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I Owe You One

Narrated by: Fiona Hardingham
Length: 12 hrs and 22 mins
4 out of 5 stars (62 ratings)
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Summary

Random House presents the audiobook edition of I Owe You One by Sophie Kinsella.

The irresistible new stand-alone from Sophie Kinsella is a story of love, empowerment and an IOU that changes everything....

Fixie Farr can’t help herself. Straightening a crooked object, removing a barely there stain, helping out a friend...she just has to put things right. It’s how she got her nickname, after all. 

So when a handsome stranger in a coffee shop asks her to watch his laptop for a moment, Fixie not only agrees, she ends up saving it from certain disaster. To thank her, the computer’s owner, Sebastian, scribbles her an IOU - but of course Fixie never intends to call in the favour. 

That is, until her teenage crush, Ryan, comes back into her life and needs her help - and Fixie turns to Seb. But things don’t go according to plan, and now Fixie owes Seb - big time. 

Soon the pair are caught up in a series of IOUs - from small favours to life-changing debts - and Fixie is torn between the past she’s used to and the future she deserves. 

Does she have the courage to fix things for herself and fight for the life and love she really wants? 

©2019 Sophie Kinsella (P)2019 Random House Audiobooks

Critic reviews

"Left me giddy with laughter. I loved it." (JoJo Moyes)

"Life doesn't get much better than a new Sophie Kinsella novel." (Red)

"One of the most relatable books I've read in a long time, I couldn’t put it down." (Louise Pentland, Sprinkleofglitter)

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Fabulous Uplifting Read

Another great book from Sophia Kinsella.
I have read every book by this author.
Loved the story, laughs, and the dynamics of relationships inside and outside the family.
A Must read ❤️

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Predictable

Very disappointing, predictable and like so many other books already out there. Mind numbingly boring. On a plus, narration was fine.

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Really disappointed

As a hardcore fan of Sophie Kinsella, I was massively disappointed by this one (having waited for it as a preorder)

It lacked any of the charm that her previous novels have had, the characters were all deeply unappealing except for The Love Interest who was just a bit dull.

The narration was only okay - leaning heavily towards cliché and caricature for all except the two main characters - but her portrayal of the heroine’s sister was just embarrassing.

Having bravely pushed on through 3/4 of it and realising that I no longer cared what happened to any of them, I ended up returning the book for a refund of my audible credit - something I’ve done only a handful of times in my years with audible.

If you want the very lightest, least challenging and most one-dimensional of chick-lit then this might float your boat but even for that purpose there are dozens of other books that do it better.

I can only hope this is a blip because I have always enjoyed her previous novels (albeit that recent shopaholic offerings have been weaker than the earlier instalments)

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Just boring

I tried to stay with this, I usually like her books but I find the characters vacuous and boring.

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self pitying and utterly ridiculous stereotypes..<br />

main character boring, whiny and pathetic. her ridiculous nickname was so try hard and just not believable. very silly and such a disappointment from Sophie Kinsella. No humour and everyone unlikeable.

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Not Quite There

This is hard. I love Sophie Kinsella. The Shopaholic series is both empowering and the way it embraces quirkiness in a positive light, it’s such a fun ride to join Becky and her adventures. But unlike Becky, Fixie is rather weak and kinda depressing. Her self image is too poor and it’s annoyingly uninspiring. Despite trying so hard to relate or understand her, it’s not possible to do so unfortunately till the end. What a missed opportunity.