Even if you’re not in school anymore, summer still feels like the time when you can get away with reading complete trash. If you’re not up for diving into War and Peace or something “deep,” try one of our suggestions. Trust us, you won’t strain your brain doing so.
Gossip Girl, Cecily von Ziegesar
Welcome to New York City’s Upper East Side, where my friends and I live, go to school, play, and sleep — sometimes with each other. Enter the scandalous world of Gossip Girl — a world inhabited by the city’s most fabulous crowd; a world of jealousy, betrayal, and naughty pictures on the sides of buses.
Valley Of The Dolls, Jacqueline Susann
Dolls: red or black; capsules or tablets; washed down with vodka or swallowed straight — for Anne, Neely, and Jennifer, it doesn’t matter, as long as the pill bottle is within easy reach. These three women become best friends when they are young and struggling in New York city and then climb to the top of the entertainment industry — only to find that there’s no place to go but down — into the Valley of the Dolls.
How To Make Love Like A Porn Star, Jenna Jameson
In the underbelly of Las Vegas, a cesspool of warring biker gangs and seedy strip clubs transformed the gawky, brace-faced Jenna Massoli into the bombshell Jenna Jameson. Today, Jenna Jameson is the biggest star in the history of adult movies, consistently ranked as one of the most beautiful women alive. But behind the glamour and the meteoric rise to fame was a path paved with tragedy and heartbreak. As a teenager drawn into a chaotic world ruled by rape, abuse, and murder, Jenna plunged into a downward spiral of addiction, even as she became one of the most photographed women in adult magazines.
Raise the Titanic!, Clive Cussler
The President’s secret task force has developed an unprecedented defensive weapon that relies on an extremely rare radioactive element–and Dirk Pitt has followed a twisted trail to a secret cache of the substance. Now, racing against brutal storms, Soviet spies, and a ticking clock, Pitt begins his most thrilling mission–to raise from its watery grave the shipwreck of the century…
Heaven, V.C. Andrews
Of all the folks in the mountain shacks, the Casteels were the lowest — the scum of the hills. Heaven Leigh Casteel was the prettiest, smartest girl in the backwoods, despite her ragged clothes and dirty face…despite a father meaner than ten vipers…despite her weary stepmother, who worked her like a mule. For her brother Tom and the little ones, Heaven clung to her pride and her hopes. Someday they’d get away and show the world that they were decent, fine and talented — worthy of love and respect. Then Heaven’s stepmother ran off, and her wicked, greedy father had a scheme — a vicious scheme that threatened to destroy the precious dream of Heaven and the children forever!
Lucky, Jackie Collins
A hot-blooded beauty in love with power and hungry for pleasure, Lucky’s dazzling odyssey — and her trail of enemies — sweeps from the casinos of Las Vegas to a private Greek island, from cutthroat Hollywood to chic New York and Paris. She’s a gambler and a lover. She’s wild, savvy, and proud. She’s Lucky…and you’ll never forget her.