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Gossip Girl (Gossip Girl Series #1)

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Most Helpful Favorable Review

16 out of 18 people found this review helpful.

A Must Read For Teenagers Girls

I had listened to my friends talk about the Gossip Girl series for awhile. They said they were great books and really interesting for teenagers to read. I have never really been much into reading but finally a book seemed appealing to me. Then, the television series cam...
I had listened to my friends talk about the Gossip Girl series for awhile. They said they were great books and really interesting for teenagers to read. I have never really been much into reading but finally a book seemed appealing to me. Then, the television series came out and I was talking to my friends about it before I saw it. They said I had to read the books first, that the show just wasn¿t the same. I took their advice and picked up the first four books and haven¿t been able to stop reading them since. Although, I don¿t have a whole lot of time for reading, but I really enjoy Gossip Girl when I have the time. The book is very relatable to teenagers. Although, it is far from my lifestyle, it still focuses on situations that teenagers get into and how they deal with them. I would especially recommend this book to all of my teenager friends. Sometimes when I am reading it, I get so caught up in it that I really feel that I am with these characters and living their lifestyle. The way it is written is very realistic and entertaining. I really like that the books are easy to read and a fast page-turner. They keep you interested and wanting to know what is going to happen next. I have fallen in love with almost all of the characters. Some I wish were my best friends, some I wish I could party with, and some I wish I knew just to know. They all seem to live such fabulous, luxurious lifestyles, but then you keep reading and realize that they are normal people too. They get into some of the same situations and have the same problems as normal teenagers have. This is what I love most. It is an entertaining book that I can also relate to. I would absolutely recommend this to anyone and have started reading the second book, You Know You Love Me. I love it already and can¿t wait to read more!!

posted by Anonymous on September 15, 2008

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Most Helpful Critical Review

4 out of 8 people found this review helpful.

Gossip Girl

I am definitely not on board with the huge hype on Gossip Girl. I found the book very predictable the characters were annoying and nothing too special. Again, this was only the first book, so maybe I have to read the rest of them to be swept up into the series, but yo...
I am definitely not on board with the huge hype on Gossip Girl. I found the book very predictable the characters were annoying and nothing too special. Again, this was only the first book, so maybe I have to read the rest of them to be swept up into the series, but you're supposed to be hooked on the first book.

For those that haven't heard a thing about Gossip Girl, it is about a bunch of extremely wealthy high school students living in New York. Their lives are filled with drugs, sex, parties, high fashion, and being mean to each other in some of the most cattiest ways.

There is a lot of contravorsy around the fact that young girls read these books and think it's ok to act this way. But the truth is there have always been mean girls in litterature, so that is not my problem. I just found this book not interesting and rather boring and predictable. But then again, I am probably one of the few that missed this hype.

posted by 1443826 on June 8, 2009

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  • Posted December 6, 2009

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    Amazing!

    I love this book! It is absolutly amazing! I starting reading the Gossip Girl Seris a while ago, and I love them so much, I can re-read them over and over! The are definetly interesting. I very much like the way Cecily von Ziegesar wrote the book. I liked how each chapter was a different character's perspective, and I liked the humor, romance, and jealousy/ betrayal in it. It is definetly a book worth reading. :]

    13 out of 15 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted August 30, 2014

    I Also Recommend:

    Best series ever. you wont regret buying this interesting series

    Best series ever. you wont regret buying this interesting series. Highly recommend it!!!

    8 out of 8 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted January 14, 2012

    Great young adult!

    I read these in middle school and they are fun and easy to read!

    7 out of 10 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted June 28, 2002

    Read this book and you won't regret it!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

    This book wasn't the boring book I thought it would be. It was fun, exciting, , and passoniate./ You never knoew what was going to happen next. I can't wait till the next book!!!!!!

    5 out of 6 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted May 3, 2012

    Favorite book ever :)

    I love these books so much:))))))

    4 out of 7 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted April 28, 2012

    My

    Its a good book i love

    2 out of 5 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted March 18, 2012

    SO GOOD!

    Thia book is so good tell me your rates @lexi(im boss)

    2 out of 6 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted February 25, 2012

    Great book!

    I loved this book. I can't wait to read the secind one!

    2 out of 3 people found this review helpful.

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  • Posted August 25, 2011

    Love it!

    I could not put it down

    2 out of 3 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted March 5, 2013

    Ahh

    Xoxo gossipgirl i love the show!

    1 out of 1 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted January 2, 2013

    The book

    I never read the book but i read what it was about and i read comments and i want to get the book and i also recommand the book to people who read this comment and all the others:)

    1 out of 2 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted December 27, 2012

    Kaitlyn

    I love this show i watch it the first minute any new episodes come out i just love it so much its great i mean it every thing but i like the books better because it gives you much more detail than the tv show though.......!!!!!!!!

    1 out of 1 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted December 25, 2012

    AMAZING

    I watched the GG series on TV and have been dying to read the books! Only thing I don't really like is that here my Chuck has a brother! Other than that it is very good

    1 out of 1 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted August 31, 2012

    Banned

    You know this is banned from some schools. Must be pretty bad.

    1 out of 1 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted May 22, 2012

    Price check! Help please!

    Is it actually 99¿? Because it said that one day but now it says $8.99 every time I check. I'd like to get it for my nook since I haven't been able to read the hardcopy yet and I'm about to go on vacation so it's the perfect time!

    1 out of 2 people found this review helpful.

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  • Posted September 12, 2011

    Amazing book!

    I love this book series so much! I started reading it a few years ago but stopped. Then i starteed to watch the series from net flix an i just had to read the book again. I like Chuck so much better in the show but the book is still absolutly amazing!

    1 out of 1 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted May 6, 2002

    GREAT BOOK!!!!!!!!!!!!

    I love reading all the teen type books and trust me i have read almost every one but this one by far was the best. I can totally relate to these girls and i feel like im in their world to i recomend this book to anyone and everyone!

    1 out of 1 people found this review helpful.

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  • Posted July 13, 2014

    These books are awesome and I'm going to read all of the series

    These books are awesome and I'm going to read all of the series now. All of the characters have their own personalities which is great for different point of views.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted April 8, 2014

    XOXO

    I dont know whether to read these books. The TV show is the best thing in the world and i am beyond obsessed, but the books seem a little different. And also im wondering why they dont mention chuck in any of the summaries since he is one of my favorite characters. Anyways i LOVE the TV show sooooooo much so you should really watch it. You know you love me, XOXO Gossip Girl

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  • Anonymous

    Posted January 7, 2014

    Xoxo

    You know you love me xoxo gossip girl

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