Book Review x Two

One of my 30 before 30 goals was to read 30 new books. Last month I was able to read two new books! Normally I read more than that but going to bed by 8 slowed me down. People warned me that I was going to be tired when I got pregnant but it was still a shock!

I have previously read Lauren Conrad’s series LA Candy and I loved them. So when she came out with another series, I knew I had to  read them as soon as possible! The first book of this series is The Fame Game! It was somewhat the same concept as LA Candy but it was different. There were a couple of familiar characters, but for the most part it was a new character list.


Here is the book summary from GoodReads.

“In Hollywood, fame can be found on every corner and behind any door. You just have to know where to look for it. Nineteen-year-old Madison Parker made a name for herself as best frenemy of nice-girl-next-door Jane Roberts on the hot reality show L.A. Candy. Now Madison’s ready for her turn in the spotlight and she’ll stop at nothing to get it. Sure, she’s the star of a new show, but with backstabbing friends and suspicious family members trying to bring her down, Madison has her work cut out for her. Plus, there’s a new nice girl in “reality” town—aspiring actress Carmen Price, the daughter of Hollywood royalty—and she’s a lot more experienced at playing the fame game… When the camera’s start rolling, whose star will shine brighter?

Filled with characters both familiar and new, Lauren Conrad’s series about the highs and lows of being famous delivers Hollywood gossip and drama at every turn.”

The second book I read was the second book of the series, Starstruck: A Fame Game Novel.

6923764153_d893460e64_bHere is the book summary from GoodReads.

“Are the stars of The Fame Game ready for their close-ups?

Madison Parker has discovered that not all publicity is good publicity. After turning herself in for stealing some bling, the reality star is stuck doing community service while her Fame Game castmates soak up all the screen time. Not that newcomer Kate Hayes needs more attention—ever since her breakout song became an overnight sensation she’s suddenly acting like she’s Katy Perry. Aspiring actress Carmen Curtis is finally making a name for herself, but she’s finding it harder than ever to get out from behind her famous mother’s shadow. And in Hollywood, leading men are a dime a dozen, but a good man is hard to find. So when two of the girls have their eye on the same guy, that can mean only one thing: on-camera drama.

In the second novel in bestselling author Lauren Conrad’s Fame Game series, friendships are tested, lines are crossed, and fashion crimes are committed—and that’s before the cameras even start rolling.

Anyone who has ever wondered what it is like to make it in Hollywood will love this fun, addictive series written by someone who has seen—and lived—it all. Full of dishy details about young Hollywood that only an insider can reveal, bestselling author, fashion designer, and television star Lauren Conrad shows that the real drama happens behind the scenes.”

My Review:

Over all, I loved both books and I cannot wait for the third one to come out! I would recommend these books to anyone who liked her first series, as well as anyone who likes reality TV. It’s a unique look into reality TV and there is a character for everyone to love. You want a quick read, grab one of Lauren’s books!

Hope everyone had a great weekend!

Until next time!


Jessica AKA Mrs. Ripple

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