☆ Lauren Conrad ☆ confessed that she has no talent: she never acts, sings or dances. She is just herself in front of the camera.
We all look up to reality television stars and follow their lives closely, whether it's on camera or through print, and when someone out of them decides to tell all through fictitious books, it's even more delicious. The books written by reality TV star Lauren Conrad mirror her life in a way, with all that the fame world has to offer.
Lauren Conrad, an American author, fashion designer, and reality show personality, was born on February 1, 1986, in Laguna Beach, California. She rose to fame after being featured in the reality drama Laguna Beach: The Real Orange County, in 2004. Having a passion for designing and fashion, she shifted to Los Angeles in 2006 to pursue a career in the fashion industry, it led to her own show, The Hills, that chronicled her life.
She simultaneously attended the Fashion Institute of Design & Merchandising while holding position at Teen Vogue as an intern, she was featured as their cover girl in June 2006. She has launched her own clothing lines LC Lauren Conrad in 2009, and Paper Crown, in 2011. She tapped into the teen hearts with her series of books drawing inspiration from her life as a style icon, actress, and an entrepreneur.
The L.A. Candy Trilogy
L.A. Candy (2009)
The first book in the L.A. series shows life can be bittersweet in the land of dreams, Jane Roberts has just landed herself the job of her dreams in L.A. as a fashion intern, so she and her best friend, Scarlett Harp, embark on a life of glam and fun. Luck comes knocking on their door when Trevor Lord, a debacled TV producer on the look out for four characters based like 'Sex and the City', spots them and casts them on his next show. The show is a hit, and it catapults them into the world of fast cars, swanky dates, expensive restaurants, VIP reservations, movie premieres, red carpet attendances, and filthy rich lifestyle that changes their lives forever. But as soon as fame comes, so do fake friends, and how Jane has to deal with her new life and cope up being the best of herself makes a fun and interesting read.
Sweet Little Lies (2010)
Jane Roberts is living an envious life as a Hollywood reality starlet, but soon the grim world of fame gets a piece of her. She finds her racy pictures in a juicy tabloid that become an instant scandal, she turns to her co-star Madison Parker for refuge without realizing that her fame-hungry fake fried is the one who has stabbed her in the back. Her best friend Scarlett has fallen in love with someone who is off limits and has to keep the brewing affair away from the cameras and the paparazzi. Jane, on the other hand, suspects her best friend to be her betrayer. With a hint of spilling the secrets out, the book will keep you on an edge.
Sugar and Spice (2010)
In the third and final book in the L.A. series, Jane discovers that Scarlett is not the one who maligned her reputation, but it was Madison. She has learned her lesson and now has reconciled with Scarlett, making them inseparable once again, but trouble comes in the form of a love triangle when her high school friend, Caleb, and latest crush, Branden, both show an interest in her. In a shocking discovery, Jane learns that her producer Trevor has preplanned the plot, story, and locations for their reality show making her want to leave the show, which should actually only be based on her real world. The read makes you feel as if the author is actually telling you little inner secrets about Hollywood 'reality show' life.
The Fame Game Series
The Fame Game (2012)
The first book in this series brings back the material girl Madison Parker with her own new show. Being an ace at backstabbing, bitching, spotlight hogging, and game playing, she is caught in her own games when Carmen Curtis, the daughter of Hollywood royalty, enters the show. The two battle it out to win their spot under the stars. The book is a fun and sassy take on the world of fame and drama.
Madison has learned that fame comes with a price, and she mellows down trying to find out who she is and what she really wants from this glamorous world. New music sensation Katy Hayes is the next one to hog all the limelight when her recent breakout song becomes the new hit in town. Aspiring actress Carmen Curtis is finally having the time of her life, leaving behind her famous mother's shadow. But there is an ongoing catfight between Katy and Carmen for being the love interest of one man. Gossip, scandal, and drama make this book hard to put down.
The third and the last installment in the Fame Game series chronicles the lives of the three starlets. Following success, Katy is soon been dubbed as a 'boring one' and decides to reinvent herself, but loses control over her fame game. Carmen finds success, but a close friend is soon spreading malicious gossip about her. Madison is paying the price of being a bad bitch to her friends and family. The three realize that life cannot be easy in the land of dreams, one has to sacrifice a lot in order to get what you want.
Beauty Books By Lauren Conrad
Lauren Conrad Style (2010)
One can take cues on how to become the ultimate fashion diva with this book. Lauren has shared all her valuable insight on beauty, fashion, makeup, hairstyles, and style tips. Whether to go for a vintage look or how to shop for a perfect dress, everything is guided with elegance. Make it your fashion bible if you intend to love and adore her personal style.
Lauren Conrad Beauty (2012)
This book gives you firsthand tips on maximizing your beauty potential by the beautiful starlet. Highlighting on overall fitness regimen along with the perfect guide to a healthy diet, makeup tips and tricks, how to maintain healthy skin and hair. Adding a touch of her personal anecdotes makes it an insightful read.
If you wish to be a part of the style revolution and want to join Lauren Conrad in her discussions and book club meetings, you can check out her personal website Lauren Conrad. A fan of Hollywood and fashion who loves being a stylish chic will lap up all her books and keep them as a personal guide towards achieving style and stardom.