Books about Glamour

  1. Rules of Civility

    by Amor Towles
    An ambitious young woman looks to make her mark in 1930s New York, learning the complex rules of high society.

    This sophisticated and entertaining first novel presents the story of a young woman whose life is on the brink of transformation. On the last night of 1937, twenty-five-year-old Katey Kontent is in a ... (Goodreads)

  2. The Devil Wears Prada

    by Lauren Weisberger
    A young woman's quest for career success in the cutthroat world of fashion.

    Andrea Sachs, a recent graduate of Brown University with a degree in English , moves to New York City with her best friend, Lily, a graduate student at Columbia . Andrea hopes to find a career in ... (Wikipedia)

  3. Chances

    by Jackie Collins
    The lives of three women intertwine as they navigate love, sex, and power in Hollywood. A steamy and scandalous tale of ambition and desire.

    The book that made Jackie Collins one of America’s favorite authors sweeps you from the sophisticated playgrounds of Europe to the glittering gambling palaces of Las Vegas. It plunges you into the ... (Goodreads)

  4. The Seven Husbands of Evelyn Hugo

    by Taylor Jenkins Reid
    A reclusive Hollywood star reveals her secrets to a young journalist.

    Monique Grant is a 35 year old struggling writer living in New York City. Dealing with her professional career going nowhere and her husband leaving her, Monique is at an all time low. Having worked ... (Wikipedia)

  5. Zelda

    by Nancy Milford
    Biography of Zelda Fitzgerald, exploring the tumultuous life and times of the iconic figure.

    Zelda Sayre began as a Southern beauty, became an international wonder, and died by fire in a madhouse. With her husband, F. Scott Fitzgerald, she moved in a golden aura of excitement, romance, and ... (Goodreads)

  6. Rich People Problems

    by Kevin Kwan
    An exploration of the luxurious and scandalous world of the ultra-wealthy.

    In 2015, two years after the events that take place in China Rich Girlfriend , Nick and Rachel Young (née Chu), an economics professor at New York University (NYU), are happily married and living ... (Wikipedia)

  7. China Rich Girlfriend

    by Kevin Kwan
    A comedic look at the lifestyles of the wealthy in modern-day China.

    In 2013, two years after the events of, Crazy Rich Asians, , Eddie meets a wealthy client of his European bank, Bao Shaoyen, a distraught mother who is anxious to hear about her troubled son who was ... (Wikipedia)

  8. Crazy Rich Asians

    by Kevin Kwan
    An entertaining look at the extravagant lifestyles of the ultra-wealthy in Singapore.

    The book is told from the perspective of five main characters: Rachel Chu, Nicholas (Nick) Young, Eleanor Young, Astrid Leong, and Edison Cheng. The story revolves around the grand wedding of ... (Wikipedia)

  9. Flawless

    by Sara Shepard
    A teenage girl's battle to uncover the truth behind her best friend's murder.

    #1 New York Times bestselling series The second book in the #1, New York Times, bestselling series that inspired the hit ABC Family TV show, Pretty Little Liars., In ultra-exclusive Rosewood, ... (Barnes & Noble)

  10. Forever Amber

    by Kathleen Winsor
    Epic story of a young woman's journey from poverty to becoming a courtesan in 17th century England.

    Judith Marsh has been engaged since birth to her neighbor, John Mainwaring, heir to the Earl of Rosswood. In 1644, she has her engagement broken off when her family and the Mainwarings find ... (Wikipedia)

  11. How to Make Love Like a Porn Star: A Cautionary Tale

    by Jenna Jameson
    A memoir recounting the journey of a woman becoming one of the most successful adult film stars.

    Jenna Jameson's unforgettable memoir is many things at once: a shocking sexual history; an insider's guide to the secret workings of the billion-dollar adult-film industry; and a gripping thriller ... (Goodreads)

  12. Hollywood Wives

    by Jackie Collins
    A scandalous tale of the lives of Hollywood's elite wives, filled with sex, drugs, and drama.

    They lunch at Ma Maison and the Bistro on salads and hot gossip. They cruise Rodeo Drive in their Mercedes and Rolls, turning shopping at Giorgio and Gucci into an art form. They pursue the body ... (Goodreads)

  13. Valley of the Dolls

    by Jacqueline Susann
    Three women's pursuit of fame and fortune, their struggles with addiction and ambition.

    In 1945, beautiful ingenue Anne Welles moves to New York to start a new life, seeking to escape the ennui of her hometown of Lawrenceville, Massachusetts . She quickly finds employment as a secretary ... (Wikipedia)

  14. One Fifth Avenue

    by Candace Bushnell
    The lives of the wealthy and glamorous residents of One Fifth Avenue intertwine in a tale of ambition, betrayal, and scandal.

    From one of the most consistently astute and engaging social commentators of our day comes another look at the tough and tender women of New York City – this time, through the lens of where they ... (Goodreads)

  15. Shopaholic to the Stars

    by Sophie Kinsella
    Becky Bloomwood is back, this time in Hollywood, where she tries to balance her shopping addiction with her new job as a stylist to the stars.

