Gallery Books to Publish Bethany Mota

NEW YORK, October 17, 2016 – Gallery Books, an imprint of Simon & Schuster, will publish MAKE YOUR MIND UP: My Guide to Finding Your Own Style, Life, and Motavation! by inspirational YouTuber, designer, entrepreneur and digital influencer Bethany Mota, it was announced today by Jennifer Bergstrom, Publisher.

Bethany Mota uploaded her first video to YouTube in 2009 when she was just thirteen years old, and quickly became one of Internet’s most viewed beauty, style, and lifestyle vlogger. From a bullied teenager who turned to the internet to express her true self, Bethany forged her own positive path in the world, transforming into an internet sensation helping to inspire others. She has amassed over 25 million followers across all social media platforms, designed her own clothing and décor line with a major retailer, interviewed President Barack Obama at the White House, been recognized by Business Insider, Vanity Fair, and Time Magazine as one of the most influential people in entertainment,  was a finalist on Season 19 of Dancing with the Stars, hosted speaking engagements and performed around the world for sold out audiences, and currently has a line of school supplies at Target – and that’s only some of her accomplishments.

In MAKE YOUR MIND UP, Bethany will share her tips on life, love, and everything in between—from original DIYs, recipes, and style hacks to the incredible story of a girl-next-door turned internet sensation. MAKE YOUR MIND UP is the ultimate guide to rocking your look and ruling your world.

“Writing MAKE YOUR MIND UP was a way for me to open up about the things I have learned in life so far, and was a way I could provide those lessons and inspiration to future readers,” said Bethany. “Everything from style, personal stories, and ways to acknowledge your own self-worth, I really hope people will take away from this book a sense of empowerment.”

“Bethany’s honesty, creativity, and optimism are an inspiration to her millions of fans and Gallery Books is thrilled to help Bethany share her personal story and innovative outlook with the world,” said Bergstrom.

Jeremie Ruby-Strauss acquired North American, audio, and open market rights from CAA.  MAKE YOUR MIND UP is scheduled for publication on March 14, 2017.


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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 The Girl with the Lower Back Tattoo by Amy Schumer, The Woman in Cabin 10 and In a Dark, Dark Wood by Ruth Ware, Binge by Tyler Oakley, Selp Helf by Miranda Sings, Five Presidents by Clint Hill, The Perks of Being a Wallflower by Stephen Chbosky, and Love Anthony by Lisa Genova.


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