Like a perfume or designer clothing line, celebrities use their personal brands to sell books, ostensibly written by themselves with the often not-so-secret help of a ghostwriter. Books authored by women originally famous for anything but writing range from tell-alls, to thinly-veiled autobiographical novels, to, in the case of Madonna and Kim Cattrall, sex manuals. I've read and enjoyed some myself, like the comedic memoirs of Chelsea Handler, while others intrigue me enough to add to my reading list — I might just download Pamela Anderson's novel Star next time I come down with a cold. To celebrate National Novel Writing Month, I chose some of the most high-profile celebrity-penned books out there, and I want you to vote on each one: read or shelve?
Celebrity Authors: Would You Read Their Books?
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