14 of Your Favorite Stars Who Are Also Authors

14 of Your Favorite Stars Who Are Also Authors
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There’s nothing quite like finding yourself wrapped up with a good book.

And so many of our favorite stars agree! That’s why they put pen to paper. From fictional tales of far off lands, to real-and-raw memoirs, and everything in between: these actors, artists and influencers shared their unique stories with the world. Keep scrolling to find out which of your favorite stars are also phenomenal authors!

1. “Swimming Lessons: Poems” by Lili Reinhart

The “Riverdale” actress announced last fall that she’d be releasing a book of poems. “Swimming Lessons” explores her experiences with young love, mental health and living in the spotlight. The 23-year-old actress’s book comes out September 29, but we’ve already got ours pre-ordered!


2. “The Maddie Diaries: A Memoir” by Maddie Ziegler

Just when we thought we couldn’t love Maddie anymore! In the 17-year-old’s memoir, Maddie talks about following her dreams both in dance and in life. The dancer and actress spills about her hopes, her dreams, her rise to stardom and more!

 

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3. “The Audition,” “The Callback,” and “The Competition” by Maddie Ziegler

Maddie has also written a trilogy of books about a young dancer named Harper. All three books follow the girl’s dancing, acting and singing dreams – which she somehow balances with a normal and fun school life. Maddie wrote the first one in 2017 and after seeing how successful it was, she wrote two more. We sure hope there’s more to come!

 

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4. “Kenzie’s Rules for Life: How to Be Happy, Healthy, and Dance to Your Own Beat” by Mackenzie Ziegler

Maddie isn’t the only Ziegler sister with a book! Kenzie, the 15-year-old dancer, singer, and actress, also has a super sweet and well-written book. In “Kenzie’s Rules for Life,” she lends advice and shares lessons she’s learned from growing up in the spotlight. She hopes others will read her book to become happy, healthy, and confident in all ways of their lives!

 

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5. “JoJo and BowBow,” “JoJo Loves BowBow,” and “JoJo’s Guide to the Sweet Life” by JoJo Siwa

Is there anything JoJo Siwa can’t do?! Her “JoJo and BowBow” books follow the fictional adventures of the 17-year-old entertainer and her dog BowBow as they get into all kinds of fun — yet sticky — situations, and her newest one comes out this month!

 

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6. “Today I Dance” by Nia Sioux

An actress, singer, dancer, and now author – Nia has quite the star power! Brat TV’s “Sunnyside Up” star wrote her children’s book about a girl and her love for all things dance. It’s even inspired by Nia’s own love for the dance floor! Too cute!

 

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7. “Influence” by Lilia Buckingham and Sara Shepard

We are beyond excited for this release! At only 17-years-old, the undeniably amazing role model has already accomplished so much, including writing her own book with co-author Sara Shepard (the author behind “Pretty Little Liars”). Their new book “Influence” follows along four seemingly perfect influencers, but they all have a few secrets. Mark your calendars, people! This one hits book shelves in early 2021.

 

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8. “Why Don’t We: In the Limelight” by Why Don’t We

What’s being on the road with your four best friends *really* like? Now we know! Why Don’t We gave fans a peak behind the curtain with this page-turner. “In The Limelight” details their rise to fame and what it’s like to be one of the most popular bands in the world! They even reveal top secrets nobody had heard before!

 

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9. “The Cupcake Club,” “Fashion Academy,” and “Ask Emma” by Carrie Berk

The “Stage Fright” actress can do way more than just act! Carrie started writing “The Cupcake Club” book series when she was in just second grade. Since then, she’s gone on to create the series “Fashion Academy” and later “Ask Emma” – that’s 21 books total! Carrie has the true writing spirit, and we love every word!

 

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10. “Girl on Pointe: Chloe’s Guide to Taking on the World” by Chloe Lukasiak

Chloe added author to her killer résumé in 2018! Her book takes readers through her rise to stardom and lends insightful advice to help you live your most beautiful life. Chloe covers dancing, self-acceptance, kindness, and everything in between.

 

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11. “Reach for the Skai” by Skai Jackson

The 17-year-old actress and activist just released her first book in October. The queen of the classy comeback writes about her experiences in the starlight, including her journey to self-confidence, her acting experience, more. And of course, she adds in her super Skai personality with every word!

 

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12. “Dreaming Out Loud” by Baby Ariel

Ariel’s book is more than just an ordinary autobiography. She hopes to inspire her readers with every word by talking about her past experiences and sharing oh-so-relatable anecdotes. No matter how hard it gets, you can always rise above!

13. “It’s a Lonely Love” by Hunter Summerall

The 22-year-old author debuted his first book “It’s a Lonely Love” in November 2018. Hunter, whose younger brother is Hayden Summerall, wrote the poetry collection about a doomed relationship. The book speaks to all the ups and downs when it comes to falling for someone.

 

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14. “Just How It Happened: My Official Story” by Austin Mahone

This book is for Mahomies everywhere! The superstar singer Austin Mahone wrote his book about how he grew from a small YouTuber to a worldwide singer. He even included childhood memories and photos, aww!

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