Because I'm Worth It: A Gossip Girl Novel by Cecily von Ziegesar returns to the chatty, catty world of Upper East Side teens. February in New York City should be cold and gray, but things are heating up in the world of Gossip Girl, on the eve of Fashion Week and just after college applications deadline. Now it's time to put the moves on that hottie before Valentine's Day arrives. PW called the debut book Gossip Girl ""a nasty, guilty pleasure. The book has the effect of gossip itself-once you enter, it's hard to extract yourself.""