Whether your summer is all about traveling to exotic places or lounging by the pool in the Hamptons, there’s one thing that should be in your hands at all times (well… two, if you count a cocktail): a good book. Gossip Girl novels by Cecily von Ziegesar are a perfect summer escape and look into the lives of your favorite Manhattan elite.
We’ve picked out some of the books in the series that inspire travel and soaking up the sun. Check them out below, and tell us if you read them!
- All I Want is Everything – Blair Waldorf and Serena van der Woodsen head to the Caribbean for some pina coladas and fun in the sun. Buy the book; Download the eBook.
- I Like It Like That – It’s spring break and Nate Archibald, Georgie, Blair, and Serena end up hanging out together in Sun Valley, Idaho, enjoying some skiing and hot-tubbing. Let the scandals ensue! Buy the book;Download the eBook.
- Only In Your Dreams – Blair is off to London with her English Lord boyfriend, Serena’s about to become a movie star — as if she wasn’t a star already! — and Nate’s rolling up his well-worn khakis and heading to the Hamptons. Buy the book;Download the eBook.
- Would I Lie to You? – This juicy novel takes place in the Hamptons during the summer right before the characters head to college. And we all know it wouldn’t be vacation without a little R&R and ridiculousness… Buy the book; Download the eBook.
Which Gossip Girl book is your ultimate beach read? Tell us in a comment below, and find the whole series here!