The Gossip Girl series is the ultimate in glamour and cool - set in New York's glamorous Upper East Side, the narrative follows the thrills and spills (with Jimmy Choo shoes and shopping at Barneys mixed in along the way) of its richest and most beautiful teenage residents. Gossip Girl is the ultimate in sophistication, scandal and luxury.
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By Flink on 11-10-15
Nice bit of fluff
It's the equivalent of one tv episode, rather than a season. This sets the scene nicely for the characters we'll follow. But not that much actually happened here. Can't believe it's an actual book. should have been the opening chapters of something more substantial. I hope the rest of the books flesh things out more, narrative-wise.
By TeaPartyPrincess on 13-01-15
5 Words: Rich kids playing stupid games.
So yeah, that kinda sums it all up.
Gossip Girl is light and fluffy, and kind of a nothing-story. I didn't care for the characters, so I didn't care what happened to them. And nothing really did happen.
The narrator was pretty good, ensuring that each character had a distinct voice. But DAMN, Jenny set my teeth on edge.
I won't read on. While the show is a guilty pleasure for a rainy day, the book certainly is not.