Celebrity picks: Candace Cameron Bure's favorite recent reads

Seira Wilson on March 23, 2020
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Candace Cameron Bure is a woman of many talents. This actress and entertainer is known for her starring role as D.J. Tanner on the Emmy nominated Netflix series Fuller House, as well as being the co-host of The View in 2015-2016. Bure is also a bestselling author, having written several books for adults, and her first children's book, Candace Center Stage, in 2018. 

Bure recently published her a second picture book for kids ages 4 to 8 titled Grow, Candace, GrowIn this story children learn the value of patience through the antics of Candace, a little girl who wants her classroom garden to bloom. Right. Now.  When young Candace tries to speed things up, a comedy of errors ensues.  Not only does Grow, Candace, Grow impart a valuable message about patience, it's also a story about taking responsibility, the power of forgiveness, and teamwork.  Lots of great lessons here, shared with a light tone through the voice of a lovable, relatable character.

So what does this busy actress and author like to read in her free time? Check out four of her recent favorites and why she picked them below.


Candace Cameron Bure's favorite recent reads:


^^ASIN##B07DT716R9^^HEADLINE##"Have More Fun" by Mandy Arioto^^SUMMARY##An inspirational guide to laughing more, getting unstuck, and enjoying life.^^AWARD##A Candace Cameron Bure pick^^RATING##^^RANK##^^BEST##^^WORST##^^

"Having more fun is something I really am focusing on in 2020!  This book is the inspiration and motivation for me to have more fun personally and professionally. My goal is to not miss out on the moments where I can enjoy life to the fullest." --Candace Cameron Bure

^^ASIN##B077CWM8JF^^HEADLINE##"The Love Letter" by Rachel Hauck^^SUMMARY##A clean romance about facing fear and finding love.^^AWARD##A Candace Cameron Bure pick^^RATING##^^RANK##^^BEST##^^WORST##^^

"Not only do I enjoy reading her books, but I am always thinking of how I could produce her stories as a movie for the Hallmark Channel.  I am always looking for a good, sweet story and this fits!"--Candace Cameron Bure

^^ASIN##B07DXGL7VQ^^HEADLINE##"Excellence Wins: A No-Nonsense Guide to Becoming the Best in a World of Compromise" by Horst Schulze^^SUMMARY##Practical principles for leaders from the co-founder and former president of Ritz-Carlton Hotel Co.^^AWARD##A Candace Cameron Bure pick^^RATING##^^RANK##^^BEST##^^WORST##^^

"Wow. I just loved this book. Kindness is the message I focus on the most, but a commitment to pursue projects that exude excellence follows closely behind for me."--Candace Cameron Bure

^^ASIN##B076942SK4^^HEADLINE##"Love, Lucy" by Lucille Ball^^SUMMARY##The only autobiography, published from a lost manuscript, of this legendary star.^^AWARD##A Candace Cameron Bure pick^^RATING##^^RANK##^^BEST##^^WORST##^^

"I listened to Love, Lucy on audio, read by Lucille Ball’s daughter Lucie Arnaz. Lucille Ball was a trailblazer and one of the women that has inspired me most in my career. Hearing her daughter narrate her mom’s autobiography was special."--Candace Cameron Bure


New from Candace Cameron Bure

^^ASIN##0310762839^^HEADLINE##"Grow, Candace, Grow"^^SUMMARY##A sweet new picture book about the rewards of patience and teamwork. ^^AWARD##By Candace Cameron Bure^^RATING##^^RANK##^^BEST##^^WORST##^^

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