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Leighton Marissa Meester (born April 9, 1986) is an American actress, singer, and model. She is best known for her starring role as the devious socialite Blair Waldorf on Gossip Girl on The CW (2007–2012). She has also appeared in films such as Killer Movie (2008), Country Strong (2010), The Roommate (2011), Monte Carlo (2011), The Oranges (2011), The Judge (2014) and The Weekend Away (2022). She portrayed Angie D'Amato on the ABC sitcom Single Parents (2018–2020). Meester made her Broadway debut in Of Mice and Men (2014). In addition to acting, Meester has ventured into music. In 2009, she was featured on the Cobra Starship single "Good Girls Go Bad", which charted in the top ten on the Billboard Hot 100. She released solo singles "Somebody to Love" (2009) and "Your Love's a Drug" (2010) on the Universal Republic label. Meester has also recorded songs for various soundtracks. Her debut album, Heartstrings, was independently released in 2014. She has also modeled, having been the face of the Jimmy Choo, Herbal Essences, and Vera Wang brands. Early life Meester was born in Fort Worth, Texas, to Douglas Jay Meester and Constance Lynn (née Haas). Her father is a real estate broker; her mother is a writer. She has two brothers: an older brother, Douglas Logan Meester (born 1983), and a younger brother, Alexander "Lex" Meester (born 1994). At the time of her birth, Meester's parents were serving time in a federal prison for their involvement in a drug ring that smuggled marijuana from Jamaica to the United States. Constance was able to give birth to Leighton in a hospital and nurse her for three months in a halfway house, before returning to prison to complete her sentence. Her paternal grandparents cared for Meester during this period. She has maintained that her parents gave her a normal upbringing and, despite their criminal past, has stated, "It made me realize that you can't judge anyone—especially your parents—for what they've done in their past, because people change." She grew up in Marco Island, Florida, where she participated in productions at a local playhouse. Her parents separated in 1992.When she was 11 years old, Meester and her siblings moved with their mother to New York City. She attended the Professional Children's School and began working as a model with Wilhelmina, booking a Ralph Lauren campaign shot by Bruce Weber, and working with then-photographer Sofia Coppola. Meester also booked commercials for Tamagotchi and Clearasil, and modeled for Limited Too alongside Amanda Seyfried. At age 14, she relocated to Los Angeles and attended Hollywood and Beverly Hills High Schools. Meester then transferred to a small private school and graduated a year earlier than normal. Career 1999–2007: Career beginnings Meester made her acting debut in 1999 as a murder victim's friend, Alyssa Turner, on an episode of Law & Order. Following this, she made her film debut in Hangman's Curse (2003), based on the bestselling book by Frank Peretti. She had a series regular role in Tarzan, which aired for only eight episodes. A recurring role in Entourage as Justine Chapin and Veronica Mars as Carrie Bishop followed in 2004 and 2005. Meester booked guest roles in the series Crossing Jordan, 8 Simple Rules, 7th Heaven and 24. She was cast as series regular in Surface as Savannah Barnett.In 2006, Meester appeared in two films, Flourish and Inside. She also guest starred in an episode of Numbers and appeared in two episodes of House as Ali Johnson, a teenager who has a crush on Gregory House. She then had guest roles on CSI: Miami and Shark, and portrayed the female lead in the horror film Drive-Thru, for which she recorded the song "Inside the Black". Meester was cast as identical twin sisters Kayla and Kelly Rhodes in the ABC crime-drama series Secrets of a Small Town, but the network decided not to forward the series. 2007–2012: Gossip Girl and music ventures In 2007, Meester was cast in The CW's teen drama series Gossip Girl as Blair Waldorf, based on the book series of the same name by Cecily von Ziegesar. She first auditioned for the role of Serena van der Woodsen, but told the producers that she could better play Blair. However, it was important that Serena was blonde and Blair was brunette, so Meester dyed her hair brown for the role. Her performance was the most critically acclaimed of the show, with Blair being cited as the series' breakout character. She also garnered media attention for her wardrobe on the show. The series ended after six seasons and 120 episodes. Meester later starred in the television film The Haunting of Sorority Row, and had a role in the ensemble comedy-drama film Remember the Daze. In 2008, she appeared in the horror-thriller film Killer Movie and reprised her role in Entourage singing with Tony Bennett in the episode.Early in 2009, Meester partnered with Reebok to model their new Top Down sneakers. Apart from Gossip Girl, Meester worked with co-star Ed Westwick in a Nikon Coolpix series camera advertisement, and both were the faces of the Korean clothing line ASK Enquired. In April 2009, she released the song "Birthday" featuring duo Awesome New Republic. A version without her vocals was included on their Rational Geographic Vol. I album. Later that month, Meester signed a recording contract with Universal Republic. Meester provided vocals on Cobra Starship's song "Good Girls Go Bad", which peaked at number seven on the Billboard Hot 100. In July, "Body Control" surfaced on the internet. Meester's first official single, "Somebody to Love", featuring R&B singer Robin Thicke, was released for airplay on October 13, 2009, and became available for digital download the following day. She recorded a cover of the song "Christmas (Baby Please Come Home)" for the compilation album A Very Special Christmas 7.Her second single, "Your Love's a Drug", was digitally released on March 30, 2010, and she is also featured on Stephen Jerzak's song "She Said". Meester did a duet with DJ Clinton Sparks on "Front Cut", which appeared on the internet in February 2011. Lil Wayne worked with her on an unreleased song titled "Make It Rain" and Jesse McCartney wrote another song. The album was produced by Polow Da Don, Harvey Mason Jr., and Spencer Nezey. Meester began working on it in March 2009 and the album was initially projected to be released in the fall of 2009, but was later delayed to early 2010. It was pushed back again to late 2010, and was ultimately shelved. Meester had small roles in the comedies Date Night and Going the Distance. She then starred with Gwyneth Paltrow and Garrett Hedlund in the country music drama Country Strong. Wesley Morris of The Boston Globe described Meester as the best part of the film, writing, "She's just doing Reese Witherspoon's June Carter Cash in Walk the Line with dabs of Miley Cyrus and Kellie Pickler. But it's not an impersonation; it's a performance with its own comedy and sweetness." Claudia Puig .... Discover the Ben Leighton popular books. Find the top 100 most popular Ben Leighton books.

