Pregnant Holly Madison Signs Copies of Her New Playboy Mansion Memoir In L.A.

05/24/2016 at 08:25 AM ET

Holly Madison has only a few months to go in her pregnancy – and she’s not letting it slow her down.

Madison signed copies of her new book The Vegas Diaries at The Grove Barnes & Noble in Los Angeles Monday, showing off her growing baby bump. The star’s second child, a son, is due in August.

The 36-year-old, who also shares 3-year-old daughter Rainbow with her husband, Pasquale Rotella, smiled in a form-fitting maroon dress, which featured ruching around her baby belly.

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In The Vegas Diaries, Madison’s second memoir about her time in the Playboy Mansion, the star describes being a “shy violet” – something she recently told PEOPLE she doesn’t want for her children.

“I want Rainbow to learn to be verbal and stand up for herself. If I could go back, I’d be a lot more outspoken,” she told PEOPLE. “I wouldn’t have allowed myself to be made to feel less than.”

WATCH: Holly Madison Reveals She’s Expecting…a Boy!

Despite her tumultuous history as the one-time girlfriend of Hugh Hefner, Madison told PEOPLE Now, “I would love for my daughter to learn from me.”

And being a mother of two? Madison is cautiously optimistic. “Some people will tell me that once you have your second baby, it’s just as easy as one,” she explained. “Then a friend texted me after I announced my pregnancy [to say], ‘Watch out, two is like three!’ and I’m like, ‘No, don’t tell me that!’ ”

— Lindsay Kimble

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Charlotte on

Please go away.

Mia on

Nice weave! And for the people who acteually stood in line to buy this book….stupid!

Anonymous on

Please do not show her Again! People Magazine

Anonymous on

NICES BABY

button on

-Where were you all day today, Mommy?
-Signing books about my life with the girls and Hef at Playboy, honey!

Elizabeth on

I love how she’s turned her life around. She appears to be a great mom. I wish her much luck with baby #2!

Anonymous on

Holly, no offense, but go away! If you care at all about your kids living a normal life you can disappear into some suburbs somewhere and give them a wonderful publicity free life. If you continue trying to stay in the limelight the only way you know how (Playboy) your daughter WILL end up like you, or worse. Kids watch our actions more than our words.