7 memoirs we're excited for this year—'Pageboy,' 'If You Would Have Told Me' and more

We've rounded up the 7 best memoirs still coming in 2023.

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2023 has already proven to be a fantastic year for books, and memoirs have especially gotten a lot of attention and praise recently with fan favorites like Prince Harry's tell-all "Spare" and Pamela Anderson's "Love, Pamela" captivating readers worldwide. More highly-anticipated memoirs are on the way, giving readers much to look forward to.

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Whether you gravitate toward romance, thrillers or fiction, memoirs always make for great reads and can often be insightful, impactful and even life-changing to read. To help you gauge which memoirs may be best for you, we've rounded up the top six that we're most looking forward to this year.

1. "Pageboy: A Memoir"

Elliot Page's new memoir "Pageboy" explores his struggles with being trans in Hollywood.

"Pageboy: A Memoir" is a long-awaited memoir by actor Elliot Page, which highlights his struggles with embracing his sexuality while playing a character in "Juno" that he couldn't relate to. Although he had always dreamed of gaining success as an actor, Page eventually began to feel trapped and unable to live in his truth as a trans person. The memoir takes readers on a journey of Elliot's self-discovery as a young trans actor in Hollywood. It was released on June 6, 2023.

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$28 at Bookshop

2. "If You Would Have Told Me: A Memoir"

Get a closer look into John Stamos' personal life in "If You Would Have Told Me."

"If You Would Have Told Me: A Memoir" is an upcoming memoir by actor John Stamos that takes a deeper dive into his personal life behind the glitz and glamour of fame. The book will highlight the "Full House" star's encounters with failure and his experiences of love, friendship and fatherhood. It'll be released on October 24, 2023.

$27 at Amazon

$27 at Barnes & Noble

$28 at Bookshop

3. "A Place for Us: A Memoir"

Brandon J. Wolf recounts surviving the Pulse Nightclub shooting in his powerful memoir "A Place for Us."

"A Place for Us: A Memoir" is a powerful read from LGBTQ+ activist Brandon J. Wolf. The book focuses on his upbringing as a gay man of color in rural Oregon, where he experienced racism and homophobia all while trying to grieve the sudden death of his mother. Wolf eventually relocated to Orlando and he finally found a community where he felt he belonged and could freely express himself. His life took a turn when he became a survivor of the 2016 mass shooting at Pulse Nightclub, leading him to become an activist for the LGBTQ+ community. The memoir was released on July 1, 2023.

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$17 at Barnes & Noble

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4. "The In-Between: Unforgettable Encounters During Life's Final Moments"

Hadley Vlahos shares her experiences with death as a hospice nurse in "The In-Between: Unforgettable Encounters During Life's Final Moments."

Hospice nurse Hadley Vlahos' new memoir "The In-Between: Unforgettable Encounters During Life's Final Moments" delves into the taboo topic of death as she recounts powerful and impactful experiences she's had with dying patients and what being a hospice nurse has taught her. The memoir also highlights her own difficulties of being raised in an extremely religious household and a community that shunned her after becoming pregnant in her teens, prompting her to question her faith. The book was released on June 13, 2023.

$24 at Amazon

$27 at Barnes & Noble

$25 at Bookshop

5. "Owner of a Lonely Heart: A Memoir"

Beth Nguyen explores her complicated relationship with her mother and being a Vietnamese refugee in "Owner of a Lonely Heart."

"Owner of a Lonely Heart: A Memoir" is the upcoming book by award-winning author Beth Nguyen, and it's her second memoir following the 2008 release of "Stealing Buddha's Dinner." "Owner of a Lonely Heart" follows Nguyen's journey as she fled the Vietnam War with her family as an infant to find refuge in the United States, while her mother was left behind. Ngyuen didn't reconnect with her mother until she was 19 years old and she has only spent less than 24 hours with her over the course of her adult life. The memoir explores their complicated relationship along with Nguyen's own role as a parent and Vietnamese refugee in America. It was released on July 4, 2023.

$27 at Amazon

$27 at Barnes & Noble

$25 at Bookshop

6. "Worthy"

Jada Pinkett Smith sets the record straight in her new memoir "Worthy."

"Worthy" is the upcoming memoir by Jada Pinkett Smith to address controversies she's experienced while being in the spotlight, and in her role as a mother and wife to Will Smith. "Worthy" will take readers on a journey through Pinkett Smith's life, beginning with her tough childhood growing up in Baltimore. It's set to release on October 17, 2023.

$32 at Amazon

$32 at Barnes & Noble

$30 at Bookshop

7. "The Woman in Me"

Britney Spears finally tells her story on her own terms in "The Woman in Me."

"The Woman in Me" is the upcoming memoir by Britney Spears that everyone can't wait to read. The book will give fans a closer look into Spears' life as one of the world's biggest pop stars and her journey to becoming the woman she is today. Spears is finally ready to tell her story to the world on her own terms as she touches on fame, motherhood, freedom and more. The memoir is set to release on October 24, 2023.

$20 at Amazon

$26 at Barnes & Noble

$31 at Bookshop

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This article originally appeared on USA TODAY: 7 best memoirs coming in 2023: 'Pageboy,' 'If You Would Have Told Me,' and more