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The Glamorous (Double) Life of Isabel Bookbinder Isabel Bookbinder is a twenty seven year old assistant at the Saturday Mercury newspaper in London She has a disinterested boyfriend, a mother who loves clothes that match, and a father who always expects her to do better Although Isabel may spend most of her time measuring newspaper column inches, she s well on her way to becoming a bestselling author She s already perfected Her Look cashmere track suit, lots of mascara , is working on her toned size eight figure, and gets up at dawn to work on her novel well, sort of She even has a fabulous mentor a bestselling but increasingly eccentric author who takes her to glamorous book parties and introduces her to the dreamy literary agent Joe Madison But when she inadvertently exposes a political sex scandal and her name becomes known for all the wrong reasons, her glamorous double life starts to spin out of control With her distinctive voice, penchant for getting in sticky situations, and blind confidence in her dream of becoming a famous novelist, Isabel Bookbinder is a heroine that you can t help but root for


10 thoughts on “The Glamorous (Double) Life of Isabel Bookbinder

  1. Lisa M. Lisa M. says:

    If there was a way to give negative stars to a book, this would be the one I don t want to stereotype, but why do so many British writers of chick lit think it s amusing to create heroines who are blithely stupid, self des


  2. Sarah Ford Sarah Ford says:

    This book is so formulaic in a shameless rip off of Sophie Kinsella way Sophie may have a plot and character template from which she hardly ever deviates, but at least her heroines are likeable I am trying to like Isabel The rea


  3. Kourtney Kourtney says:

    Of course I enjoyed this book after all I enjoyed the Confessions of a Shopaholic series by Sophie Kinsella the first time around This is a very poor imitation that only received 3 stars from me because it made me laugh Add a dash of


  4. Chloe Chloe says:

    Isabel Bookbinder is a wannabe author and works for her local paper measuring the column inches on the weeks stories Isabel decides she is going to be abest selling author, but is annoyed when her best friend gets an agent before she does.S


  5. Leah Leah says:

    The Glamorous Double Life of Isabel Bookbinder is Holly McQueen s debut novel It tells the story of Isabel Bookbinder, an aspiring novelist Trouble is, Isabel has a very different view as to how novels are written then how they are actually are w


  6. K. K. says:

    This was trying desperately hard to be another Bridget Jones It failed The main character, Isabel, is indescribably naive She has very little idea of the world around her and is lying to her parents about her career She wants to write a book, but has n


  7. Kristin Kristin says:

    I hated the book The main character was beyond annoying I wanted to reach through the book and strangle her It was like the author was trying to make another Becky Bloomwood of the Shopaholic series and FAILED I barely laughed while reading the book I will n


  8. Nancy Nancy says:

    Novelist in Training or Writer in Training, Iz is definitely a NITWIT Took me less than 4 hours to read this book and had quite a few laugh out loud moments A fun read


  9. C C says:

    A review of this book compared it to Bridget Jones and the Shopaholic series, so I picked it up thinking it would be an entertaining, light hearted read it was definitely a light read but not very enjoyable I continued to read it thinking it would get better, but I coul


  10. J.H. Moncrieff J.H. Moncrieff says:

    I really enjoyed this book the first time I read itI believe it was called Confessions of a Shopaholic It s ironic that a book about a novel getting stolen from under the rightful author s nose is a near carbon copy of another author s work Down to the funny letters that begi


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