The Carrie Diaries : The Carrie Diaries

  • by Candace Bushnell
  • Narrated by Sarah Drew
  • Series: The Carrie Diaries
  • 9 hrs and 51 mins
  • Unabridged Audiobook

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.


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Love Candace Bushnell and I have enjoyed laughing out loud while listening to her audiobooks, that said, I made this purchase by just seeing the author's name and not reading it thoroughly enough to see that now it was a teen series.

If you like the teen books, I think this will be a great read. It was not what I was expecting, and after a couple of hours, I was like, wait, is this labeled teen? Ms. Bushnell always is entertaining, great writer.
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- Allison "If I follow you, it's because I've glanced through your reviews and more than likely found books I've agreed with you on and also found at least one book that the majority loved, and you and I were less than thrilled with. I know I should follow you then for that next read that I will enjoy."


I'm a big fan of SATC but I'm sorry, this book was terrible. It was boring and plotless with one-dimensional characters and a horrible narration. The only reason I listened to the entire thing is because I was on a road trip to and from Chicago with 10 hours of driving to fill- otherwise would have barely made it through the first half. This book underscores the reality that Bushnell had very little to do with the tv show "Sex and the City" which is a good thing. She is a terrible writer and I won't be purchasing anymore of her books!
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- Meagan

Book Details

  • Release Date: 04-27-2010
  • Publisher: HarperAudio