Carrie Bradshaw will forever be one of our favorite columnists and fashion icons. To celebrate the 20th anniversary of Sex and the City, here are some books you’ll love if you’re a fan of SJP and crew!
Unwifeable: A Memoir by Mandy Stadtmiller
Mandy Stadtmiller holds strong resemblances to Carrie Bradshaw, making this memoir a must-read for all Sex and the City fans. When Mandy moved to Manhattan in 2005 after getting divorced, she was determined to take the dating world by storm and wrote about her romantic excursions in the New York Post, New York magazine and xoJane. But alcohol-fueled nights and hookups resulted in connections she’d never remember. She realized she needed to love herself before she could give her love to someone else.
The Bucket List by Georgia Clark
Georgia Clark’s new novel takes readers on a unique quest as 25-year-old Lacey faces the possibility that she might lose her breasts. Recently diagnosed with a dangerous gene that could lead to breast cancer and a double mastectomy, Lacey creates a bucket list for her boobs to make sure she experiences everything before she potentially has to say goodbye to them forever. Not having much experience in the dating world, Lacey’s bucket list sends her on a year-long mission to get in touch with her sexuality and find a new kind of appreciation for her body.
The Cast by Danielle Steele
Kait Whittier has spent most of her life building a popular magazine column in New York City. After the end of her second marriage, she’s finding it hard to focus on anything but her children and her job… until she meets charming TV producer Zack Winter. When she comes up with a premise for a new primetime drama, Zack agrees to produce it. This new novel follows the story of a woman in the midst of love, fame and figuring out her next move.
How to Murder Your Life: A Memoir by Cat Marnell
Cat Marnell’s life got complicated when she left her quiet home in New England and set off for New York City. When she lands a job as an associate beauty editor at Lucky, she is thrust into a spiraling cycle of pills and dating doctors to get more pills, and her life slowly unravels. This memoir details the ups and downs of Cat’s life and how she got everything back together in the wake of tragedy.
Sex and the City and Us: How Four Single Women Changed the Way We Think, Live, and Love by Jennifer Keishin Armstrong
In honor of the 20th anniversary of the HBO classic, Jennifer Keishin Armstrong takes a deep dive into the effect that Sex and the City had on its millions of fans. From highlighting the importance of female friendship to teaching women that it’s normal to embrace their sexuality, the show taught both men and women a lot. Featuring exclusive interviews, this entertaining book goes behind the scenes of one of the most-loved series on television.