Many celebrities have made the transition from TV to movie or from acting to singing. So why not also from on-screen to in print? For A-listers, the tell-all memoir about living with fame, fortune, and best friends-turned-frenemies is a popular way to go. But others decided to try their hand at penning fiction or children’s books.
Some celebrity-turned-authors have had more success than others. A few have admitted to using a ghostwriter. Even more have tapped into their personal experiences with Hollywood parties, paparazzi, and starring in reality shows as plot points in their works of fiction.
The books included in this list may not be held up as literary masterpieces any time soon, but sometimes, a novel that…