If you are a fan of the Bravo and A&E Networks, get ready! There is a blockbuster list of book releases coming this fall.Whether your preference is the Real Housewives franchise, Flipping Out, Skinnygirl Cocktails, or Duck Dynasty, these fiction and non-fiction reads will become your guilty pleasure when the baby is napping or the kids are at school. Go ahead and pre-order them today from your favorite on-line retailer or make a request at your local library branch. Here are my top five picks coming soon from the hottest reality television stars.
Skinnygirl Solutions: Your Straight-Up Guide to Home, Health, Family, Career, Style, and Sex by Bethenny Frankel is the latest release from the“queen of too much information.”On the heels of her debut talk show, Bethenny dishes up the scoop on how to balance life’s challenges without being too overwhelmed. Her no-nonsense approach applies to all aspects of healthy living, such as work and family. With her quick wit and humor, Bethenny shares her plan for making the most out of life.
Love Italian Style: The Secrets of My Hot and Happy Marriage by Melissa Gorga is the book every mom needs to own. Known as the feisty sister-in-law of Teresa Giudice on the Real Housewives of New Jersey, Melissa hails as the resident marital expert in the Garden State. Her plan is simple. Treat your hubby like a king. Likewise, he will treat you like a queen. An inside peek into the Gorgas’ sexy marriage, this tell-all will be the talk of carpool circles this fall.
Miss Kay's Duck Commander Kitchen: Faith, Family, and Food--Bringing Our Home to Your Table by Kay Robertson and Chrys Howard is the go-to cookbook for the approaching cold, winter months. The matriarch of the Duck Dynasty clan, Kay knows how to feed a family of hungry men. With insider stories about the Robertson clan, Kay whips up such culinary delights as sausage gumbo, buttery biscuits, and fried frog legs. This collection of recipes would also make a perfect holiday gift for mom.
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Hang in There, Babyby Jenni Pulos and Laura Morton doesn’t hit stores until February 2014; however, this tell-all book has already garnered much media attention. When news of its release hit the web, Jenni’s boss and Flipping Out star Jeff Lewiswas not so tickled with the project. The talk of a lawsuit ensued leaving fans guessing as to its contents. The two are back together and are currently appearing on Bravo’s Interior Therapy with Jeff Lewis. You’ll need to wait until 2014 to see what sparked such controversy.
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