“Fiercely observed, fluently written”
The New York Times 12/21/2007

“Painful in its truth, searing in its candor”
The San Francisco Chronicle 1/4/2008

“Mesmerizing”
The New York Observer 1/1/2008

“A very different kind of mother”
The New York Times Book Review 12/21/2007

“A transfixing memoir “
People Magazine 11/24/2008

“Riveting, honest, sexy, smart”
Rosie O’Donnell January 2008

“Dramatic, powerful”
The Seattle Post-Intelligencer 1/24/2008

“A cautionary tale for children who wish they had more glamorous parents”
USA Today 1/24/08

“A brave account…unflinching “
Oprah Magazine January 2008

“Bracing”
Entertainment Weekly 12/21/2007

Recommended reading
CBS News 12/16/2007

“Humorous, heartbreaking, intense”
The Helena Independent 10/9/2008

“Gripping “
The Jerusalem Post 5/22/2008

“Unsettling…a page-turner”
BookReporter.com 2/17/2008

“A voice with a lot of integrity…a fantastic writer”
The Book Show – Connecticut Public Broadcasting Network  2/15/2008

“A glorious accounting of her time in hell”
Sulphur Springs News-Telegram 2/13/2008

“It’s not a pretty story… but it’s credible, and moving, and surely an inspiration “
HeadButler.com 2/5/2008

“Moving “
The Bozeman Daily Chronicle 2/3/2008

“Gorgeous…impossible to put down”
The Missoulian 2/3/2008

“Interesting and unpredictable “
The Tampa Tribune 2/3/2008

“Elegantly structured, compellingly rendered “
The Missoula Independent 1/31/2008

“Gorgeously written, transcendent,profound”
Dame Magazine 1/2008

“Precise, unsparing, luminous”
Library Journal 12/15/2007

“Tragic…arresting”
The Kirkus Review 10/1/2007

“Enthralling”
OK! Magazine 1/2008

“An excellent and evocative work”
PSU Daily Vanguard 1/23/2008