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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Jul 17, Emma Streets rated it it was ok Shelves: M This is probably the most painful chicklit book I’ve ever read. The best thing about this book was the writing nothing particularily jumps out at me for the positives. This book reminded me of my friends and I which is maybe why I loved it.

Candice the generous goody-two-shoes and liked by everyone. Reading any book by Madeleine Wickham is wonderful for zoning out First thre have Candice. Cockatils short-lived champagne fizz of ambitious or frivolous rich, more bitter beer of everyday female human woes. Roxanne is a confident and gutsy young lady who has a secret lover whose identity nobody knows.

Maggie Phillips, or Mrs.

I picked this one up from my friend Dani new to goodreads the snippet on the cover proclaims the book to be “deliciously wicked and witty and funny” or something to that effect. Can chick-lits have an ending other than a “happily ever after”?. None of us should ever feel Funny quips amid troubles.


However,some emotions like the insecure feeling that Maggie has when her mother in law tries to help her out or the one where Candice feels guilty about the families that her father ruined is a little grating on the nerves after a point as it gets too excessive. A friend of mine gave me this book for xmas, and I finally got around to reading it a couple weeks ago. Jan 15, Bhargavi Balachandran rated it it was ok Shelves: I have the strongest affinity for Candace.

Roxanne is sleeping with a married man.

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When she recognizes a waitress at the Manhattan Bar as Heather Trelawney, whose family was ruined by Candice’s father, Candice decides to make amends. Aidan loaned me this book.

If it weren’t such a quick read, once I convinced myself to go on reading it, it would have been truly miserable. Every now and again, they are edible. Paperbackpages. I was so disappointed in this book.

I still vividly remember many of her books because the characters walk off the pages into the realm or reality.

Here, they chat about what’s new at The Londonerthe glossy fashion magazine where they all work, and everything else tyree going on in their lives. But Maggie soon finds life outside the city dreary and lonely.

Cocktails for Three by Madeleine Wickham: a disappointingly light concoction

This one was truly phoned in. If you would like to quote MORE than words, please ask us first via the email address in wivkham Contact details. The Shopaholic novels series focuses on the misadventures of Becky Bloomwood, a financial journalist who cannot manage her own finances. Why build up so much if it just blows over like that?



I like to care about characters and there’s nothing I like more than to cry or laugh whilst reading a book. That is where i realized that the Kinsella name hung about this novel’s neck like madeeline dead albatross.

This book was not meant to have crazy twists. I appreciated how each woman was at a different phase in her life and the problems each faced.

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I don’t know if it was because she was so obviously a wambly tambly sham bucket or because I just wanted to scream “seriously?!? None of them are vy you call great people.

For me, “Cocktails for Three” was just okay. Books by Madeleine Wickham the real name of Sophie Kinsella are the types of books you read when you’re lying in the sun on holiday. Sam – Sam’s blog: