The Carrie Diaries

4 books in series
4 out of 5 stars 295 ratings

The Carrie Diaries Publisher's Summary

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.

©2010 Candace Bushnell (P)2010 HarperCollins Publishers
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  • Book 1

    • The Carrie Diaries

    • By: Candace Bushnell
    • Narrated by: Sarah Drew
    • Length: 9 hrs and 49 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 160
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 86
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 87

    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.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • TEEN GENRE!!

    • By Allison on 07-12-10

    Regular price: $22.81

    • The Carrie Diaries

    • By: Candace Bushnell
    • Narrated by: Sarah Drew
    • Length: 9 hrs and 51 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 12
    • Performance
      3.5 out of 5 stars 7
    • Story
      3.5 out of 5 stars 7

    Meet Carrie Bradshaw before Sex and the City! 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.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Guilty pleasure

    • By Frances on 04-28-12

    Regular price: $16.77

  • Book 2

    • Summer and the City

    • A Carrie Diaries Novel, Book 2
    • By: Candace Bushnell
    • Narrated by: Jenna Lamia
    • Length: 10 hrs and 28 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 123
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 93
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 93

    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. 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.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Fun listen!

    • By C. Smith on 02-26-13

    Regular price: $29.65

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

    • By: Candace Bushnell
    • Narrated by: Jenna Lamia
    • Length: 10 hrs and 27 mins
    • Unabridged
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    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.

    Regular price: $16.77