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Candace Bushnell

Biography

Candace Bushnell

Candace Bushnell is the critically acclaimed, internationally bestselling author of SEX AND THE CITY, LIPSTICK JUNGLE, THE CARRIE DIARIES, ONE FIFTH AVENUE, TRADING UP, FOUR BLONDES, SUMMER AND THE CITY and KILLING MONICA. SEX AND THE CITY, published in 1996, was the basis for the HBO hit series and two subsequent blockbuster movies. LIPSTICK JUNGLE became a popular television series on NBC, as did THE CARRIE DIARIES on the CW.

Candace Bushnell

Books by Candace Bushnell

by Candace Bushnell - Fiction, Women's Fiction

Set between the Upper East Side of Manhattan and a country enclave known as The Village, IS THERE STILL SEX IN THE CITY? follows a cohort of female friends --- Sassy, Kitty, Queenie, Tilda Tia, Marilyn and Candace --- as they navigate the ever-modernizing phenomena of midlife dating and relationships. There’s “Cubbing,” in which a sensible older woman suddenly becomes the love interest of a much younger man; the “Mona Lisa” Treatment, a vaginal restorative surgery often recommended to middle-aged women; and what it’s really like to go on Tinder dates as a fifty-something divorcée.

by Candace Bushnell - Fiction, Women's Fiction

Pandy "PJ" Wallis is a renowned writer whose novels about a young woman making her way in Manhattan have spawned a series of blockbuster films. After the success of the Monica books and movies, Pandy wants to attempt a historical novel based on her ancestor Lady Wallis. But Pandy's publishers and audience only want her to keep cranking out more Monica, as does her greedy husband. When her marriage crumbles and the boathouse of her family home in Connecticut goes up in flames, Pandy suddenly realizes she has an opportunity to reinvent herself.

by Candace Bushnell - Fiction, Young Adult 14+

This sequel to THE CARRIE DIARIES brings surprising revelations as Carrie learns to navigate her way around the Big Apple, going from being a country "sparrow" --- as Samantha Jones dubs her --- to the person she always wanted to be. But as it becomes increasingly difficult to reconcile her past with her future, Carrie realizes that making it in New York is much more complicated than she ever imagined.