The Carrie Diaries (The Carrie Diaries, #1), Summer and the City (The Carrie Diaries, #2), The Carrie Diaries Complete Collection: The Carrie Diaries, S. The Carrie Diaries is the coming-of-age story of one of the most iconic characters of our generation. Before Sex and the City, Carrie Bradshaw was a small-town. The first loves and closest friendships of Carrie Bradshaw, one of the most iconic characters of her generation, in two bestselling books by Candace Bushnell.

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Fans of Sex and the City diaties enjoy this novel, as it gives a lot of information on Carrie’s family life and what inspired her to become a writer. The girl who gave Adam the apple.

Diarirs the successes of Sex and the City and Four Blondes created high demand for a new genre of fiction; the chick-lit phenomenon had begun. Her friends are all losing their virginity before her, and her widowed father is loving but clueless about raising 3 girls.

Also, she’s bizarrely an excellent cook, whereas in the show it’s often mentioned how she never cooks and uses her oven to store sweaters. I recommend this series fo Before Carrie Buhnell hit the big time in the City, she was a regular girl growing up in the suburbs of Connecticut.


Throughout the book, the protagonist, Carrie encounters many obstacles. Hopefully, this would be explored and written more about in the next book.

I often find it disappointing how contemporary books dehumanise and vilify “pretty girls” generally because they are. Only if the pace was faster, I would have enjoyed it some more. Children and Young Adult Literature portal. The Carrie Diaries 4 books. Pages to import images to Wikidata.

The Carrie Diaries Series

This novel was a drivel and I couldn’t get through more than 20 pages of it. Even though I’m a woman in her very late 20s I still enjoy YA books. Retrieved from ” https: The book had a unique voice and well-rounded host of characters which I felt really fleshed it out and made busynell more than just a contemporary high-school romance.

They’ll learn about her family background — how she found her writing voice, and the indelible impression her early friendships and relationships left on her.

The problems of the characters were really, really trivial. I really liked that and that’s what brought my rating up to 3. In four novellas, Bushnell uses wry humor and frank portrayals of love and lust to deliver four clever, hilarious and socially relevant stories.

The Carrie Diaries Series by Candace Bushnell

But Bushnell nails something harder: This stands alone without those other influences. The book follows three high-powered friends as they weather the ups and downs of lives lived at the top of their game.


I liked that she was challenged by both friend and foe for her behaviours and that she was not presented as being ultimately errorless. The Carrie Diaries 3 16 Sep 02, Lists with This Book. In Lipstick Jungleher fourth novel, Bushnell explores assumptions about gender vandace in family and career.

So far, this is not the Carrie I know And I enjoyed reading it for it’s entertainment value. Amazon Rapids Fun stories for kids on the go. Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. I really hated everything – everything – about this book other than George and the ending.

Carrie Bradshaw is one of my all-time favorite literary and television characters, fashion icons, and “every” woman. Open Preview See a Problem? M So far, this is not the Carrie I know Carrie Bradshaw is a senior in high school in a small town.