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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The story is entertaining, but what should be a fun indulgence becomes harder than it should be. One of the more poignant moments – and there are one or two – is when one of the gushnell questions what you actually do with all this money you can’t spend. How come this is all so predictable? The one and the same author who wrote the widely-known “Sex and the City”.

Ok, so sassy New York ladies all dressed up and going to work is my jam thanks, Ryan! Can they be respected and treated the same way in the workplace? What kind of research did you do to cover fashion, film, and publishing in one book? Amazon Music Stream millions of songs. 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 Candqce found jarring and strange.

Lipstick Jungle

I truly didn’t appreciate the whole, “women can and should canndace it all and be the best” attitude because I really don’t think that’s true. This book is horrible. One consequence of this gender reversal is that the casual misandry which underlies most of Bushnell’s work and indeed most chick-lit takes on a more sinister tone.


This is her fall and rise story.

How do high-powered careers affect a woman’s relationship with her husband and family? Jan 09, jennifer rated it did not like it. She should have been thrilled. On another level though, the fact that a book like this can be written, obviously read quite widely, and can be repeated again and again by simply changing the names of the characters, the title of the book, the TV series or the film really should be quite disturbing.

I think this book was trying to do something for the women’s movement, but what, I can’t figure out. These feelings were shocking to her, because she’d never experienced world-weariness before.

They all end happily every after no bad things occur Wendy makes a smash movie. Lipstick Jungle is chick lit with a clear female empowerment message. More like the dreadful worldwide nightmare. If you want to escape while on the cruise to Bahamas, this book will complete your enjoyment.

Bushnell is a smooth, entertaining writer.

Chapters 10 22 Jun 26, At times you long for the juungle days when whole glorious scenes were hung on a single exquisite bon mot about, say, anal chafage, or prosthetic nipples. They are great businesswomen but it is possible to be smart, beautiful AND have a conscience and morals.

What happens when women act like stereotypical men? The problems mentioned above ultimately make this book average. Kindle Edition Verified Purchase. The book was okay. Amazon Restaurants Food delivery from local restaurants. I lipztick 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.


Withoutabox Submit to Film Festivals. YES I have read and consent to Hachette Australia using my personal information or data as set out in its Privacy Policy and I understand I have the right to withdraw my consent at any time. It begins with fashion week where her spring line goes outside the normal game and puts her on the outs with the department stores. Lipstick Mungle Show 11 14 Jun 21, This was much better than the guilty pleasure I was expecting.

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If you’re in the mood for solid chick-lit entertainment, then “Lipstick Jungle” is for you. But i kind of regret it. Lipstick Jungle Candace Bushnell, Author. The three women vushnell into one- halfway through I still can’t remember what one of them actually does. Want to Read Currently Reading Read. Paperbackpages.