Reading with the Stars: The Celebrity Book Club
Reading: Why Not Me? by Mindy Kaling
What it's about: Kaling's second book is a collection of essays that dive deep into her inner psyche, complete with hilarious insecurities and tales of Hollywood. Write – and read! – what you know!
Reading: Women by Charles Bukowski
What it's about: The book is a semi-autographical account of a man's dissatisfaction with the many women in his life. A feeling you find familiar, Harry?
Reading: Everything Is Perfect When You're a Liar by Kelly Oxford
What it's about: In the vein of Amy Poehler's Yes Please and Mindy Kaling's Is Everyone Hanging Out Without Me?, Oxford's tome is a hilarious account of the trials and tribulations she's faced in life (stalking Leonardo DiCaprio is on the list).
Reading: Bad Monkeys by Matt Ruff
What it's about: Originally published in German, Ruff's Bad Monkeys is a thriller that follows the story of woman who's in jail for murder. She says the crime was done on behalf of a secret government organization called the "Bad Monkeys," who strive to eliminate those who could impede the justice system.
Reading: What Nora Knew by Linda Yellin and A Hundred Summers by Beatriz Williams
What it's about: The first, What Nora Knew, follows a thirty-something writer, Molly, as she tries to embrace romance the Nora Ephron way. A Hundred Summers is about a woman escaping the city for a peaceful summer in Rhode Island. However, said peace is disrupted when she is reunited with her former best friend and former fiancé – who now happen to be married.
Reading: Integrative Nutrition by Joshua Rosenthal
What it's about: The big book is a non-fiction text that encourages a healthy relationship with food.
Reading: The Hunger Games by Suzanne Collins
What it's about: In case you're one of the few who hasn't seen the films or read the books, we'll give you the Cliffs Notes: Teenager Katniss Everdeen lives in a dystopian world that plays host to the annual Hunger Games, in which two young citizens from each of the world's 12 districts come together in a fight to the death.
Reading: Enchanted August by Brenda Bowen
What it's about: Coming off an Oscar win for a very serious film, Moore is going a lighter route with her reading material: This novel follows two Brooklyn moms who take their families away for a summer on the Maine coast.