You’ve seen what they can do on the small screen and now these TV personalities have shifted their talents to the page, delivering a wide variety of engaging fiction and nonfiction offerings. With highly visible day jobs in the news, business and entertainment industries, these stars have taken their work off-screen to continue the pursuit of their passions and creativity. The only question we have is, when do they sleep?
Theodore Roosevelt for the Defense by Dan Abrams and David Fisher
Available May 19
Following up the best-selling Lincoln’s Last Trial, ABC News’ Chief Legal Anchor Dan Abrams and David Fisher recall the dramatic courtroom battle between Roosevelt and his former best friend and the Republican Party leader, William Barnes, who the Rough Rider had accused of corruption. A timely reminder that America has always had some pretty bombastic leaders.
Era of Ignition by Amber Tamblyn
Available March 5
Actor, writer and one of the founders of the Time’s Up movement, Tamblyn returns with a personal and passionate manifesto examining the current feminism movement. Interwoven with tales of her own experiences, she issues a call-to-arms in the fight for women’s safety, justice and equality.
The Greatest Love Story Ever Told by Megan Mullaly and Nick Offerman
It’s no surprise that two of the funniest actors to have graced recent prime time sitcoms have an equally hilarious tale to tell about their unexpected courtship and a relationship that has lasted nearly twenty years—which is equal to about a half-century in Hollywood years.
Campaign Widows by Aimee Agresti
Entertainment journalist and TV personality, Aimee Agretsi turned her focus from Hollywood to Washington with this novel about the women behind the men employed on a fictitious version of the 2016 presidential election. As the campaign trail beckons their men out of the house and on the road, the wives work beyond their differences to discover what friendship means in a politically charged life.
The Path Made Clear by Oprah Winfrey
Available March 26
When Oprah talks, we listen and with this book, she is telling us that our most important job in life is to figure out what our purpose is, and to put our spiritual, physical and emotional energy into discovering the path we are to walk. Winfrey hopes to help readers begin that journey with advice, stories of her own experience and ways to recognize the milestones in the work. Vision board not included.
A Good Time to be a Girl by Helena Morrissey
Helena Morrissey doesn’t want working to lean in to the system—she wants them to change the way the entire system works. Mother of nine (!) and the founder and figurehead of the 30% Club, where one of the organization’s goals is to see gender parity in the boardroom, Morrissey envisions a world where women are not only sitting around a boardroom in a company that men have put together, but a change in the ways the companies work, allowing women to make the rules and achieve that elusive work-life balance—and enjoy their time both at home and at the office.