Madeleine Sophie Wickham, also known under the pen name Sophie Kinsella, is an English author. The eldest sister of fellow writers Gemma and Abigail Townley, Sophie Kinsella was educated at Putney High School, St Mary's School, Shaftesbury, Sherborne School for Girls, and New College, Oxford, where she initially studied Music, but after a year switched to Politics, Philosophy and Economics. Wickham worked as a financial journalist before turning to fiction. Sophie has written seven standalone novels which have all been bestsellers in the UK, USA and other countries around the world: Can You Keep A Secret?, The Undomestic Goddess, Remember Me?, Twenties Girl, I’ve Got Your Number, Wedding Night, and My Not So Perfect Life. But is primarily known for her Shopaholic series of novels. The books follow protagonist Rebecca Bloomwood through her adventures in shopping and life. The Secret Dreamworld of a Shopaholic, or better known as Confessions of a Shopaholic in the United States, is the first in the popular Shopaholic series. Becky loves shopping. In fact, she buys more than what she can, so she has huge debts to everybody. She often rationalises her overspending, for instance by referring to items as an 'investment' or necessary, but not everyone agrees with it. During a visit to Surrey, her parents order Becky to shape up and cut back on her spending spree or make more money… You can listen online to free English audiobook “Confessions of a Shopaholic” by Sophie Kinsella on our website.