Gossip Girl by Cecily Von Ziegesar

Available At: Aspen Valley (HS)

Categories: Drug Abuse, Sexual

Description: Blair and Serena, best friends who go to an exclusive private school in Manhattan, are both consumed with thoughts of their high-society crowd.

YA Label?: No

Notes: This book contains alcohol and drug use by minors; profanity; inexplicit sexual activities; and nudity.

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Page 4: “’Wake up!’ Blair Waldorf yanked off the Black Watch plaid duvet and let it fall to the floor beside the antique sleigh bed. Nate Archibald lay sprawled across the mattress on his stomach, naked and very relaxed. Blair sat down beside him and bounced up and down as hard as she could. Nate kept his eyes closed as her ruthless bouncing jarred his golden brown head up and down. Why was it that s-e-x made her so hyper and him so sleepy?”

Page 11: “On the bed beside her was a Ziploc bag full of pot.…’The boys are making bong hits on the roof,’ Lexie explained.”

Page 45: “It was dark red and she usually only wore it in winter, but when you were locked in a sumptuous hotel suite with your boyfriend having constant sex, who cared what season it was?”

Page 222: “If you’re Too Stoned to Find the One you Love, Love the One you’re With”

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