Books If You Love Sex and the City, Then You'll Love These Books 0 12 All Images Full Article 366 Shares by Laura Marie Meyers 1. Brooklyn Girls by Gemma Burgess follows five 20-something girls living in a Brooklyn brownstone in New York as they deal with dating drama, job issues, and adjusting to the adult world. 2. It's Mad Men meets Sex and the City in 3. In Jacqueline Susann's classic Valley of the Dolls, three NYC women get tangled up in sex, drugs, and stardom as they try to make it in the entertainment industry. 4. Lily Koppel's The Astronaut Wives Club: A True Story details the real-life friendship of the wives of the Mercury Seven astronauts, covering everything from their tea with Jackie Kennedy to their present-day connections more than 50 years later. 5. The Group by Mary McCarthy tells the story of eight Vassar graduates who come in and out of each other's lives through the years, then meet up to mourn the loss of a woman in the group. 6. With a mix of dry humor and sweet friendships, Jennifer Close's Girls in White Dresses follows three friends who struggle through their 20s as they watch everyone else get married and move on. 7. Set in the 1930s, The Yonahlossee Riding Camp For Girls: A Novel by Anton DiSclafani follows 15-year-old Thea, who's forced to go to a girls' boarding school in the Blue Ridge Mountains where she gets caught up in the complicated world of teenage girls. Meanwhile, the book goes back and forth in time to highlight what happened in Thea's past that led her to the school. 8. Summer Sisters by Judy Blume dives into the complicated emotions of two best friends who are reunited after several years apart. 9. American Girls About Town is a collection of 17 stories by American female authors, including characters who deal with dating problems, career issues, and age insecurities. 10. Four young moms who meet once a month are forced to face a tragedy together in Kindred Spirits by Sarah Strohmeyer. When one of the women passes away, the other three are asked to go through her things, and there they discover her final wish. 11. Sex and the City author Candace Bushnell brings the same fun and sass to three NYC women in Lipstick Jungle, which follows the friends through rocky marriages, career pressures, and big risks. 12. In Dancing Naked at the Edge of Dawn by Kris Radish, a woman enlists her friends and daughter to join her on a trip to Mexico when her life turns upside down.