Author: Cecily von Ziegesar
Genre: YA Contemporary
Release Date: January 1st 2007
Welcome to New York City’s Upper East Side, where my friends and I live in luxe Fifth Avenue apartments and attend Manhattan’s most exclusive private schools. We’re smart, we’ve inherited classic good looks, we wear fantastic clothes, and we know how to party. We can’t help it-we were born this way.
Our story begins with three inseparable, completely gorgeous fifteen-year-olds, Serena van der Woodsen, Blair Waldorf, and Nate Archibald. Blair’s loved Nate and his glittering green eyes since she was in Bonpoint onesies. Too bad Nate wishes Blair’s beautiful
best friend, Serena, was the one with the crush. And Serena has a secret she’s keeping from them both. Hmmm, something tells me these best friends may not be as close as we thought. . . .
How do I know all this? Because I know everything-and lucky for you, I can’t keep a secret. So sit back while I untangle this messy little tale and tell you how it all began.
Admit it, you’re already falling for me.
You know you love me.
I was going to write a full review post of this book but decided against it. I have a feeling that this is going to be more of a rant and less of a review, so I’m going to save you guys the trouble and keep it short. Before I start my review, I have a confession to make— this is my third Gossip Girl book (I didn’t read the Gossip Girl series in a chronological order) and I didn’t like the first two. But I really WANT to like the series, so I tried for the third time. And I really thought the third time was the charm.