    Sophie Kinsella returns to her beloved Shopaholic series with Becky Brandon (née Bloomwood) newly arrived in Hollywood and starry-eyed. She and her two-year-old daughter, Minnie, have relocated to ... (Goodreads)

  16. Party Monster: A Fabulous But True Tale of Murder in Clubland

    by James St. James
    A true crime story of Michael Alig, a notorious party promoter in the 90s New York club scene, who murdered his drug dealer.

    Murder Was Never So Much Fun! When Disco Bloodbath was first published, it created a storm of controversy for its startlingly vivid, strikingly fresh, and outrageously funny depiction of the ... (Goodreads)

  17. Lucky

    by Jackie Collins
    A young woman rises to fame and fortune in Hollywood, but must navigate the dark side of the industry to protect herself and those she loves.


  18. Empty Mansions: The Mysterious Life of Huguette Clark and the Spending of a Great American Fortune

    by Bill Dedman
    Uncovering the secrets of an enigmatic heiress and her mysterious family fortune.

    When Pulitzer Prize – winning journalist Bill Dedman noticed in 2009 a grand home for sale, unoccupied for nearly sixty years, he stumbled through a surprising portal into American history. Empty ... (Goodreads)

  19. The Stars Shine Down

    by Sidney Sheldon
    Lara Cameron, a self-made real estate mogul, rises to the top while facing betrayal, love, and danger.

    The novel tells the story of Lara Cameron, a successful real estate developer who came from a broken family in Nova Scotia . Lara's mother and her male twin die during their birth and her Scottish ... (Wikipedia)

  20. Splendor

    by Anna Godbersen
    In the luxurious world of Manhattan's elite in 1929, two sisters navigate love, betrayal, and scandal.

    New Beginnings.,Shocking Revelations.,Unexpected Endings. As spring turns into summer, Elizabeth relishes her new roles as a young wife, while her sister, Diana, searches for adventure abroad. But ... (Goodreads)

  21. The Swans of Fifth Avenue

    by Melanie Benjamin
    A tale of a rich socialite, her scandalous relationship with Truman Capote and its consequences.

    From the New York Times bestselling author of The Aviator’s Wife comes an enthralling new novel about Truman Capote’s scandalous, headline-making, and heart-wrenching friendship with Babe Paley and ... (Goodreads)

  22. An Object of Beauty

    by Steve Martin
    A New York art dealer's pursuit of success, power, and money.

    Lacey Yeager is young, captivating, and ambitious enough to take the NYC art world by storm. Groomed at Sotheby's and hungry to keep climbing the social and career ladders put before her, Lacey ... (Goodreads)

  23. Rod: The Autobiography

    by Rod Stewart
    The life story of Rod Stewart, from his humble beginnings to his rise to fame as a rockstar.

    The extraordinary life and career of music legend Rod Stewart, in his own words for the first time. With his soulful and singular voice, narrative songwriting, and passionate live performances Rod ... (Goodreads)

  24. Backstage Pass

    by Olivia Cunning
    Erotic romance novel about a young woman who falls for a rockstar and navigates the ups and downs of fame, love, and lust.

    Five stunning guys, one hot woman, and a feverish romance... For him, life is all music and no play... When Brian Sinclair, lead songwriter and guitarist of the hottest metal band on the scene, loses ... (Goodreads)

  25. The Clique

    by Lisi Harrison
    A new girl tries to fit in with the popular clique at school, but learns the cost of popularity.

    Mean Girls, meets, Middle School, in, The Clique,... The only thing harder than getting in, is staying in. Enter Claire Lyons, the new girl from Florida in Keds and two-year-old Gap overalls, who is ... (Goodreads)

  26. Sunset In St. Tropez

    by Danielle Steel
    Four couples gather in St. Tropez for a summer vacation, where secrets are revealed and relationships are tested.

    Diana and Eric Morrison are a couple residing in a Central Park apartment in New York City who celebrate the new year with their friends: Pascale and John Donnally and Anne and Robert Smith. During ... (Wikipedia)

  27. The Thousandth Floor

    by Katharine McGee
    In a thousand-floor tower, five teenagers' lives intertwine in a world of wealth, glamour, and secrets, leading to a tragic event that changes everything.

    New York Times bestseller This edition includes never-before-seen deleted scenes, fan-favorite graphics, and a sneak peek to the next book in the series,, The Dazzling Heights,!, New York City as ... (Barnes & Noble)

  28. Summer and the City

    by Candace Bushnell
    Carrie Bradshaw navigates the ups and downs of life in New York City during her first summer there.

    Summer is a magical time in New York City and Carrie is in love with all of it—the crazy characters in her neighborhood, the vintage-clothing boutiques, the wild parties, and the glamorous man who ... (Goodreads)

  29. Hollywood Dirt

    by Alessandra Torre
    A small-town girl is hired to clean up the image of a Hollywood bad boy, but their fake relationship turns into something real.

    Cole Masten. Abandoned by his superstar wife, Hollywood’s Perfect Husband is now Hollywood’s Sexiest Bachelor: partying hard and screwing even harder. Watch out Los Angeles, there's a new bad boy in ... (Goodreads)

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