VH1 Book Club! A Look At VH1 Reality Stars-Turned-Authors
VH1 stars have expanded their businesses into the world of memoirs, novels, and cookbooks, with a few of these literary works becoming New York Times bestsellers. Browse the gallery below for a look at our continuously growing VH1 library.
In this erotic romance novel, “Nick Fattelli is handsome, sophisticated, and…an assassin. He doesn’t know who hired him to take out Reign, but after they meet and sparks fly, he vows to protect her. Unless it’s really him they are after…”
“The Grazianos invite you into their world but this time through the kitchen door, with this full color cookbook featuring 100 of their favorite and most-coveted family recipes. The book is spiced throughout with personal never-before-told stories that will let you get to know the most famous real mob family a little better.”
Mob Daughter is “a revealing memoir of a mafia childhood, where love and family come hand-in-hand with murder and betrayal. This is the story of a daughter’s struggle to reconcile the image of her loving father with that of a murdering Mafioso, and how, in healing the rift between the two, she was able to forge a new life.”
“In a lifestyle guide as genuine and fun as Big Ang herself, the star of VH1’s Mob Wives, serves up the hilarious and poignant wisdom she’s learned while running her bar, raising her family, and dating made men. Big Ang has rules to live by for beauty, food, family, friendship, and more.”
“La La provides play-by-play plan – from teaching your man the right way to treat a woman to dealing with a fickle friend, and, of course, how to snag a baller. With personal secrets and empowering advice, you will learn how to take control of your relationships, rise above adversity, and live your life by your rules.”
“In The Power Playbook, La La will share her tried-and-true advice for reaching new levels of success in whatever you set out to do. Illustrated by personal stories of her own professional triumphs and challenges, La La reveals her secrets to finding success on your own terms.”
In this epic love story series, Tanya “Beauty” Long will risk everything to save the man she loves. The sequel picks up as Paul “Power” Clay takes over his mentor-turned-arch-enemy’s street empire while Beauty rises ever-higher in a glamorous world of fashion and celebrity.”
In this telling memoir, Erica Mena reveals that she is haunted by her truth as someone who entered this world in a jail cell and continues to struggle to survive. “I can still see the dirt underneath my nails; I’ve fought too hard to get where I am and I don’t plan on looking back. However, there’s always someone waiting to knock me down because they don’t think I deserve it.”
In this book choc full of tips and advice, Erica Mena invites you into her sexual rendezvous. “Experience exactly how I feel when I’m with a man or woman. Come share my erotic fantasies. See what has me gasping for air, clawing my nails into some ones back, and my eyes rolling behind my head.”
This novel focuses on Eve Inez who marries Los Angeles Leopard’s superstar wide receiver, Chase Landon, and finds herself in a close-knit circle of friends who are also married to elite athletes. “This gripping page-turner will make it impossible for readers to determine where real life ends and fiction begins and is sure to have every reader salivating for more.”
As the true-life memoir of the marriage between NBA star Doug Christie and Jackie Christie, No Ordinary Love offers an inside look at life in the NBA. Presented in the format of a narrative alternating between Doug and Jackie’s direct words, this book celebrates cementing an alliance of love, teamwork, and loyalty.
This guide offers the reader much needed insight into what it takes to have a long-lasting, fulfilling, and intimate relationship. “This handbook also offers tip ideas and antidotes for the bedroom and covers a variety of topics that range from dating to opening the lines of communication”, pleasure in the bedroom, and everything in between.
This novel is a raw deep-seated account of four women living their lives on a University campus. “With Raquel’s soul stirring moments, Latoya’s larcenous way, Mykema’s life changing events, and Kyra’s questionable preferences, these women will have you laughing, mouth-dropping, and crying all within a matter of page turns.”
Mama Jones provides a guide that is not just about relationships, but also a spiritual and a motivational manual. “She skillfully blends humor and old school wisdom to teach the masses how to love.” She compels you to see life through her lenses, as she challenges her readers to embrace each other in a more affectionate manner.
“Mia has got it all but she’s bearing the weight of a huge secret she doesn’t want to ever come out! We witness this attractive, aggressive, and androgynous young woman try to hide a dangerous scandal.”
“In this compelling memoir, Flavor Flav takes the reader in vivid detail behind the scenes of his multi-faceted career. He spares no one, revealing the tensions within Public Enemy and with Def Jam records, his struggles with addiction, his multiple visits to both rehab and to jail before re-inventing himself in reality television as VH1’s most eligible – and most watched – bachelor.”
“The Little Girl Who Lost Her Smile is a glimpse into the heart of Treasure, a once happy little girl whose family experiences separation. The story explores the many emotions that can arise as children question whether they will be happy again as the bonds of family are tested. The Little Girl Who Lost Her Smile provides reassurance and comfort to children experiencing divorce of separation.”
To be released on May 1, 2016 – Shaunie O’Neal shares her parenting methods and time-tested wisdom for raising children with old-school values in a new-school world. Shaunie’s Way shows you how to raise happy, balanced, well-mannered children – and keep yourself happy in the process.”
20 Untitled – Mimi Faust
In the Season 4 premiere episode Mimi revealed that she was writing an autobiography. With details still to come, we can’t wait to curl up with this juicy story.