We watch them and read about them, but don’t always have a chance to hear it straight from the source. But these seven celebs bared their hearts and souls in memoirs that we think are definitely worth a listen. Check ‘em out on Audible!
Unqualified by Anna Faris
Anna Faris is best known for her role in films such as Lost in Translation, Just Friends, and most recently, Overboard. And her first memoir and advice book will have fans laughing just as hard. In Unqualified, she opens up about love lost and love found, with all the tangled, twisted, wonderful, messy, and heart-wrenching love-ish stuff in between.
This Is Me: Loving the Person You are Today by Chrissy Metz
America fell in love with Chrissy Metz for her starring role as Kate on NBC’s This Is Us, and with the same authenticity as the hit show, This is Me, divulges her setbacks and successes, explores her struggles to fit in, and reveals the painful truth about her search for love.
Between chapters, Metz invites readers to share in her path toward self-improvement by embracing gratitude, practicing honesty, and pursuing one’s dreams.
Scrappy Little Nobody by Anna Kendrick
Academy Award-nominated actress and star of Up in the Air and Pitch Perfect, Anna Kendrick, bares it all in this collection of witty autobiographical essays about life. With the signature sharp-tongued commentary for which she is best known, Kendrick shares about her middle-class upbringing, childhood in New England, and the wildly messy path to Hollywood that made her a household name.
The Girl with the Lower Back Tattoo by Amy Schumer
Emmy Award-winning comedian, actress, writer, and star of Inside Amy Schumer is all about honesty. And in this raw, very honest and hilarious collection of intimately and personal essays, she takes readers through her childhood, teenage years, relationships, career fiascos, sexual escapades, and the moments that commanded the most courage. Grounded and unapologetic, her story is a blend of shocking, relatable and heartfelt – all at the same time.
Kind Is the New Classy by Candace Cameron Bure
Candace Cameron Bure is no stranger to living in the public eye, and throughout her career has maintained a reputation as a woman of conviction – in her goals, her career, her faith, and her family. But in Kind Is the New Classy, Burre reveals that it hasn’t come easy. With grace and confidence, she guides readers through the lessons she’s learned and inspires a call to action to make life all about kindness.
Talking as Fast as I Can: From Gilmore Girls to Gilmore Girls (and Everything in Between) by Lauren Graham
In this instantly relatable collection of intimate essays, Lauren Graham, the beloved star of Gilmore Girls and Parenthood recounts her experiences on Gilmore Girls alongside her most memorable lessons in life. From the impressionable years of growing up to becoming the hard-working Hollywood career woman fans know and love today, Graham is thoughtful and down-to-earth, with candid recounts that will have readers laughing and crying.
Rachel Dratch, best known for her funny girl role on Saturday Night Live, proves that life hasn’t been all fun and games. From her tragic beginnings in Hollywood to her misadventures in dating and unexpectedly becoming a mom in her 40s, she’s open, relatable (and still downright funny!) as she tours us through the calamities that got her exactly where she always wanted to be.