“Waiting on” Wednesday | Surprise Me by Sophie Kinsella


Breaking the Spine created this feature – “Waiting on” Wednesday, where bloggers could gush about their most coveted upcoming releases. Here’s mine:


After being together for ten years, Sylvie and Dan have all the trimmings of a happy life and marriage; they have a comfortable home, fulfilling jobs, beautiful twin girls, and communicate so seamlessly, they finish each other’s sentences. However, a trip to the doctor projects they will live another 68 years together and panic sets in. They never expected “until death do us part” to mean seven decades.

In the name of marriage survival, they quickly concoct a plan to keep their relationship fresh and exciting: they will create little surprises for each other so that their (extended) years together will never become boring. But in their pursuit to execute Project Surprises, mishaps arise and secrets are uncovered that start to threaten the very foundation of their unshakable bond. When a scandal from the past is revealed that question some important untold truths, they begin to wonder if they ever really knew each other after all.

With a colorful, eccentric cast of characters, razor-sharp observations, and her signature wit and charm, Sophie Kinsella crafts a humorous, yet thoughtful portrait of a marriage and shines a light on the danger of not looking past the many layers of the ones you love to discover how infinitely fascinating–and surprising–they truly are.

Publication date: February 13th, 2018


I haven’t read Sophie Kinsella in a long time. I read a few of the Shopoholic books years ago, but it was The Undomestic Goddess that really made me fall in love with her writing. I adore her humor and wit, and I can’t wait to jump back on the Sophie Kinsella bandwagon with this latest installment! I know she’s going to take me on a fun, roller-coaster of a ride.



8 thoughts on ““Waiting on” Wednesday | Surprise Me by Sophie Kinsella

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  1. I have only read one of her books and it was years ago. I will have to look for some reviews for this one. I hope you enjoy it once you get the chance to read it!


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