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Join comedian Chelsea Devantez as she and her friends recap and celebrate the memoirs of celebrity women.

"The Book Club, dismissed as a feminine, frivolous time to drink wine and gossip is also a radical activity: a rare place where women have long been able to engage with the transformative power of books" - Jess McHugh

Celebrity Book Club with Chelsea Devantez Chelsea Devantez

    • Arts
    • 4.5 • 1.2K Ratings

Join comedian Chelsea Devantez as she and her friends recap and celebrate the memoirs of celebrity women.

"The Book Club, dismissed as a feminine, frivolous time to drink wine and gossip is also a radical activity: a rare place where women have long been able to engage with the transformative power of books" - Jess McHugh

    Viola Davis's Finding Me (with Mother-in-Law Vicki Lester)

    Viola Davis's Finding Me (with Mother-in-Law Vicki Lester)

    *Patron-Only Bonus Episode Teaser*
    For this super-special new release, Chelsea is joined by her future mother-in-law, Vicki Lester, who described this book "as eye-opening and life changing as the bible!" They recap and go deep on Viola’s incredible memoir, including her childhood poverty, the fighting spirit that has defined her life, and her bath-based marriage success story. Don’t worry, there’s still plenty of time for updates on The Purse - and a very exciting announcement! 
    To join the community and get access to bonus episodes, click here to become a member of the Celebrity Book Club Patreon 
    CBC Live is 6/12 at Dynasty Typewriter in LA, and livestreamed!  TICKETS
    For more book recaps & gentle tea, follow Chelsea on Instagram @chelseadevantez
     

    • 16 min
    Molly Shannon's Hello Molly! (with Molly Tarlov)

    Molly Shannon's Hello Molly! (with Molly Tarlov)

    Released mere weeks ago, Molly Shannon’s "Hello Molly!" made Chelsea & Molly Tarlov (Awkward., G.B.F.) BOTH cry multiple times. This book joins the Celebrity Book Club hall of fame - from trauma in her childhood, to sneaking on a plane to New York, to the origins of Mary Katherine Gallagher, SNL secrets, and the secret to being outgoing, this book is peppered with advice that’s…dare we say it…actually helpful??
     
    CBC Live is 6/12 at Dynasty Typewriter in LA, and livestreamed!  TICKETS
     
    For more book recaps & gentle tea, follow Chelsea on Instagram @chelseadevantez
     
    To join the community and get access to bonus episodes, click here to become a member of the Celebrity Book Club Patreon 

    • 1 hr 23 min
    Jennifer Grey's Out of the Corner (with Barbie Adler)

    Jennifer Grey's Out of the Corner (with Barbie Adler)

    Continuing New Book Release Month, Chelsea and Barbie Adler (Arrested Development, How I Met Your Mother), read Jennifer Grey’s brand-new memoir “Out Of The Corner."  They discuss Dirty Dancing, a career-ending nose job, and in a shocking twist, Celebrity Book Club discovers a new villain to rival John Mayer.
     
    For more book recaps & gentle tea, follow Chelsea on Instagram @chelseadevantez
     
    To join the community and get access to bonus episodes, click here to become a member of the Celebrity Book Club Patreon 

    • 1 hr 18 min
    Rachel Lindsay's Miss Me With That (with Meg Johns)

    Rachel Lindsay's Miss Me With That (with Meg Johns)

    *Patreon Bonus Episode Teaser*
    Chelsea and Meg Johns (The Annoyance) go all out on the BBU (Bachelor Book Universe), before diving into Rachel Lindsay’s January 2022 memoir “Miss Me With That”. Be prepared for, as the book’s subtitle accurately says: “hot takes, helpful tidbits, and a few hard truths,” …some that Chris Harrison was not ready to hear. 
     
    To join the community and get access to bonus episodes, click here to become a member of the Celebrity Book Club Patreon 
     
    For more book recaps & gentle tea, follow Chelsea on Instagram @chelseadevantez

    • 17 min
    Jessi Klein's I'll Show Myself Out (with Jessi Klein)

    Jessi Klein's I'll Show Myself Out (with Jessi Klein)

    To kick off a very special podcast month of NEW BOOK RELEASE episodes, Chelsea talks with Jessi Klein (Inside Amy Shumer, Big Mouth) about her brand-new, literally-released-today memoir “I’ll Show Myself Out”. Jessi opens up about writing “unlikable” female characters, parenting, the reality of postpartum underwear, and female hair loss. Then, get ready to pick a side in the Great Harry Styles Debate! 
     
    For more book recaps & gentle tea, follow Chelsea on Instagram @chelseadevantez
     
    To join the community and get access to bonus episodes, click here to become a member of the Celebrity Book Club Patreon 

    • 56 min
    Alexandra Billings' This Time For Me (with Alex Corona)

    Alexandra Billings' This Time For Me (with Alex Corona)

    Performer and activist Alex Corona joins Chelsea for an equal parts heart-wrenching and resilient trip through Alexandra Billings brand-new memoir. It’s serving drag, a fraught mother-daughter relationship, a beautiful love story, and some advice from her days of waiting tables. You’ll laugh, you’ll cry…..and cry, and cry!
     
    For more book recaps & gentle tea, follow Chelsea on Instagram @chelseadevantez
     
    To join the community and get access to bonus episodes, click here to become a member of the Celebrity Book Club Patreon 

    • 1 hr 24 min

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