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Celebrity Book Club: 10 Perfect Beach Reads For Summer

Celebrity Book Club: 10 Perfect Beach Reads For Summer

June 8th, 2012
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  • Bethenny Frankel

    Our favorite Bravolebrity turned successful business woman Bethenny Frankel just released her fiction debut, Skinnydipping. Don't worry, there's plenty of juicy gossip and veiled digs at some of her former Real Housewives of New York cast mates. You don't want to miss this one!

    Photo: Getty Images / Mike Coppola
  • Joan Rivers

    Joan Rivers' new book I Hate Everyone...Starting with Me comes out next week, and I've already pre-ordered it on my Kindle. It's basically just Joan doing what she does best: going off on everyone (and everything). Talk about perfection. 

    Photo: Getty Images / Mark Von Holden
  • Rachel Dratcher

    Former SNL star Rachel Dratch provides the perfect antidote to a mushy Nicholas Sparks novel. Girl Walks into a Bar... is the perfect balance between a happily-ever-after and my-life-sucks story.

    Photo: Getty Images / Donald Bowers
  • Kris Jenner

    If you're a Keeping Up With the Kardashians addict, you must know about Kris Jenner's racy memoir Kris Jenner...And All Things Kardashian. If you've already had your sexy fiction book fix this year thanks to 50 Shades of Grey, check this one out for details of her steamy real-life romps. Oh, we feel so bad for Bruce Jenner sometimes!

    Photo: Getty Images / Frederick M. Brown
  • Kelly Cutrone

    Fashion publicist and guru Kelly Cutrone's second book, Normal Gets You Nowhere, is chalk full of tell-it-like-it-is advice on how to be successful in a world of "normal" people. Cutrone invites us to, um, get our freak on -- and we're taking her wisdom to heart!

    Photo: Getty Images / Neilson Barnard
  • White Girl Problems

    Babe Walker's memoir, White Girl Problems, is guaranteed to have you laughing hysterically as you read about this "socialite" and her so-called "problems." 

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  • Brad Goreski

    If you haven't read Born to be Brad: My Life and Style, So Far yet, get on it as soon as possible. It turns out this celebrity stylist's road to the top wasn't always bow-ties and Givenchy. There's a lot more than meets the eye. 

    Photo: Getty Images / Jamie McCarthy
  • Kyle Richards

    Kyle Richards has it all. Gorgeous husband, well-behaved kids and awesome hair. Life is Not a Reality Show gives you the inside scoop on her 90210 life.

    Photo: Getty Images / Allen Berezovsky
  • summer and the city

    In Candace Bushnell's Summer and the City, we are taken on a journey back to Carrie Bradshaw's '80s days. This is perfect prep in light of the upcoming Carrie Diaries TV show on The CW!

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Who doesn’t absolutely love celebrities and the aura of pure insanity they bring with them everywhere? We are even more thrilled when they write entire books based on their less-than-conventional lives. And during the hot summer months, there’s nothing more we’d rather be doing than getting a peek into the lives of our favorite celebs while sitting on the beach.

Look, let’s be honest here: These books aren’t exactly written by Shakespeare — more like Real Housewives of Beverly Hills star Kyle Richards and notorious momager Kris Jenner. While you may not read anything life changing (at least not in the traditional sense), these books are the perfect distractions when you’re relaxing on your lounge chair staring at the ocean. There’s no harm in taking a break, is there?

Click through the gallery above to check out some of the best ways to get your celebrity fix this summer!

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