Is There Still Sex in the City?

Author: Candace Bushnell

Publisher: Grove Press

ISBN: 0802147275

Category: Fiction

Page: N.A

View: 4762


Twenty years after her sharp, seminal first book Sex and the City reshaped the landscape of pop culture and dating with its fly on the wall look at the mating rituals of the Manhattan elite, the trailblazing Candace Bushnell delivers a new book on the wilds and lows of sex and dating after fifty. 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 divorcee. From the high highs (My New Boyfriend or MNBs) to the low lows (Middle Age Madness, or MAM cycles), Bushnell illustrates with humor and acuity today’s relationship landscape and the types that roam it. Drawing from her own experience, in Is There Still Sex in the City? Bushnell spins a smart, lively satirical story of love and life from all angles—marriage and children, divorce and bereavement, as well as the very real pressures on women to maintain their youth and have it all. This is an indispensable companion to one of the most revolutionary dating books of the twentieth century from one of our most important social commentators.

Is There Still Sex in the City?

Author: Candace Bushnell

Publisher: Hachette UK

ISBN: 140871177X

Category: Biography & Autobiography

Page: 272

View: 1813


Candace Bushnell gets personal in her new memoir - an investigation into what happens when a woman of a certain age (ok, let's call it 'middle') finds herself not-so-young, free and single in the city. MILFs, cougars, love, sex, divorce - Candace's brilliantly funny and honest first-person account lays bare the truth behind middle-aged romance. Among other revelations we read her Modern Day Cougar Compendium, including guidance on such important matters as the Unexpected Cub Pounce (sometimes the cub does the pouncing); what to do when your age-appropriate date asks you to pay for his kitchen renovation, and the Pluses and Minuses of Being Older and Wiser.

Summer and the City

Author: Candace Bushnell

Publisher: Harper Collins

ISBN: 006207721X

Category: Young Adult Fiction

Page: 416

View: 5520


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" to the person she always wanted to be. With her signature wit and sparkling humor, Candace Bushnell reveals the irresistible story of how Carrie met Samantha and Miranda, and what turned a small-town girl into one of New York City's most unforgettable icons, Carrie Bradshaw. Summer is a magical time in New York City, and Carrie is in love with all of it—the crazy characters in her neighborhood, the vintage-clothing boutiques, the wild parties, and the glamorous man who has swept her off her feet. Best of all, she's finally in a real writing class, taking her first steps toward fulfilling her dream. 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.

The Carrie Diaries Complete Collection

Author: Candace Bushnell

Publisher: Harper Collins

ISBN: 0062376004

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 800

View: 6342


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. These two books appear in one collection for the first time. In #1 New York Times bestselling The Carrie Diaries, Carrie must navigate her senior year of high school while dealing with her first real love, a friend's betrayal, her passion for writing—oh, and her future. The Carrie Diaries, a #1 New York Times bestseller, was adapted into a hit CW television series for teens. In Summer and the City, Carrie is finally out of high school and in New York City for the first time. From learning the Big Apple to meeting Samantha Jones and enrolling in a writing class, there's a new experience every minute. But how can a country mouse transform into a glamorous New Yorker of the crazy 1980s?

Summer and the City Tie-in Edition

Author: Candace Bushnell

Publisher: Harper Collins

ISBN: 0062236903

Category: Young Adult Fiction

Page: 416

View: 7264


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" to the person she always wanted to be. With her signature wit and sparkling humor, Candace Bushnell reveals the irresistible story of how Carrie met Samantha and Miranda, and what turned a small-town girl into one of New York City's most unforgettable icons, Carrie Bradshaw. Summer is a magical time in New York City, and Carrie is in love with all of it—the crazy characters in her neighborhood, the vintage-clothing boutiques, the wild parties, and the glamorous man who has swept her off her feet. Best of all, she's finally in a real writing class, taking her first steps toward fulfilling her dream. 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. Anyone with a dream, or anyone who has wanted to create a fabulous new life, will want to follow Carrie’s adventures in glam, gritty New York City. AnnaSophia Robb starred as sixteen-year-old Carrie in the TV adaptation of the Carrie Diaries series.

