HarperCollins Publishers has announced a two-book deal for young adult novels with Candace Bushnell, author of Sex and the City
and The Carrie Diaries
. The Carrie Diaries
debuted at #1 on the New York Times Bestsellers List. It has been translated into 34 different international languages. The publisher did not specify whether or not these new young adult novels will continue the Carrie Diaries
series or whether they will cover new topics.
The Second Carrie Diaries novel, Summer and the City
, will be published on April 26, 2011 (April 28, 2011 in the UK). Summer and the City
explores Carrie Bradshaw's first summer in Manhattan and reveals the story of how Carrie met Samantha, Miranda and Charlotte.