Surprise Me (Hardcover)

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NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER - A witty and emotionally charged novel that delves into the heart of a marriage, and how those we love and think we know best can sometimes surprise us the most

"A delightful take on the mixed blessings of marital longevity."--People

After ten years together, Sylvie and Dan have a comfortable home, fulfilling jobs, and beautiful twin girls, and they communicate so seamlessly they finish each other's sentences. They have a happy marriage and believe they know everything there is to know about each other. Until it's casually mentioned to them that they could be together for another sixty-eight years . . . and panic sets in.

They decide to bring surprises into their marriage to keep it fresh and fun. But in their pursuit of Project Surprise Me--from unexpected gifts to restaurant dates to sexy photo shoots--mishaps arise, with disastrous and comical results. Gradually, surprises turn to shocking truths. And when a scandal from the past is uncovered, they begin to wonder if they ever really knew each other at all.

With a colorful cast of eccentric characters, razor-sharp observations, and her signature wit and charm, Sophie Kinsella presents a humorous yet moving portrait of a marriage--its intricacies, comforts, and complications. Surprise Me reveals that hidden layers in a close relationship are often yet to be discovered.

Praise for Surprise Me

"Genuinely funny."--The New York Times Book Review

"Unexpected and wholly satisfying."--USA Today

"In her signature fashion, Sophie Kinsella brings a cast of quirky, funny characters to this new work. She] keeps the laughs coming. . . . Readers will follow the story with bated breath as the couple struggle to make their marriage right after everything they thought they knew about each other proves wrong."--Library Journal

"Heartfelt . . . What at first seems like a light novel about familiar woes turns into a deeper story about trust, family, and perception."--Publishers Weekly

"Winsome and zesty, Kinsella's latest delivers all the hallmarks her many fans have come to expect."--Booklist

"Pure fun . . . a hilariously moving look at marriage and the power of mixing things up."--Kirkus Reviews

About the Author


Sophie Kinsella is the author of the bestselling Shopaholic series, as well as the novels Can You Keep a Secret?, The Undomestic Goddess, Remember Me?, Twenties Girl, I've Got Your Number, Wedding Night, and My Not So Perfect Life. She lives between London and the country.
Product Details
ISBN: 9780399592881
ISBN-10: 0399592881
Publisher: Dial Press
Publication Date: February 13th, 2018
Pages: 432
Language: English