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November 9

Colleen HooverNovember 10, 2015$11.99

Beloved #1 New York Times bestselling author of It Ends With Us and All Your Perfects returns with an unforgettable love story between a writer and his unexpected muse. Fallon meets Ben, an ...

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Carley FortuneMay 10, 2022$9.99

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Colleen HooverAugust 5, 2014$11.99

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Mansplainer

Avery FlynnJune 27, 2022$3.99

As the only Beckett cousin who is still unattached, I’m a shoo-in to win the bet with my cousins to be the last man blissfully not in love by Christmas. Of course, I know they’re still g...

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Meant to Be

Emily GiffinMay 31, 2022$14.99

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Midnight Come Again

Dana StabenowApril 1, 2007$1.99

Edgar Award winner Dana Stabenow has written nine atmospheric crime novels featuring the very prickly, very human Kate Shugak, but her novels also have a scene-stealing costar: Alaska, unfor...

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Bonnie GarmusApril 5, 2022$14.99

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John GilstrapJune 29, 2021$0.99

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Maybe Someday

Colleen HooverMarch 18, 2014$11.99

From the #1 New York Times bestselling author of It Ends With Us comes a passionate tale of friendship, betrayal, and romance. At twenty-two years old, Sydney is enjoying a great life: She...

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Matt HaigSeptember 29, 2020$8.99

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Kristin VaydenApril 30, 2019$3.99

The third book in acclaimed author Kristin Vayden’s Regency historical series set in an elite gentleman’s club, no place for a London debutante. But what happens at Temptation stays at T...

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Debbie MacomberMay 7, 2019$2.99

A widow must decide if her heart will allow her a second chance at love in this moving novel from Debbie Macomber. Lynn Danfort had always counted on her husband, Gary—a loving father, ded...

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Julie Ann WalkerJune 28, 2022$7.99

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Steve BerryJune 7, 2022$14.99

"Dan Brown fans will want to check this one out" (Publishers Weekly): The Ghent Altarpiece is the most violated work of art in the world. Thirteen times it has been vandalized, dismantled, o...

