Can You Keep a Secret?

Can You Keep a Secret?

Meet Emma Corrigan, a young woman with a huge heart, an irrepressible spirit, and a few little secrets: Secrets from her boyfriend: I've always thought Connor looks a bit like Ken. As in Barbie and Ken. Secrets from her mother: I lost my virginity in the spare bedroom with Danny Nussbaum while Mum and Dad were downstairs watching Ben-Hur. Secrets she wouldn't share with an Meet Emma Corrigan, a young woman with a huge heart, an irrepressible spirit, and a few little secrets: Secrets from her ...

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Title:Can You Keep a Secret?
Author:Sophie Kinsella
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Genres:Womens Fiction
ISBN:Can You Keep a Secret?
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Edition Language:English
Format Type:Paperback
Number of Pages:374 pages pages

Can You Keep a Secret? Reviews

  • maricar
    Apr 04, 2008
    don't read this in public..especially if you're by yourself... this book has been on my wishlist for years (apparently it was earning rave reviews from readers online) and yet everytime i come across this at bookstores i'd tell myself to postpone buying it since it had many copies o...
  • Cecily
    Jul 15, 2008
    My first - and almost certainly last - foray into chick lit. Very shallow, contrived and implausible, albeit in a self-conscious ("ironic"?) way. Although the "plot" may excuse the improbable co-incidences, there is no justification for the ludicrously artificial dialogue. I find a...
  • Arlene
    Feb 23, 2015
    Absolutely hilarious and entertaining! Can You Keep a Secret is the type of novel you pick up to relax your imagination and enjoy the ride. I laughed throughout this entire book as Emma Corrigan stumbled through life tripping on mishap after mishap! She was an absolute delightful ...
  • Elizabeth
    Sep 28, 2017
    Emma Corrigan is intolerably stupid. She lives with intolerably stupid flatmates, and has an intolerably stupid boyfriend whom she doesn't actually love but is determined to stay with because he is handsome. Emma works for an intolerably stupid company (Panther Cola) and reports to ...
  • Anzu The Great Destroyer
    Feb 08, 2012
    Goal: Read a light book and laugh my ass off. Result: Read a stupid book that made me want to cut it into little pieces. Overall Goal: Happiness. Overall Result: A sh*tty headache. All my friends gave Can You Keep A Secret? a high score, all of them loved it, all of them ...
  • valee
    Aug 02, 2011
    Worst book I have read in a LONG, long time. Seriously, How could so many of you like this book? Now I remember why I hate chick-lit so much. After having read and adored Something Borrowed and Something Blue I thought I wasn't giving enough credit to this genre, I thought there were s...
  • Dija
    Feb 03, 2012
    Rating Breakdown: Enjoyment - 5 stars Story - 3 stars Emma - 3.5 stars Jack - 2 stars Side characters - 5 stars Ending - 2.5 stars The average is 3.5 stars, but since enjoyment is my number one reason for reading in the first place, I'll round it up to 4 stars. This book i...
  • Sophia
    Nov 25, 2016
    2.5 stars "it was ok" is seriously such an accurate description of this book. good job, description-that-hovers-over-the-2-star-rating! emma, our main character, is monumentally irritating. she compulsively lies about things that she shouldn't have to lie about, and is so horrend...
  • Ferdy
    May 27, 2015
    2.5 stars - Spoilers This was kind of fun but also kind of awful, as expected the heroine was an utter idiot and the plot was beyond silly, but I have to admit that there were some funny moments and the story despite being nonsensical was easy to get through and somewhat entertainin...
  • Kat O'Keeffe
    Nov 19, 2016
    This was so funny and cute! It didn't blow me away, but I was in the mood for a rom-com style read and that's exactly what this was! Definitely looking forward to reading more Sophie Kinsella when I need something lighthearted and fun. ...
  • Megs ♥
    Oct 13, 2011
    First of all thank you, Jasprit, for insisting I read this one. A couple of days ago I was sick and in bed all day. I had just finished another book and was wondering which book to start next. I saw this on my Nook and remembered you said it's her best book. This book really made me ...
  • Natalie Monroe
    Oct 16, 2011
    Can You Keep a Secret is possibly my favorite Kinsella standalone. It follows the story of Emma, an ordinary, slightly ditzy girl (think Anna from Anna and the French Kiss) who accidentally spills all her secrets to a stranger on the plane. And that stranger later turns out to be he...
  • Fafa's Book Corner
    Apr 11, 2018
    Review posted on Fafa's Book Corner! Beware spoilers ahead! I have been a fan of Kinsella's sinceFinding Audrey.Naturally I went through all of her books and tried to decide which one to read.Can You Keep a Secret?stood out the most. I am happy to say that I loved it! ...
