books The Best Novels Written by Famous Actors  

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A list of fiction written by famous actors, as ranked by bookworms who don't judge a book by its cover. Did you know that well-known thespians like William Shatner, Carrie Fisher, James Franco, and Pamela Anderson have all penned and published novels?

It's true, and we've compiled a whole lot of novels by actors, some of whom even wrote multiple books on the list. Now that we have we assembled all this fiction from professional pretenders, we're counting on you to rank them from best to worst.
 
Vote up your favorite novels by a famous actors, and remember that you're voting on the books, not just the actors who wrote them. If the list is somehow missing a novel by a big time actor, then go ahead and add it!
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Postcards from the Edge is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Novels Written by Famous Actors
Postcards from the Edge Carrie Fisher

The Greatest American Novels The Most Must-Have Cookbooks

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Shopgirl is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Novels Written by Famous Actors
Shopgirl Steve Martin

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The Gun Seller is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Novels Written by Famous Actors
The Gun Seller Hugh Laurie

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When It Happens to You is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Novels Written by Famous Actors
When It Happens to You Molly Ringwald

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Palo Alto is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Novels Written by Famous Actors
Palo Alto James Franco

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The Pleasure of My Company is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Novels Written by Famous Actors

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Someday, Someday, Maybe is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Novels Written by Famous Actors
Someday, Someday, Maybe Lauren Graham

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Delusions of Grandma is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Novels Written by Famous Actors
Delusions of Grandma Carrie Fisher

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The Best Awful There Is is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Novels Written by Famous Actors
The Best Awful There Is Carrie Fisher

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Surrender the Pink is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Novels Written by Famous Actors
Surrender the Pink Carrie Fisher

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I Am Not a Cop! is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Novels Written by Famous Actors
I Am Not a Cop! Richard Belzer

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Bewitched is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Novels Written by Famous Actors
Bewitched Isla Fisher

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An Object of Beauty is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Novels Written by Famous Actors
An Object of Beauty Steve Martin

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Between the Bridge and the Riv... is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Novels Written by Famous Actors

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Dance With the Devil is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Novels Written by Famous Actors
Dance With the Devil Kirk Douglas

The Best Absurdist Fiction Novels The Most Heartbreaking Novels Ever Written

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The Stars' Tennis Balls is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Novels Written by Famous Actors

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NNNNN is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Novels Written by Famous Actors
NNNNN Carl Reiner

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Enter Laughing is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Novels Written by Famous Actors
Enter Laughing Carl Reiner

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Make Love! The Bruce Campbell ... is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Novels Written by Famous Actors

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The Hippopotamus is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Novels Written by Famous Actors
The Hippopotamus Stephen Fry

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Ash Wednesday is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Novels Written by Famous Actors
Ash Wednesday Ethan Hawke

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The hottest state is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Novels Written by Famous Actors
The Hottest State Ethan Hawke

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House of destiny is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Novels Written by Famous Actors
House of Destiny Janet Leigh

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She Was Nice to Mice is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Novels Written by Famous Actors
She Was Nice to Mice Ally Sheedy

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Something to remember you by is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Novels Written by Famous Actors

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Singing Songs is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Novels Written by Famous Actors
Singing Songs Meg Tilly

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Seduced by Fame is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Novels Written by Famous Actors
Seduced by Fame Isla Fisher

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The search for Sonny Skies is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Novels Written by Famous Actors

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2030 is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Novels Written by Famous Actors
2030 Albert Brooks

The Best Novels Ever Written Fun Jobs That Pay Well

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Wake of the Perdido Star is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Novels Written by Famous Actors

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Holy Cow is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Novels Written by Famous Actors
Holy Cow David Duchovny

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Paradise alley is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best Novels Written by Famous Actors
Paradise alley Sylvester Stallone

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Ingrid Pitt's Bedside Comp... is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Novels Written by Famous Actors

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The dream factory is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best Novels Written by Famous Actors
The Dream Factory Janet Leigh

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A Liar's Autobiography is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best Novels Written by Famous Actors
A Liar's Autobiography Graham Chapman

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My French Whore is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best Novels Written by Famous Actors
My French Whore Gene Wilder

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The Loneliest is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best Novels Written by Famous Actors
The Loneliest Amber Tamblyn

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Star Trek Academy: Collision C... is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best Novels Written by Famous Actors

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Go slowly, come back quickly is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best Novels Written by Famous Actors

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Kid Andrew Cody & Julie Sparro... is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best Novels Written by Famous Actors

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The Return is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best Novels Written by Famous Actors
The Return Garfield Reeves-Stevens, William Shatner, Judith Reeves-Stevens

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Justice for none is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Best Novels Written by Famous Actors
Justice for None Gene Hackman

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The pride of the Peacock is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Best Novels Written by Famous Actors
The Pride of the Peacock Ruth Chatterton

The Best Books Written Under Pen Names The Best Absinthe Brands

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The Justice Riders is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Best Novels Written by Famous Actors
The Justice Riders Chuck Norris, Ken Abraham

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Fan Tan is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Best Novels Written by Famous Actors
Fan Tan Marlon Brando

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Escape from Andersonville is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Best Novels Written by Famous Actors

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Star is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Best Novels Written by Famous Actors
Star Pamela Anderson

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Propeller one-way night coach is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Best Novels Written by Famous Actors

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Junior is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Best Novels Written by Famous Actors
Junior Macaulay Culkin

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Tekwar is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Best Novels Written by Famous Actors
Tekwar William Shatner