Sex And The City is a cultural marker all on its own. For years, these four women — Carrie, Charlotte, Samantha, and Miranda — graced my screen and taught me valuable lessons about all things love, heartbreak, work, and being an adult in the big city. Plot twist: It's way harder than it looks. No matter which character you and your friends believed yourself to be, all four women probably held a special place in your heart. (And honestly, depending on what was going on in their storylines, you probably switched favorites multiple times.) Plus, who could forget all the dating drama and incredible fashion?
Although SATC will always be near and dear to me, sometimes I find myself itching for a fresh set of characters or new storylines. If you, too on the hunt for new stories, you have plenty of options: author Candace Bushnell has written a handful of other books with the same spirit and liveliness as the book for which she's most famous: Sex and the City.
Whether you're looking for your new summer beach read or just simply looking for a fun, light-hearted story, here are five other Bushnell books you can pick up this summer: