How Not To Shop
Carmen Reid

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Narrated By: Kate Harbour

Duration: 9 hours and 55 minutes

What to expect

Her passion is fashion... but she's on a budget!

Personal shopper Annie Valentine is about to hit the big time: presenting a glamorous TV makeover series! But too late, Annie discovers this is TV on a shoestring. They're paying her buttons and her budget is zip. Can she make do with Primark when all she wants is Prada?


Modern & contemporary fiction

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The world of TV fashion makeovers is given a hilariously warm send-up in Reid's latest dispatch from a now recession-hit retail world, where solace can be found in the form of body-control underwear

Daily Mirror (4 stars)

A brilliant read that'll be popular with fashionistas!

Closer (4 stars)

Fabulous... [Annie Valentine is] a woman who was making makeovers hip long before Gok Wan came on the scene

Sunday Herald

With our heroine's lovable nature, you'll be rooting for her as she battles family life, the credit crunch and the scary world of telly, while never looking anything less than fabulous at all times (obviously)

Heat (4 stars)

Sexy, fun and flirtatious. Reading Carmen Reid is the most fun you can have with the lights on!