I’ve Got Your Number by Sophie Kinsella
Ugh. Poppy’s lost it…. her mind, possibly her fiance, and for sure his family who already have doubts about her…
but more to the point,
she has lost her engagement ring. (Yes, the very one that has been in Magnum’s (fiance) family for three generations.
Poppy is just having a day. In one beautiful afternoon with lunch with her friends at a lovely hotel, she had not only went against her better judgement of taking the ring off to let her friends see it more closely… but the fire alarm that followed, the panic. of course now… no ring. When she steps outside to make a phone call, someone goes running by and grabs her phone. Yup. Gone.
Seriously? Why did Poppy even get up today?
When she finds an abandoned phone in one of the hotels garbage (NOT like she was looking in the garbage, it was just there!) Beggars can not be choosers… and in this case the finders keepers rule applies as well! Poppy has no idea what the result of taking this phone is going to be…
but she is about to find out…
This book is about a phone, that is true. But it is also about Poppy, and her panic to get the ring back, and about Sam the head of the company who owns the phone she found… the mix is fantastic!
I started seeing this book show up on some of the blogs I frequent. While it has an appearance of cutesy, and not necessarily the type of book that usually lures me in, it stuck with me. When I found it at my library…. even better.
What I thought I was getting was going to be a light chick lit read with the occasional smile and eye roll happening from me as I read it. Seems like lately, I am wrong a lot about books. :)
I’ve Got Your Number is actually smart and witty. Sophie Kinsella does a pretty bang up job! As I moved through the early pages I picked up that this was going to be more enjoyable than I had even anticipated. My anticipated half smiles were replaced with full on bursts of laughter as I read a witty line, or a funny moment that impressed me.
(I can not give it away but the gift at the future in-laws made me laugh out loud… I did not see that coming!)
I thoroughly enjoyed I’ve Got Your Number to the last pages. I stayed up way too late to finish it because I had to know…. what I had to know. I think readers will be pleasantly surprised when they pick up this book.
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Thank you local library for letting me laugh along with this book