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Reese Witherspoon's Book Club: All About the Books She Loves Most and What She's Adapting for the Screen

Reese Witherspoon

Reese Witherspoon's Book Club: All About the Books She Loves Most and What She's Adapting for the Screen

Originally posted 09/26/2016 05:20PM

Is Reese Witherspoon Hollywood's biggest book mogul?

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Author Jennifer Weiner Reveals Why She Had Weight Loss Surgery

UpdatePosted 09/23/2016 07:55AM

Author Jennifer Weiner Reveals Why She Had Weight Loss Surgery

Originally posted 09/22/2016 09:00AM

In 2006, author Jennifer Weiner had a three-year-old toddler, a marriage under strain and an unstoppable desire to eat.

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Author Samantha Ettus Argues All Moms Should Work in New Book: Stay-at-Home Moms Feel a 'Well of Dissatisfaction'

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Author Samantha Ettus Argues All Moms Should Work in New Book: Stay-at-Home Moms Feel a 'Well of Dissatisfaction'

Originally posted 09/21/2016 04:45PM

Are stay-at-home moms just as miserable as workaholics? Author Samantha Ettus thinks so.

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From Skunk Ape Sightings to Clothing-Optional Bars: Dave Barry Explores – and Defends – His Home State of Florida in New Book

From Skunk Ape Sightings to Clothing-Optional Bars: Dave Barry Explores – and Defends – His Home State of Florida in New Book

Originally posted 09/20/2016 06:35PM

"What the hell is wrong with Florida?" is the type of question Dave Barry is often asked about his home state after colorful Florida stories go viral (like Florida Man Seen Firing Musket at Cars While Dressed as Pirate or Florida Man Says He Danced on Patrol Car in Order to Escape Vampires).

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Jamie Lee Curtis on Her 2 Golden Globes: 'I Don't Even Know Where They Are!'

Originally posted 09/20/2016 10:30AM

Jamie Lee Curtis knows the trophies don't make the person.

On Monday, the Scream Queens star and children's book author celebrated the release of her new book, This is Me in New York City, which hits stores on Sept. 20.

The book is about a teacher who tells her class about her great-grandmother's journey from her home to a new country with nothing but a small suitcase to bring along. The book asks young readers, "What would you pack? What are the things you love best? What says, 'This is me!'?"

Naturally, we had to know what Curtis would pack.

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Abby Wambach Reveals She Abused Alcohol and Prescription Drugs for Years Before DUI Arrest Helped Her 'Wake Up'

Originally posted 09/12/2016 05:55PM

Abby Wambach's DUI arrest in April was the wake-up call she needed to get help.

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Llama Llama Red Pajama Author Anna Dewdney Dies at 50

Llama Llama Red Pajama Author Anna Dewdney Dies at 50

Originally posted 09/07/2016 04:10PM

Llama Llama Red Pajama author Anna Dewdney had one final request before she died at 50 on Sept. 3 after a battle with brain cancer. The children's book author and illustrator didn't want a funeral. Instead, she asked fans to celebrate her life by reading a book to a child.

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Elizabeth Vargas on How She Hit Rock Bottom When She Got Drunk on Her Son's 8th Birthday

Originally posted 09/07/2016 03:10PM

On the day of her son Sam's 8th birthday in August 2014, Elizabeth Vargas planned to bake a vanilla coconut cake – his favorite. Instead, what should have been a day of celebration took a dark turn when the 20/20 anchor ended up in a detox facility.

In her new memoir Between Breaths (out Sept. 13), Vargas opens up about her battle with alcohol addiction and the day she relapsed for the last time.

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Michelle and Barack Obama Could Make Up to $45 Million in Book Deals After Leaving the White House

Michelle and Barack Obama Could Make Up to $45 Million in Book Deals After Leaving the White House

Originally posted 09/05/2016 11:55AM

President of the United States isn't the highest paying job in the world, but Barack Obama and First Lady Michelle can certainly consider using their experience at the White House to cash in.

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Trouble Sleeping? Arianna Huffington Shares Her Favorite Tips for a Good Night's Sleep

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Arianna Huffington Shares Her Best Tips for a Good Night's Sleep

Originally posted 09/01/2016 03:00PM

When Arianna Huffington collapsed in 2007, hitting her face on a desk and breaking her cheekbone, sleep deprivation was the last thing on her mind. But then she learned it was lack of sleep that caused her blackout. She knew she had to overhaul her life and make time for the rest she desperately needed.

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