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May's celebrity author avalanche

This month, look out for books by stars including Chelsea Handler, Steven Tyler, Betty White, and Jimmy Fallon

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May brings a bumper crop of books by celebs from all walks of Hollywood life. Whether you want a dishy tell-all or just a beach book with a showbiz pedigree, there’s something for everyone on this star-packed reading list.

Dick Van Dyke, My Lucky Life in and out of Show Business
Six decades’ worth of showbiz stories from the Hollywood funnyman. (5/3)

Shania Twain, From This Moment On
The famously private country star opens up about her troubled past and new marriage. (5/3)

Steven Tyler, Does the Noise in My Head Bother You?
The Idol judge talks sex, drugs, and more drugs in his memoir. (5/3)

Betty White, If You Ask Me (And of Course You Won’t)
America’s favorite eightysomething offers tips on everything from pets to romance. (5/3)

Albert Brooks, Twenty Thirty
No navel-gazing here: The actor-filmmaker’s first novel is a dystopian sci-fi tale. (5/10)

Chelsea Handler, Lies Chelsea Handler Told Me
The comic lets friends and family sound off about her. (5/10)

Paul Reiser, Familyhood
The foibles of his two sons provide plenty of fodder for the comedian and TV veteran. (5/10)

Ricky Jay, Celebrations of Curious Characters
An album of oddballs curated by the sleight-of-hand master. (5/15)

Jimmy Fallon, Thank You Notes
The late-night talk-show host compiles a tome of silly and snarky thank-yous. (5/23)