Her problem wasn't being a shopping addict, it was being a spoiled rich woman.
The author deserves points for writing such a personal story - but to be completely honest, this book just did not engage me all that much.
One of the real problems of this book is that no people in her life are illuminated well enough to seem like real people.
Cute and funny book to relax or to motivate you! Very funny parts in the book and is fun to just read by the pool!Published 6 months ago by Jac+Mac
Though the writing is sharp and clear, I just couldn't bring myself to give a damn about this woman. Read morePublished 9 months ago by Bibliofiend
The first few times through the travail of recognizing one really is a shopping addict are enlightening and informative with the combination of personal anecdote and somewhat... Read morePublished 19 months ago by Liz Dunbar
I'm surprised by the mixed reviews of this book as I really enjoyed it.
I've never been addicted to anything so nothing in the book hit on any nerves for me, although I... Read more
I think people need to take responsibility for their own actions and choices. So if you are that insecure about yourself to have buy things that are well over your means, then... Read morePublished on July 1, 2012 by just me
An excellent, 'must read' book; focusing as it does on both social milieu and inner causal factors, it moves the flashlight focus, accurately unto: "An Examined Life",... Read morePublished on November 27, 2011 by pythagoras
If you're struggling with a shopping addiction, you will face yourself on these pages. For everyone else, this book isn't particularly special or a must read. Read morePublished on November 5, 2011 by Amanda Chacon
I'm glad I got it from the library. It's just bad. I can't even finish it. I can't feel anything for the author. Read morePublished on May 8, 2011 by Tree Hugger
Spent is the story of a shopping addict who went through much of her adult life spending way above her means to the point where she maxed out her credit cards, was late with rent... Read morePublished on March 23, 2011 by Tihaitien