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Britney Spears as... a novelist?

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(Read caption) Britney Spears has already written two books, 'A Mother's Gift' and 'Britney Spears' Heart to Heart,' the latter of which was co-written with her mother Lynne.

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She’s been a pop superstar, an actress, a reality show star, and an "X-Factor" judge.

Britney Spears’s next title? Author.

That’s right, the “Oops” singer is close to signing a book deal with It Books, an imprint of HarperCollins, according to The Hollywood Reporter.

According to early reports, the book would be a roman a clef, or a novel that would “incorporate fictionalized versions of her own experiences.”

It’s actually not Spears’s first book. The singer wrote “Britney Spears’ Heart to Heart” with her mom, Lynne Spears, in 2000, and “A Mother’s Gift” in 2001. This would be the first work of fiction for Spears, however.

With this new pending book deal, Spears will join a growing band of reality TV celebrities penning books, including the Kardashians and Nicole “Snooki” Polizzi of Jersey Shore. Spears’s plans are already being compared to TV personality and The Hills star Lauren Conrad’s 2009 New York Times bestseller “L.A. Candy,” about a girl who moves to Los Angeles and becomes the star of a reality show. Conrad has written two novels in the series since then, a surprise success for the reality show star.


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