On August 9th is Book Lovers Day. And of course, Amazon has everything for book lovers. From kindles to original books, you may get everything to your reading time. In fact, if your book has just finished and you’re looking for some inspiration, you’re in the right place. However, you won’t get ordinary tips. Come check 10 celebrity book picks at Amazon that will amaze you.
Neil Patrick Harris
The legendary actor, producer, director, host, magician and also an author has excellent picks. Neil published his second middle-grade book in 2018, The Magic Misfits 2. Among his favorites are the tittles Magpie Murders by Anthony Horowitz, Spoiler Alert: The Hero Dies by Michael Ausiello and The Last Greatest Magician in the World by Jim Steinmeyer. For him, the first one is “structurally genius, and right up my alley” and he’s obsessed with it.
The star from Queer Eye has his favorites too! When asked about his favorite books, he listed three of the funniest comedian women nowadays. Why Not Me? Is where Mindy Kaling tells us “the good, the bad and the ugly of working in entertainment and Hollywood”, as Tan says. Another recommendation was Bossypants by Tina Fey and The Girl with the Lower Back Tattoo by Amy Schumer. This year, he also published his first book. “Naturally Tan” tells his story of growing up gay in a conservative immigrant family.
The supermodel recently published the book “Lessons: My Path to a Meaningful Life. In the book, she tells some stories about growing up in Brazil with five sisters and how she became such a fashion icon and philanthropist. Her three picks were: The Little Soul and the Sun” by Neale Donald Walsch, The Four Agreements” by Don Miguel Ruiz and The Alchemist” by Paulo Coelho. They were all books that impacted her life in some way after she read them.
Chrissy Teigen’s picks include mystery, crime and also the downsides of the internet world nowadays. The author of the best-selling cookbook Cravings recommended People Who Eat Darkness: The True Story of a Young Woman Who Vanished from the Streets of Tokyo–and the Evil That Swallowed Her Up by Richard Lloyd Parry, Party Monster: A Fabulous But True Tale of Murder in Clubland by James St. James and So You’ve Been Publicly Shamed by Jon Ronson.
Ever wondered what are the books that your favorite authors love? While you cry with his books Nicholas Sparks is reading his favorite books: Educated by Tara Westover, Where the Crawdads Sing by Delia Owens, The Outsider by Stephen King. The author of The Notebook has published another amazing book last year. Every Breath is perfect for romantic book lovers.
The author, that is in Nicholas Sparks’ favorite books list, also has great picks. Here are the books he chose: Burmese Days by George Orwell, Lethal White by Robert Galbraith and Transcription by Kate Atkinson. The first novel is a history class and address issues like racial discrimination. The second one is a mystery fiction by J.K. Rowling and the last one, by Kate Atkinson contains drama, espionage, and betrayal.
John Green and his ability to create the most memorable sentences make his books best-sellers around the world. Also, you will find fiction, nonfiction, and young adult in his picks that include Calling a Wolf a Wolf by Kaveh Akbar, a poem book about struggles and alcoholism. Another is The Water Will Come by Jeff Goodell, about climate change and how it impacts on our lives and the future generation’s lives. He also chose Piecing Me Together by Renee Watson is about a black teenage girl’s life and shows us how art and community relates.
One of the greatest basketball players of all time also has an interesting list of favorite books. Children of Blood and Bone by Tomi Adeyemi tells the story of an African protagonist with magic and mythology. His second pick is Team of Rivals by Doris Kearns Goodwin about Lincoln’s political genius. The last one Shoe Dog by Phil Knight tells the story about how Phil started the beloved Nike.
The famous actor, host, and comedian have political and entertainment books on his list. The three are Fantasyland: How America Went Haywire: A 500-Year History by Kurt Andersen, The Gatekeepers: How the White House Chiefs of Staff Define Every Presidency by Chris Whipple and Along the Way: The Journey of a Father and Son by Martin Sheen & Emilio Estevez. So, if you are into history and politics go for the first two books. If you are more of a drama lover, go for the last one.
Not only an Oscar-winning actress, singer, founder of the lifestyle site goop but also a bestselling author. The celebrity book picks at Amazon include The Seat of the Soul by Gary Zukav, Influence: The Psychology of Persuasion by Robert B. Cialdini, PhD and Shakti Leadership by Nilima Bhat and Raj Sisodia.
If you put ‘start reading more’ on your years’ resolution and still haven’t read one single book, this may be the right moment. So, get inspired by your celebrity book picks at Amazon. Enjoy Book Lovers Day with one thing in mind: one of these may be your favorite book of all times.