Marc Shapiro

Biography

Marc Shapiro is the NY Times best-selling author of J.K. Rowling: The Wizard Behind Harry Potter, Justin Bieber: The Fever! and many other best-selling celebrity biographies. He has been a free-lance entertainment journalist for more than twenty-five years, covering film, television, and music for a number of national and international newspapers and magazines.

Where to find Marc Shapiro online

Twitter: MarcShapiro3

Where to buy in print


Books

Inside Grey’s Anatomy: The Unauthorized Biography of Jamie Dornan
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 40,270. Language: English. Published: February 9, 2015 by Riverdale Avenue Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography
Jamie Dornan came to the role of Christian Grey in the motion picture Fifty Shades of Grey as Hollywood's answer to a prayer when the original actor, Charlie Hunnam, left the picture a scant three weeks before production was set to begin. But the reality was that Dornan's being thrust into “Instant” celebrity was more than a decade in the making chronicled in entertaining depth in the Inside Gre
The Real Steele: The Unauthorized Biography of Dakota Johnson
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 38,890. Language: English. Published: February 9, 2015 by Riverdale Avenue Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography
Those who don't believe in miracles should take a look at what brought Dakota Johnson from obscurity to the pinnacle of stardom as Anastasia Steele in the motion picture Fifty Shades of Grey. But who is Dakota Johnson? A surprisingly accomplished and driven actress. This is not some celebrity kid given a plum role because of her connections to old-world Hollywood.
Lindsay Lohan: Fully Loaded, from Disney to Disaster, An Unauthorized Biography
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 47,740. Language: English. Published: September 19, 2014 by Riverdale Avenue Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography
Lindsay Lohan is quite literally a train wreck for the internet age. Her every misstep, personal and professional disaster and emotional trip into career suicide has been chronicled to the point of overkill in the tabloids and gossip sites. Lindsay Lohan: Fully Loaded: From Disney to Disaster:
Lorde: Your Heroine
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 39,980. Language: English. Published: March 17, 2014 by Riverdale Avenue Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Celebrity culture, Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography
Lorde is the voice of her generation, a head-strong, determined young woman who knows what she wants and has known how she was going to get it form an early age. She's won two Grammys for her song 'Royals,' has captivated audiences all over the world. But guess what? She still lives at home, she still does the dishes and she still goes to school. Quite an accomplishment for a 17 yr old.
Game: The Resurrection of Tim Tebow
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 42,950. Language: English. Published: September 17, 2013 by Riverdale Avenue Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Sports biography
Tim Tebow had the world on a string. An all around nice guy with mad, albeit unorthodox, football skills that saw him shattering high school and college records on the way to the most coveted award in intercollegiate sports, The Heisman Trophy. There was not a cloud in the sky. But then something happened.
Annette Funicello: America's Sweetheart
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 40,430. Language: English. Published: May 29, 2013 by Riverdale Avenue Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography
Annette Funicello: America's Sweetheart looks at the life and career of Annette from all angles, all sides, the ups and downs. Stories that are supported by exclusive interviews with fellow performers Carl Gardner (of the group The Coasters), Freddy 'Boom Boom' Cannon, Tommy Sands and songwriter Richard Sherman. Annette has told her story before. But it has never been told this way.
Legally Biber: Justin Bieber at 18: An Unauthorized Biography
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 39,420. Language: English. Published: May 7, 2013 by Riverdale Avenue Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography
follows the multi-platinum singer from his 18th birthday, through a new album and a monster tour. We are at his back as he acts and reacts to personal and professional challenges. In this month-by-month odyssey, we see the young singer just this side of manhood; acting the seasoned professional, acting the fool and, at the end of the day, acting decidedly human and not quite grown up.
Who Is Katie Holmes?
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 47,270. Language: English. Published: March 17, 2013 by Riverdale Avenue Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography
Who is Katie Holmes? fills in the blanks.  It tells the classic Hollywood story of small town girl who comes to tinsel town, ultimately fulfills her every fantasy and discovers that there is a price to be paid for getting everything you desire.
We Love Jenni
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 40,060. Language: English. Published: February 26, 2013 by Riverdale Avenue Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
“We Love Jenni,” is a frank and revealing biography of the late Mexican-American singer Jenni Rivera written by The New York Times best-selling author Marc Shapiro and journalist Charles Vazquez that goes behind the scenes to tell the riveting story of the iconic Latina, who was killed last December 9th in a plane crash in Mexico.
The Secret Life of EL James, The Unauthorized Biography
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 47,590. Language: English. Published: December 13, 2012 by Riverdale Avenue Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography, Nonfiction » Biography » Literary biography
Everyone wants to know how EL James, a middle-aged mom of two from the London suburbs became the best-selling author of all time, with over a million books selling worldwide in less than a year, and now a major motion picture. Read this book to find out exactly how she did it.

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