Rules for Being a Girl

Author: Candace Bushnell,Katie Cotugno

Publisher: Pan Macmillan

ISBN: 1529036097

Category: Young Adult Fiction

Page: 304

View: 5843


From Katie Cotugno and author of Sex and the City Candace Bushnell comes this fierce and feisty exploration of feminism: standing up, speaking out and rewriting the rules. Don’t be easy. Don’t give it up. Don’t be a prude. Don’t be cold. Don’t put him in the friendzone. Don’t act desperate. Don’t let things go too far. Don’t give him the wrong idea. Don’t blame him for trying. Don’t walk alone at night. But calm down! Don’t worry so much. Smile! Marin is a smart, driven, popular girl – she's headed for Brown when she graduates and has a brilliant career as a journalist ahead of her. Especially in the eyes of English teacher Mr Beckett. He spends a lot of time around Marin, and she thinks it's harmless . . . until he kisses her. No one believes Marin when she tells them what happened, so she does the only thing she can: she writes an article called 'Rules for Being a Girl' for the school paper to point out the misogyny and sexism that girls face every day. As things heat up at school and in her personal life, Marin must figure out how to take back the power and rewrite her own rules.

Carrie Diaries TV Tie-in Sampler

Author: Candace Bushnell

Publisher: Harper Collins

ISBN: 0062284150

Category: Young Adult Fiction

Page: 40

View: 927


The #1 New York Times bestselling prequel to Sex and the City is now a hit CW TV series! Get a sneak peek at the first two chapters of the novels that inspired the show: The Carrie Diaries is the coming-of-age story of Carrie Bradshaw, one of the most iconic characters of New York City and our generation. Before Sex and the City, Carrie was a small-town girl who knew she wanted more. She's ready for real life to start, but first she must navigate her senior year of high school. Summer in the City, the 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. With her signature wit and sparkling humor, Candace Bushnell reveals the irresistible story of how Carrie met Samantha and Miranda, and what turned a small-town girl into one of New York City's most unforgettable icons, Carrie Bradshaw.

The Carrie Diaries

Author: Candace Bushnell

Publisher: Harper Collins

ISBN: 9780061991899

Category: Young Adult Fiction

Page: 416

View: 1183


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 girl who knew she wanted more. She's ready for real life to start, but first she must navigate her senior year of high school. Up until now, Carrie and her friends have been inseparable. Then Sebastian Kydd comes into the picture, and a friend's betrayal makes her question everything. With an unforgettable cast of characters, The Carrie Diaries is the story of how a regular girl learns to think for herself and evolves into a sharp, insightful writer. Readers will learn about her family background, how she found her writing voice, and the indelible impression her early friendships and relationships left on her. Through adventures both audacious and poignant, we'll see what brings Carrie to her beloved New York City, where her new life begins.

The Carrie Diaries TV Tie-in Edition

Author: Candace Bushnell

Publisher: Harper Collins

ISBN: 006223689X

Category: Young Adult Fiction

Page: 416

View: 2374


This #1 New York Times bestselling prequel to Sex and the City is now a CW TV series! The Carrie Diaries is the coming-of-age story of Carrie Bradshaw, one of the most iconic characters of New York City and our generation. Before Sex and the City, Carrie was a small-town girl who knew she wanted more. She's ready for real life to start, but first she must navigate her senior year of high school. Up until now, Carrie and her friends have been inseparable. Then Sebastian Kydd comes into the picture, and a friend's betrayal makes her question everything. With an unforgettable cast of characters, The Carrie Diaries is the story of how a regular girl learns to think for herself and evolves into a sharp, insightful writer. Readers will learn about her family background, how she found her writing voice, and the indelible impression her early friendships and relationships left on her. Through adventures both audacious and poignant, we'll see what brings Carrie to her beloved New York City, where her new life begins.