NEW YORK, October 14, 2015 – Gallery Books, an imprint of Simon & Schuster, will publish TURNING THE TABLES: From Housewife to Inmate and Back Again by Teresa Giudice, star of Bravo’s The Real Housewives of New Jersey, it was announced today by Jennifer Bergstrom, Publisher. The book is scheduled for publication on February 9, 2016.
In her first memoir, Teresa will discuss growing up as an Italian American, meeting the love of her life and starting a family, finding herself thrust in the middle into the ever-sparkling Real Housewives spotlight, and eventually, being convicted and sentenced to 15 months in prison. The book will mark the first time Teresa will extensively discuss her experience as an inmate.
“While we’ve all watched Teresa’s life unfold on television, TURNING THE TABLES will mark the first time we will hear all of Teresa’s incredible life story, including her recent stint in prison.” said Bergstrom.
Teresa Giudice is a star of The Real Housewives of New Jersey, and the three-time New York Times bestselling author of Skinny Italian, Fabulicious!, Fabulicious: Fast and Fit!, and Fabulicious! On the Grill. A Berkeley College graduate and a longtime supporter of The NephCure Foundation, Teresa has launched many successful products including Skinny Italian/Fabulicious Foods, Fabulicious Desserts, the Fabellini, and a hair care line. She lives in New Jersey with her family. Teresa is writing the new book with K.C. Baker, a staff writer at People magazine, and author of several other books.
Bergstrom acquired US, Canada and Open Market rights from Frank Weimann at Folio Literary. Simon & Schuster Audio will publish an audiobook.
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GALLERY BOOKS is an imprint dedicated to publishing a variety of must-read books on a wide array of topics. Launched in February 2010, Gallery is designed to showcase established voices and to introduce emerging new ones—in both fiction and nonfiction genres. Some of Gallery Books’ bestselling titles include Tim Gunn’s Fashion Bible by Tim Gunn, Are You There, Vodka? It’s Me Chelsea by Chelsea Handler, The Perks of Being a Wallflower by Stephen Chbosky, Love Anthony by Lisa Genova, Mrs. Kennedy and Me by Clint Hill, The Tucci Cookbook by Stanley Tucci, and The Untold History of the United States by Oliver Stone and Peter Kuznick.
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