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  • Published: 2 July 2019
  • ISBN: 9781784163570
  • Imprint: Black Swan
  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 432
  • RRP: $22.99

I Owe You One

The Number One Sunday Times Bestseller

Number One bestselling author Sophie Kinsella's irresistible new standalone: a story of love, empowerment and an IOU that changes everything . . .

The irresistible standalone 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?
'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)

OUT NOW the joyful new standalone novel from Sophie Kinsella: LOVE YOUR LIFE

  • Published: 2 July 2019
  • ISBN: 9781784163570
  • Imprint: Black Swan
  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 432
  • RRP: $22.99

About the author

Sophie Kinsella

Sophie Kinsella is an international bestselling writer. She is the author of many number one bestsellers, including the hugely popular Shopaholic series. She has also written seven bestselling novels as Madeleine Wickham and several books for children. She lives in the UK with her husband and family.

Visit her website at www.sophiekinsella.co.uk and find her on Facebook at www.facebook.com/SophieKinsellaOfficial. You can also follow her on Twitter @KinsellaSophie and Instagram @sophiekinsellawriter.

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Praise for I Owe You One

This book is a shot of pure joy.

Jenny Colgan

I love having the opportunity to escape with a Sophie Kinsella book, and I OWE YOU ONE came just when I needed it. Fixie’s story is one of missed cues, mistakes, and the realization that you can’t fix someone else’s mess until you fix your own — a smart lesson, wrapped in a gem of a novel.

Jodi Picoult, New York Times bestselling author of A SPARK OF LIGHT and SMALL GREAT THINGS

Heartwarming . . . Once again, Kinsella creates a sweet, relatable lead you can’t help rooting for.


A humorous exploration of family life, finding love and the difficulties of coming into one’s own as a young professional woman . . . Will certainly remind readers why 19 years after her first hit Kinsella remains one of the reigning queens of women’s fiction.

Washington Post

Compulsively readable . . . I adored it.

Sara Lawrence, Daily Mail

Cute, funny and life-affirming

Fabulous magazine, Sun on Sunday

Another clever, witty story of love and empowerment


A delight . . . Joyful, great fun and with quite a few twists along the way

Catherine Alliott

What an absolute treat – sheer joy from start to finish.

Lucy Diamond

Enchanting and clever . . . whip-smart and brilliantly done, with a lightness of touch that disguises a lot of real wisdom.

Amanda Craig

This book . . . has a touch of real wisdom [and] will satisfy Kinsella diehards as well as new readers.

Washington Post

Kinsella at her put-a-smile-on-your-face best

Good Housekeeping

I'm a huge fan of Kinsella . . . Highly enjoyable

Sara Lawrence, Daily Mail

A joy to read

USA Today

Fast, furious and fabulous fun

Woman & Home

This fun, super-readable breath of fresh air had us completely hooked

Fabulous magazine, Sun on Sunday

Fizzingly fresh and can't fail to lift your spirits

Sunday Post

This is the funniest book Sophie Kinsella has ever written

Jenny Colgan

An enjoyable read, funny and moving

Sunday Post

A funny, addictive story that shines with real emotion

Fabulous Magazine

A fun, frothy good-hearted read

Sunday Mirror

In a month when romance takes centre stage, Sophie Kinsella can always be relied upon to deliver a story that will warm the cockles of any tired old heart but never lapses into saccharine sweet sentiment.

Red magazine

Sophie Kinsella writes with a warm wit and this clever, funny and emotional novel will make you laugh and cry. *****

Daily Express

A tale of long-term love and friendship told with Sophie’s blend of warmth and humour


A hilariously funny, yet emotionally deep, novel

Sunday Express

Another heart-warming story from the Queen of feel-good fiction

The Lady

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Sophie Kinsella Q&A

Bestselling author Sophie Kinsella on her new book, I Owe You One.