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Jamie Lynn Spears’ Memoir Sold At Dollar Store Amid Britney Spears’ Memoir Announcement

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By Kristin Myers on July 12, 2023 at 2:45 PM EDT

Actress Jamie Lynn Spears might have some more bad blood with her oldest sister, pop star Britney Spears, over who can write the more successful memoir.

On Tuesday, the "Toxic" singer announced the release of her new memoir, "The Woman In Me," which will hit bookshelves on October 24, 2023. Preorders opened yesterday and it has already jumped to the top of Amazon's bestseller list.

Fans of the pop star have been quick to take to social media after photos and videos of Jamie Lynn Spears' memoir, "Things I Should Have Said," were spotted in Dollar Stores around the country.

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Jamie Lynn Spears' Memoir Found At Dollar Store As Britney Spears Announces Her Own Memoir

Before the release of Britney’s memoir, fans were already trolling Jamie Lynn online after an autographed edition of her book was found at the dollar store for only one dollar and twenty-five cents.

“Not Jamie Lynn Spears book at the dollar store,” they captioned the photo. One fan joked, "And no discount? $1.25 is a lot."

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Fans Say $1.25 For Jamie Lynn's Memoir Is Way Too Much!

Another user took to TikTok to share a video that read “Not Jamie Lynn’s book on sale at Dollar Tree.” In the video, he says, “How are you, Mr. Spears! You had me fooled! And you too, Mrs. Spears! Death to all of them!”

The video attracted over two-hundred comments. “NO WAYYYY. That’s wild lol I thought that was supposed to be a bestseller?????” one fan asked. “Usually the publisher buys all the copies to make the book ‘a bestseller.’ Doesn’t mean the public actually bought it,” another follower replied.

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Other fans didn’t think that it was worth the hefty price tag. “$1.25 is still too much for even the consideration,” another fan wrote. “This TikTok mention has been the most successful advertising that this book has received,” another follower commented. “Even 3 cents would be considered too much,” a third fan chimed in.

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Jamie Lynn Spears' Memoir Has 3.7/5 Stars On Amazon

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Jamie Lynn's memoir got review bombed when it first came out after Britney took to Twitter to say that her sister was making up lies about her in the book and went as far as to call her "scum." The two began a back-and-forth feud for a while that only seemed to end last month when Britney revealed that she had visited her sister on the set of "Zoey 102."

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Now, there is a mix of positive and negative reviews on her memoir, although some of the top keywords in the reviews are “poorly written” and “waste your time.” However, the keywords “open mind’ and “benefit of the doubt” have started to surface. One user named AmyV left a review on July 6, revealing that she only read the book amid the upcoming release of “Zoey 102.” She felt that “It’s not really fair to take sides and believe claims, and I was curious about what Jamie Lynne had to say in her memoir based upon the ridiculous press she was getting.”

After touching on different topics in the book, such as the almost loss of her daughter, her personal faith journey, and her music career, the reader concluded, “Personally I think this book is worth reading. Speaking from personal and relatable experiences, time heals. And you can’t just judge a person without knowing them.”

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Britney Spears Revealed It Took 'A Lot' Of Therapy To Complete Her Memoir

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In a video published on Instagram, Britney addressed her followers directly following the release of her book. “Okay, guys. So I just got finished with my book. It’s coming out very soon," she says in the video. "I worked my a** off for this book. I had a lot of therapy to get this book done, so you guys better had better liked it. And if you don’t, that’s fine too.”

Gallery Books, an imprint of the publishing house Simon & Schuster, has acquired distribution rights to the book, which will hit bookshelves on October 24. According to a press release, "The Woman In Me" "illuminates the enduring power of music and love—and the importance of a woman telling her own story, on her own terms, at last."

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