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19 Celebrity Books That Are Actually Worth Reading

Books written by celebrities that are really worth your time.

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We asked the BuzzFeed Community to recommend books by celebrities that are worth reading. Here are the results!

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1. Bossypants by Tina Fey

"Tina Feys Bossypants is one of the most hilarious books I have ever had. Full of funny stories and plenty of sarcastic remarks to her haters. Love it!" –  LozzienetGet it on Amazon
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"Tina Feys Bossypants is one of the most hilarious books I have ever had. Full of funny stories and plenty of sarcastic remarks to her haters. Love it!" –  Lozzienet

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2. How Not To Be A Boy by Robert Webb

"How Not To Be A Boy by Robert Webb is incredible. It is very personal, funny, and tragic. It also raises important issues such as gender roles, toxic masculinity, and sexuality. I loved every word." –LydiawGet it on Amazon
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"How Not To Be A Boy by Robert Webb is incredible. It is very personal, funny, and tragic. It also raises important issues such as gender roles, toxic masculinity, and sexuality. I loved every word." –Lydiaw

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3. Is Everyone Hanging Out Without Me? (And Other Concerns) by Mindy Kaling

"Is Everyone Hanging Out Without Me? (And Other Concerns) by Mindy Kaling had me LITERALLY laughing out loud. After reading it I felt like I knew her." – Andrea SGet it on Amazon
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"Is Everyone Hanging Out Without Me? (And Other Concerns) by Mindy Kaling had me LITERALLY laughing out loud. After reading it I felt like I knew her." – Andrea S

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4. Scrappy Little Nobody by Anna Kendrick

"Scrappy Little Nobody by Anna Kendrick has gotten me through my hardest days. She’s never been the star of the show growing up, and she never felt like she had everything together, which makes me feel like everything is going to be okay. Plus she’s the funniest person on the planet. I hate reading and I’ve read it twice !! This book definitely deserves to be bigger, it’s so relatable." –  Brianna CGet it on Amazon
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"Scrappy Little Nobody by Anna Kendrick has gotten me through my hardest days. She’s never been the star of the show growing up, and she never felt like she had everything together, which makes me feel like everything is going to be okay. Plus she’s the funniest person on the planet. I hate reading and I’ve read it twice !! This book definitely deserves to be bigger, it’s so relatable." –  Brianna C

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5. Born A Crime by Trevor Noah

"Trevor Noah’s ‘Born a Crime’. You can’t put it down! He tells incredible and crazy stories about growing up during apartheid in South Africa and dissects racism in such a smart way, making you laugh and cry at the same time. This is a book that will leave you reeling when you finish it, and it is so relevant to understanding the conversation about racism and poverty in North America today. I truly think every young adult should read it." –  Jessi4Get it on Amazon
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"Trevor Noah’s ‘Born a Crime’. You can’t put it down! He tells incredible and crazy stories about growing up during apartheid in South Africa and dissects racism in such a smart way, making you laugh and cry at the same time. This is a book that will leave you reeling when you finish it, and it is so relevant to understanding the conversation about racism and poverty in North America today. I truly think every young adult should read it." –  Jessi4

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6. Yes Please! by Amy Poehler

" Yes Please! by Amy Poehler is seriously one of my all time favorite books. So good to see someone be so humble, raw and still funny. This book made me laugh, cry and feel a lot better about some relatable issues. I bought the audio book, as well as the hard cover. Sometimes I listen to certain chapters when I have a super bad day. 10/10" – TaylorAGet it on Amazon
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" Yes Please! by Amy Poehler is seriously one of my all time favorite books. So good to see someone be so humble, raw and still funny. This book made me laugh, cry and feel a lot better about some relatable issues. I bought the audio book, as well as the hard cover. Sometimes I listen to certain chapters when I have a super bad day. 10/10" – TaylorA

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7. Down the Rabbit Hole by Holly Madison

"A celebrity book I found shockingly great was Down the Rabbit Hole by Holly Madison, the former Bunny. I expected a light, trashy beach read but I was soooo much more than that!" – MandidGet it on Amazon
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"A celebrity book I found shockingly great was Down the Rabbit Hole by Holly Madison, the former Bunny. I expected a light, trashy beach read but I was soooo much more than that!" – Mandid

