5 of the Best Must-Read Celebrity-Written Books - absolutelyconnected

5 of the Best Must-Read Celebrity-Written Books


Yes Please by Amy Poehler
This is a heartwarming autobiographical offering from one of Saturday Night Live’s most fabulous alumni, Amy Poehler. The actress shares a host of relatable stories, real-life pieces of advice, parenting guidance and hilarious life-changing anecdotes. If you’re a fan of Amy’s quirky and sincere sense of humor, you’ll love this read.

Scar Tissue by Anthony Kiedis
Red Hot Chilli Peppers frontman Anthony Kiedis has done it all. This is a rockstar who has unashamedly lived a big, bold, unafraid and tumultuous life. The musician shares his most intimate account of his childhood, early trials, rise to fame, victories and ongoing personal battles. The book also offers RHCP fans an unprecedented glimpse into the context and meaning behind some of their most famous songs.

Modern Romance by Aziz Ansari
Comedian and actor Aziz Ansari tackles the great battle of finding true love in the twenty-first century. The book is a non-fictional glance at what the dating game looks like in the information age, how dating apps and rampant social media obsession has altered the way we look and find love. It’s revealing, insightful with a touch of the actor’s unapologetic yet charming humor.

Year of Yes by Shonda Rhimes
Shonda Rhimes is the brain behind some of contemporary television’s most popular shows like Grey’s Anatomy and Scandal. The self-made producer shares her true-life accounts of how saying ‘yes’ changed her life. The memoir is honest, poignant and offers some relatable insight into how to proudly step into your power and fulfil your own destiny.

The Gun Seller by Hugh Laurie
He may be more well known as the quick-witted Doctor House, but Hugh Laurie is an adept author. This spy novel penned by the actor makes spectacular use of all of the best tropes of the genre; terrorist conspiracies, highly classified information, beautiful women, fast cars and good whiskey.