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Celebrity Author Boom: 15 New Books by the Famous and the Infamous

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It’s not enough to be talented at acting or singing or dancing. These days, celebrities  adding a new skill to their repertoire: writing. Celebriity books offer another way into the lives of the famous and the infamous, giving us a better understanding of where they came from and how fame affects them, personally. This year, there are some awesome new celebrity reads on the horizon, including tell-all memoirs, creative guides, novels and more. Whether it’s memoir, novel or humor, we love when our favorite stars spill the tea and put out a new book. Here are 15 new releases by celebrity authors we can’t wait to get our hands on: Brave, Rose McGowan The outspoken actress has never been afraid…

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They’re Baaaack!: 5 Books for Fans of TV’s Favorite Fake Psychic

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Hey, Psych-O’s, they’re baaaack! Yes, the whole gang (almost) is back tomorrow night on USA in their first made-for-television movie, Psych the Movie. Since going off the air three years ago, there has been talk that Shawn, Gus, Woody, Lassie, Juliet, Chief Vick and Henry would return for a series of one-off TV movies, possibly even a feature film, but until now, it was just talk – until now.  The 2-hour film will have a holiday theme and will still feature all of the quips and pop culture references that made the show famous. Psych premiered on USA Network in 2006 and was the highest basic U.S. cable premiere that year.  The show, a detective procedural comedy about fake psychic detective…

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WrestleMania Reading Challenge: What’s on the WWE Stars’ Reading List?

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There are some really smart people who have professionally wrestled for the WWE. Hardcore legend Mick Foley has written 10 books and counting. Xavier Woods is working on his Ph.D. Kofi Kingston graduated from Boston College and was an executive before his wrestling career (you know he loves books—his father is a university librarian). Glenn Jacobs, better known as Kane, actually has a degree in English literature. Michelle Callaway (aka Michelle McCool), the retired Diva’s champ, is a science teacher with a master’s degree. And David Otunga (also known for sweeping Jennifer Hudson off her feet) is a Harvard-trained lawyer. And this is just to name a few! So perhaps it’s no surprise that the WWE has teamed up with…

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5 Things We’d Love to See Jon Stewart and Stephen Amell Do at SummerSlam

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There must be some sort of plot afoot to get people like me to watch WWE’s SummerSlam. I am not a wrestling fan, even if one or two inhabit my house on occasion. But when a certain offspring showed me dreamy Arrow star Stephen Amell responding heroically after being attacked by cosplay reject Stardust on Monday Night RAW, I was intrigued. Then the WWE raised the stakes when it was announced that Jon Stewart would host SummerSlam. My comedic idol with my superhero dreamboat? OK, you’ve got my attention. But if you really want me to watch, here are five things I’d love to see at SummerSlam, which airs on Sunday, August 23. Bring in Arrow star David Ramsey as…

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Dwayne Johnson rocks it in San Andreas

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I can tell you from personal experience that the bond between a father and daughter is unique, profound and indelible. Is it strong enough to make a father miss the big game in order to attend a dance recital? Yes. Will it convince a father to wear a frilly pink hat and take part in a tea party with a bunch of stuffed animals? Sure. But the real question is this: will it send a dad across the length and breadth of a fiery landscape riddled with collapsing buildings, shattered highways and shifting tectonic plates in order to save his little girl? You’re damn right it will. That unbreakable bond between dad and daughter lies at the heart of San…

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