Summer and the City (The Carrie Diaries, Book 2) : The Carrie Diaries

  • by Candace Bushnell
  • Narrated by Jenna Lamia
  • Series: The Carrie Diaries
  • 10 hrs and 27 mins
  • Unabridged Audiobook

Publisher's Summary

Meet teenage Carrie Bradshaw as she hits the bright lights, big city of New York for the very first time! Find out how Carrie transforms from country girl to super-cool fashionista in the second explosive CARRIE DIARIES novel from the globally bestselling author of Sex and the City.
Summer is a magical time in New York City and Carrie is in love with all of it - the crazy characters in her neighbourhood, 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.
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 realises that making it in New York is much more complicated than she ever imagined.
With her signature wit and sparkling humour, Candace Bushnell reveals the irresistible story of how Carrie met Samantha and Miranda, and what turned a small-town girl into one of the New York City's most unforgettable icons, Carrie Bradshaw.


What the Critics Say

Praise for The Carrie Diaries:
"Essential beach reading for all SATC fans." (Bliss)
"The long-awaited prequel to Sex and the City… [is] an entertaining come-of-age story." (Tatler)
"Ultimate must-read for fashionistas." (Sky Magazine)
"A wonderfully gripping coming-of-age tale and we reckon it's perfect material for the next SATC film - Book of the Month." (She)

Praise for Sex and the City:
"Jane Austen with a Martini." (Sunday Telegraph)
"Intriguing and highly entertaining." (Helen Fielding, author of Bridget Jones's Diary)
"Hilarious… a compulsively readable book, served up in bite-sized chunks of irrepressible irreverence." (Marie Claire)


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Book Details

  • Release Date: 03-10-2013
  • Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers Limited