8 best celebrity memoirs to bring on vacation that are juicier than Juicy Fruit

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Summer getaways and beach days are almost here, so now is the time to start getting ready. We all know that swimwear is essential to any summer shopping list, but that’s not everything you need for a tropical vacation. What you’re reading on the beach is just as important as what you’re wearing.

A boring book can make your lounging time unbearable this summer. So, we found the perfect balance: the best and juiciest celebrity memoirs. From shocking revelations to funny anecdotes, celebrity memoirs are everything you need in a good book.

Between Mindy Kaling’s hilarious classic Is Everyone Hanging Out Without Me? (And Other Concerns) to Prince Harry’s Spare, there’s something for everyone on this list. Scroll below to shop the best celebrity memoirs for summer, you pop-culture fiends.

Best Celebrity Memoirs

1. I’m Glad My Mom Died by Jennette McCurdy, $17.73 (Orig. $27.99)

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As you can probably guess from the title, iCarly star Jennette McCurdy’s 2022 memoir is filled with shocking revelations from the child star’s relationship with her mother. It’s also ripe with shocking tidbits from her time on Nickelodeon (including her relationship with Ariana Grande).

2. Spare by Prince Harry, $19.99 (Orig. $36)

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There’s a reason why everyone’s been talking about Prince Harry’s brutally honest 2023 memoir. He opens up about struggling with his mother’s tragic death, the challenges of royal expectations and his tumultuous relationship with his family.

3. Is Everyone Hanging Out Without Me? (And Other Concerns) by Mindy Kaling, $8.99 (Orig. $17)

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If you haven’t read Mindy Kaling’s hilarious memoir from 2012 yet, it should be at the top of your reading list. The actress and writer gives readers a tour of her life — especially if you’re a fan of The Office.

4. Open Book by Jessica Simpson, $12.29

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An incredibly honest and authentic memoir, Jessica Simpson’s Open Book reveals the celeb’s inner monologue and most intimate struggles that played out in public, including her marriage to Nick Lachey.

5. Paris: The Memoir by Paris Hilton, $18.53 (Orig. $30)

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Paris Hilton’s 2023 memoir has become a zeitgeist staple since it dropped a few months ago. We don’t want to spoil anything, but you should definitely pick this one up.

6. Unfinished: A Memoir by Priyanka Chopra Jonas, $12.95 (Orig. $28)

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Priyanka Chopra Jonas’ best-selling memoir from 2021 reflects on the actor’s 20-year career in both India and the United States. It’s definitely one of the more entertaining page-turners out there.

7. My Body by Emily Ratajkoswki, $11.90 (Orig. $16.99)

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Emily Ratajkowski’s 2022 My Body is an offshoot of her viral essay “Buying Myself Back” for The Cut. The essay explores the idea of when and how a model owns their image through a personal lens. The book goes further, with Ratajkowski discussing her career when it comes to sexuality and power and, of course, her body.

8. Dear Girls: Intimate Tales, Untold Secrets & Advice for Living Your Best Life by Ali Wong, $9.99 (Orig. $18)

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Ali Wong’s 2020 essay collection is the perfect book if you’re looking for a good laugh. Her humorous insights cover working in one of the most notoriously male-dominated fields.

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