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    23 Celebrity Books That People Say Are Actually Worth Reading

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    We asked the bookworms of the Buzzfeed Community to recommend celebrity books that are actually worth reading. Here are their fantastic recommendations!

    1. My Thoughts Exactly by Lily Allen.

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    "A real, honest, don’t-treat-the-readers-as-idiots book!"

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    Price: £5.52

    2. In The Country We Love by Diane Guerrero.

    Macmillian / Via amazon.co.uk

    "In the Country We Love by Diane Guerrero (most commonly known as Maritza on OINTB). In this autobiography, Diane recounts her experience of growing up in the US as the daughter of undocumented immigrants from Colombia, and how both her parents were heartbreakingly deported when she was a teenager. This is a heartbreaking, tragic, and inspirational read about how one can persevere in the face of adversity, and it is also an insightful educational read on how corrupt and unjust the immigration system is in the United States."

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    Price: £13.85

    3. Unfiltered by Lily Collins.

    Ebury Press / Via amazon.co.uk

    "Unfiltered by Lily Collins is a brilliant read. I’m always wary about reading books with subjects such as eating disorders as I worry they may serve as a reminder for more negative times or be aimed at a different stage of recovery, this book, however, didn’t make me feel that way at all. The book is very positively framed and her experiences were similar to mine in a way that made me feel truly understood."

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    Price: £8.99

    4. Born a Crime by Trevor Noah.

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    "It’s a beautiful story that still has Trevor Noah’s comedy and personality intertwined in it. Really opens up your eyes to him as a comedian and person and what life in Apartheid South Africa was like. I’ve read it numerous times and every time I’ve laughed and cried."

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    "I’d never heard of him before reading this but it was fascinating nonetheless. It’s about his upbringing in Apartheid South Africa – I learned so much about the horrors of the segregation and was in disbelief at the stories of his life. This book had me laughing out loud one page and weeping the next."

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    Price: £5.00

    5. Why Not Me? and Is Everyone Hanging Out Without Me? And Other Concerns by Mindy Kaling.

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    "The two books Mindy Kaling wrote are hilarious and super sweet. I loved them!"

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    Why Not Me? Price: £5.75

    Is Everybody Hanging Out Without Me? And Other Concerns Price: £7.99

    6. Golf Monster by Alice Cooper.

    Aurum Press Ltd / Via amazon.co.uk

    "Golf Monster by Alice Cooper. A hilarious memoir from one of the most influential rock stars of all time who now happens to be really into golf."

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    Price: £8.63

    7. Last Black Unicorn by Tiffany Haddish.

    Gallery Books / Via amazon.co.uk

    "Awesome and funny."

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    Price: £7.19

    8. I Am Ozzy by Ozzy Osbourne.

    Sphere / Via amazon.co.uk

    "I Am Ozzy by Ozzy Osbourne. It's amazing all the messed up things he did. Sections are hilarious while there are others that are more horrific. There is a banana section that is unforgettable no matter how many times you bleach your brain."

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    Price: £6.59

    9. You’re Never Weird on the Internet (Almost) by Felicia Day.

    Sphere / Via amazon.co.uk

    "Felicia Day’s You’re Never Weird on the Internet is one of the best memoirs I’ve read. It’s so hilarious, fun, and just really well written. It’s such an easy read and is overall just amazing."

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    Price: £8.99

    10. Scar Tissue by Anthony Kiedis.

    Sphere / Via amazon.co.uk

    "Interesting, sad, and messed up. He had a hard time growing up but he tries not to dwell and some of the experiences he had are shocking while others are just incredible."

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    Price: £7.91

    11. Down the Rabbit Hole by Holly Madison.

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    "A very interesting read. Amazing what went on at the Playboy mansion!"

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    Price: £8.99

    12. Vanished Years by Rupert Everett.

    Abacus / Via amazon.co.uk

    "By God, this man can write. It would be amazing even if he weren’t famous. It is textured and funny and beautifully observed, setting scenes with such skilled detail and bringing people to life with just a line of dialogue."

