Celebrity Sex Books: Are Memoirs the New Tapes?
If you’re like many people, you’re tuning in to entertainment news shows, visiting celebrity-watching websites, and dipping into gossip mags at least a few times a week to get the latest on celebrities’ relationships and hookups. Since some stars’ real-life stories are even steamier than what you’ve read about them, many share the truth about what’s happened behind closed doors in these tell-all sex books. Read these memoirs to learn intimate details of their relationships, what’s happened between their sheets and get their advice on how you can heat up your own love life.
For The Libertine
Never scared of baring it all, Jenna Jameson collaborated with Neil Strauss on her 2004 memoir, which shows a stripped-down version of the notorious porn star as she details her serious relationships with both men and women. A troubled high school drug addict, Jameson (born Jenna Marie Massoli) found fame in porn films. Eventually, Jameson made her way to the top, forming her own production company. In short, her sex sells.
For The Cautiously Curious
Former Playboy model Jenny McCarthy found her way to the bestseller list with books about pregnancy and parenting. Her 2010 book took a broad look at love and dating, with chapters devoted to first loves, masturbation, fetishes and safe sex. Peppered with personal anecdotes, McCarthy shares intimate details from her own life, including her own breast augmentation.
For The Young At Heart
Jane Fonda has spent most of her life in the spotlight as an actress, activist, author and lifestyle guru. Now, she's entered her "third act" and is delivering advice about health, fitness and sex in your golden years. The content takes a clinical look at the aging human body, but also offers emotional insights into how partners can connect physically as their bodies change.
For The Couple Seeking "Spark"
"Days of Our Lives" actress Lisa Rinna partnered with sex counselor Ian Kerner to write a book about reigniting your sexual desire, particularly if you're in a loving relationship that has lost its mojo. Their advice is full of practical and steamy takeaways to make you feel sexier and more confident in the bedroom (or kitchen table, if that's your thing!).
For The Art-Lover
Actress Kim Cattrall's written more than one book about sex—in 2002 she released "Satisfaction: The Art of the Female Orgasm." In her latest, "Sexual Intelligence," she explores different aspects of sexuality, from desire through orgasm. Expert advice mixes with art and prose to create a sensual reading and viewing experience.