The story has been developing for 5 years 20022007 and in 2007 the twelfth book, a prequel to the gossip girl series, was published. By now, most of us have seen at least portions of the wonderfully teentastic tv show gossip girl. The gossip girl series is already my favorite series, and ive only read the first book. I feel like this small cast of characters slept with everyone else at some point or another the show followed the initial romances of the books for at least the first season. And hurtling towards it is an amtrak train over this we hear the voice of god. Gossip girl is the ultimate in sophistication, scandal and luxury in fact if carrie bradshaw of sex and the city had a younger sister, there is no doubt she would be gossip girl. Welcome to new york citys upper east side, where my friends and i live, go to school, play, and sleepsometimes with each other.
Why the gossip girl books were the best ya fiction ever vogue. News entertainment beauty fashion lifestyle books health music. On top of that, gossip girl herself gave serena her relevancythus creating a complicated relationship between the two. I will also include the urls for the gossip girl official page they have come from remember to delete all the spaces i have left in the addresses. He continued, all i had to compare it to was what i read in books. Stephanie savage, a producer and writer on the cws show, explains why characters like jenny, eric, and vanessa were tweaked for the small. The gossip girl series was adapted to the teen drama tv series of the same name on the cw.
These books are all amazing and will captivate fans of gossip girl, whether you love to read or not. The gossip girl series is the ultimate in glamour and cool set in new yorks 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. Here are the characters as they are in the gossip girl novels. In both the novels and the television adaption, gossip girl is a blogger whose true identity is never revealed. A gossip girl writer revealed that the shows controversial twist about dan humphrey was actually supposed to be about a different character. As the first book opens, blair waldorfwho is almost seventeen and lives in a penthouse at fifth. Borrow ebooks, audiobooks, and videos from thousands of public libraries worldwide. The main series concluded with the novel i will always love you in 2009, which was the 12th book of the series. With her best friend gone, blair is now the most popular and prettiest girl at school. However, they do contain a lot of sex, drugs and other issues. Whether you read the books, watched the tv show, or both, gossip girl was almost like religion for some of us in the 2000s.
I have edited them the tiniest bit to keep up with the recent episodes as they were originally written around season 1. Gossip girl the complete collection paperback nov 1 2009. During gossip girl s sixyear reign as one of televisions. Free books teens series gossip girl 2020ok directory of free online books and free ebooks. Differences between gossip girl book vs tv show page 2. Nine years ago josh schwartz and stephanie savage turned gossip girl into a major hit for the cw by adapting a popular young adult book series.
Ya books like gossip girl 6 juicy ya books to read if youre a gossip girl fan. Gossip girl 4 221 printed pages read on to catch up with more gossiplicious pleasure from the anonymous narrator who made her catty debut with gossip girl and has enthralled readers in the juicy sequels, you know you love me and all i want is everything. Gossip girl wrapped nearly four years ago, and we still miss it. A few of the teen librarians i know really like this series, and i watch the show every once.
Gossip girl was an incredibly successful cw show that ran for six seasons, receiving numerous awards and nominations along the way. It is later ultimately revealed in the television series. Gossip girl labelled serena this way because her status as the itgirl in high school was coming to an end. In the tv show serena has a very brief fling with dan. Gossip girl the complete collection paperback 23 dec. Gossip girl has the effect of gossip itself once you enter. In the present time, viewers saw dan decide to give the final chapter of his book to nate archibald chace crawford and the spectator, which revealed who gossip girl was. I would suggest that teens be encouraged to read them if they have a parent or other figure to discuss them with. There are some pretty wild differences between the books and the tv show. When serena is first slapped with this label, she reacts badly.
I wasnt born into this world maybe i could write myself into. After his divorce from serena, dan moved back to brooklyn to live with rufus while writing his next book, a thinlyveiled. Yalsa recommends books for young adults who enjoy gossip. So why not take advantage of all that worldwide enthusiasm and channel it toward books. Almost every time a beloved book series is made into a tv series or film, diehard book fans cringe just a little bit. Welcome to new york citys upper east side, where my friends and i live, go to school, play, and sleep sometimes with each other. Beyond fancy vacations and charity events, they get glam in other ways. I watched every episode of gossip girl and read each gossip girl book. Its christmastime and blair and serena are best friends again, and up to their old tricks partying hard and breaking hearts from park avenue to the caribbean. See the complete gossip girl series book list in order, box sets or omnibus editions, and companion titles. Gossip girl is the anonymous, unseen narrator of the gossip girl television series and the novels of the same name. Before gossip girl was a cw show starring leighton meester and blake lively, it was a ya book series. A lot of people were pleased with the end games in the series but for all the fans out there who werent this is for you. Gossip girls series collection 15 book set i like it like that, etc.
Gossip girl creator is turning another book series into a. Then, in the book, it occasionally has a few pages from the website like gossip girl talking about the crew and ppl asking her for advice. Gossip girl is one of the most popular television programs to hit the airor netflixtoday, and it is one that has enthralled viewers of all kinds. Girls and guys living the lux life in upscale new york. Serena models for a hot designer and dan publishes a poem in the new yorker. There is also a spinoff series called the it girl, a subseries entitled gossip girl. Even though we can rewatch the series over and over again on netflix, we still find ourselves craving all. Differences between gossip girl book vs tv show page 0.
Dan and serena are on again off again throughout the entire series and end up getting married. Gossip girls series collection 15 book set i like it like. Now, the same pair is taking a similar step by using. Gossip girl herself is an anonymous narrator with the ultimate insider scoop on the innerworkings of this privileged society because shes one of them. The books in the series follow meangirl blair, earthy serena, stoner nate, edgy dan and vanessa, cute jenny and others in their circle. Gossip girl was based off her experience growing up in new york city back in the 80s, but with a modern day spin. The series revolves around the lives and romances of the privileged socialite teenagers at the constance billard school for girls, an elite private school in new york city s upper. Gossip girl writer reveals dan humphrey wasnt the original. The gossip girl books are quite popular for teens and in and of themselves, they arent terrible books.907 715 540 548 747 1332 193 371 800 685 792 1429 1222 758 192 109 1293 522 669 791 224 336 925 815 577 68 1055 1353 143 232 64