Mindy Kaling. Amy Schumer. Viola Davis. Entertainment powerhouses, to be sure, but also award-winning authors. It's true: many stars have not only made their mark on screens, but in pages too. But which ones are worth adding to cart? Here, a list of all the must-read books written by your favorite celebs.More
Shonda Rhimes is one of the biggest writers in Hollywood—she's the mastermind behind hit shows like Scandal, Grey's Anatomy, How to Get Away With Murder, and Private Practice. But even though her shows are filled with strong female leads and powerful monologues, you might be surprised to know that she's a self-proclaimed introvert. Throughout her memoir, Shonda discusses her fear of having all eyes on her saying, which led her to saying "no" to every opportunity her publicist would put in front of her. After her sister confronted her, Shonda challenged herself to dedicate a year to saying "yes" to every opportunity that came her way—and her discoveries are amazing.
Buy: Year of Yes
Gloria Steinem us takes on a journey in her memoir My Life on The Road, recounting those who she came across and the experiences she endured that inspired and incited reform. It details her path to pushing for equality and feminism that shook the very core of our nation. Throughout her life, she made it a point to put herself in others shoes and see the world through their eyes and encourages us to do the same.
Buy: My Life on the Road