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About the Author

Cecily von Ziegesar is the creator of the #1 bestselling Gossip Girl and #1 bestselling It Girl novels. She has always lived in New York City.

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Product Details

  • Series: Gossip Girl
  • Paperback: 320 pages
  • Publisher: Poppy; 1 edition (October 3, 2011)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0316185094
  • ISBN-13: 978-0316185097
  • Product Dimensions: 5.5 x 1 x 8.2 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 5.6 ounces (View shipping rates and policies)
  • Average Customer Review: 3.1 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (7 customer reviews)
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #798,535 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)

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Let me preface this by saying that I have loved Gossip Girl long before Leighton and Blake assumed the identities of B and S. As an aspiring commercial YA fiction writer, Cecily had a huge influence on me with her breezy prose and light-hearted treatment of semi-real privileged UESiders.

Also, let me say that I was really excited by this concept back when it was first announced. It had so much potential... until I ordered it and read through the first few chapters. Note, there might be a few points considered "spoilers", but trust me, you don't care.)

I understand the concept of these type hybrid books--inserting a certain theme with the original text to change the meaning completely, so don't go screaming at me for not getting it. I get it. Promise.

Here are my issues:

1. The writing seemed almost lazy. Anytime the main character held something or thought something, it was almost like a CTRL+F and replace had been performed for "martini" and "dagger". Blair gets mad at the slovenly Cyrus Rose? She pictures strangling him with a string of hot dogs from the vendor downstairs, along with everyone else at the party. Seriously. I expected more from this--carefully set up motives and targets with development and a slightly ironic twist. Instead, it's just the original text with "strangle", "disembowel", and "stab" inserted at random words--almost to the point of nonsense. I think that brings me to my second point:

2. I'm not a weak-stomached girl. I read lots of crime novels...I didn't flinch at the Kill Bills and Dexters of the world. I've seen every zombie movie to date. But. This was almost too...sick for me.
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Way back in the day, when I was young(er) I read Gossip Girl. All the time. Constantly. I felt like I was always waiting on the new one to come out and I just had to know what was going to happen. And thirteen books, two spin off series, and a TV show later I thought it was over.

Reasons to Read:

1. Longtime fans:
Honestly, this book probably won't mean much to you if you aren't already a fan of Gossip Girl (either the books or the TV show). It isn't necessary to have read the books before reading PK, but it will give you a fuller idea of what the changes are between the two books.

2. A twisted sense of humour:
This isn't for the faint-hearted. And honestly, I appreciated it because in retrospect after reading that entire series, this book makes a whole lot more sense than the rest do. Serena and Blair are psychotic. Yes, finally. We know the truth.

But fair warning: you won't like this if you don't like extremely gory imagery. Cecily von Ziegesar does NOT shy away from describing the graphic and brutal murders of many of the characters. It's violent, and it's gratiutous. The whole book is like that. And it made me sqirm, and I felt kind of squeemish at times. I mean, eyeballs exploding and eyelids being ripped off with an eyelash curler? Yikes. And that's only TWO of the scenes.

Gossip Girl has always poked fun at itself, but Cecily takes it to a new level with Psycho Killer. I haven't read any of the Quirk books (although I'd like to) and it definitely has a similar vibe to those. This is almost like the special extended edition of Gossip Girl with bonus material where most of the characters are killed off. But SOMEHOW (somehow) it kind of works.
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Cover Response At First Glance? Gag!

Why On Earth Did I Want To Read This Book? The sick cover and the bizzare summary

What Does This Make Me? Possibly a little nuts :i

Hence,The Rather Wacked Review:

Juicy, hot, freakin' preppies on pomegranate martinis and god-only-knows-what-else! This is an insider's guide to life in the fast lane of the forgotten and pushed-aside children of high-flying NYC parents. Teen aged children who, I might add, are deadly angry to the point of murder and madness.

Oh, how I loved this parody of the NYC life of those anxiety-ridden kids whose only consistency is private schools which over-cultivate and ignore them, charging them to the inth-degree in preparation for ivy league colleges and life in the fast lanes for which they've been born and (semi) bred. Here also is the petri dish for insanity and murder without reservation, reaction or consequence. Oh, it's the world of the pedigreed, pinched and pruned 'til it hurts bunch.

Laughable, fun and nauseating, this is a romp that has to be read with a grain of salt and at least a very Dirty Martini in hand. I loved it, choked on my olives and laughed all the way through! You have to get the book just for the frozen concoctions it mentions if nothing else.

Some of the really entertaining parts are reading about the trendy fashions, the menus, the over-the-top drinks, and the museum "artistes." I loved the raucous descriptions of baby blingers, day school uniforms, hair dressers, college placement counsellors; and, maids who covered and cleaned up without blinking an eye...well; naturally, because to admit awareness would mean they'd be looking for alternative employment.
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