Signing a few Elton John and Cher books at an event.


M.A. Cassata is a veteran writer in the entertainment field. Always fascinated by pop culture, her diverse writing career has included such popular print publications as Variety, Hollywood Reporter, USA Today, The New York Daily News, Goldmine, American Songwriter, People Weekly, Rolling Stone, Hit Parader, and many others.

M.A. Cassata has authored 20 books on celebrities including Ariana Grande, One Direction, Big Time Rush, Cher, Elton John, Jim Carrey, Britney Spears, Michael J. Fox and The Monkees. She is the former Editorial Director of Popstar! and Faces Publications which published popular celebrity specials and entertainment/​teen magazines.

She continues to contribute to a variety of entertainment-oriented online and print publications. Her two entertainment-based websites include: and The author lives in northern New Jersey and is currently working on a new book, tentatively titled: I Got You Babe: The Sonny & Cher Years (BearManor Media). She is represented by the Carol Mann Agency, based in New York City.

Selected Works

From the author of The Cher Scrapbook this guide is intended to be a quick and fun read for Cher fans. M.A. Cassata the queen of tribute books has done it again!
M.A.Cassata seeks to give Carrey fans a complete and comprehensive list of trivia and facts about Carrey, his movies, his status in Hollywood, and the man himself.
The book Elton's fiercely loyal followers have been craving--a guide that explores every nook and cranny of the legendary rock musician's extraordinary career. Included are biographical background, anecdotes, critical commentary, lists, quizzes, trivia, quotes, and more. Mary Anne Cassata has done an amazing job! Elton fans will not be disappointed.
Bravo! Mary Anne Cassata has compiled a true fan's book about one of America's most interesting and endearing popular culture icon. Easy reading, but interesting reading. It touches on everything from Cher's personal life to her public celebrity life. The Chapters themselves are very detailed. Lots of facts, quotes, rare photos, memorabilia, etc. Seriously, Mary Anne Cassata covers everything Cher! Love it.
The Monkees—the mid-60's phenomenon which consisted of the fabulous foursome that is Davy Jones Micky Dolenz, Mike Nesmith and Peter Tork. This absorbing book on Monkee madness is crammed full of treasured and never before-seen photographs. Written by well-know music journalist, Mary Anne Cassata, it traces the career of the Monkees from their early beginnings to their recent amazing revival. (1987).

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