Lipstick Jungle: A Novel [Candace Bushnell] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. It’s a jungle out there. Dress accordingly. In her fourth book. 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.

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As a “Sex and the City” viewer, I thought I was going to enjoy this book; however, that was not the case. A similar one, I must say where it portrays four women all above 40s – way more mature than the characters in Sex and the City who were equally successful and with men lipstic their lives.

Lipstick Jungle by Candace Bushnell

Amazon Renewed Refurbished products with a warranty. She’d junglr had time. They do, however, consume an impressive number of lunches while lamenting the misogyny of the boardroom.

I found it difficult to always be able to decipher which woman we were focusing on at each point in time, especially when the main women interacted with minor characters usually related to another busnell line. Just as you’re finally getting into one character, she cuts that one off until the next chapter and picks up where she left off with another character. They’d been working for over twenty years, their children were now in their early teens and didn’t need them every minute, and now, in their forties or early fifties, they had time to strive for new career goals and to spend more time with their girlfriends.


It is pure unadulterated fluff. Shopbop Designer Fashion Brands. Something inside her sank at the sight of all that sameness, and she suddenly felt defeated. Nov 23, Hadessephy rated it liked it Shelves: This time around, the ladies are a bit older, a lot richer, but not particularly wiser nor more endearing than Bushnell’s earlier heroines.

Ships from and sold by Nilvera LLC. The one and the same author who wrote the widely-known “Sex and the City”. I couldn’t find a single male character here who wasn’t a parasite, a cop-out, a jerk, a smooth-talker, a himbo, a nonentity or a loon.

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I think that the book could have been much better and that a few times hit on deeper thoughts that should junglr been further developed- but instead were just dropped Learn more about Amazon Giveaway. Buy the selected items together This item: One of the more poignant moments – and there are one or two – is when one of the characters questions what you actually do with all this money you can’t spend.

Jun 23, Love Fool rated it really liked it. These characters are the exact reason why some men hate feminists; there is nothing wrong with being a strong woman but these women took it to another level of belittling and disrespecting the men in their lives. While this may be an empowering if arid manifesto for women, all this realism is a lot less fun to read. This is just bunch of crappy short stories which have no meaning and hard to relate to”, so I said to myself after I finished reading it.

Nico is a ruthless publishing executive in a loveless marriage. Trivia About Lipstick Jungle.

As much as Ms. The Best Books of Nico has an affair with a male model, a specimen so moronic that even Bushnell can’t think of much for him to say. Suddenly the movie is jumped ahead a few months and she is flying high with a new partner for the business and back in Business with her boyfriend. 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.


I give her 1 star for being able to write over pages, but that’s it. Nico O’Neilly is the glamorous, brilliant editor of Bonfire Magazine –the pop-culture bible for fashion, show business, and politics. I was pleasantly surprised by how much I liked this one.

I truly didn’t appreciate the whole, “women can and should have it all and be the best” attitude because I really don’t think that’s true. When her marriage crumbles and the boathouse of her family home in Connecticut goes up in flames, Pandy suddenly realizes she has an opportunity to reinvent herself. She has the most power but her sexless marriage buahnell left her wondering about what she really wants. How come this is all so predictable?

A good book on how women rule – if they have the strength, education, and the balls, Candace included the foibles and how to overcome them.

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I have always been suspicious of her writing talent though. The book was okay.

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