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Topic: What books are as good as the Gossip Girl ones?

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Subject: What books are as good as the Gossip Girl ones?
Date Posted: 9/25/2007 3:26 PM ET
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Any recommendations?

Date Posted: 10/1/2007 9:37 PM ET
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In my Young Adult Lit class we discussed 2 other series similar to Gossip Girls, but I haven't read them.  But then I didn't like Gossip Girls so I probably won't. : )  Anyway, they are A-List and Clique.  Perfect is another, but it isn't a series.

Date Posted: 10/1/2007 9:39 PM ET
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Just saw more suggestions given under the "HELP please" thread.

Date Posted: 10/2/2007 4:32 PM ET
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Perfect is good, and the sequel too.

 

Date Posted: 10/4/2007 6:19 PM ET
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I'm not a big fan of the Gossip Girl books -  I could never get into them - but I know a lot of people who like them also like:

-The Au Pairs series by Melissa de la Cruz

-the series by Hobson Brown that begins with "The Upper Class"

-The It Girl series by Cecily von Ziegesar (who wrote the Gossip Girl series)

I'd also recommend the series by Megan McCafferty that begins with "Sloppy Firsts" (then, Second Helpings, Charmed Thirds, etc). You may also enjoy the Georgia Nicolson books by Louise Rennison, they're really hilarious.

Date Posted: 10/4/2007 8:55 PM ET
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The Fearless series, and the follow-up series (I don't know the name of that one) and any books by Tamora Pierce. The Pierce books are at least as good, but those are fantasy/medievel not high school

Date Posted: 10/9/2007 9:21 PM ET
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The Clique series is really good!  I also second the Georgia Nicholson books.

Date Posted: 10/13/2007 7:11 PM ET
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I like the princess diaries book and the sisterhood of traveling pants.. So did my cousins

Date Posted: 10/21/2007 8:03 PM ET
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I don't know much about Gossip Girl, but a series that I really like is the Twilight series by Stephenie Meyer

 

Tara

Date Posted: 10/23/2007 6:07 PM ET
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Date Posted: 11/24/2007 9:30 AM ET
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"The Wessex Papers" series is similar-- it's about teens at a boarding school, filled with just as much sex and drug use as Gossip Girls if that's what you mean. "The Black book" by Jonah Black is a little similar, too.

Date Posted: 1/30/2008 8:58 PM ET
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The Luxe - got this rec. off of Cecily Von Ziegsar's website.....

Date Posted: 3/22/2008 10:18 PM ET
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I just started the Luxe today, I'll let you know what I think of it!

Date Posted: 3/22/2008 11:18 PM ET
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Simon Romantic Comedies are good. The first is: How Not To Spend Your Senior Year

Subject: private series
Date Posted: 5/21/2009 9:21 PM ET
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the private series are amazing and just like the gossip girls... ive read both and loved them

Date Posted: 6/5/2009 1:54 AM ET
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I agree with some of the people who already posted these....

the private series by kate brian

the A list series by zoey dean



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