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Summer Boys by Hailey Abbott

Ella, Beth, and Jamie spend their summer vacation on a family beach compound in Maine looking for love.

Next Summer (#2)
After Summer (#3) 
Last Summer (#4)

Private by Kate Brian

When fifteen-year-old Reed Brennan wins a scholarship to Easton Academy, she quickly discovers that everyone is more gorgeous and wealthy than she ever thought possible. Even though she has been accepted to Easton, Easton has not accepted her.

Invitation Only (#2)
Untouchable (#3)
Confessions (#4)
Inner Circle (#5)
Legacy (#6)
Ambition (#7)
Revelation (#8)
Paradise Lost (#9)
Last Christmas (prequel)

Privilege by Kate Brian

Ariana Osgood ruled exclusive Easton Academy--until she was arrested for murder. She's spent two years at the Brenda T. Trumbull Correctional Facility for Women plotting her escape and will do anything to get a second chance at her glamorous life.

The A-List by Zoey Dean

Seventeen-year-old blueblood Anna Percy leaves Manhattan to spend the second half of her senior year with her father in LA and quickly becomes involved in the lives of the rich and famous at Beverly Hills High. High School.

Girls on Film (#2)
Blonde Ambition (#3)
Tall Cool One (#4)
Back in Black (#5)
Some Like It Hot (#6)
American Beauty (#7)
Heart of Glass (#8)
Beautiful Stranger (#9)
California Dreaming (#10)

A-List: Hollywood Royalty by Zoey Dean

Jojo Milford suddenly discovers that her birth parents are Hollywood stars, and when she leaves Sacramento to meet them, she is thrown into a world she has previously only read about in gossip magazines.

Sunset Boulevard (#2)

Zoey Dean's Talent

Eighth-grader Mackenzie Little-Armstrong decides to make her mark at clique-ruled Bel Air Middle School by following in her talent agent-mother's footsteps and catapulting a new student into stardom.

Almost Famous (#2)
Star Power (#3)
Young Hollywood (#4)

Au Pairs by Melissa De la Cruz

Three teenage girls from different backgrounds work for a summer in the Hamptons as au pairs for a wealthy family, and in spite of many ups and downs, all three end up changing for the better.

Skinny Dipping (#2)
Sun-kissed (#3)
Crazy Hot (#4)

The Clique by Lisi Harrison

Wealthy Massie is determined to exclude middle class Claire, the daughter of her father's old friend, from her clique at a very exclusive private middle school in Westchester, New York, but Claire strikes back.

Best Friends for Never (#2)
Revenge of the Wannabes (#3)
Invasion of the Boy Snatchers (#4)
Pretty Committee Strikes Back (#5)
Dial L for Loser (#6)
It's Not Easy Being Mean (#7)
Sealed with a Diss (#8)
Bratfest at Tiffany's (#9)
P.S. I Loathe You (#10)
Boys "R" Us (#11)

Summer Collection
Massie (#1)
Dylan (#2)
Alicia (#3)
Kristen (#4)
Claire (#5)

Poseur by Rachel Maude

Four prep school girls clash when they try to form their own fashion label for a school assignment, but they ultimately discover that their differences make for surprisingly creative results.

Good, the Fab, and the Ugly (#2) 

The Nannies by Melody Mayer

Kiley, Lydia, and Esme, three teenagers from very different backgrounds, befriend one another while working as nannies for wealthy employers in Beverly Hills, California.

Friends with Benefits (#2)
Have to Have It (#3)
Tainted Love (#4)
All Night Long (#5)

Inside Girl by J. Minter

Flan Flood, younger sister of the handsome and popular Patch, just wants to fit in when she starts high school in New York City, but her crazy friends Liesel, Sara-Beth, and Philippa make it anything but easy for her.

Sweetest Thing (#2)
Some Kind of Wonderful (#3)

All That Glitters (#4)

Perfect Match (#5)

Insiders by J. Minter

In downtown New York City, a sophisticated, stylish high school junior is already having trouble keeping his group of lifelong friends together when his wild cousin Kelli arrives from St. Louis and stirs things up.

