What Hollywood’s reading this spring

Outdoor reading weather is here and even celebs enjoy a good read in the sun! Mysteries, dramas, nonfiction and memoirs were all some chosen genres this season. Check out what some of the top celebrities are reading this spring!

Sarah Michelle Gellar is reading The Floating Feldmans by Elyssa Friedland

Elyssa Friedland’s upcoming novel landed in the hands of avid reader Sarah Michelle Gellar and she is loving it. This novel is about a family who books a cruise together, not realizing all the drama the trip will bring – sometimes being in cramped quarters with the ones you love is more than you bargained for.

I Know Who You Are by Alice Feeney

Aimee is hiding a secret she thinks no one knows about and when her husband goes missing, the police suspect her of being involved. Struggling to keep her life and sanity together, she is soon reminded of her traumatic past in addition to the present tragedy she’s facing.


Andi Dorfman is reading Where the Crawdads Sing by Delia Owens

The former Bachelorette contestant read Reese Witherspoon’s book club pick, Where the Crawdads Sing, a book about a girl named Kya, a.k.a. the “marsh” girl, who lives isolated in the marsh and harbors a mysterious secret. When a murder happens there, she is the first suspect. The natural setting alone will take you to another place.


Mandy Moore is reading Karamo: My Story of Embracing Purpose, Healing, and Hope by Karamo Brown

Moore picked uplifting self-help books to take on her spring break this year. Karamo’s life story is the basis of his book as he shares his struggles and the ways in which they have led him to help others transform their lives.

The Moment of Lift: How Empowering Women Changes the World by Melinda Gates

Gates talks about her travels and other life-changing stories in The Moment of Lift. Gates believes that when women support one another and empower each other, great things will happen.


Lea Michele is reading The Family Next Door by Sally Hepworth

Michele chose one of my favorite authors for her honeymoon, Sally Hepworth. The Family Next Door is reminiscent of Big Little Lies and tells the story of two mothers who are neighbors. Hidden secrets and mysteries will bring them together and lead to a twisted ending you will not see coming. 


Molly Sims is reading All the Beautiful Lies by Peter Swanson

Beauty maven, hostess with the mostest and one of my favorite celeb bibliophiles, Molly Sims is reading Peter Swanson’s All the Beautiful Lies. In the book, a son returns home to make sense of his father’s unexpected death while his stepmother and a stranger in town make things all the more confusing.


Shiri Appleby is reading Small Fry by Lisa Brennan-Jobs

Actress and director Shiri Appleby is one of the biggest celebrity book champions. Her spring reading pick was the bestselling memoir written by Steve Jobs’s daughter. Brennan-Jobs’s story tells of the complex relationship she and her father had and her upbringing in California.


Reese Witherspoon and Connie Britton are reading Life Will Be the Death of Me:… and you too! by Chelsea Handler

The two actresses both supported their friend Handler by reading her latest book about Trump presidential election and the year of self-reflection that followed. Handler took the time and wrote about what really matters in life and how to use your voice to make lasting and impactful change.


P!nk is reading The Tattooist of Auschwitz by Heather Morris

The Tattooist of Auschwitz tells the story of Lale Sokolov, a Holocaust survivor and tattooist in Auschwitz. Based on interviews with Lale, the novel tells his story of finding love in the worst of conditions and the hope and humanity he witnessed in the prisoners he met while tattooing.

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Bliss, Beauty and Books was founded in 2010 by Courtney Marzilli. Marzilli is a biblophile and beauty junkie. She has combined her love of both books and beauty and created a blog to share both with her adoring fans. As a freelance makeup artist and an avid reader, she is able to marry the two together in a unique way. On Bliss, Beauty and Books, readers will find must-have beauty products and everyday beauty tips along with straight-forward reviews of up-and-coming must- read books as well as interviews with best-selling authors. Marzilli has her finger on the pulse working closely with publicists to make sure her readers hear about AH-mazing books. Her unique features of “What’s in my Bookish {Beauty} Bag?” and “Open Book” allow readers to get to know their favorite authors in a fun and fabulous way!

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