On the November 4th episode of The View, environmental activist, film producer and author Laurie David appeared. Her most recent book is about rekindling the tradition of the family dinner and using that as the calm center tying families together despite everyone’s busy schedules.
On October 19th, pundit and founder of the popular blog Huffington Post,Arianna Huffington appeared on The View. Her new book is about America’s current political climate and how she feels conservatives are betraying the middle class.
On the October 15th edition of The View, the ladies spoke with author and editor for the New York Times, Janet Elder. Her new book is a true story account of a lost puppy named Huck and how the search brought a community together.
On the September 30th episode of The View, the ladies spoke with financial expert Suze Orman. Her new book is advice for how to maintain financial security in our current challenging investment climate.
On the September 29 episode of The View, one of the guests was celebutante and reality TV star Nicole Richie. Her newest book, the sequel to her first novel, is about a pampered rich girl who loses everything as her father is disgraced in a financial scandal.
On the September 16 episode of The View, the ladies spoke with author and humanitarian Katherine Schwarzenegger. Ms. Schwarzenegger is the daughter of Maria Shriver and Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger, and she carries on her family tradition of working with a number of philanthropic organizations. Her first book is about young women, body image and how to avoid letting the media stereotypes and standards of beauty drive one’s feeling of self-worth.
On the September 13th episode of The View, attorney, talk show host and novelist Nancy Grace was one of the guests. Her new book is a thriller novel in which her attorney character Hailey Dean becomes a television personality. Hmmm.
On the July 23rd episode of The View, two of the guests were comedians Chonda Pierce and Susie Essman. The two are pretty much the polar opposites, Chonda being a squeaky clean Christian and Susie being known for her foul mouth from her character on Curb Your Enthusiasm. Chonda Pierce’s newest book is a reminisce of a period of depression and the ways in which she was able to work through the pain into a healthier state. Susie Essman’s new book is her memoir of how she was able to transform herself from a shy anxiety-ridden young comedian into the brash powerhouse she is today.
On the July 20th episode of The View, one of the guests was Mad Men actor Bryan Batt. In addition to acting and writing, he owns an upscale home store in New Orleans. He’s recently published his memoir about growing up in New Orleans with his force-of-nature mother.
On the July 13th episode of The View, one of the guests was “Hungry Girl” Lisa Lillien. She is the proprietor of the Hungry Girl website and author of multiple books of recipes for women trying to control their weight.
On the June 21st episode of The View, actor and comedian Jay Mohr was a co-host. Earlier this year he published a memoir of his time in show business including his early stand up comedy days, his time on Saturday Night Live through today.
On the June 17th edition of The View, writer Joanna Philbin was interviewed. Her debut novel was recently published with a sequel out this fall. Philbin is the daughter of Regis and Joy Philbin and the novel is about a world she knows well, growing up a child of privilege and celebrity. She has worked as a television writer for much of her career, and this novel in part stemmed from the 2007 writer strike.
On the June 16th edition of The View, actress Valerie Bertinelli appeared along with some of her co-stars from the upcoming sitcom Hot In Cleveland. Bertinelli published her second book last fall about her struggles with weight gain and diet advice.