Pass It On (#2)
Take It Off (#3)
Break Every Rule (#4)
Hold on Tight (#5)
Girls We Love (#6)

The Calypso Chronicles by Tyne O'Connell

Hoping to become more popular at her elegant English boarding high school, Californian Calypso Kelly invents a fake handsome boyfriend, until she realizes that her wit may be enough to attract the attention of a real-life handsome prince.

Stealing Princes (#2)
Dueling Princes (#3)
Dumping Princes (#4)

Celebutantes by Antonio Pagliarolo

When fabulously wealthy sixteen-year-old triplets Lexington, Park, and Madison Hamilton appear to be involved in the murder of a powerful magazine editor, they decide to do some investigating of their own before the police and paparazzi completely ruin their lives.

In the Club #2

Angus, Thongs, and Full-Frontal Snogging (Confessions of Georgia Nicholson) by Louise Rennison

The humorous journal of a year in the life of fourteen-year-old Georgia, who tries to reduce the size of her nose, stop her mad cat from terrorizing the neighborhood, and win the love of handsome hunk Robbie.

On the Brightside, I'm Now the Girlfriend of a Sex God (#2)
Knocked Out by My Nunga-Nungas (#3)
Dancing in My Nuddy-Pants (#4)
Away Laughing on a Fast Camel (#5)
Then He Ate My Boy Entrancers (#6)
Startled by His Furry Shorts (#7)
Love Is a Many Trousered Thing (#8)
Stop in the Name of Pants (#9)

Honey Blonde Chica by Michele Serros

Evie Gomez is one chill chica, but the return of long-lost amiga mejor Dee Dee wrecks best friends Evie and Raquel's flow. When Raquel wants nada to do with the new Dee Dee, Evie finds herself caught between two friends. How's a chica to choose?

Scandalosa! (#2)

Pretty Little Liars by Sara Shepard

Years ago, one of their tightly-knit group mysteriously disappeared. Now four high school girls begin receiving taunting messages from someone who seems to know everything about their past and present secrets.

Flawless (#2)
Perfect (#3)
Unbelievable (#4)
Wicked (#5)

The Dating Game by Natalie Standiford

When three high school sophomores set up a blog as a class project to research whether girls or boys are more sex-crazed, their own messy love lives become even more complicated.

Breaking Up Is Really, Really Hard to Do (#2)
Can True Love Survive High School? (#3)
Ex-Rating (#4)
Speed Dating (#5)
Parallel Parking (#6) 

Gossip Girl by Cecily von Ziegesar

Enter the scandalous world of Gossip Girl: a world where everyone is gorgeous, everything is fabulous, and jealousy and betrayal are everywhere you look. High School.

You Know You Love Me (#2)
All I Want Is Everything (#3)
Because I'm Worth It (#4)
I Like It Like That (#5)
You're the One that I Want (#6)
Nobody Does It Better (#7)
Nothing Can Keep Us Together (#8)
Only In Your Dreams (#9)
Would I Lie to You (#10)
Don't You Forget About Me (#11)
It Had to Be You: The Prequel

It Girl by Cecily von Ziegesar

Gossip Girl character Jenny Humphrey goes off to boarding school, and she'll do whatever it takes to be an It Girl. High School.

Notorious (#2)
Reckless (#3)
Unforgettable (#4)
Lucky (#5)
Tempted (#6)
Infamous (#7)
Adored (#8)
Devious (#9)

The Carlyles by Anabelle Vestry and Cecily von Ziegesar

(Gossip Girl spin-off) Get out your platinum Montblanc pens, Chloe satchels, and cashmere cardigans: it's a brand new year on the Upper East Side and the notorious Carlyle triplets are taking Manhattan by storm. High School.

You Just Can't Get Enough (#2)
Take a Chance on Me (#3)

It Chicks by Tia Williams

Welcome to Louis B. Armstrong, New York City's most prestigious performing arts school, where the gifted, wanna-be starlets, and It Chicks are all on the rise. But when rehearsals give way to hot and heavy after-school sessions away from the barre and without the mic, the real drama begins. 

Sixteen Candles (#2)