YA Bookshelf

YA Bookshelf: What's New?

What's new to the bookshelves in Young Adult? I'll be posting new releases in the YA genre - as well as a glimpse of what's to come!


SUMMER AND THE CITY: A Carrie Diaries Novel by Candace Bushnell

Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers
Release Date: April 26, 2011
ISBN13: 9780061728938
Page Count: 416 

"Summer and the City" is the highly anticipated second book in the Carrie Diaries series, a teen prequel to "Sex and the City" which follows a young Carrie Bradshaw.

Summer is a magical time in New York City and Carrie is in love with all of it—the crazy characters in her neighborhood, the vintage-clothing boutiques, the wild parties, and the glamorous man who has swept her off her feet. Best of all, she's finally in a real writing class, taking her first steps toward fulfilling her dream.

This sequel to The Carrie Diaries brings surprising revelations as Carrie learns to navigate her way around the Big Apple, going from being a country "sparrow"—as Samantha Jones dubs her— to the person she always wanted to be. But as it becomes increasingly difficult to reconcile her past with her future, Carrie realizes that making it in New York is much more complicated than she ever imagined.

With her signature wit and sparkling humor, Candace Bushnell reveals the irresistible story of how Carrie met Samantha and Miranda, and what turned a small-town girl into one of New York City's most unforgettable icons, Carrie Bradshaw.

See the TeenReads review for more details. I just ordered this one and will be reading this next - check back again, for my review.