro, Bienal do Livro do Rio: https://www.facebook.com/events/1612250225702722/ September 15th, Tuesday, São Paulo, Saraiva bookstore […]
Praise for Finding Audrey!
We have been so excited to see how everyone has welcomed Audrey, with international press writing reviews and The NewStatesman listing it as one of their top YA books of the summer. Book bloggers all over the internet are also raving about Audrey as their new favourite heroine. Check out some of our favourite reviews below! My […]
Hear Sophie on BBC Radio 4!
Today Sophie went along to BBC Radio 4 to talk about Finding Audrey – and played a cardboard violin! Yes, an actual cardboard violin – made by Ron Cain. If you’re in the UK you can have a listen now!
Ask Sophie and Jojo
Here it is! Sophie and her friend and fellow writer Jojo Moyes answered all your tricky questions for #askSophieandJojo! Thank you to everyone who sent in questions to answer – now you know which of their character they are most like, why Mog the Forgetful Cat is Jojo’s literary spirit animal and can even hear […]
Shopaholic to the Stars – UK edition out now in paperback!
The UK edition of Shopaholic to the Stars is out now in paperback, and also available in ebook and audio. So, if you haven’t caught up with Becky’s hilarious new adventures with Luke and Minnie in Hollywood, now’s the perfect time 🙂 The US & Canada paperback edition will be out on 14th April.
Win a personalised online stylist session!
Win a session with an online personal stylist and £250 to spend on new clothes! To celebrate the UK launch of Shopaholic to the Stars in paperback on 25th March, we are giving UK readers the chance to overhaul your wardrobe thanks to a personal styling session with style consultants Coathanger.net! PLUS, we’ll even give you […]
Penguin blog: Sophie shares her literary heroines
Sophie has written a blog about her favourite literary heroines for Penguin UK’s Women on the Page campaign, an online festival of characters and women’s writing running throughout March. “Friends – even good ones – can be a mystery to us. Not so literary heroines. We know their every thought. We understand them; we’ve […]
Cover reveal for Finding Audrey!
The cover for Finding Audrey, Sophie’s forthcoming YA novel, has been revealed! The exclusive release went live earlier today on USA Today and Sugarscape. Read Sophie’s introduction and the first extract from the book on the Finding Audrey book page! Finding Audrey will be published in June 2015. USA Today | Sugarscape
Sophie's first YA novel will be published next year!
Sophie has written her first YA novel, called Finding Audrey, which will be published in the UK and US in June 2015. The novel features a 14-year-old girl recovering from an anxiety disorder, and blends family comedy, romance, and personal discovery. Sophie says, ‘Finding Audrey is my first YA novel, and I loved writing it. […]
Sophie appears on Italian TV!
Sophie appeared on the RaiUno evening news in Italy this week! To watch the clip in Italian, scroll through to 35:20 on the TG1 video link below. Ciao! “Everybody has a Becky Bloomwood moment”
WIN one of 100 Sophie Kinsella goodie bags!
To celebrate the launch of Sophie’s brand-new website, we’re offering readers around the world the chance to win one of 100 gorgeous Sophie Kinsella goodie bags containing a copy of The Undomestic Goddess and Can You Keep a Secret. For your chance to win, just register for Sophie’s brand-new newsletter before 25th September by clicking […]
Shopaholic to the Stars – US Tour dates announced
The dates for Sophie’s US Tour have been confirmed! 20th October at 6pm – Red Door Spa, 200 Park Avenue South, New York, NY 10003 21st October – Neiman Marcus: Short Hills Mall, 1200 Morris Turnpike, Short Hills, NJ 07078 21st October at 7pm – Boulevard Books & Cafe, 7518 13th Avenue, Brooklyn, NY 11228 22nd October – Traverse […]
Highlights from Sophie's Facebook webchat
Is Sophie a closet knitter? Is her life as crazy as Becky Bloomwood’s? And which cocktail does she recommend to cure writer’s block…?! Here are 10 of our favourite questions and answers from her recent Facebook webchat for you to enjoy… Q. What made you become a writer? A. I read other people’s novels every […]
US & Canadian edition of Wedding Night is out now in paperback!
Wedding Night was inspired by the notion of a honeymoon going wrong and all of the funny things that could happen as a result. It stars Lottie and her overly protective older sister Fliss and explores the idea of first love – what would happen if two old flames rekindled a relationship from years ago? If […]
NEW Shopaholic novel coming Autumn 2014!
It’s the news all Shopaholic fans have been waiting for! Shopaholic to the Stars – the brand-new Shopaholic novel starring Becky Bloomwood – will be published in Autumn 2014.
Win a 5* holiday to Greece!
This competition is now closed. How do you fancy a 5* 7-day holiday to Greece for two people?! We’ve teamed up with lowcostholidays to offer you the chance to win this fabulous prize which includes accommodation in a 5 star hotel in Greece for two people and return flights from any UK departure airport (subject to […]
Win a personal Christmas card from Sophie!
