Lea Michele Lands Book Deal for ‘Brunette Ambition’ Memoir

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Look out, Rachel Berry, Lea Michele is about to knock your list of accomplishments out of the park. Along with her other triumphs — like starring on Broadway, and showing off her acting/singing skills on television every week — the Glee actress is taking on the world of book-writing with Random House’s Crown Publishing Group.

It’s just been announced that the 26-year-old is penning a memoir. Or, to be more precise, “part memoir, part how-to and part style-guide.” In a statement (via New York Times), she says of her work, Brunette Ambition, “There wasn’t a guidebook when I was growing up, that detailed everything I would need to do, and know, to get where I am today. But I believe I can write one of sorts; not a how-to-make-it-in-show-business book, but a guide to harnessing tenacity, passion, enthusiasm, and hard work to make your dreams come true.”

With her FOX dramedy on hiatus, Lea’s also had time to commit to her debut solo album. Back in September, she thrilled fans with the news, saying: “Just had a very exciting music meeting and am proud to announce that I’m officially on the road to making my first album! I’m so excited!” Since then, she’s offered little tidbits on the process, like:

Brunette Ambition is set to hit bookstores next spring. Is it on your must-read list? Who else from the Glee cast would you want to pen a novel? Go ahead and tell us in the comments!

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