Celia Bonaduce is an award-winning novelist, podcast writer and tv producer. Currently, trying to buoy the spirit of cyberspace as a writer for WONDERY’S The Daily Smile, Celia spent fifteen years as a producer-director in lifestyle programming. Her shows include ABC’s EXTREME MAKEOVER – HOME EDITION and HGTV’s House Hunters.
As a novelist with Kensington Publishing, Celia has written three trilogies: The Venice Beach Romances, The Welcome To Fat Chance, Texas Trilogy and The Tiny House series. The Tiny House series won top honors with a Grand Finalist nod from 2018’s New Apple Official Selection, first place in 2019 Book Excellence Awards, and 2020 Gold from both The National Federation of Press Women and the Elite Choice Awards.
Celia is also the co-author of A Texas Kind of Christmas, released by Kensington in 2019. A Texas Kind of Christmas was a 2019-2020 Amazon Number 1 best seller in Historical Romance and also took gold from The National Federation of Press Women.
Cancer got in the way of traveling for House Hunters in 2018-2019, but did not stop Celia’s creativity. While the road to her first non-fiction book was anything but SMOOTH, it was a path she felt compelled to explore.