The Carrie Diaries by Candace Bushnell is the perfect book... for someone who is still in high school. As for me someone who is 23 years old and has been graduated for almost 5 years I just couldn't relate to the problems the girls were dealing with and how they were dealing with them. Sure it was a face paced read. I managed to whiz through it in only a couple days. But that doesn't mean I overly enjoyed it. Actually on goodreads I only rated it 3 stars. It was a quick read sure but not an overly well written one. It was very juvenile. It's the second book I've read this book based in the 80's and it's the youngest feeling one. If it weren't for the mention of sex and the few bad words it has I would even suggest it as a middle-grade book.