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The new, grown-up heroines in Candace Bushnell’s Lipstick Jungle are rich, glamorous and a little desperate. Money, not love, is the priority as. The New York women on the make in Lipstick Jungle are a tougher breed than Candace Bushnell’s Sex and the City girls. But Carrie O’Grady. Though Bushnell’s fourth book opens in familiar Sex and the City territory—a fashion show in Bryant Park where attendees sport Jimmy Choo.

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Bushnell basically tries to caneace the following questions: Don’t waste your time reading this. Because what self-respecting year-old doesn’t devour this book in like 72 hours. While the same familiar characters are there harried Wendy, cool calm Nico, and cute Victorythey seem a lot more career-focused and more ruthless than their TV show counterparts.

More By and About This Author. I am a big fan of the Lipstick Jungle TV series and was interested to see wh I was very happy to find that this novel is not your typical chick-lit book and not at all like the Sex and the City novel which I found jarring and strange.

Oct 30, Rebekah rated it it was ok.

Lipstick Jungle (novel) – Wikipedia

As with Sex and the CityI spent a lot of time thinking about where women were today, and what I noticed was that there was a fascinating group of women in their forties who were leading non-traditional lives. On one level, this is a bland enough book that would pass by the reader as soon as the book was put down.

The book is worthy of reading, but lkpstick find yourself exhaugsted from the jump just trying to keep the characters from molding into one another. And for single, year-old fashion designer Victory, pleasing tough critics may be more important than ever finding the real relationship she’s convinced herself she doesn’t need.


I’m also lucky enough to have a couple of girlfriends who are top designers, who offered to help me out with the specific details.

Refresh and try again. Her characters want “the sweet, creamy sensation of power,” and it’s Bushnell’s account of how they got it, and how they keep it, that will really keep readers turning pages. Just a moment while lipetick sign you in to your Jungld account. Nov 23, Hadessephy rated it liked it Shelves: Pants are the answer and she is back with such gusto she almost takes a brass ring of selling out her name for loads of money.

Sex is an ex in the city

When I finally had the chance to pick up the book and read it, my d Vandace there is an award for the most ridiculous and unrealistic book ever, I would award it to Lipstick Jungle, written by Candace Bushnell.

But the question is frivolously rhetorical – no attempt is made to answer it.

Preview — Lipstick Jungle by Candace Bushnell. Of course, you probably want specifics, so I lpistick say that there was a moment when it all clicked. But here, sadly, Bushnell falls back on blogspeak: Feb 06, Lora rated it did not like it.

Lipstick Jungle by Candace Bushnell

Lipstick Jungle weaves the stories of Nic In a way, Candace Bushnell’s Lipstick Jungle picks up where her career-defining book Sex and the City left off, in the money-soaked, power-hungry, beauty-obsessed jungle that is New York City. Trivia About Lipstick Jungle.

View Full Version of PW. Wendy, a movie executive at the Miramax-like Parador, struggles to finish a potentially Oscar-winning flick while placating her unemployed hubby at home. But cajdace that’s the price you pay for growing up. She’d never had time.


City slickers

She has a perfectly good family with uptight husband who does care about buzhnell and a good daughter busnell that she finds it’s rather frustrating that the husband is so reliable and boring.

The struggles they have with office politics and family duties are shown in more detail and in a much less frivolous way. Bushnell another chance by picking up another novel of hers. Something inside her sank at the sight of all that sameness, and she suddenly felt defeated. Return to Book Page. To view it, click here.

It’s not the type of book I typically read, but it was a nice change of pace.

Often we would be shown the outcome of an event and then immediately be told about the things that lead up to that outcome as candce the character was thinking back on it. She tried to fix cqndace characters in Lipstick Jungle where the women – who are mostly CEOs or at least directors of companies – never have problem in buying a diamond set let alone a pair of Jimmy Choos. It’s equally hard not to feel that there is more than just New York that’s familiar here: And when her daughter got to be her age, would women have advanced?