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Delia OwensAugust 14, 2018$9.99

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Jennifer WeinerMay 10, 2022$14.99

INSTANT NEW YORK TIMES BESTELLER From the #1 New York Times bestselling author of That Summer comes another heartfelt and unputdownable novel of family, secrets, and the ties that bind. When...

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Taylor Jenkins ReidJune 13, 2017$14.99

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Marc CameronNovember 27, 2018$2.99

Marine officer. CIA analyst. President. Jack Ryan has devoted his life to protecting the United States. What if this time, he can't? President Ryan and the Campus return in this entry in Tom...

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The Escape Artist

Brad MeltzerMarch 6, 2018$2.99

Nola Brown, the U.S. Army's artist-in-residence--a painter and trained soldier--sees something nobody was supposed to see and earns a dangerous enemy in this novel as powerful as "a launched...

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Sarah J. MaasMay 5, 2015$13.99

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We'll Always Have Summer

Jenny HanApril 26, 2011$9.99

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Julie ClarkJune 21, 2022$14.99

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Lisa UngerOctober 6, 2020$2.99

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It's Not Summer Without You

Jenny HanApril 27, 2010$9.99

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It Happened One Summer

Tessa BaileyJuly 13, 2021$10.99

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It Ends with Us

Colleen HooverAugust 2, 2016$11.99

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Tom Clancy Zero Hour

Don BentleyJune 7, 2022$14.99

Jack Ryan, Jr. is the one man who can prevent a second Korean War in the latest thrilling entry in the #1 New York Times bestselling series. When the leader of North Korea is catastrophicall...

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All Your Perfects

Colleen HooverJuly 17, 2018$11.99

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The Summer I Turned Pretty

Jenny HanDecember 21, 2010$8.99

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Book Lovers

Emily HenryMay 3, 2022$9.99

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Margaret AtwoodFebruary 17, 1986$9.99

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The Silent Patient

Alex MichaelidesFebruary 5, 2019$12.99

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Elin HilderbrandJune 14, 2022$14.99

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One Night Before the Royal Wedding

Sharon KendrickMarch 1, 2021$1.99

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Verity

Colleen HooverOctober 5, 2021$11.99

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The Miss Silver Mysteries Volume Four

Patricia WentworthNovember 27, 2018$2.99

Three cozy mysteries in the “timelessly charming” historical series featuring a retired English governess who finds a second calling as a detective (Charlotte MacLeod).   Meet Miss ...

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Atomic Habits

James ClearOctober 16, 2018$9.99

The #1 New York Times bestseller . Over 4 million copies sold! Tiny Changes, Remarkable Results No matter your goals, Atomic Habits offers a proven framework for improving--every day. James ...

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The Book Thief

Markus ZusakMarch 14, 2006$2.99

#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • ONE OF TIME MAGAZINE’S 100 BEST YA BOOKS OF ALL TIME The extraordinary, beloved novel about the ability of books to feed the soul even in the darkest of ti...

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James Patterson & David EllisJune 20, 2022$14.99

#1 New York Times bestselling detective Billy Harney of The Black Book is chasing down a billionaire crime boss and a prison escape artist while a young girl's life hangs in the balance. As ...

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Fallen

Rebecca ZanettiSeptember 24, 2019$5.99

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Riley SagerJune 21, 2022$14.99

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The Eureka City Bride

Cynthia WoolfSeptember 9, 2021$0.99

Vivien Fitzhugh gave up her Pinkerton badge to track her best friend’s murderer. His last known location is Eureka City, Nevada. Ninety-nine percent of the population are either men or mar...

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Geraldine BrooksJune 14, 2022$14.99

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The Secrets We Kept

Lara PrescottSeptember 3, 2019$1.99

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Lost and Found in Paris

Lian DolanApril 5, 2022$12.99

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Nightwork

Nora RobertsMay 24, 2022$14.99

#1 New York Times bestselling author Nora Roberts introduces an unforgettable thief in an unputdownable new novel… Greed. Desire. Obsession. Revenge . . . It’s all in a night’s work. H...

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Everything I Never Told You

Celeste NgJune 26, 2014$1.99

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The Old Man

Thomas PerryJanuary 3, 2017$11.99

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John GrishamMay 31, 2022$14.99

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James PattersonJune 27, 2022$9.99

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Where the Crawdads Sing (Unabridged) audiobook
Where the Crawdads Sing (Unabridged)Delia Owens$14.99

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