Editorial Reviews. From Publishers Weekly. Maggie, Roxanne and Candice, the heroines of Wickham’s latest Brit romp, are three successful women in their. All Books / Madeleine Wickham. share: Cocktails for Three. sophie’s introduction. “Three girls meet every month for cocktails, and this book follows their stories. Three women, smart and successful, working in the fast and furious world of magazines, A chance encounter in the cocktail bar sets in train an extraordinary set of She has also written seven bestselling novels as Madeleine Wickham and.

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The friendship was as true as the cocktail menu every month. Bij dit boek bleef ik toch wat op mijn honger zitten.

I was so disappointed in this book. It was a standard Danielle Steele-type fare sans the melodrama and copious amounts of tearing!

Cocktails for Three by Madeleine Wickham: a disappointingly light concoction

There were themes in this book i did not like and there was a couple of moments that i wont mention becuase spoilers but it kind of disgusted me. Maggie returns to work, exonerates her. This book was not meant to have crazy twists. Maggie misinterprets help from mother-in-law Paddy as criticism. I still vividly remember many of her books because the character So far I am already swept away by the main characters: Gemma Townley is her sister.

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Reading any book by Madeleine Wickham is wonderful for zoning out Then you have Roxanne, whose having an affair with Ralph, who is supposed to be this strong and independent vixon- but can’t manage to get away from the man she has been having an affair with for SIX YEARS.


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The trio meet regularly at a local bar to gossip and catch up with their lives. Trivia About Cocktails for Three. There is Candice, with a childlike innocence and a terrible past; Maggie, a new mother who does n “Cocktails for Three” is one of those books that was just made for summer The story is not exactly path breaking and is predictably tame.

Anyway both these women are pretty strong and have powerful story arcs, but the third in the trio, Candice, is unfortunately very weak indeed. Do all Roxanne’s have to be gutsy and spunky?. Cocktails For Three by Madeleine Wickham. It was pleasant in parts but overall, it did not grip me or spark an interest in me.

Roxanne, spunky freelancer who travels the world and steams with confidence and having an affair with a married man.

One of those books where I would say “that was a nice read,” but its not compelling, its not a page turner. Candace, Maggie and Roxanne. Jun 26, Kelly rated it really liked it. Candice Brewin, Roxanne Miller, and Maggie Phillips, who toil together in the editorial offices of an upscale magazine, the Londonermeet for drinks on the first of every month. It gives off a certain Sex and the City flare, with stand-ins for Miranda, Samantha and Charlotte, but minus the terror that is Carrie Bradshaw.

Like everything else in life, change was inevitable. Dani gave me her review before lending it out, “it’s not deliciously witty and funny but it’s pretty good. Sep 01, rebekah rated it it was ok Recommends it for: Because who would turn that down? I thought the book was just ok. I spent most of the book wanting to shake her and scream. Maggie, Roxanne and Candice, the heroines of Wickham’s latest Brit romp, are three successful women in their early 30s working in the editorial office of the Londonera magazine enjoying a circulation renaissance.


None are as happy inwardly as they portray to others.

View all 14 comments. But if no-one is present to hear it does he really make a sound? Kate on In conversation with The Book…. Every month, three Londoner magazine colleagues gossip over cocktails in the same old bar. Not even the other 2 girls.

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Aug 26, Krissi rated it it was ok. I appreciated how each woman was at a different phase in her life and the problems each faced.

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And yikes though, I have Sleeping Arrangements on my pile to be read — I will live in fear now!! As a corollary, i assumed that i would like Madeleine Wickham’s writing as well. Maggie is the capable editor of the magazine who finds it difficult to grapple with the issues of motherhood Candice is the quintessential trusting,generous blonde with a troubled past. Post was not sent – check your email addresses! I didn’t like Candice from the start. There was a problem adding your email address.

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