OK!'s Best Celebrity Beach Reads


May 27 2013, Published 2:41 p.m. ET

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Finally! The sun, toes, and sundresses are coming out and that means that summer is just about here. So along with your swimsuit, sunscreen and shades you just need one more very important thing in your beach bag: a celebrity book.

TONS of celebs have come out with books this year and we put together the best beach reads for you. Plus: see what the celebs themselves had to say about the book and the juicy things revealed in it.

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Never one to shy away from speaking what's on her mind, Brandi continues to do so in written form. She shares stories that are heartbreaking, hilarious and and even relatable. This truly entertaining read will have you flipping through the pages while you soak up the sun rays! It had all the OK! staff buzzing before our Google+ Hangout with her, and you can see her answer all our burning questions here:


Have a question about your man, your friend, a friend's friend? Wendy covers literally every personal or professional question you've ever had right here in this book. We recommend reading the whole thing because you never know when some of this drama might pop up in your life! We got to Ask Wendy all our burning questions in our Google+ Hangout this month:

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Warning: this book will cause major LOLs! Every single story Ross tells is so sweet and so, so funny. Join us in wanting to be his BFF! Fall even more in love with him and get additional details on the book from our Google+ Hangout with him:

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Caroline covers it all in this book. Housewives, family, and of course recipes. If you didn't already want to marry Chris Manzo or Albie Manzo you will now, just to get to hang out with Caroline! Read this book in prep for the brand new season of The Real Housewives of New Jersey returning to Bravo Sunday June 2nd!

Here Caroline open up about her family here:

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Do you know what colors look best on your body? Bobbie does! The Today Show correspondent doesn't just tell you the must-haves for your closet, she walks you through the process of finding your very own style. You'll be looking and feeling fabulous by the end of this book!

Bobbie shares where she gets her confidence from here:

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No cell service at the beach so you can't scroll through your Twitter feed? Well your favorite person to follow has a whole book where you can get all her hilarious thoughts in over 140 characters!

7. Jim Gaffigan “Dad is Fat”


Bring this book to the beach at your own risk, as your man will definitely be trying to steal it away from you the whole time! Jim writes about being a dad to five (5!) young kids. Only this man can make that overwhelming scenario utterly silly.

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One of our favorite pals of Chelsea Hander released her book earlier this year but don't worry—with all that sunshine on you we won't be able to tell you're blushing at her stories!

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9. Andy Cohen “Most Talkative”

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Where would we be without Andy Cohen? Read his funny and fascinating story of how he came to be the man that brought us Housewives, Housewives and more Housewives, now in paperback!

10. Daphne Oz “Relish: An Adventure in Food, Style, and Everyday Fun"


The daughter of Dr. Oz and co-host of The Chew has a new book filled with gorgeous pictures and healthy ideas for a quick dinner you can make after your full day at the beach!

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Wait, have you not read both of these books yet, over and over again? Drop everything and get yourself a copy of both immediately! They are now out in paperback, so you'll easily fit both copies in your bag.

What's on your summer reading list? Tell us in the comments below or on Twitter @OKMagazine.


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