‘Always Young and Restless,’ A Memoir by ‘Y&R’s’ Melody Thomas Scott Gets New Release Date

Melody Thomas Scott, Diversion Books, Always Young and Restless, The Young and the Restless
Diversion Books

“The Young and the Restless'” Melody Thomas Scott (Nikki Newman) announced on Twitter yesterday that the release date of her memoir, “Always Young and Restless: My Life On and Off America’s #1 Daytime Drama,” has been pushed back.

“The new release date is August 18 (due to…you know). Spoke to my publisher this morning,” said the actress, referring to the coronavirus pandemic. “That date should remain solid. Can’t wait for you all to read! Stay safe!” she continued.

Melody Thomas Scott, Diversion Books, Always Young and Restless, The Young and the Restless
Diversion Books

“Even though I have spent almost my entire life as an actress and performer, I have kept my private life well behind the scenes,” said Scott in a statement released to TVInsider in announcing the memoir back in March. “Now, I am ready to share these stories of survival and success that have shaped me into who I am today.”

The book’s description promises to share how the actress “suffered at home with her grandmother, a compulsive hoarder, whose cruelty as her guardian is shockingly extreme, and endured abuse at the hands of industry men; what it was like to act in feature films with Alfred Hitchcock, John Wayne, and Clint Eastwood; and how she took control of her life and career in a daring getaway move. And of course, Melody divulges juicy on-and-off-set details of what it’s like to be one half of the show’s most successful supercouple, ‘Niktor.’ In witty, warm prose, meet the shining, persevering heart of an American icon―and prepare to be moved by a life story fit for a soap opera star.”

Published by Diversion Books, “Always Young and Restless” is authored by Scott, with contributions by Dana L. Davis and Camille Paglia providing the foreword. You can pre-order a copy of the memoir on Amazon by going here, or wherever books are sold.

The original release date for the memoir was set for July 14.

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