Alaina is "Getting Good"
Wednesday, June 30, 2021
– Lauren Alaina is coming out with a book in November, "Getting Good at Being You," a self-help book.
"I'm releasing my WRITE of passage, Getting Good At Being You. Can't wait for you to read it. It's available for preorder online everywhere books are sold and on shelves in November. Thank you times a million to @trishayearwood for writing the foreword," the singer said on Instagram.
The book is being published by Thomas Nelson, which publishes Christian-themed books.
Alaina is one of a number of country artists who are releasing books this year. Kelsea Ballerini just announced that she is putting out a poetry book in November. Willie Nelson just released "Letters to America."
Earlier this year, Alaina released her new single "Getting Over Him," a breakup anthem with Jon Pardi.
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