Celebrity Picks: Candace Bushnell's Favorite Reads of 2015

Amazon Book Review: Candace BushnellIn 1996, Candace Bushnell burst upon the literary (and glitterati) scene with Sex and the City, the book that stripped the beds of Manhattan's rich and famous and inspired the iconic HBO series. She didn't stop there, continuing to publish more wickedly funny semi-satires including One Fifth Avenue, Trading Up, and 2015's Killing Monica.

See Candace's picks for his favorite reads of 2015 below, and look here for more celebrity favorites. Learn more about the Amazon Books Editors' picks for the Best Books of the Year.


Candace Bushnell's Favorite Reads of 2015

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I Let You Go by Claire Mackintosh
This is a wonderfully engineered first thriller by former UK policewoman Claire Mackintosh. The big twist in the middle is like a cue ball scattering even more twists that will leave you immediately wanting another book from this author. (Originally published in the U.K.; the U.S. edition will be available May 3, 2016.)
 

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Missoula by Jon Krakauer
Rape is a tough subject for any writer to tackle. This is an important book—the passion Krakauer has for reporting this disturbing story makes this book very hard to forget.
 

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Barbara the Slut and Other People by Lauren Holmes
Holmes has an original viewpoint that she combines with sharp, simple, darkly humorous prose. The result are these polished and insightful short stories that have me looking out for her next work.
 

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