Can You Keep A Secret?

Can You Keep A Secret?

Book - 2004
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With the same wicked humor, buoyant charm, and optimism that have made her Shopaholic novels beloved international bestsellers, Sophie Kinsella delivers a hilarious new novel and an unforgettable new character. Meet Emma Corrigan, a young woman with a huge heart, an irrepressible spirit, and a few little secrets:

Secrets from her mother:
I lost my virginity in the spare bedroom with Danny Nussbaum while Mum and Dad were downstairs watching Ben-Hur.
Sammy the goldfish in my parents' kitchen is not the same goldfish that Mum gave me to look after when she and Dad were in Egypt.

Secrets from her boyfriend:
I weigh one hundred and twenty-eight pounds. Not one eighteen, like Connor thinks.
I've always thought Connor looks a bit like Ken. As in Barbie and Ken.

From her colleagues:
When Artemis really annoys me, I feed her plant orange juice. (Which is pretty much every day.) It was me who jammed the copier that time. In fact, all the times.

Secrets she wouldn't share with anyone in the world:
My G-string is hurting me.
I have no idea what NATO stands for. Or even what it is.

Until she spills them all to a handsome stranger on a plane. At least, she thought he was a stranger.

But come Monday morning, Emma's office is abuzz about the arrival of Jack Harper, the company's elusive CEO. Suddenly Emma is face-to-face with the stranger from
the plane, a man who knows every single humiliating detail about her. Things couldn't possibly get worse--Until they do.
Publisher: New York : Dial Press, c2004
ISBN: 9780385338080
Branch Call Number: KINS
Characteristics: 357 p. : 20 cm


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Feb 03, 2017

Fun and girly quick read. Great for read for the beach or poolside.

Nov 05, 2015

There's just something so natural and so human about the insecurities and then the delusions of Emma. and though this might be a comic story first, this was a very cheeky romantic romp for me.

Jul 29, 2015

I loved this book! I have it on audiobook and can just pick it up and play over and over!

Jul 20, 2015

This book is a really good for kids who keep secrets, because it teaches you not to keep them. It will cause a lot of problems between people, you should keep secrets from anyone; not your parents, friends, or your boyfriend. If you keep a secret from them, everyone that you kept it from will probably not to you ever again.

A patron review from the Adult Summer Game: "This book was funny and hard to put down. Sophie Kinsella created a very likeable main character in this book."

I_sing_the_Body_Electric Jul 15, 2014

Another awesomely witty novel by Kinsella! Filled with humour, romance and the slight awkward moments, I highly recommend this novel. Moral of this story: keep some secrets to yourself!

Jul 07, 2014

Quirky... Entertaining... Plenty of 'laugh out loud' situations. I recommend it :)

Jun 11, 2014

Cute, funny, well-worth the read.

sass35 May 21, 2014

loved this book it has so much happening in it.i have never read a sophie kinsella novel i did not love so far.

Mar 24, 2014

i thoroughly enjoyed this book. My husband kept asking me "What's so funny?"...the book, of course. Great fun. I loved the main character's quirks.

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Jul 07, 2014

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nadian Jan 29, 2008

Sexual Content: Certain scenes of sexual content depicted in the novel.

nadian Jan 29, 2008

Coarse Language: Some mature language in the novel.


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Jul 20, 2015

about a young girl named Emma Corrigan and she keeps secret from her family, friends, and her boyfriend. She doesn't tell anyone these secrets, until she gets on a plane and spills out her secrets to a strange man on the plane.


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Feb 08, 2012

Well, obviously I'll be completely frank and honest. Without actually telling him the truth-

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