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8. The Actor's Life by Jenna Fischer

"One of the books I really like that I haven't seen get a lot of coverage is Jenna Fischer's new book The Actor's Life. I just finished listening to the audiobook and it was so great! Rainn Wilson did this hilarious intro and Jenna narrated it fantastically and really gave a "behind the scenes" look at Hollywood's operations without being gossipy. Jenna interviewed other actors at the end and it was cool hearing it from a number of perspectives. I don't know why I don't see this book mentioned more – totally loved it!" – What ExistsGet it on Amazon
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"One of the books I really like that I haven't seen get a lot of coverage is Jenna Fischer's new book The Actor's Life. I just finished listening to the audiobook and it was so great! Rainn Wilson did this hilarious intro and Jenna narrated it fantastically and really gave a "behind the scenes" look at Hollywood's operations without being gossipy. Jenna interviewed other actors at the end and it was cool hearing it from a number of perspectives. I don't know why I don't see this book mentioned more – totally loved it!" – What Exists

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9. As You Wish: Inconceivable Tales from the Making of The Princess Bride by Cary Elwes

"If you love The Princess Bride and honestly who doesn't? Cary Elwes who plays Westley in the film wrote a book about making of the film and it's called As You Wish: Inconceivable Tales from the Making of The Princess Bride and it is such a fun read with lots of great trivia and exclusive behind the scenes snaps. I highly recommend checking it out." – Maria JamalGet it on Amazon
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"If you love The Princess Bride and honestly who doesn't? Cary Elwes who plays Westley in the film wrote a book about making of the film and it's called As You Wish: Inconceivable Tales from the Making of The Princess Bride and it is such a fun read with lots of great trivia and exclusive behind the scenes snaps. I highly recommend checking it out." – Maria Jamal

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10. Unfiltered: No Shame, No Regrets, Just Me by Lily Collins

"Unfiltered: No Shame, No Regrets, Just Me by Lily Collins. It's a book a wish I had had as a teenager. Lily openly speaks about her eating disorder, her abusive relationship and about self-love and acceptance." –  NaomiLGet it on Amazon
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"Unfiltered: No Shame, No Regrets, Just Me by Lily Collins. It's a book a wish I had had as a teenager. Lily openly speaks about her eating disorder, her abusive relationship and about self-love and acceptance." –  NaomiL

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11. Seriously, I’m Kidding by Ellen Degeneres

"Seriously, I’m Kidding by Ellen Degeneres. It is so incredibly funny and the perfect pick me up. While being funny she also touches on really good pieces of advice. One of my favorite quotes from it is, “I personally like being unique. I like being my own person with my own style and my own opinions and my own toothbrush.” – soccergirlGet it on Amazon
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"Seriously, I’m Kidding by Ellen Degeneres. It is so incredibly funny and the perfect pick me up. While being funny she also touches on really good pieces of advice. One of my favorite quotes from it is, “I personally like being unique. I like being my own person with my own style and my own opinions and my own toothbrush.” – soccergirl

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12. Secrets for the Mad by Dodie Clark (a.k.a doddleoddle on YouTube)

"Secrets for the Mad by Dodie Clark (a.k.a doddleoddle on YouTube). Dodie is raw, funny, and extremely insightful. She talks about her journey with mental health, and includes some songs, poems, and artwork. Her book is beautiful and definitely worth a read, especially if you’re struggling with your mental health!" – KaylaxHarlowxGet it on Amazon
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"Secrets for the Mad by Dodie Clark (a.k.a doddleoddle on YouTube). Dodie is raw, funny, and extremely insightful. She talks about her journey with mental health, and includes some songs, poems, and artwork. Her book is beautiful and definitely worth a read, especially if you’re struggling with your mental health!" – KaylaxHarlowx

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13. Yes, My Accent Is Real: And Some Other Things I Haven't Told You by Kunal Nayyar

"I love this book because Kunal not only tells his life story but he also explains his Indian culture and traditions. Also a lot of his texts can be great Instagram captions! Very hilarious, genuine, and heart warming." – quillinoliviaGet it on Amazon
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"I love this book because Kunal not only tells his life story but he also explains his Indian culture and traditions. Also a lot of his texts can be great Instagram captions! Very hilarious, genuine, and heart warming." – quillinolivia

