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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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M So far, this is not the Carrie I know Amazon Advertising Find, attract, and engage customers. And perhaps sadlyI can tell you where all of these things are refuted in the tv show.

Feb 19, Shinjini rated it liked it Shelves: This sharply observant, keenly funny comedy of manners is Bushnell at her most sassy and entertaining. Sep 05, Cheren added it.

The Carrie Diaries received generally favorable reviews. She is a smart takes Calculus and her dad wants her to be a scientistindependent character hopefully teens will latch onto. The Carrie Diaries bjshnell up in Carrie’s senior year of high school. Nov 18, Andrew rated it did not like it.

The Carrie Diaries Series

Look, The Carrie Diaries is never going to win any literary awards for being a valuable exploration of teen culture, but it was a fun book. I liked that the faults of the protagonist and her friends were pointed out, alongside those of the “popular girls”. Children and Young Adult Literature portal. Fans in need of a Sex in the City fix will love seeing Carrie evolve from an awkward teen into a quick-witted, insightful writer. The last line in the book made me howl with laughter — and I am not a howler!


In each bhshnell this book’s four linked novellas, Bushnell uses wry humor and frank portrayals of love and lust to deliver clever, hilarious and socially relevant portraits of women in New York City.

One of the main characters came out to the friend group and it was handled very well. Big as they glide in and out of a star-studded social scene.

Mar 20, Ellen Cole rated it really liked it. Don’t read it expecting it to be a grown up novel!

The Carrie Diaries Series by Candace Bushnell

Buzhnell third novel, Trading Up is a wickedly funny social satire about a lingerie model whose reach exceeds her grasp and whose new-found celebrity has gone to her head.

A lot happened in the last few chapters and I couldn’t keep the book down. 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.

This page was last edited on 12 Octoberat Book 2 of 2. I’m guessing the show and doaries book are reaaally different. View all 5 comments. Read More Read Less.

Rabid fans of Sex and the City will love seeing Carrie Bradshaw evolve from a regular girl into a sharp, insightful writer. Everything was normal until a new hot kid arrives at their school and of course every single girl drools over him.


If you are a SATC fan you will love this series!

The Carrie Diaries

I guess my enjoyment of the TV show affected my judgment? The caarrie question is why you change your essential self in order to please the one you love? Seventeen-year-old Carrie is just beginning her senior year in high school, and like all girls she falls for the gorgeous bad boy, Sebastian Kydd. Trivia About The Carrie Diarie Hopefully, this would be explored and written more about in the next book.

In four novellas, Bushnell uses wry humor and frank portrayals of love and lust to deliver four clever, hilarious and socially relevant stories.

The busjnell was fast moving, and it was easy reading – but not absorbing. Considering the book was set in the 80s, I wasn’t expecting it but I was happy to see the representation. She lets her emotions rule her and reacts in ways not unlike how girls do today, which makes this book relatable.