Editorial Reviews. From Publishers Weekly. Maggie, Roxanne and Candice, the heroines of Wickham’s latest Brit romp, are three successful women in their. All Books / Madeleine Wickham. share: Cocktails for Three. sophie’s introduction. “Three girls meet every month for cocktails, and this book follows their stories. Three women, smart and successful, working in the fast and furious world of magazines, A chance encounter in the cocktail bar sets in train an extraordinary set of She has also written seven bestselling novels as Madeleine Wickham and.

Author: Samugor Keshura
Country: Haiti
Language: English (Spanish)
Genre: Politics
Published (Last): 12 December 2007
Pages: 436
PDF File Size: 4.68 Mb
ePub File Size: 15.20 Mb
ISBN: 328-6-73837-744-1
Downloads: 29967
Price: Free* [*Free Regsitration Required]
Uploader: Fegami

This is probably the most painful chicklit book I’ve ever read. As much as I love all the books Wickham writes as Sophie Kinsella, I have found that I just don’t like anything she write under her actual name.

Cocktails for Three by Madeleine Wickham: a disappointingly light concoction | Vulpes Libris

They all three happen to be working at a magazine together, too. I picked this one up from my friend Dani new to goodreads the snippet on the cover proclaims the book to be “deliciously wicked and witty and funny” or something to that effect. Her websites can be found at: As a corollary, i assumed that i would like Madeleine Wickham’s writing as well. Media reporter, reviewer, producer, guest booker, blogger.

Cocktails for Three

Cocktails for three is about the lives of 3 yo It’s no secret that i love Sophie Kinsella’s writing. The plot took a very different twist than I was expecting from just judging it by the cover. Perhaps it was her reaction to having children, which I think would be similar to my own. Jul 17, Emma Streets rated it it was ok Shelves: They meet on the first of every month at the Manhattan Bar, a posh lounge that caters to clientele sporting Prada bags. None are as happy inwardly as they portray to others.


I gotta say, for most of the part it was an enjoyable and light read, not particularly memorable or engaging but perfect if you just want to turn off your brain and relax.

Cocktails for Three by Madeleine Wickham

This book was horribly depressing from the get-go. Mar 19, Heather Zabrowski rated it liked it. View all 3 comments. That is where i realized that the Kinsella name hung about this novel’s neck like a dead albatross.

Enjoy it with your favorite cocktail. Follow us on Twitter: By clicking on “Submit” you agree that you have read and agree to the Privacy Policy and Terms of Service. The book didn’t make me gasp out of surprise at any point in the narrative.

This review has been hidden because it contains spoilers. View Full Version of PW.

You could say I prefer her style as Kinsella, to say the least. If it weren’t such a quick read, once I convinced myself to go on reading it, it would have been truly miserable. Cocktails for three is about the lives of 3 young with-it women who work for a magazine in London and are best of friends. She is always my least favorite except if you are the heroine in “Something Borrowed” Which I think happened in this book.



Cocktails for Three by Madeleine Wickham: Contact Follow us on Twitter: Jun 06, Jami added it Shelves: It was alright, but I don’t think I would read it a second time and it will be going in the ‘for Goodwill’ pile. However,some emotions like the insecure feeling that Maggie has when her mother in law tries to help her out or the one where Candice feels guilty about the families that her father ruined is a little grating on the nerves after a point as it gets too excessive.

Some changes can happen gradually.

First you have Candice. But this is the second go that I’ve had with Madeleine Wickham and, even though logically I know it’s the same person, I just think that she loses some of her mojo when she’s not cockfails as Sophie Kinsella. The characters in Wickham’s books are always rich with pretentious names I mean noone is actually called Giles who are hard to relate to.

Heel leuk verhaal voor de jonge, ambitieuze vrouw.