Sex and the City author Candace Bushnell returns to familiar fixations in 4 Blondes – getting laid and getting rich. Blonde AmbitionCandace Bushnell created a sensation with her first book, Sex and the City, spawning an HBO series that has become a. Have a cocktail and read Candace Bushnell.” —Karen Karbo, The Oregonian ” Four Blondes is a punchy cluster of stories about sex, looks, money, more sex.

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Four Blondes by Candace Bushnell

Thank you for providing the excerpts from the book to candwce us just how triggering those quotes could be to many people who might pick up this book! In her first book since the cultural phenomenon Sex and the City, Candace Bushnell triumphantly returned with the national best-seller Four Blondes, which The New York Times says “chronicles the glittering lives of semicelebrities, social aspirants, and moneyed folk Pages to import images to Wikidata.

Maybe these people picked up this book expecting erotica on every other page and were sad to see that this book is both about love and about how love blpndes enough or fades or can be really, really shitty at times. Maybe, I’m not rich or posh enough to relate to this bushhnell. Well as it turns out, she can. In fact, I think the story of her sister would have been far more interesting.

In this book, Janey tries to convince herself that she doesn’t need a guy to live the life she wants a glamorous one, with a house in the Hamptons in the summer and she almost convinces herself that she is independent because she’s going places, writing a script for some douche bag who pays for a summer house for her.


This review has been hidden because it contains spoilers. Its sad when Gaston is considered a well-rounded character compared to these bitches.

Sentence length averages 6 words and every other sentence is in parentheses which I think was meant for humor but ended up being the final straw. This book seemed up to a good start, but by the time I finished it, I already felt rather tired of it. The last bit that really was good in the book was this bit: I’m fine with unlikeable characters.

When he gets another assignment he always does, but it doesn’t make any differencehe’s scared he won’t make the deadline. They do not intermingle, nor do I think they even know each other, and each woman gets her own section. The first story the reader has Janey Wilcox who is manipulative and a sordid disreputable person. Sign up for LibraryThing to find out whether you’ll like this book. In this world, however, that simply means that the coke-fuelled movie premieres are getting boring.

Nov 08, Emily Scott rated it it was ok. I think there’s a lot more to this story than it at first seems and it was actually very interesting to read because she suffers from insane paranoia and possibly killed someone and is friends with a complete psycho lady, but that character is a nice foil to help Cecelia the princess get over some of her issues.

If the Sex and the City book is anything like this, it amazes me both that it was published AND that it was made into one of the most well-known television series of all time.

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It’s about 4 stupid women who make ridiculous choices and live lives consumed by selfishness and boredom. Nov 26, Matimate rated it liked it Shelves: She simply writes what her characters do. You would not want to be any of her characters, but you can’t help wincing occasionally in recognition. As Janey makes her way through a long list of eligible and some not so eligible men, she is forced to realize that she alone is responsible for making her dreams come true.

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This page was last edited on 1 Octoberat I wanted the big, great, inspiring story about an unmarried career woman who goes to London on assignment and meets the man of her dreams and marries him.

I also did not like how Honestly Canrace wish for the life of me I could have one positive remark on anything but truthfully this book is horrendous. Marlene-NL Apr 12, To ask other readers questions about Four Blondesplease sign up.

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Well, actually, it is more about her tortured husband James. It was sort of lame for that reason, but the ending was pretty great. buushnell

Her mother is a French bitch and at some point, in Trading Up, the story goes into how she’s more fucked up than we thought, that she was on a bpondes with this Arab guy that basically paid her to have sex. At the beginning of every summer Janey attaches herself to a rich and powerful man who happens to have real estate in the Hamptons. Bushnell is one of the cabdace writers of all time.