The Party Crasher: A Novel
In true Sophie Kinsella fashion, The Party Crasher is fun, quirky, and just what you need when sitting on the couch with a cup of cocoa. Effie has two siblings, Bean and Gus. They grew up in a wonderful eclectic home known as Greenoaks. Their biological mother passed away when they were very little and they have always known Mimi, their step mum, to be more like their mum. Especially Effie since she is the youngest. So it is very unexpected when their dad and Mimi announce their divorce. It hits Effie the hardest. To top things off, their dad has a new girlfriend several years younger than him named Krista. Effie and Krista get into a heated argument one day and from there it’s war. Krista decides to have a goodbye party for the house and Effie is not really invited. Of course, Effie does when anyone would do…deny her feelings are hurt and go anyway to find her Russian nesting dolls.
This book has some really funny moments as well as ones that will make your heart melt. With a cast of wonderful, colorful characters, it will make you smile as you realize all that really matters is family.
|The Dial Press
|Buy this Book