â€¢ Fans love Paula Deen: Paula Deen: It Ainâ€™t About the Cookinâ€™ spent over 3 months on the New York Times bestseller list: there are over 500,000 hardcovers in print..â€¢ A superstar author: Paula Deen is an American icon. She is one of the most popular hosts on the Food Network and with more than 6 million books in print, an expanding restaurant empire, her own line of furniture, cookware, and tableware, Paulaâ€™s fame and retail power will only continue to grow..â€¢ Rags-to-riches, the real Paula Deen: Starting with only $200 and plenty of faith and courage, Paula achieved success beyond her wildest dreams. She speaks to readers as frankly about her struggles along the way, including her difficult first marriage and her battle with agoraphobia. .â€¢ Fairy tale marriage: Paula gives all the details on the romance with tugboat captain Michael Groover that ?captured the hearts of fans across the country. .