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    Price: £9.99

    13. Everything I Know About Love by Dolly Alderton.

    Penguin / Via amazon.co.uk

    "As a millennial of the MSN era, it is hilarious reading another person's take at trying to get your crush's attention by signing in and out. Her approach makes you realise that you're not alone in being a bit lost and that it is perfectly fine to be single. She reminds us of how important all kinds of love are, and that romantic love isn't the be-all and end-all."

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    Price: £6.29

    14. Yes Please! by Amy Poehler.

    Picador / Via amazon.co.uk

    "My copy of the book is filled with post-it notes and bookmarks from all my the quotes that made me laugh or cry, or were just really encouraging. Then, I went and bought the audiobook to listen to her read it for a road trip. It's honestly that good."

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    "I devoured this book. Her humour and honesty leap off the page. You feel like she's your best friend telling you random stories."

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    "Amy Poelher's Yes Please! was brilliant."

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    Price: £7.19

    15. A Beginner's Guide to Acting English by Shappi Khorsandi.

    Ebury / Via amazon.co.uk

    "Shappi Khorsandi, a British comedian, wrote 'A Beginners Guide to Acting English' about her family moving from Iran to London, as her father was a journalist saying the wrong things just before the Iraq war started. She talks about her memories growing up and learning about British culture to try and fit in, in an interesting and insightful way, that's also hilarious at times and poignant about both children, strangers, and cultural boundaries."

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    Price: £9.99

    16. Girl Logic by Iliza Shlesinger.

    Hachette Books / Via amazon.co.uk

    "Every young woman should read this book. It's a reflection on how as women our own minds are kind of programmed to protect us and how society affects how we think and how we behave, and how it changes as we grow older."

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    Price: £13.22

    18. The Dirt by Motley Crüe.

    Dey Street Books / Via amazon.co.uk

    "The Dirt by Motley Crüe! Really interesting, funny, sad, uplifting, crazy, insane book!"

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    "Everyone should read The Dirt by Motley Crüe. The Netflix movie had some good performances but didn't do the original book justice. It missed out so much of their story."

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    Price: £8.52

    19. Becoming by Michelle Obama.

    Viking / Via amazon.co.uk

    "Becoming by Michelle Obama – this is an incredibly good book full of insights and wisdom as well as sections that pull on your heartstrings and make you laugh out loud. Couldn't put it down. I've gained even more respect for the Obamas."

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    Price: £16.37

    20. Talking As Fast As I Can by Lauren Graham.

    Virago / Via amazon.co.uk

    "I physically read this and then listened to the audiobook over a year later. Hearing her narrate just makes the book even better!"

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    Price: £6.47

    21. The Princess Diarist by Carrie Fisher.

    Black Swan / Via amazon.co.uk

    "The Princess Diarist by Carrie Fisher. It’s very frank and, for anyone who has seen her in interviews, it felt so unapologetically her. It’s interesting, funny, sad, and a little bit rambling at times but I really enjoyed it. I’ve heard people say it’s all about the Harrison Ford affair, but I remember it being so much more than that since it covers the pressure of being a celebrity, her insecurities, the filming of Star Wars, mostly focussing on her emotions rather than just a lot of facts. The audiobook is worth a listen too and she and her daughter narrate it together."

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    Price: £8.99

    22. Life in Motion by Misty Copeland.

    Sphere / Via amazon.co.uk

    "Life in Motion by Misty Copeland is an incredible book, full of valuable lessons and inspirational tales from this amazing ballerina." —paurodriguez5903

    Price: £9.99

    23. Bossypants by Tina Fey.

    Sphere / Via amazon.co.uk

    Bossypants by Tina Fey. It’s a dream to read, you can just dip in and out of it, and it’s hilarious. I left it in the bathroom once and my teenage daughter started to read it. Tina Fey is now one of her heroes."

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    Price: £6.91

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