We already told you which 2020 celebrity memoirs you need to pick up, but now it’s time to move on to this year’s slate of juicy reads.
While not every celebrity memoir is built the same, there’s usually something out there for everyone. Whether you prefer reading about the life of a reality star, taking in life lessons from a successful actor, or just soaking up juicy gossip, here are some 2021 tell-alls you’ll need to pick up.
‘Unfinished’ by Priyanka Chopra Jonas
Publish date: February 9, 2021
Priyanka Chopra Jonas has a beautiful life. She has a successful career, a solid marriage, and a bevy of A-list pals. However, life hasn’t always been easy for the former Miss World winner. In Unfinished, Chopra Jonas opens up about growing up in India, her career beginnings, and her philanthropy in a collection of very personal essays.
‘The Beauty of Living Twice’ by Sharon Stone
Publish date: March 30, 2021
Fans know Sharon Stone thanks to her incredible performances in films such as Basic Instinct and Casino, but the accomplished star suffered a massive stroke almost 20 years ago that nearly cost her everything.
The Beauty of Living Twice is about Stone’s resilience to find herself again post-stroke, as well as what it was like trying to make it big in Hollywood in the ‘80s and ‘90s. The 63-year-old discusses her major movie roles, her childhood, friendships, and the major disappointments that have made her who she is today.
‘Broken Horses’ by Brandi Carlile
Publish date: April 6, 2021
Country star Brandi Carlile holds nothing back in Broken Horses. From her musical family to moving 14 times in 14 years as a child, Carlile discusses heartbreaking details about her upbringing.
While the book is full of painful moments, Carlile reveals there’s always beauty in the struggle. She opens up about performing an Elton John song in a local singing competition, as well as what it was like landing her big break opening for Dave Matthews Band. If you love music and love learning how your favorite singers got to where they are today, this book is for you.
‘Sunshine Girl: An Unexpected Life’ by Julianne Margulies
Publish date: May 4, 2021
Calling all fans of ER and The Good Wife! In this memoir, Julianne Margulies recounts her unique childhood, what it was like growing up all over the world, and how she found her way to becoming an actor.
While there was plenty of rejection and disappointment in Margulies’s early career, she certainly managed to become an incredibly successful TV star.
‘Give Them Lala’ by Lala Kent
Publish date: May 4, 2021
Dear lovers of reality TV, this one is for you. Lala Kent is one of the stars of Bravo’s hit show, Vanderpump Rules, but she’s become so much more than that in recent years. Along with her reality TV career, Kent is an entrepreneur, an actress, and a singer.
However, Kent’s life wasn’t always so glamorous. In her memoir, Kent opens up about growing up in Utah, her very personal struggles, and how she’s managed to overcome life’s painful moments.
‘Yearbook’ by Seth Rogen
Publish date: May 11, 2021
Seth Rogen is not only one of the biggest comedy stars in the world, but he’s helped to create some of the most successful films of all time behind the scenes. Remember Superbad? Yeah, he wrote it, which is why Rogen is the perfect person to write a memoir because you know it’s going to be funny.
In Yearbook, Rogen discusses growing up in Canada, getting his start in stand-up comedy, moving out to LA, and even shares his thoughts about some famous people in the biz. Alright, so you know this one is going to be juicy.
“Yearbook is a collection of true stories that I desperately hope are just funny at worst, and life-changingly amazing at best,” Rogen said while describing his memoir. If you need a laugh, make sure to pick up this book.