This competition is now closed. As a special gift to her fans, Sophie Kinsella will be sending out 100 personal Christmas cards to her readers around the world. For the chance to receive one, enter our competition on the Transworld website. Good luck!
Sophie's short story in Stylist magazine
Hot of the press! Today’s special edition of Stylist magazine includes a short story written by Sophie Kinsella in just 2 and a half hours! Aptly named “The Stylist”, it opens in a hairdressing salon and features a lovely new stylist called Ottoline. Here’s a taster: I’ve never been unfaithful before. Not to a man, nor to a […]
Wedding Night nominated for the Goodreads Choice Humor Award 2013
We’re thrilled to announce that Wedding Night is in the semifinal for the Goodreads Choice Humor Award 2013! Thank you to everyone who has voted so far. Voting for the final closes on Saturday 16th November, so there’s not long to go! To vote for Wedding Night visit the Goodreads website, where you can also see the other books and […]
Happy publication day!
Wedding Night and I’ve Got Your Number are both out now in the UK, US, Canada, Europe and Asia! Sophie celebrated the publication of her brand-new hardback Wedding Night in London with a pop-up wedding event – take a look at the event photos on Facebook! To celebrate publication day in the US and Canada – Sophie took over her US publisher’s […]
Wedding Night global publication dates
Can’t wait to get your hands on Wedding Night? Neither can we! Take a look a the list below to find out when Sophie’s fabulous new novel will be landing in bookshops around the world. English language editions: USA, Canada, Europe & Asia – 23rd April 2013 UK & Ireland – 25th April 2013 […]
Congrats to our competition winners!
We just wanted to say a huge thank you to everyone who has taken part in this month’s fabulous competitions, and congratulations to the winners! First up is Christina, who won a gorgeous bunch of flowers to be sent to her mum for Mother’s Day in the UK. Here’s what she had to say: “Oh, […]
Cookies and you!
World Book Night 2012
Happy World Book Night to you all! How will you be celebrating tonight? Perhaps with an event at your local library, or curled up with a glass of wine and your favourite book! I shall be taking a ride on a very special World Book Night Bus to the Southbank Centre, where there are lots […]
USA Today gives IGYN a great review!
USA Today gives a great review of I’ve Got Your Number today, receiving 3 out of 4 stars! The reviewer compares Maddy’s writing to “a box of Valentine’s Day chocolates. A pleasurable if guilty indulgence that can be entirely devoured in a single sitting if one doesn’t heed the clock – or the bathroom scale.” Read the full […]
Read Sophie's interview in The Guardian
‘You can be highly intelligent – and also ditzy and klutzy’ With her Shopaholic series of novels, Sophie Kinsella is the quintessential chick-lit writer. Is she offended by the label? And why does she write about women who are obsessed with handbags? What do we think about chick lit? It’s a question that has been on a […]
I've Got Your Number global publication dates
If you want to read the new Sophie Kinsella book in English and you live outside of the USA, UK, Australia, South Africa, New Zealand or India, fear not! From 16th February you’ll be able to buy I’ve Got Your Number from good bookstores in the following countries: Austria, Bahrain, Belgium, China, Croatia, Czech republic, Denmark, Egypt, […]
World Book Night 2012
The Secret Dreamworld of a Shopaholic selected for World Book Night giveaway! For all UK and Ireland fans, would you like 24 copies of The Secret Dreamworld of a Shopaholic to give away? World Book Night 2012 represents the most ambitious and far-reaching celebration of adult books and reading ever attempted in the UK and […]
40 Love – Coming soon to North America
Hello to all my North American readers! As you probably know, the first book I ever wrote, back when I wrote under the name Madeleine Wickham, was The Tennis Party. It was re-released in the UK earlier this summer and now it’s coming out in the US under the fun title 40 Love. I was filmed on […]
Sophie on… Kate Middleton
Kate Middleton: The princess bride We live in a world of “now!” Easy credit, instant gratification, do it yesterday. Patience seems a virtue long forgotten. So feathery hats off to Kate Middleton and her measured, dignified bearing over the last eight years. As any young woman knows, it’s hard enough to strew off questions from friends […]
New fan Q&A with Sophie – what would you ask?
Do you have a burning question you’d love to ask Sophie? Perhaps you’ve always wanted to know who her favourite character is, where she gets her ideas from, or to find out about the most extravagant item in her wardrobe? Well now is your chance to ask! Just post your question here as a comment […]
Mini Shopaholic Christmas UK tour
Mini Shopaholic – Christmas UK tour dates! We’re delighted to announce that Sophie will be talking, signing books and meeting fans at three public events in the UK in November. Tuesday 23rd November, 7pm Bishopswood House, Bishopswood, Ross-on-Wye, in association with Rossiter Books Tickets are £3 each (redeemable against the price of the book) & […]