  • Zoë
    Apr 29, 2015
    This was such a fun and entertaining book! I laughed out loud multiple times and I also cringed several times because of how embarrassed I was for Emma. My only problem with this book is that I felt like it could have been longer! It felt rushed at times and I wished there was more of...
  • Pang
    Nov 26, 2015
    ?Can You Keep A Secret?? Are you serious?!!??!? NO! I?m gonna spill all your secrets to my friends, Emma. You cannot trust me on this! I?m a bitch, I know. hahaha 1st secret: Guys.. this clumsy lady, Emma Corrigan is so damn lucky! She not that have much money, but she m...
  • Shannon (leaninglights)
    Nov 03, 2015
    *full review to come* ...
  • Beverly
    Mar 02, 2016
    OMG, this book is laugh out loud funny, like sitting in my cubicle at work just giggling to myself. In the days, I spent reading this one I told numerous people about it because I was just so excited and happy to find a book that made me actual loud out loud. Some of my best friends ra...
  • Paige  Bookdragon
    Jun 24, 2014
    What to say about this book? I remember when my friends and I went to Cebu (another BIG island next to ours. Philippines is composed of of 7,107 islands..) We went to a supermarket before going to our campsite to buy some basic stuffs. One of my friends, Jeffrey was with m...
  • Lady Gabriella of Awesomeness (On Hiatus)
    Jan 07, 2013
    I swear the moment I was done with this book...I was just so..soo.. SO DAMN FRUSTRATED The ending seemed so...lacking? Disappointing? Hell ! Fr the first time,in my history of reading books.I actually ended up hating the hero Jack,(view spoiler)[(who spilled all her sec...
  • Jamie-leigh Haughn
    Mar 25, 2013
    Another fun book from Sophie Kinsella! I always have such a great time with her books, they always put a smile on my face and make me chuckle, and this book is no exception! I loved the premise of this story, telling a complete stranger all your secrets in a moment of panic, thi...
  • Aj the Ravenous Reader
    Feb 15, 2016
    Two point five-ish stars ^^ Quirky, hilarious read about a 25 year old clumsy, silly, awkward Emma who is always caught in the most embarrassing situations and thinking she?s probably not yet embarrassed enough, spewed out every single one of her deepest, darkest most embarrassin...
  • Viri
    Oct 28, 2017
    Bien bonito. Divertido ? a morir y muy ligero. De los que te entretienen y te hacen pasar muy buen rato. No hay mucho romance pero eso es tpico en las novelas de este estilo. Me gust bastante. Pero no es mi favorito de la autora!!! ...
  • Sara
    Jun 05, 2014
    This book was hilarious. The basic idea is, imagine what would happen if in a moment of panic you were to spill all your darkest secrets to a perfect stranger and of course that stranger was extremely attractive and turned out to be a new big shot at your company, genius uh? When Emm...
  • Muse-ic ♬
    Mar 07, 2016
    Emma doesn't like airplanes. In fact, she's terrified of them. One day she's on a flight when the airplane hits turbulance. Emma being Emma freaks out and begins to babble, thinking it was her last moment of life, she spilled all of her secrets to the stranger next to her. Her da...
  • Zain Otoom
    Jul 23, 2017
    BR WITH AKIRA! Bo this was fun! I really liked this book! It was hilarious and Despite the second hand embarrassment it was very funny! Emma herself as a character is very flawed and might make you face-palm every other page or so, but nonetheless, she's very likeable. I enjoyed the...
  • Cait • A Page with a View
    Jan 22, 2017
    I have a stack of Sophie Kinsella books I'm working my way through, which might be the greatest choice I've made so far this year. This read like a rom com screenplay and was HILARIOUS. I skimmed Confessions of a Shopaholic a few years ago before I saw the movie but I'm probably going ...
  • Anuradha
    Nov 28, 2015
    3.5 stars Alright, I've been reading romance novels off late. It's one of those phases. And this is one of my favourites. Did Emma get on my nerves by whining too much? Sure. Was Jack way, way out of her league? Sure. But thing is, this woman knows how to pen chick-lit. She gets you...
  • may ❀
    Jan 14, 2017
    Gosh, this books was so much fun!!! Often times when I?m told a book is funny, I usually find that it turns out being more painful to read than anything. But damn, is Sophie Kinsella hilarious! Can You Keep a Secret follows the charismatic tale of Emma Corrigan. This...
  • Brittney ~ Reverie and Ink
    Jan 24, 2017
    This was really cute and funny! A great lighthearted read. Review to come! ...
  • Stacia (the 2010 club)
    Apr 01, 2011
    So...I really wanted to dislike this book. I was determined not to allow myself to be one of "those girls." You know...the ones who plan ladies night out to watch Sex and the City. I've never had a desire to read Bridget Jones' Diary or The Devil Wears Prada (although I do hate to admi...