When my best friend talked about this book to me she said something like "I can't believe how many times she messed up and miraculously didn't get caught!" which summarizes this book pretty well. Samantha Sweeting has a genius IQ and works at a very demanding law firm. She is under a lot of stress but is good at her job, until one day she finds a security document on her desk that she somehow forgot to file. Panicked, Samantha cracks and flees the city, and ends up in front of a big house. She intends to ask for water and directions, but gets mistaken for a housekeeper candidate and is hired on the spot. Samantha knows NOTHING about housework, but wants to lie low after the uproar at her firm, and madness ensues as she messes up everything she tries and then runs around hiding the evidence. As usual Kinsella also introduces a romance to the story. Cute, funny read, though I did feel a little stressed out by her situation at her law firm.
Typically addictive Sophie Kinsella! This one did have a little twist though. She's not a shopaholic, she's a housekeeper. Very cute. I took it on vacation with me and the 4 hour plane ride FLEW by! I definitely recommend this if you are a Kinsella fan or just a fan of chic lit.
Very easy read, so this was perfect for me right now. I have to say I admire the main character. I sometimes wanna just chuck it all and go hide somewhere - mistake or no mistake! This would be a great beach read or something you need to read when you don't want to have to pay rapt attention to it. Worth a read, but nothing too deep :)
Sophie Kinsella's books have been my guilty pleasure for years now. Whenever you want to read something light-hearted, fun, and engaging enough that you don't want to put it down, pick up one of her books. You're guaranteed to have a great time following the antics and mis-adventures of her latest heroine.
I just finished this book, and I really enjoyed it more than her other books. The main character was easy to relate to and she just does some funny things. There were several points in the book where I was laughing out loud and my husband asked me what was so funny. The plot is somewhat predictable, as I figured it out about halfway through the book, but I still wanted to keep reading to figure out how the character would handle it. It kept me entertained.