Longtime vegan Silverstone urges readers to "stay away from nasty foods and make friends with grains and vegetables" in her diet and lifestyle book, which promises to help you lose weight, get glowing skin and boost your energy.
The Saved by the Bell Alum, and star of the cult classic Showgirls, goes back to her teen queen roots with this advice tome for adolescents, inspired by workshops she's conducted with girls across the country.
'A Practical Handbook for the Boyfriend' by Felicity Huffman and Patricia Wolff
We're not sure what prompted the happily married Huffman (Desperate Housewives) to pen this hilarious relationship guide for guys—which includes tips for "how to survive her driving", "how to avoid talking about your 'feelings'" and "how to apologize without really apologizing"—but we like her style.
In this memoir meets healthcare how-to, Drescher discusses her uterine cancer diagnosis and treatment in great and hilarious detail. There are plenty of brilliant one-liners here, but much more importantly, there's a message:
"If what follows impresses just one thing on you," she writes, "I hope it's to never be passive when it comes to your health. Open a mouth! Assume that doctors, being human, are fallible, and remember that nobody knows your body as well as you do."
The View cohost and former Survivorshares her struggles with celiac disease (an autoimmune disorder of the small intestine caused by the body's reaction to gluten) as well as recipes, shopping tips and products that will help you beat the wheat.
Superstar Jackson is just like us: she's struggled with yo-yo dieting, self-esteem and depression. Finally at peace with who she is, Jackson opens up about how she learned to eat better, exercise better, feel better and be better.
McCarthy's come a long way from her days playing host on MTV's dating show Singled Out. But her taste for gross-out humor hasn't shown any signs of slipping as evidenced by Belly Laughs, her hilarious ode to the joys and pitfalls of pregnancy.
'Men Are Stupid...and They Like Big Boobs' by Joan Rivers
"On these pages, you will enter a golden, modern world full of miraculous sights and sounds to amaze you—the world of surgical and non-invasive cosmetic procedures," writes Rivers. "Or, what I call The Home Planet." In her inimitable wit, the comedy goddess gives a crash course on just about every plastic surgery procedure on the planet.
Couric tapped her celebrity pals and colleagues for their life lessons and compiled them in this inspiring read, which includes bits of wisdom from notable folks including Helen Mirren, Mario Batali, Michelle Kwan, Valerie Plame, Malcolm Gladwell and more.
'Never Make the Same Mistake Twice' by Nene Leakes
With chapter titles like "The Gun Should Have Been the First Sign" and "‘Hustler’ is Not a Good Job Title," it’s clear that outrageous, outspoken Atlanta Housewife Nene Leakes enjoys telling it like it is. She shares life lessons and, more importantly, mounds of behind the scenes dirt on her frenemy castmates Kim and Sheree.
The E! News host and Apprentice winner met in front of the camera (she was interviewing him) and later married. Now they’ve got their own reality TV show and this book, a couple’s guide to marriage, money, baby-making and more. I Do reads like a kooky, honest, totally in love transcript from one of the couple’s long distance (she calls L.A. home, he resides in Chicago) phone conversations.
Frankel doles out advice on breaking self-sabotaging behavior in her latest book, which combines rules for living, working and loving well with anecdotes from her own life. Frankel must be doing something right. After all, she recently sold her low-cal margherita brand for $120 million.
We can all stop searching, because Somers has discovered the fountain of youth. At least that's the idea behind her book of health and beauty advice for a younger-looking, healthier, more vibrant you. Here, she shares her prescription for losing weight, balancing hormones post-40 and swallowing supplements.
'Whoopi's Big Books of Manners' by Whoopi Goldberg
The View cohost shares her own brand of humorous etiquette in this illustrated children's book (adults will chuckle, too), which offers helpful rules for living, such as: "NOBODY. . . wants to see your finger in your nose."