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Trading Up
Trading Up
Author: Candace Bushnell
With a brilliant comic voice as well as Jane Austen's penchant for social satire, Candace Bushnell, who with Sex and the City changed forever how we view New York City, female friendships, and the love of a good pair of Manolos, now brings us a sharply observant, keenly funny, wildly entertaining latter day comedy of manners. Modern...  more »
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ISBN-13: 9780786868186
ISBN-10: 078686818X
Publication Date: 7/2003
Pages: 416
  • Currently 3.3/5 Stars.

3.3 stars, based on 105 ratings
Publisher: Hyperion
Book Type: Hardcover
Other Versions: Paperback, Audio Cassette, Audio CD
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Helpful Score: 5
Got super excited to read this since I love Sex in the City, but was very dissapointed. Couldn't muddle through more than the first few chapters. Devestatingly boring.
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Helpful Score: 4
I did not love this book. I was expecting a fun romp similar to SATC. Istead I found a narcissistic character who was only interested in herself. If Ms. Bushnell had given the main character one likable charachteristic, it would have been a much easier read and a more enjoyable trip!
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Helpful Score: 2
Candace Bushnell is the author of Four Blondes, one of my favorite books, and Sex and the City (for which the show was based). This is a fun book if you're a fan of any of her other work, and just if you're curious about the lifestyles of the rich and sometimes famous.
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Helpful Score: 2
This is a book in the writing style of "Sex and the City"- a very New York girl and her life as a wife and ultimately, a star.
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Helpful Score: 2
This was an insightful glance into the chaotic, dramatic lives of America's wealthy.
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funny. great chick lit.
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great beach read
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Like Sex in the City... Same author.
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Entertaining read for some light-hearted fun...
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I enjoyed this book because it gave me a view of society I am unfamiliar with and I would recommend it to people who like a little romance as well as satire about the rich. I feel LiKE Bushnell is giving us a humorous, tongue in cheek view of high society and its many pitfalls.
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easy read, cute book.
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As Janey lets some newfound fame go to her head, we see her seemingly glamorous world come apart...and take a laughter-filled journey with her as she picks up the pieces.
elmo-noodles avatar reviewed Trading Up on
inane and cliche. omg, i'm, like...sooo rich and beautiful adn i'm such a victim!
lisanottoli avatar reviewed Trading Up on + 4 more book reviews
I love this book. Ms. Bushnell knows how to keep a person wanting more...
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A fun vacation read indeed!
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This book definitely kept me turning the page. It was a fun book to read.
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Interesting story. Kind of slow in spots. A bit unrealistic. Nevertheless, enjoyable.
kellyteach avatar reviewed Trading Up on + 17 more book reviews
Who doesn't love anything written by the author of Sex and the City?
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Not what I expected (in a positive way) Took a fairly predictable plot and added much more background to it. This is the first book I have read by this author. Enjoyable.
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This is the author that wrote Sex In The City.
Although this story isn't as good as SITC, it is still an amusing listen.