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.

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Cocktails for Three by Madeleine Wickham

I spent most of the book wanting to shake her and scream. Follow us on Twitter: Candice Brewin, Roxanne Miller, and Maggie Phillips, who toil together in cocltails editorial offices of an upscale magazine, the Londonermeet for drinks on the first of every month. Mar 19, Heather Zabrowski rated it liked it. I’ve read three books by Sophie Kinsella writing as Madeleine Wickham but I’m not sure I’ll be picking up another one any time soon.

Cocktails for Three

Speaking of which, it should also have been obvious that Ed, the neighbour, is way too good for her, and I would have liked to have seen a lot more of him in the story. Anyway both these women are pretty strong and have powerful story arcs, but the third in the trio, Candice, is unfortunately very weak indeed. Here, they chat about what’s new at The Londonerthe glossy fashion magazine where they all work, and everything else that’s going on in their lives. Where she writes with spunk and wit, great humor and engaging characters as Kinsella, as Wickham feels less playful, more restraint and the characters are not as lively.


Dec 31, Rebecca rated it really liked it Shelves: A collective of bibliophiles talking about books. Deliciously funny, if uneven sixth novel by Wickham The Gatecrasher, etc. Freelancer Roxanne hides Mr Married with Kids.

Contact Follow us on Twitter: Lists with This Book. Then you have Roxanne, whose having an affair with Ralph, who is supposed to be this strong and independent vixon- but can’t manage fhree get away from the man she has been having an affair with for SIX YEARS.

Every month, three Londoner magazine colleagues gossip over cocktails in the same old bar.

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Jan 01, Melissa rated it it was ok. Mar 06, Kelly rated it did not like it Shelves: Actually, the color of loneliness.

When Heather applies for a job as editorial assistant at the magazine, Candice supplies her with coctkails writing sample of her own, landing her a job over other applicants. View Full Version of PW. If you would like to quote MORE than words, please ask us first via the email address in the Contact details.

This book was horribly depressing from the get-go. In Cocktails for ThreeMadeleine Wickham combines her trademark humor with remarkable insight to create an edgy, romantic tale of secrets, strangers, and a splash of scandal. The author of the Shopaholic series writes a thousand times more fun, witty books than when she writes under her own name.

Candice had not yet mentioned rent to Heather — nor had Heather ever brought the subject up. While I enjoyed the foils of their friendship, I found each of their stories rather lackluster. But Maggie soon finds life outside the city dreary and lonely.


Mar 12, Ciara rated it did not like it Shelves: It means the writing is good. Als Maggie moet gaan bevallen, trekt ze zich terug in de Pine en laat ze Candice en Roxanne achter. The book chronicles the lives of three women in their early 30s they are all the same age right This book was a premiere for me.

Not heeding her friends’ advice to leave well enough alone, Candice continues to extend herself beyond normal bounds of generosity and is surprised to discover in the end she’s been duped and betrayed by Heather.

The Shopaholic novels series focuses on the misadventures of Becky Bloomwood, a financial journalist who cannot manage her Madeleine Wickham born 12 December is a bestselling British author under her pseudonym, Sophie Kinsella. Subscribe to this site’s feed via FeedBurner or click here for an email subscription. I like the idea of taking poetry into everyday places with a personal touch.

Anyone that couldn’t guess what Heather is up to or about to be up to almost from the instant she is introduced, isn’t paying attention to the story. I could put this book down and nothing really made me want to pick it up to keep on reading the plot was just meh. This is a great book to coccktails when you want to get away from it all.