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14. Buffering by Hannah Hart

|idk if she counts as a "celebrity," but Buffering by Hannah Hart was inspiring. As a gay girl growing up with internalized homophobia, I could relate to a lot of her experiences, and it was refreshing to read something that was just so openly honest. It's one of my favorite autobiographies." –NikkiMarieBGet it on Amazon
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|idk if she counts as a "celebrity," but Buffering by Hannah Hart was inspiring. As a gay girl growing up with internalized homophobia, I could relate to a lot of her experiences, and it was refreshing to read something that was just so openly honest. It's one of my favorite autobiographies." –

NikkiMarieB

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15. The Last Black Unicorn by Tiffany Haddish

"Tiffany Haddish’s book The Last Black Unicorn was awesome! I got the audiobook and it is her reading it. She is an amazing human being and to hear her tell her story was awesome. Her voice is fantastic and her life has been incredible. I laughed and cried. I can’t wait to listen to some of the other books that people have recommended. If you get Tiffany’s book you won’t be disappointed. She is fantastic. Trevor Noah said to her if you could bottle sunshine it would be Tiffany Haddish! I believe that!" –jedilovGet it on Amazon
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"Tiffany Haddish’s book The Last Black Unicorn was awesome! I got the audiobook and it is her reading it. She is an amazing human being and to hear her tell her story was awesome. Her voice is fantastic and her life has been incredible. I laughed and cried. I can’t wait to listen to some of the other books that people have recommended. If you get Tiffany’s book you won’t be disappointed. She is fantastic. Trevor Noah said to her if you could bottle sunshine it would be Tiffany Haddish! I believe that!" –jedilov

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16. This Is Just My Face: Try Not to Stare by Gabourey Sidibe

"Gabourey’s story is unbelievable. I listened to the audiobook on a 10 hour road trip. I’d packed up everything I owned to move from Texas to Arizona. Gabby’s words made me feel like I had a friend in the car with me. The kind of friend who would call you on your bullshit, tell you not to ignore anyone trying to knock you down, and encourage you to make your own magic." – jrwhetstoneGet it on Amazon
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"Gabourey’s story is unbelievable. I listened to the audiobook on a 10 hour road trip. I’d packed up everything I owned to move from Texas to Arizona. Gabby’s words made me feel like I had a friend in the car with me. The kind of friend who would call you on your bullshit, tell you not to ignore anyone trying to knock you down, and encourage you to make your own magic." – jrwhetstone

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17. Talking As Fast As I Can by Lauren Graham

"Talking As Fast As I Can by Lauren Graham. It’s witty, emotional and so personal. It’s like having a chat with Lauren herself. If you’re a fan of Gilmore Girls this is a must-read. I cried, I laughed and I felt like I was there with her. So good." – minakGet it on Amazon
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"Talking As Fast As I Can by Lauren Graham. It’s witty, emotional and so personal. It’s like having a chat with Lauren herself. If you’re a fan of Gilmore Girls this is a must-read. I cried, I laughed and I felt like I was there with her. So good." – minak

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18. Shockaholic by Carrie Fisher

"I totally loved Shockaholic by Carrie Fisher. It really made me look differently at mental health issues. It's funny and heartbreaking at the same time, I think I read it in two days as I couldn't put it down." – Victoria WilkieGet it on Amazon
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"I totally loved Shockaholic by Carrie Fisher. It really made me look differently at mental health issues. It's funny and heartbreaking at the same time, I think I read it in two days as I couldn't put it down." – Victoria Wilkie

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19. We're Gonna Need More Wine by Gabrielle Union

"We're Gonna Need More Wine by Gabrielle Union and Around the Way Girl by Taraji P. Henson are must reads. They were my favorite memoirs that I read this year." – DeAnna HallGet it on Amazon
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"We're Gonna Need More Wine by Gabrielle Union and Around the Way Girl by Taraji P. Henson are must reads. They were my favorite memoirs that I read this year." – DeAnna Hall

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